Professor Jacob Peer
Head of the Onco-Ophthalmology Department, Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem
Chairman of the Eye Study Society Jonas Friedwold.
Former Chairman of the International Society of Eye Cancer.
Former Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs, Department of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Hadassah
– School of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem – 1975
– Specialization in ophthalmology (Hadassah University Hospital) – 1985
Prof. Peer is the founder of eye oncology field in Israel. He has with more than 30 years of experience.
The main expertise is intraocular melanoma (melanoma of the eye). Intraocular malignant tumors are most common in adults, and account for 50-60 new cases in Israel every year.
Professor Jacob Peer also specializes in the treatment of retinoblastoma, which is most common in children, and appears in the frequency of 12 new cases in Israel every year. Other tumors treated by the professor are intraocular lymphoma and around the eyes, as well as benign tumors and hemangioma of the eye, melanomas of the eye surface and conjunctival carcinomas.
Prof. Paer treats patients from all over the world.
Thanks to many years of experience at the Onco-Ophthalmology Department, doctor-ophthalmologist Jacob Peer quickly diagnoses eye tumors and assigns effective treatment with targeted therapy individually for each patient.
♦ Ocular tumors
♦ Proliferation of healthy and pathological cells.
♦ Neo-angiogenesis and secularization of eye tissue and eye tumors.