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PROF. Offer Amir

PROFESSOR, HEAD OF THE HEART INSTITUTE, HADASSAH UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Specialization

Cardiology

Experience 32 years

Education

1989 — Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)

Career history

  • 1989 — Internship, Naharia Western Galilee Hospital & Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center
  • 1990-1995 — Military Physician; IDF
  • 1996-1999 — Internal Medicine Residency Program University of Texas, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Certified in Internal Medicine in the USA and in Israel
  • 1999-2000 — Chief Medical Resident, University of Texas, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texa
  • 2000-2003 — Cardiology Fellowship Program Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
  • 2004-2006 — Senior Physician, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
  • 2006-2011 — Director, Heart Failure Service, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center & Clalit Health Services-Haifa District Haifa, Israel
  • 2011-2013 — Director, Heart Failure Unit, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center & Clalit Health Services-Haifa District Haifa, Israel
  • 2013–2021 — Director of the Cardio-Vascular Department at the Poriya Medical Center (Israel)

Additional positions

  • 2012-present — Israel National Coordinator & member in the International Steering
  • Committee European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Failure Association for the European Heart Failure Registry.

Participation in associations:

  • The Israeli Association of Cardiologists
  • The International Association of Cardiologists
  • Member in the Israeli National Council for Prevention & Treatment of Cardio-Vascular Diseases (2015-present)
  • National Israeli Heart Failure Working Group (2011-2013 — Elected Chairman)
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • European Society of Heart Failure
  • Alabama Medical Society
  • Texas Heart Institute Society, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Texas Medical Center, Houston Texas

Language proficiency

English, Hebrew


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