Prof. Ofer Lavie

Prof. Ofer Lavie

Gynecological Surgeon
Head of the gynecological oncology and surgery unit, "Carmel" Medical Center

Departments: Gynecologygynecological oncology

Overview:

Prof. Ofer Lavie is a graduate of the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel. He has obtained special training in medical centers including the Regional Department of Gynecology-Oncology, Q.E.H., Gateshead, U.K.

Academic  Degrees & Appointments::

1983 - 1986: B.A. Medical Sciences - The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem ,Israel. With distinction (Cum Laude)
1986 - 1990: M.D. Studies - The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel.
2003 – present: Clinical Senior  Lecturer, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

Professional Experience:

1989-1990: Internship at the Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem.Israel.
1990: Educational Commission Certificate for foreign Medical Graduate-U.S.A Basic   and Clinical Tests.
1991-1997: Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
1997-1998: Senior Registrar in the Regional Department of Gynecology-Oncology , Q.E.H., Gateshead, U.K.
1998-1999: Consultant in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,     Shaare Zedek  Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
1999- present: Head of the Gynecological Oncology and Surgery unit, The Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.

Research interests:

  • Prognostics factors in endometrial carcinoma
  • Genetics in ovarian and endometrial carcinoma
  • The miss match  mutations (Lynch syndrome)
  • New technologies in surgical oncology (Robotics)
  • Tamoxifen and its gynecological  side effects

Teaching Experience:

1998: Moderator of the Gynecology-Oncology Course, Newcastle Medical School, U.K.
1998: Post graduate course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem: Non epithelial ovarian carcinoma.  Pathology and  management. 
1999: Moderator of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Course, The School of Nursing, Shaare  Zedek Medical Center.
2000-2003: Tutor of the primary course (Course Hassifa) for Medical students. Rappaport  Faculty of Medicine,Technion, Haifa, Israel.
2002-2004: Tutor of the Obstetrics and Gynecology course of Medical students department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Carmel medical center . Haifa.
2005: Post graduate course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Hebrew University:  Hereditary endometrial malignancy.
2005: Post graduate course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tel Aviv University: The role of oophorectomy in non gynecological surgeries.
2005: Post graduate course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tel Aviv University: Dilemmas in the treatment of early ovarian carcinoma.
2006-present: Moderator of the Obstetrics and Gynecology course of the American Medical students Rappaport  Faculty of Medicine,Technion, Haifa, Israel . 
2007: Post graduate course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tel Aviv University, The surgical management of vulvar carcinoma.
2008: Post graduate course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tel Aviv University: The management of cervical dysplasia during pregnancy.

Membership in Professional Societies:

1994-present: Member of the Israeli Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
1995-present: Member of the Israeli Society of Gynecological-Oncology.
2000-present: Member of the Israeli Society of Colposcopists and cervical diseases.
2002-present: Member of the American Society of Gynecological-Oncology.
2003-present: Member of the European  Society of Gynecological-Oncology. 

 

Research & Publications:

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