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Yizhar Floman, MD

Yizhar Floman, MD

Chairman and Director,
Israel Spine Center at Assuta Hospital
Tel Aviv, Israel

Dr. Floman is the chairman and director of the Israel Spine Center at Assuta Hospital in Tel Aviv.

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Dr. Floman earned his medical degree at the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School in Jerusalem. Dr. Floman had both an Internship and Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem. He participated in two spine surgery fellowships under the directorship of JE Hall MD, at Children’s Hospital in Boston and under the directorship of Richard Rothman MD PhD and Fred Simeone MD at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Floman served for many years as the Chief of Spine Surgery at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem where he was a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Since 2000, Dr. Floman is the director of the Israel Spine Center in Tel Aviv.

Dr. Floman served as the President of the Israel Orthopedic Association, currently he is the president of The Israel Spine Society and is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, the Spine Society of Europe and the North American Spine Society.

Dr. Floman has published 133 original articles in peer reviewed journal, 22 book chapters and presented numerous presentations and lectures to national and international learned societies (over 100 presentations). He also edited 5 spine surgery books. Dr. Floman serves on the Editorial Board of Spine and Journal of Spinal Disorder, European Spine Journal and The Spine Journal.

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