||He conducted a fellowship in neuromuscular disorders and neuropathic pain at Good Samaritan Hospital of the Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland. Prof. Yarnitsky has served as head of the Clinical Neurophysiology Unit at Rambam Medical Center since 1994.
After a sabbatical leave at Beth Israel, Harvard in Boston in 1998-9, Prof. Yarnitsky was appointed Head of Neurology at Rambam in 1999. He also heads the laboratory for Clinical Neurophysiology at the Technion, and is current head of the Neurology section in the Faculty of Medicine.
His research focuses on pain, in the aspects of measurement, mechanism and therapy, migraine, autonomic disorders and cerebrovascular disorders.