Key Personnel

Dr. Jacob Haviv
CEO/Director General
35 years experience as a physician, director and manager.
MD, Tel-Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine
MPH, specializing in medical management – Hebrew University School of Public Health, Jerusalem
Deputy Director of Kaplan Medical Center – Rehovot, Israel
Deputy Director of Barzilayi Medical Center – Ashkelon, Israel
Retired from the Israel Defense Force with the rank of Colonel.
Years at Herzog Hospital – 2

Dr. Yehezkel Caine
President – Herzog Hospital
Graduated MD from Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Visiting Lecturer and Scientist at Harvard & MIT
Fellow of Department of Aerospace Medicine, Ohio State University
Former President of the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine
Surgeon General – Israeli Air Force
Years with Herzog Hospital – 27

Dr. Avraham Barid
Director, Department of Rehabilitation
Department received Namir award for Excellence in Care
Graduated MD from Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv
Years with Herzog Hospital – 29

Prof. Danny Brom
Director, Herzog Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma
Co-Author of ‘The Trauma of Terrorism”
Member of Scientific Advisory Committee, Trauma Center, Izmit, Turkey
Member of Scientific Advisory Committee, War Trauma Foundation, Holland
Recipient of the Award of the Dutch Academy of Sciences
Years with Herzog Hospital – 26

Dr. Pavel Chigrinsky
Director, Department of Chronic Respiratory Care C
Medical Degree Omsk State Medical University
Years with Herzog Hospital – 18

Prof. Pinchas Danon
Director Department of Psychiatry
MD University of Istanbul
Masters in Health Administration and Public Health Bar Ilan University
Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Department, Ness Ziona Mental Health Hospital
Years at Herzog – 2

Prof. Rena Gale
Director of Children’s Chronic Care Respiratory Dept
Founder and Director of the Neo Natal Dept of Bikur Cholim Hospital
Medical degree from Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem
Years at Herzog Hospital – 18

Prof. Uriel Heresco-Levy
Director, Division of Psychiatry
Graduated MD from Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv
Recipient of grants from NARSAD and Stanley Foundation
Leading researcher in the treatment of schizophrenia
Years with Herzog Hospital – 32

Prof. Ephraim Jaul
Director, Departments of Complex Nursing A & B
Graduate of University of Rome, Italy
Leader of prize-winning clinic in East Talpiot
Author of the book in Hebrew- “The Geriatric Nursing Patient”.
Author of publication on diagnosis and treatment of pressure sores,
and on enteral feeding in the elderly
Years with Herzog Hospital – 28

Dr. Esther-Lee Marcus
Director, Departments of Chronic Respiratory Care
Graduated MD with excellence from Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv
Four awards for excellence from Sackler School of Medicine – 1980, 1984,
MD Thesis 1984, and Namir Award 1996
Years with Herzog Hospital – 26

Dr. Oded Meiron
Head of Electrophysiology and Neuro-Cognition Laboratory
Columbia University-  Post doctorate studies
Multi-Disciplinary Brain Research Center Bar Ilan University- post doctorate studies
Ph.D Tel Aviv University
Years at Herzog – 7

Prof. Jacob Menczel
Director, Department of Osteoporosis
Graduated MD from Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Founded Division of Geriatrics, Herzog Hospital
Former Director General – Israel Ministry of Health
Former Director General – Herzog Hospital
Chairman Israel Gerontological Society
Years with Herzog Hospital – 36

Dr. Elena Zuckerman
Director of Department of Rehabilitation D
Medical degree from Moscow Medical School #2
Years at Herzog – 30