Vice-Chairman, Coordinator of Primary Care

Born in Argentina (1950),
Medical Education:
Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem & Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, class of 1980.
Internship and Residenship in Pediatrics: Tel Aviv Medical Center, 1981-1986.
Researcher, Membrane Department, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel 1985-1988.
Lecturer, Tel Aviv School of Nursing 1985-1988
Chief Pediatrician, “Pediatric Well Baby Clinics” of Tel Aviv 1987-1991
Solo practice in Primary Pediatrics, Maccabi Health Fund since 1988

  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) 1992
  • Instructor, Primary Care (Medical students & Family Medicine Residents) 2000-2003
  • Member of the Examination Committee for the Israeli Board of Pediatrics, 2004- Present
  • Senior Pediatrician, Dana Pediatric Hospital, Tel Aviv Medical Center 2004-present
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Medical Professions, Sackler School of Medicine, TAU.
  • Ten Scientific papers, three books on Pediatrics for the General Public, two chapters in Textbooks, weekly column in a daily newspaper, more than 200 TV programs, including weekly participation for 5 years in a top rated Israeli Morning show, anchor and presenter in the Health Chanel, Israeli Television.
  • Dozens of Presentations in Israeli, European and International Congresses.
  • Treasurer of the Israeli Pediatric Association 2004-2008.
  • Israel Official Delegate to the IPA, CESP, EAP, UNEPSA, SEPA 2004-2008.
  • ECPCP official delegate to EAP
  • CIP official delegate to EAP
  • ECPCP official delegate to SPA (Strategic Pediatric Alliance)
  • Member, EPA/UNEPSA Committee on Challenges and Goals in Paediatrics in the 21st Century.
  • Chair, Advisory Committee, ECPCP 2010-present
  • Coordinator of Primary Care and Vice Chairman of Scientific Committee, CIP-Global Initiative for Consensus in Pediatrics, 2009-present
  • Chairman of Primary Care, European Academy of Pediatrics. 2012-present
  • Secretary General, Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association
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