Prof. Masad Barhoum, MD

Prof. Masad Barhoum

CEO of the Galilee Medical Center

The Galilee Medical Center, affiliated with the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine Bar Ilan University, has undergone a dramatic academic and medical transformation, providing new and innovative services to the residents of Israel’s northern periphery. In the last decade, about twenty new departments, units and institutes have opened at Galilee Medical Center such as: the only  Department of Neurosurgery in the Galilee, a Cerebral Angiogram Unit, an Oral and Maxillofacial Department, a fortified Emergency Department, a fortified Cardiology Department, an In vitro Fertilization (IVF) Unit, a Rehabilitation Division; a Hand Surgery Unit, the Women’s Health Division – Phase A, a Medical Simulation Center, a Medical Research Institute, a Neuroradiology Unit, a Microsurgery Unit, and more.

This is not simply about opening new departments and units and providing services, but rather, about instituting significant change that combines excellence, innovation, professionalism and a relentless pursuit of advanced state-of-the-art medical care.

Prof. Chaim Putterman

Director, Research Institute, Galilee Medical Center and Associate Dean for Research, Azrieli Faculty of Medicine

The Research Institute at the Galilee Medical Center, headed by Prof. Chaim Putterman, Associate Dean for Research at the Azrieli School of Medicine at Bar-Ilan University, brings together different clinical and scientific disciplines to enhance our understanding of the pathobiology of human disease and promote efforts to improve health through cutting edge translational research. Besides the research happening within its own laboratories, the Research Institute promotes basic and clinical research throughout the medical center, and provides medical and advanced degree graduate students with advanced scientific education and training.