Prof. Dan Aravot

Prof. Dan Aravot

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Head of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, "Rabin" Medical Center

Departments: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Overview:

Prof. Dan Aravot is a graduate of the Hadassah Medical School Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. 
Obtained Special training at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA and many other around the world.

Education and Academic Degrees:

1975-1981: Hadassah Medical School Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. MD degree
1986-1990: Lecturer to medical students, London University, UK (Medicine)
1991: British Intercollegiate Board Assessment in Cardiothoracic Surgery. FRCS (C/TH). Specialist License No.: 11953 
1992: Senior Lecturer to medical students Melbourne University, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
1996: Visiting Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
2003-2012: Clinical Associate Professor – Technion Medical School, Haifa,  Israel
2012: Candidate for Full Professor - Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel

Professional Experience:

1982-1983: Internship, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
1983-1984: Cardiac Surgical Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv Medical Center,   Tel Aviv, Israel (Prof. B.A. Vidne)
1984-1986: Resident in General Surgery, Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel (Prof. R. Rozin)
1986: Cardiac Surgical Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Prof. BA Vidne)
1986-1987: Senior House Officer, Cardiothoracic Surgery & Transplant Unit, Harefield Hospital, Middx, UK (Prof. Sir Magdi Yacoub)
1987-1989: Surgical Registrar, Cardiothoracic Surgery & Transplant Unit, Harefield Hospital, Middx, UK (Prof. Sir Magdi Yacoub)
1989-1990: Surgical Senior Registrar, Cardiothoracic Surgery & Transplant Unit, Harefield Hospital, Middx, UK (Prof. Sir Magdi Yacoub)
1990-1992: Surgical Senior Registrar, Cardiothoracic Surgery & Transplant Unit , Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK (Sir Terence English, Prof. John Wallwork, Mr. Frank Wells and Mr. Stephen Large).
1992-2000: Director, Heart-Lung Transplant Unit and Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Rabin Medical Center (Beilinson Campus), Petach Tikva, Israel (Prof. B.A. Vidne)
2000-2002: Acting Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center (Beilinson Campus), Petach Tikva, Israel (Prof. B.A. Vidne)
2002-2012: Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Tenure appointment) Carmel Medical Center, Haifa
Since2013: Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, and Kaplan Medical Center, Rechovot; Israel

Membership in Professional Societies:

1984: Israel Medical Association
1992: Israel Transplant Society
1988: British Transplant Society
1990: International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation
1992: European Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation
1992: Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Israel
1995: The Israeli Committee for Heart and Lung Transplantation (Israeli National Council of Organ Transplantation)
2002-2013: European Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation

Special Positions:

  • Member of Committee for structuring the examination of the Scientific Council
  • Member of Committee Steering Committee for designing interactive teaching in the cardiovascular field, Tel Aviv University
  • Member of Committee for approving academic degrees for cardiac surgeons
  • Member of Search Committee for selecting a head of general surgery in Carmel Medical Center
  • Member of Committee for the implementation of an advanced permanent artificial heart in Israel
  • Founder and Chairman of the Israeli school for residents in cardiothoracic surgery (2009-present)
  • Scientific Secretary of the European Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (2002-2004)
  • President of the European Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (2004-2006)
  • Chairman of the Israeli Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery (2008-2011)

 

Research & Publications:

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