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Levartovsky Shmuel

Dr. Shmuel Levartovsky 

 

Medical School

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University 

 

Specialty 

Ophthalmology 

 

E-mail
levartov@barzi.health.gov.il

 

Positions 

Head of the Ophthalmology Department  

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev  

 

Clinical Experience 

1980- 1985- Residency in Ophthalmology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot 

1980-1995- Senior Ophthalmologist in the Ophthalmology Department, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot. 

1995- Current - Head of the Ophthalmology Department, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon 

  

Continuing Medical Education 

1987-1988- Corneal and anterior chamber surgery, Louisville University, Kentucky, USA. 

1988-1989- Plastic surgery of the eyelid and lacrimal ducts, Cincinnati University, Ohio, USA. 

 

Membership in Professional Organizations in Israel and Abroad 

Israel Medical Association 

State Physicians Association  

Israel Ophthalmologists Association- board member. 

Israeli Society for Research of Vision 

American Ophthalmology Association 

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 

 

Membership in National and International Committees 

Member of the National Examination Board of Ophthalmology  

 

Scientific Publications 

A total of 30 publications in medical journals in Israel and abroad have been published so far. 

 

Selected Publications

  1. H. Leiba, M. Shimshoni, M. Oliver, N. Gottesman and S. Levartovsky: Long-term follow-up of occlusion therapy for amblyopia. Ophthalmology 108:1552-5, 2001. 
  2. S. Levartovsky and A. Lazarovitch: Devastating endophthalmitis caused by Serratia marcescens in two recipients after transplantation of corneal grafts from the same donor. Cell and Tissue Banking 3:45-7, 2002. 
  3. S. Levartovsky. I. Reisin, L. Reisin and E. Levartovsky: Bilateral posterior segment intraocular hemorrhage after heparin therapy in a diabetic patient. Isr Med Assoc J. 5:77,2003. 
  4. A. Solomon, E. Zamir, S. Levartovsky and J. Frucht-Pery. Surgical management of corneal plaques in vernal keratoconjunctivitis: a clinicopathologic study. Cornea 23:608-12, 2004. 
  5. CE Traverso, F. De Feo, A. Messas-Kaplan, P. Denis, S. Levartovsky, E. Sellem, F. Badala, Z. Zagorsky, A. Bron and M. Belkin: Long term effect on IOP of stainless steel glaucoma drainage implant (Ex-PRESS) in combined surgery with phacoemulsification. Br J Ophthalmol. 89:425-9, 2005. 
  6. G. Sholohov, S. Levartovsky: Retained ophthalmic viscosurgical device material in the capsular bag 6 months after phacoemulsification. J Cataract Refract Surg 31:627-9,2005.
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