Dr. Or Kaiserman
School of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Corneal and Refractive Surgery
Senior Physician - Ophthalmology Department, Barzilai Medical Center
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
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
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
A total of 47 publications in medical journals in Israel and abroad have been published so far.
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
Kaiserman I., Kaiserman N., Nakar S., Vinker S. Dry eyes in diabetic patients. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2005;139:498–503.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.