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Ehud Assia

Prof. Ehud Assia MD

Profession:
Ophthalmologist
Subspecialty:
Cataract_and_Lens_Surgery
Job Title:
Director
Medical School:
Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
Residency Program:
Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-HAshomer
Location:
., Israel
Society:
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Israel Ophthalmology Society
Contact Information:
9 Romano
.
Israel 44281
Phone: 972-3-6491577
Fax: 972-306486719
Email: assia@netvision.net.il

Ehud Assia, graduated the Sackler School of Medicine at the Tel-Aviv University in 1980 (Magna Cum Laude) and has a Master degree in Ophthalmology (Summa Cum Laude, 1989). Following military service as the medical officer of a paratroop battalion and infantry brigade he did his residency in Ophthalmology at the Goldschleger Eye Institute at the Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer. He completed 2-year fellowship at the Center for Intraocular Lens Research (David J. Apple, MD) at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA. In 1994 he became the Director of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Meir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba. Dr Assia is Full Professor at the Tel-Aviv University; and was the Director of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Sackler School of Medicine between 1998-2002. He was the principle investigator of the Laboratory for Intraocular Microsurgery and Implants at the Goldschleger Eye Research Institute and founded the Laboratory of Experimental Microsurgery at the Meir Medial Center. His main interest is lens pathophisiology, anterior segment surgery and intraocular implants. He published 118 peer-reviewed papers in the leading professional journals and additional 30 publications and 21 chapters in books. He is the organizer of the Annual Conference of Ocular Microsurgery, the biggest meeting in ophthalmology in Israel. Dr Assia serves as a reviewer and board member of numerous journals in ophthalmology and is the Chief Editor of a local journal in ophthalmology ("Israeli Journal of Eye Update"). Prof Assia is also the Medical Director of the Ein Tal Eye Center, the biggest private eye center in Israel.

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