Visit of Israeli Colorectal Surgeons
On Monday 6th March 2017, the Association will host a reception for a team of visiting Israeli colorectal surgeons. The visit is organized by Prof Alex Deutsch and will be led by Dr Reuven Weil from the Rabin Medical Centre (Golda). The visit has been supported by the Israel, Britain and the Commonwealth Association – John Furman Fund; and by the David Yanir Foundation for the Advancement of Colorectal Surgery in Israel.
The members of the team are:
Dr Alexander Barenboim (Sourasky Medical Centre, Tel Aviv)
Dr Yonatan Demma (Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem)
Dr Ofer Eldar (Hasharon Medical Centre, Petach Tikva)
Dr Dmitry Fadeev (Shaarei Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem)
Dr Bassel Haj (Bnai-Zion Medical Centre, Haifa)
Dr Aviel Meoded (Poria Medical Centre, Poria)
Dr Benjamin Raskin (Sheba Medical Centre, Ramat Gan)
Dr Gal Westrich (Sheba Medical Centre, Ramat Gan)
While in the UK they will be the guests of Mr Richard Cohen (University College London Hospital), Mr Joseph Nunoo-Mensah (Kings College Hospital) and Mr Andrew Williams (St Thomas’s Hospital), and will be attending a course at Basingstoke Hospital.
Following the reception there will be a discussion symposium chaired by Prof Irving Taylor on the topic of “Crohn’s Disease 2017” A Crohn’s case study will be presented by the visiting Israeli surgeons, and genetic (Dr Adam Levine), medical (Prof Stuart Bloom) and surgical (Mr Richard Cohen) aspects will be discussed, with an overview from Prof Deutsch.