David Shemesh

David Shemesh

Education: 1977-1980 BSC in Biology, (Suma cum Laude), Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheeba. 1979- 1984 MD, Hebrew University, Hadasa Medical School, Jerusalem 1985.
Certifications 1996 ECFMG certificate 0-478-970-7 1986 License to Practice Medicine, Israel 1990 Israel board Examination in General Surgery – Part I 1992 Israel board Examination in General Surgery – Part II 1996 Israel board Examination in Vascular Surgery – Part I+ II 1995 The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, RVT
Membership of Professional Organizations Member of the Israel Vascular Surgery Society. Member of the (ARDMS) American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographer Secretary of the European Vascular Access Society
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Internship 1985, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem Rotating Residency General and Vascular Surgery 1987-1994, Department of Surgery B (General & Vascular Surgery), Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem.

Senior Surgeon May 1994, Department of Surgery B (General & Vascular Surgery), Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem. Fellowship at Montefiore Hospital with DR. Veith, Chairman, Vascular Division, October – December 1995. Senior Vascular Surgeon June 2001, Department of Surgery B (General & Vascular Surgery), Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem. Director of Vascular Access Unit, January 2003, Department of Surgery, Shaare Zedek Medical Center Director of noninvasive vascular institute January 2003
AWARDS AND PRIZES Holder of Arab-Jewish Trust student Scholarship for Medical studies. Hebrew University Ticho Prize for Excellence in MD Thesis Winner of Shaare Zedek Prize for Excellence in Residency 1989 and 1992. Winner of Shaare Zedek – Albert Einstein Foundation scholarship for a three months visiting fellowship at Montefiore Hospital with DR. Veith, Chairman, Vascular Division, October – December 1995.
MD THESIS Post-operative corneal astigmatism in rabbits – study of incision placement and the possibility of suture replacement by glue. (cum Laude 1986 – winner of the Hebrew University Ticho Prize).
SURGICAL RESIDENCY BASIC SCIENCE THESIS Non invasive evaluation of A-V shunt for hemodialysis access with high resolution color coded duplex scan as a tool for planning, construction, follow up and repair.
BOOK CHAPTERS
D. Shemesh, I. Goldin, I. Zaghal, D. Berelowitz, A. Verstandig, O. Olsha. Endovascular management of access aneurysms. In: Tordoir J, ed. Best Practice in Vascular Access, 2010. Edizioni Minerva Medica, Turin. pp. 123-136
PUBLICATIONS: 1. Ofek B, Shemesh D. and Abramowitz HB Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis After Injection Sclerotherapy For Oesophageal Varices. Eur J surg 158: 195-196, 1992.