Prof. Shimon Meretik

Prof. Shimon Meretik

Head of the Urology department, Rambam Medical Center

Departments: Urology


One of the leading specialists in Israel, respected authority in pediatric and adult urology. In urological treatment, he prefers to apply attenuated, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery techniques. As an example of an innovative technology one could mention usage of the НМ-3 lithotriptor in treatment of urinary stone disease. This method is currently recognized to be the most effective lithotripsy technique. Professor Shimon Meretyk has over 60 scientific papers. He pursues academic activity as an Associate Clinical Professor of the Urology Department at Technion, Haifa.

Domain of clinical interests:

Diagnostics and treatment of urinary stone disease in children and adults, treatment of prostate disorders, surgical urology 


  • Faculty of Medicine of Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • Professional practical training in urology at Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem
  • Specialty in clinical research of endocannabinoids at the Urology Department, Barnes hospital, St. Louis, USA
  • Specialty in research and treatment of prostate disorders at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Clinical experience:

  • Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem
  • Rambam Health Care Campus
  • Assuta Hospital

Membership in professional organizations:

  • Israel Medical Association
  • Israeli Society for Urology
  • Society for Urology of Europe and North America
  • International society for Endourology