1970 graduated medicine at Johannes Gutenberg University – Mainz/Rhein - Germany
1971-1978 Residency and Training in orthopedic surgery at Ashkelon Medical Center/Israel and Tel Hashomer Hospital/Israel.
1978-1984 Senior orthopedic Surgeon.
1984-1991 promoted to deputy chief of same Orthopedic Department .Replacing the Chief for long periods.
1991 – Emeritus from Civil Service (Governement Hospital) as Chief of Orthopedic Department.
1991 – Private practice: Maccabi –(second largest) israeli Sick fond practicing and operating at Assuta Medical Centers.
1. Screening of baby-hips on their first days for CDH, using a novel technique requiring only the 1:1000 of the normal amount of radiation needed as for a simple pelvis x-ray.
2. Construction of special shoes, suitable for flatfoot, high arch and normal feet making insoles needless.
Membership in organizations
Member of SICOT, since 1984 (International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology)
Member of NESA (New European Surgeon's Academy)
Member of Israel Orthopedic Association,
Member of Israel Medicine & Law.
Member of International Rotary, RC Tel-Aviv, Past President of Ashkelon RC - 1988/9 (founder of Jaffa – RC).
Member of the Supreme Appeal Comity of the Israel National Health Authority for determining grades of Invalidity.
Authorized surgeon of kyphoplasty by Kyphon-Medtronic.
Authorized by PremiaSpine Ltd. for insertion of TOPS™ system for dynamic spinal fusion after wide Laminectomy for spinal stenosis.
Author of more than 20 Papers, among them first suggestion for screwing displaced radial head fractures and use of acrylic cement in intubation tubes as a cheap
Solution for External Fixation of Fractures.
Surgical repair cartilage of damaged knees esp. patellae by insertion of bone-cartilage allografts. Surgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis.
Running an Orthopedic Department As chief of stuff Including teaching of residents
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