Surgical oncologist


He immigrated to Israel with his family after spending 30 years in the USA. In the USA, he worked as a Senior Lecturer in Oncologic Surgery at East Carolina University, specializing in pancreatic surgery, biliary tract surgery, gastrointestinal malignancies, melanoma, and soft tissue sarcomas. He also worked for the American Board of Surgery (ABS) (a certification held by only 350 individuals worldwide). He has performed over 4,800 surgical procedures, including highly complex, minimally invasive, and robotic-assisted surgeries.


  • 2015-2017 – Superspecialty in Oncology, University of North Carolina
  • 2005-2009 – General Surgery Residency, St. Louis University
  • 2000-2004 – Medical Studies, Tel Aviv University
  • 1996-2000 – Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Michigan


  • Liver and Biliary Tract Surgery – Pancreatic Surgery
  • Liver and Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Melanoma and Breast Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Surgery
  • Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Tumor Surgery
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Surgery
  • Colorectal and Pelvic Oncologic Surgery using Laparoscopic and Robotic Techniques
  • Cholecystectomy and Hernia Surgery

Professional Memberships:

  • Southeastern Surgical Society 2019-2017
  • Association of Academic Surgery 2018-2017
  • Society of Surgical Oncology 2015-present
  • American College of Surgeons 2009-present
  • American Thyroid Association 2015-2010
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons 2014-2010
  • Missouri State Medical Association 2009-2014

Awards and Achievements:

  • American Board of Surgery Complex General Surgery Oncology, 2017
  • Board Certification
  • American College of Surgeons Scholarship Confirmation (FACS), 2010
  • American Board of Surgery General Surgery Board Certificate, 2009
  • Donald Kaminski Award for Excellence in Surgical Education, 2009
  • American Heart Association Research Fellowship Recipient, 2003