Yishai Levy

Rambam Heath Care Campus, Israel


Yishai Levy received his M.D. degree from Hadassah University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel. He did his internship and residency in Medicine in Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel. He is currently an Attending Physician and Chief of Medicine D and Lipid Disorders Clinic and Consultant in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism in Rambam. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Rappaport Family Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa. Dr. Levy did a Research Fellowship in lipid disorders and metabolism in Professor Basil Lewis's department in St Thomas's Hospital, London, UK and Clinical and Research Fellowships in Nutrition in Memorial Hospital, NY, USA. His research focuses on the effects of antioxidants: vitamin E, carotenoids, and green tea on metabolic, oxidative, and inflammatory parameters. He did an extensive research on the relationship between C-reactive protein (CRP), an emerging marker of cardiovascular morbidity, and Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity. He published over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals in his areas of interest. He is an active member in national/international societies in the fields of nutrition, metabolism and obesity. He is an European Fellow of the European Association for the Study of Obesity and the President of the Israeli Society for Research and Treatment of Obesity.

Biography Updated on 13 February 2011

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