Hagay Amir M.D., MA., MHA

Director of Orthopedic Rehabilitation

EDUCATION

1977-1984                     M.D Degree,

Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Breast Milk Composition in Different Climates and Different Societies.

                                      Supervised by:          Prof. Reuven Yagil

                                      Date Awarded:         January 1984

 

1989 – 1997      Orthopedic Resident,

Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

1996 – 1998     Masters of Science Degree in Orthopedics,

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

1996 – 1999      Masters Degree in Health Administration,

Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

2000 – 2005   Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,

Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center,  Israel

 

FURTHER STUDIES

1985               Therapeutic Hypnosis course +  License to practice

Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

2000              Diploma in Hydrotherapy

Rehabilitation Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel

2000 – 2002  Post Doctoral Fellowship, Orthopedic Rehabilitation Outcomes,

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA

2001              Prosthetics and orthotics course for doctors, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago,

Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA

 

1997               Orthopedic Surgeon Reg.# 15923

2005               Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reg.# 21655

 

ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

1982 – 1983                   Cellular Biology semester course to Medicine Students year 1. Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

1984                              Physical examination semester course to Medicine Students years 3-4. Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

1979 – 1985                   Teaching faculty yearly Anatomy course to Medicine Students years 1-4. Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

1979 – 1985                   yearly Anatomy course to  Physical Therapy Students year 2. Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

1984 – 1985,1988          Surface Anatomy semester course to Medicine Students years 1-2. Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

1991 – 1992                   Yearly Anatomy & Physiology course to Nursing School Students, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

1997 – 2002                   Clinical Instructor of Orthopedics, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

2004 – 2007                   Lecture series in Orthopedic Trauma Principles and Management. Course to emergency medicine department nurses, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

1996                              Clinical Orthopedics course to Medicine Students year 5, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

1998, 1999                    Orthopedic Physical examination 4week course to Military Primary Care Physicians.

2000                              Counselor for Rehabilitation Residents’ Research

Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer

Ramat-Gan, Israel, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

  1. The efficacy of acupuncture in treatment of knee osteo-arthritis.
  2. Long term use of prosthetics in upper limb amputies.

2001                              Amputation Rehabilitation – Patient Perspective, Lecture to Medicine Students, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

2001                              Lecture series: Health Promotion, Disease, Injury and Disability Prevention. Dr. of  Physical therapy Program Students U of Chicago. Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago

2002                              Clinical Associate in semester course “Control of human limbs and their artificial replacements”. Northwestern University –Biomechanical engineering  365-0  –, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA

2003 – 2004                   Orthopedic Physical Examination Course to Medical Students in clinical rotation.

Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine,  Tel-Aviv, Israel

2004 – 2007                   Clinical Orthopedics semester course for Nursing Students, Schoenbrun Academic Nursing School, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2005 – 2015                   “Upper & Lower Limb Amputations and Rehabilitation;” “The Diabetic foot.” Yearly lecture series to 4th year physical therapy students, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

2006                              “Orthotic Treatment for Lower Limbs,” Lecture in Orthopedics Continuing Education, School of Continuing Medical Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2006 – 2007                   “Orthopedic Trauma Principles and Management”. Course to Emergency Medicine Department Nurses, Dina Academic School of Nursing, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikwa, Israel

2006 – 2007                   Clinical Tutor of Orthopedic Rehabilitation,

2012 – 2016                   6th year Medical Students, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2007, 2010,                   “Bone Physiology and Fracture Healing”

2013, 2016                    Lecture in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Continuing Medical Education,

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2010,2016                     Coordinator, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Continuing Education School of Continuing Medical Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2011                              ” Use of Modern Technology in Rehabilitation,” Lecture to 3-4 year students Dr. of Chiropractic

Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO, USA

2013-2015                     Assessment of Disability Functional Capacity & Work Ability, in Rehabilitation, Amputations, Vascular Pathology, Circumference Measurements and Gait Analysis. Lecture in course for evaluating physicians, School of Continuing Medical Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2013,2016                     ” Lower limb amputations; Upper limb amputations “. Lecture in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Continuing Medical Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1985                              Family Practice Physician in a community clinic

1986 – 1989                   Primary Physician, Active duty military

1989 – 1994                   Resident, Orthopedic surgery – first stage, Department of Orthopedics, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

1994 – 1996                   Active duty military primary physician

1996 – 1997                   Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Orthopedics, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

1997 – 2000                   Active duty Director of Israel’s National Military Orthopedic Services

1997 – 2000                   Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

2000 – 2002                   NIDRR Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies ,

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

2000 – 2003                   Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Fellow,

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

2001 – 2003                   Visiting Scholar and Clinical consultant –
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research

2004                              Orthopedic Consultant  In High-tech companies, medical software production

2004 – present               Member in the Supreme Medical Committees of the Ministry of Defense

2005                              Attending Physiatrist and Orthopedic Surgeon, General Rehabilitation Department, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

2005 – 2014                   Senior Attending Physiatrist and Orthopedic Surgeon, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,

Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat-Gan, Israel

2006 – present               Medical Director of  SSPI “Senior Services Plus – International”

2006 – present               Member in the Ambulation Appeal Committee of  Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel

2007 – 2014                   Orthopedic Consultant, Rehabilitation Hospital, Reuth Medical Services, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2010                              Program Director of Chyropractic Sports Internship Program, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat-Gan, Israel with University Rehabilitation and Sports Program in Logan College of Chiropractic

2011 – present               Member of Israeli National Paralympics Medical Committee

2014-present                 Director of department of orthopedic rehabilitation Leowenstein Hospital – rehabilitation center, Raanana, Israel

 

MILITARY MEDICAL, AND MEDICAL ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE (active duty):

1986                              Regimental Doctor and Medical Commander -Lieutenant

1987 – 1988                   Chief Medical Officer, Gaza Strip Division-Captain

1988 – 1989                   Medical Facilities Commander of the Southern Command

1990 – 1994                   Deputy to Divisional Medical Commander, IDF Southern Command-Major

1994 – 1996                   Divisional Medical Commander -Lieutenant Colonel

1996 – 1999                   Medical Battalion Commander – Lieutenant Colonel

1997 – 2000                   Director of National Military Orthopedic Services

1997 – 2000                   Chief Orthopedic Consultant to Military Surgeon General

1999                               Founder and supervisor of Chiropractic services in I.D.F.

 

Hagay Amir   M.D. – CV (Full version)

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