Ehud I. Assia
Ehud I. Assia graduated at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, in 1980 (magna cum laude), and has an M.S. degree in ophthalmology (summa cum laude, 1989). He did his residency in ophthalmology at the Goldschleger Eye Institute of the Sheba Medical Center and a 2-year fellowship at the Center for Intraocular Lens Research (David J. Apple, M..D.) at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA. In 1994, he became the Director of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Meir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba, Israel. Dr. Assia is a Full Professor at the Tel Aviv University and was the Director of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Sackler School of Medicine in 1998–2002. He founded the Laboratory of Experimental Microsurgery at the Meir Medical Center. He published 115 peer-reviewed papers and additional 30 publications and 20 chapters in books. Dr. Assia serves as a reviewer and board member of several of the most prestigious journals in ophthalmology and is the Chief Editor of the local journal in ophthalmology Israeli Journal of Eye Update. Professor Assia is also the Medical Director of the Ein Tal Eye Center, the biggest private eye center in Israel.
Biography Updated on 29 November 2011