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Hadassah University Medical Center


Jerusalem, Israel

Prof. Joseph Zimmerman, MD

Prof. Joseph Zimmerman, MD

Hadassah University Medical Center
Speciality Gastroenterology
Languages English, French, Spanish, Hebrew
Graduated 1974 (44 years since graduation)
Education Medical School: Hebrew University‑Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel, 1968‑1974.

Instructor in Internal Medicine: 1979‑1981.

Lecturer in Internal Medicine: 1983‑1987.

Senior Lecturer in Internal Medicine: 1987‑1993.

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine: 1993-present.

1987‑1989: Chairman, Committee for Examinations in Internal Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School.

1989: Acting Head, Dept of Gastroenterology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel. (August through November).

1989: Scientific Secretary, Third International Symposium on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Jerusalem, Israel.

1989‑94: Contributing Editor, Nutrition Reviews.

1990‑92: Coordinator of a postgraduate course in Internal Medicine for preparation of new immigrant physicians for the Israeli licensure examinations.

1992-93: Visiting Scientist, Vitamin Bioavailability Laboratory, USDA Human Nutrition
Professional Experience Internship: Rotating Internship, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, 1974‑1975.

Residency: Internal Medicine B, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, 1977‑1982.

Fellowships: Dept of Gastroenterology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, 1982‑1984.

Gastroenterology Section, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1984‑1986.
Certifications ECFMG, # 224‑246‑9, July 24, 1974.

Israeli License as a Physician, # 13025, November 11, 1975.

VQE (Visa Qualifying Examination) September 5‑6, 1979.

Israeli Board Certification in Internal Medicine, #7368, May 9, 1982.

FLEX, June 11, 1985.

Illinois License as a Physician, #036‑072255, 1986.

Israeli Board Certification in Gastroenterology, #9568, June 4, 1987.

Israeli Licensed Hypnotherapist #300, 1996.
Memberships Member of the Israeli Medical Association: 1975‑present.

Member of the Israeli Gastroenterological Association: 1984‑present.

Member of the American Gastroenterological Association: 1987‑present.

Member of the Israeli Society of Hypnosis: 1987-present.

Member of the International Society of Hypnosis: 1997-present.

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