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Sheba Medical Center

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Tel Hashomer, Israel

Dr. Abraham Avigdor

Dr. Abraham Avigdor

Director of the Institute of Hematology, Division of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
at Sheba Medical Center
Speciality Hematology
Languages English, Hebrew
About Dr. Abraham Avigdor is the Director of the Institute of Hematology, Division of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Sheba Medical center; Senior Lecturer at the Sackler School of Medicine, TAU. He is a recipient of a several honors: Prize for excellence in medical studies, The Knesset, Israeli Parliament; The Ministry prize for excellent physician, Sheba Medical Center, The Health Ministry of Israel; Basic science award, The European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT). The Institute of Hematology was established in 1953 and is the largest of its kind in Israel. It offers a comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic approach to hematological disorders, particularly hematological malignancies Patients’ hematological disorders are evaluated quickly by an array of diagnostic procedures ranging from the basic to the most sophisticated including Cytogenetics, Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization (FISH), Flow Cytometry and DNA analysis by PCR techniques. These procedures allow an accurate diagnosis of the hematological malignancies and provide tools for monitoring response and minimal residual disease, mainstays of modern Cancer therapy. The physical proximity and daily interaction between our treating physicians and laboratory staff assures timely and relevant laboratory evaluation.
Education MD from Ben-Gurion University, School of Medicine
Internship in Internal Medicine and in Hematology at the Sheba Medical Center
Post-doctoral fellowship in Human hematopoietic stem cell biology at the Weizmann Institute, Department of Immunology.
Professional Experience Director of the Institute of Hematology, Division of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Senior Lecturer at the Sackler School of Medicine, TAU
Founder and President of the Israeli Lymphoma Working Group
Member of Hematology Consultation team for the Health Basket

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