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Who is Professor Kashuk ?


Professor Kashuk is a skilled surgeon with over 38 years experience. After completing his training in the United States, he first made Aliya to Israel in Dec, 1995. In 2000, with the outbreak of the intifada, he was called upon by Ichilov Hospital/Rabin Trauma Center, to lend his skill and experience to the care and treatment of many citizens injured in terror related trauma. In 2004, he returned to the USA for 8 years to further his academic career, and rose through the ranks, receiving the title of Professor of Surgery at Penn State University in 2010. He chose to return home to Israel with his wife Aviva and daughters Riva, Rachel, and Nechama, in 2012.


Professor Kashuk is experienced in all areas of surgery and critical care, and has contributed through international collaboration to the development of the surgical subspecialty of Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care in the United States and worldwide. As a specialist in general surgery, he routinely performs all general surgery procedures, but is particularly skilled at caring for patients with acute surgical emergencies, and those patients who require surgical critical care. His research, which has emphasized problems associated with blood coagulation after injury, has been recognized world-wide; he is the author or co-author of nearly 100 peer-reviewed articles or book chapters. As a senior member of many editorial review boards world -wide, his opinions are frequently sought after  for review of the work of other colleagues, as well as medical-legal opinions.


In 2012, Professor Kashuk and his family elected to return to their home in Israel.


As a general surgeon, Professor Kashuk performs the full complement of general surgical procedures, and serves as a senior attending surgeon as part of the Assia Medical Group at Ramat Hachayal,Tel Aviv, working at both Assuta and Herzilya Medical Center.  He receives private patients at Assia Medical Group, Assuta Hospital, Tel Aviv, Malcha Mall Medical Center,  in Jerusalem,(including Macabi),  and patients from Kupot Cholim Macabi in Bnei Brak.

Professor Kashuk has agreements with most private insurance companies.


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Abbreviated CV


Professor of Surgery: Tel Aviv University Medical School

Professor of Surgery: Penn State University, Hershey, PA


Associate Professor of Surgery: University of Colorado, Denver, CO


Assistant Professor of Surgery: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


Fellowship: Uiversity of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA


Residency: University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA  University of Arizona, Tucson, USA


MD University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


BA, Chemistry, Cum Laude (Honors),  Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin




Board Certifications:


  • American Board of Surgery:

   Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

  • Israeli Ministry of Health:

  General Surgery and General Intensive Care





  • Golden Apple Medical Student Teaching award

  • Patient’s Choice Recognition Award: 2009-2012

  • Phi Sigma Society, Biology

  • Resident's Paper Competition, American College of Surgeons

  • Excellence in academic presentations and resident training/teaching

  • Honorable Discharge, Israel Defense Forces

  • Editorial board of several important professional society journals

  • Author/ co-author of nearly 100 manuscripts and book chapters in Surgery and Critical Care.



Professor Kashuk has a continuing interest in clinical research projects, and has recently collaborated with medical centers both in Israel and the US.


His ongoing interests are in disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis after surgery and injury.


To review and/or download some of  Professor Kashuk's manuscripts, please visit Research Gate

Maccabi Healthcare


If you are a Maccabi member, Professor Kashuk can see you through the Kupah at his office in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem

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Assuta Hospital


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Hertzylia Medical Center


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Meuhedet Health Services

If you are a Meuhedet member, Prof. Kashuk can see you at any of his offices.

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