Prof. Avraham Lorber

Prof. Avraham Lorber

Head of pediatric cardiology institute and congenital heart diseasein the adult

Departments: Pediatric cardiology, cardiology, pediatric


Prof. Lorber is a graduate of the Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University. Obtained special training in international centers around the world. Today a Clinical professor in the Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Rambam Medical Center.

Hospital appointments and academic degrees:

  • Clinical professor, Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Rambam Medical Center Rappaport Faculty of Medicine - Technion
  • MD from Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
  • Head of Pediatric Cardiology Institute and Congenital Heart Disease in the adult - Rambam Medical Center, Haifa
  • Board in Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiology and in Pediatrics

Research interests:

  • Trans-catheter closure of the Atrial Septal Defect in elderly patients; a rewarding controversy.
  • Trans-catheter closure of the Patent Foramen Ovale to prevent recurrent CVA/TIA in patients with "cryptogenic stroke".
  • Hemodynamic variations after trans-catheter closure of atrial septal defects in various age groups.
  • Polymorphic Catecholaminergic Ventricular Tachycardia – an Autosomal Recessive Disease: processing of electrocardiographic data.
  • The familial forms of atrial septal defect and associated congenital phenotypic expressions.
  • Special innovative and unique achievements; Adaptive solutions for rare cardiovascular conditions

Membership in Professional Societies:

  • Israel Society for Clinical Pediatrics
  • Israel Society for Clinical Cardiology
  • Israel Society of Pediatric Cardiology
  • Israeli Society of Invasive Cardiology
  • Israel Medical Association
  • International Society of Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • American Association of Pediatric Cardiology - elected
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • European Society of Paediatric Cardiology – nominated
  • Romania Society of Cardiology – honorary member 2012


Research & Publications:

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