Professor Zvi Ram


Professor Zvi Ram


  • Neurosurgery
  • Microsurgical techniques and endoscopic approaches

Clinical Experience

  • 1991-1994 – senior neurosurgeon at National Institutes of Health, USA
  • 1994-1999 – senior neurosurgeon at Sheba medical center
  • 1999-2003 – deputy of chief of neurosurgery at Sheba medical center
  • Since 2003 – chief of neurosurgery complex at Ichilov hospital
  • Senior neurosurgeon at Herzliya Medical Center


  • 1979 – graduated from Tel-Aviv university, medical school
  • 1991 – completed residency in neurosurgery, received specialist’s license
  • 3-rd Advanced Seminar in Neurosurgical Research, Venice
  • European Course in Neurosurgery: Infratentorial Tumors and Hydrocephalus, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Microsurgical Techniques, Universitatsspital, Zurich
  • Recombinant DNA Methodology
  • Neuropathology Review course, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Workshop on Image-Guided Neurosurgery for brain tumors, Santorini, Greece
  • Microsurgery of the basal cisterns, Denver, Colorado
  • Endoscopy and endoscopy-assisted microsurgery, Tutlingen/Mainz, Germany
  • Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery, Vienna, Austria
  • Endoscopic approaches to the skull base. UPMC, Pittsburgh, USA


  • Israel Medical Association, Israel
  • Israel Neurosurgical Society, Israel
  • Israel Surgical Society, Israel
  • Society of Neurosurgical Research, USA
  • American Association of Neurosurgery, USA
  • Congress of Neurosurgery, USA
  • The International Pituitary Club, USA
  • European Association of Neurosurgical cieties – Neurooncology Committee, Europe
  • Secretary – The Israeli Society of Neurosurgery
  • Delegate to the World Federation of Neurosurgery
  • European Association of Neurooncology (EANO)
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies – Neurooncology Committe
  • AANS/CNS Joint Section of Tumors USA
  • Member – Israel Med Association Scientific Council, Israel
  • Israel Cancer Association – Neurooncology Committee, Israel
  • Ministry of Health – The National Council For Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Israel
  • Chairman – Neurooncology Committee of the EANS
  • Ministry of Health – National IRB for gene therapy and cell based therapeutics

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of neurosurgery at Tel-Aviv University

Publications and Articles



Brain of tumors