Key Personnel

Dr. Yehezkel Caine
Director General – Herzog Hospital
Graduated MD from Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Visiting Lecturer and Scientist at Harvard & MIT
Fellow of Department of Aerospace Medicine, Ohio State University
Surgeon General – Israeli Air Force
Years with Herzog Hospital – 20
caine@herzoghospital.org
 
Prof. Jacob Menczel
Director, Department of Osteoporosis – Herzog Hospital
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 – 30
menczel@huji.ac.il
 
Prof. Uriel Heresco-Levy
Director, Division of Women’s Psychiatry – Herzog Hospital
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 – 23
heresco@md2.huji.ac.il
 
Prof. Pesach Lichtenberg
Director, Division of Men’s Psychiatry – Herzog Hospital
Graduated MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, N.Y.
Graduated M.A. in Philosophy from Columbia University.
Associate Professor at Hadassah Medical School – Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Former Director, Mental Health Division, Israel Ministry of Health
Years with Herzog Hospital – 18
licht@cc.huji.ac.il
 
Dr. Avraham Barid
Director, Department of Physical Rehabilitation – Herzog Hospital
Department received Namir award for Excellence in Care 1997
Graduated MD from Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv
Years with Herzog Hospital – 21
 
Dr. Ephraim Jaul
Director, Departments of Complex Nursing A & B
Graduated MD  from 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 – 18
jaul@zahav.net.il
 
Dr. Esther-Lee Marcus
Director, Departments of Acute Geriatrics and Chronic Respiratory Care – Herzog Hospital
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 – 17
elm@zahav.net.il
 
Dr. Yakir Kaufman
Director of Neurology Services, Director of Integrative Health Center – Herzog Hospital
Graduated MD from HebrewUniversity, Jerusalem
Completed neurology residency in HadassahMedicalSchool – HebrewUniversity, Jerusalem
Completed fellowship & clinical research in behavioral neurology at Baycrest, Toronto, Canada
Research areas: psycho-neuro-immunology, spirituality and health, neuro-immunology of neurodegenerative disease.
Years with Herzog Hospital – 9
Ykaufman@herzoghospital.org
 
Dr. Elena Zuckerman
Director of Departments of Psychogeriatrics and Internal MedicineB-HerzogHospital
Medical degree from MoscowMedicalSchool #2
Years with Herzog Hospital – 14
 
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 with Herzog Hospital – 9
 
 Dr. Shai Shoham
Director, Department of Histopathology – Herzog Hospital
Graduated Ph.D in Psychology from University of Illinois
Advanced research in the study of the mouse and rat brain – models for Alzheimer’s
Recipient of grants from the National Institute for Psychobiology in Israel and the Israel Chief Scientist
Years with Herzog Hospital – 20
sshoham@md2.huji.ac.il
 
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 – 4
oded@herzoghospital.org
 
Prof. David Greenberg
Director, Community Mental Health Center – Herzog Hospital Graduated in medicine from Cambridge University, England Research into mental health and obsessive-compulsive disorders with specialization in treating the ultra-orthodox community.
Co-author of the book “Sanity and Sanctity”
Editor of the Israel Journal of Psychiatry
Years with Herzog Hospital – 30
israeljp@cc.huji.ac.il
 
Prof. Gaby Shefler
Chief Psychologist – Herzog Hospital
Graduated Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Author of several books used in universities throughout Israel
Years with Herzog Hospital – 32
msshef@mscc.huji.ac.il
 
 Dr. Jacques Eisenberg
Director of Child Psychiatry, CommunityMentalHealthCenter,
and ETGAR ADHD Clinic – HerzogHospital
Graduated from Faculte de Medecine Universite Louis Pasteur,
Strasbourg, France, Doctorat d’Etat-Summa cum laude
Expert in   treatment and research of ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome
Years with Herzog Hospital – 21
jaques@cc.huji.ac.il
 
Dr. Yuval Raveh
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit
MD, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Internship Asaf Ha-Rofe Hospital, Beer Yaacov
Residency, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem
E-mail: Yuvalr@herzoghospital.org
Years at Herzog: 1 
 
 
Prof. Danny Brom
Director, Latner Institute – 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 – 20
dbrom@herzoghospital.org
 
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