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Kaiserman Or

Dr. Or Kaiserman 

 

Medical School

School of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

 

Specialty 

Ophthalmology 

Corneal and Refractive Surgery 

 

E-mail 

Or@Dr-Kaiserman.com

 

Position  

Senior Physician - Ophthalmology Department, Barzilai Medical Center

  

Clinical Experience 

1997-2003- Residency in Ophthalmology- Hadassah Ein Karem Medical Center 

2006-2007- Fellowship in Corneal Surgery- Toronto University, Canada
2005 - Current - Senior Physician - Ophthalmology Department, Barzilai Medical Center
 

 

Continuing Medical Education 

Paramedics Course 

ATLS Course 

ACLS Course 

Marine and Diving Medicine Course 

Ultrasound of Eye, Munich, Germany 

1996- Master's Degree of Public Affairs (MPA) - Clark University, MA, USA. 

2003- M.Sc. in Neurobiology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

2004- Master's Degree in Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv University 

2005- Master's Degree in Health Administration (MHA) - Ben Gurion University of the Negev 

 

Awards 

Dean's outstanding achievements awards, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1984, 1985 

Rector's outstanding achievements awards, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

Oscar Hirsch award for final research project- 1993 

Na'aman award for outstanding final research project- 1991 

Outstanding teacher- Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2002  

Outstanding poster award- the Israeli Society for Research of Eye and Vision conference, 1999  

Outstanding poster award- the Israeli Physiology and Pharmacology Association conference, 2001  

Certificate of merit from the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for establishing and managing the computer courses in the faculty for 15 years- Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, 2003  

 

Grants and Scholarships 

Follex Fund Scholarship, London 1988-1989 

Menelio Pinclara Grant, on behalf of the Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Health, 1997  

Grant on behalf of the Hadassah Medical Center and the Hebrew University, 2002  

 

Membership in Professional Organizations in Israel and Abroad 

Israel Medical Association 

State Physicians Association  

Israeli Ophthalmologists Association  

Israeli Society for Research of Vision and Ophthalmology 

American Ophthalmology Academy 

American Society for Research of Vision and Ophthalmology 

  

Scientific Publications 

A total of 47 publications in medical journals in Israel and abroad have been published so far. 

 

Research Interests 

Calcium Channel Communication between the cornea and the lens 

Melanoma of the Eye 

Risk factors for AMD 

Eyesight refractive surgery 

Medical prediction using artificial intelligence 

 

Selected Publications

  1. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Nakar S., Vinker S. Dry eyes in diabetic patients. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2005;139:498–503. 
  2. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Nakar S., Vinker S. The effect of combination pharmacotherapy on the prescription trends of glaucoma medications. Journal of Glaucoma. 2005 Apr;14(2):157-160. 
  3. Kaiserman I., Amer R., Kaiserman N., Pe’er J. Ultrasonographic Tissue Characteristics of Mushroom-Shaped Uveal Melanoma. Current eye research. 2005; Mar, 30(3):171-177. 
  4. Kaiserman I., Rosner M., Pe’er J. Forecasting the prognosis of choroidal melanoma with an artificial neural network. Ophthalmology. 2005 Sep;112(9):1608-1611.  
  5. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Nakar S., Vinker S. Herpetic eye disease in diabetic patients. Ophthalmology. 2005 Dec;112(12):2184-8. Epub 2005 Oct 20.    
  6. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Elhayany A., Vinker S. Topical beta-blockers are not associated with an increased risk of treatment for depression. Ophthalmology 2006 Jul;113(7):1077-80.  
  7. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Pe’er J. Long-term Ultrasonic Follow-up of Choroidal Nevi and their Transformation to Melanomas. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2006 Aug;90(8):994-8. Epub 2006 May 3. 
  8. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Elhayany A., Vinker S. Risk Factors for Photodynamic Therapy of Predominantly Classic Choroidal Neovascularization in Age Related Macular Degeneration. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2006 Sep;142(3):441-7.  
  9. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Elhayany A., Vinker S. Increased Risk for Herpetic Eye Disease in Patients with Allergic Conjunctivitis. Curr Eye Res. 2006 Sep;31(9):721-5. 
  10. Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Elhayany A., Vinker S. Cataract surgery is associated with a higher rate of photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2007 Feb;114(2):278-82. 
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