Eldad Ben-Chetrit

Professor
Positions: Head of the Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) Center, Hadassah University Hospital.
Experience: 40 years


Areas of Expertise and Treatment

Rheumatology:

  • all systemic diseases;
  • lupus;
  • periodic illness (Mediterranean familial fever).

EDUCATION
1984 – Graduated from the Medical Faculty of the Hebrew University (Jerusalem, Israel).

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1985-6 – specialization in internal medicine at the Hadassah University Hospital (Jerusalem, Israel).
  • 1986-8 – specialization in rheumatology and immunology at the Scripps Clinic (San Diego, USA) and research work in the pathophysiology of autoimmune diseases, in particular: systemic lupus erythematosus and immune-dependent congenital heart block, at the Scripps Research Center (San Diego, USA).
  • 1996 – specialization and research work at the Oklahoma Medical Research Center.
  • 2004 – specialization and research work at the Biochemistry Department, Stanford University (USA).
  • Since 2009-17 – Head of the Rheumatology Department and the Center of the Periodic Disease Treatment at the Hadassah University Hospital.
  • 2010 – specialization and research work at McGill University (Montreal, Canada).
  • 2016 – specialization and research work at the Gaslini Children Hospital (Genoa, Italy), the University of Genoa and the Tropical Medicine Clinic at the University of Heidelberg (Germany).

ADDITIONAL POSITIONS:

  • Visiting professor at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (1996), Stanford University (2004) and McGill University (2010).

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • The Israeli Association of Rheumatology
  • The International Association of Rheumatology

LANGUAGE SKILLS
English, Hebrew.



Eldad Ben-Chetrit
head of the department

Total experience of 40 years

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