Rami Eliakim is the Chair of Medicine and the Head of the Department of Gastroenterology at Rambam Health Care Campus. After obtaining his M.D. degree from the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Professor Eliakim trained in Medicine and Gastroenterology at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, followed by a Fellowship at Washington University in St Louis, USA. Professor Eliakim’s main basic and clinical research interests are in inflammatory bowel disease and wireless capsule endoscopy. In addition, he is a pioneer in the development of the novel wireless esophageal and colonic capsule endoscopes. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology in Mt Sinai, NY, USA. He authored over 200 scientific articles; he is a Member of the Guidelines Committee of the World Congress of Gastroenterology, the Israeli Representative in the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization, and a Member of the Editorial Boards of the World Journal of Gastroenterology and the Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis. Professor Eliakim has served as the President of the Israel Gastroenterology Association and as the Head of the IBD Section of the association and has received numerous prestigious awards.
Biography Updated on 12 May 2009