Doctor Nissim Geron

Doctor Nissim Geron


  • General surgery
  • Bariatric surgery, specializes in redo surgeries after previously failed gastric band
    and bypass procedures
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Colorectal surgery

Clinical experience

  • Since 2002 - Chief, Department of General Surgery, Poriya Hospital
  • 1998-2002 - Staff Surgeon, Department of General Surgery ‘B’, Carmel Medical Center
  • 1993-1998 - Chief, Department of General Surgery, Bophelong Community Hospital, Mafikeng,
    Republic of Bophuthatswana, S. Africa
  • 1992-1993 - Staff Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Nahariya Medical Center


  • 1980 - B.S. in Medical Science from Hebrew University
  • 1983 - graduated from Hebrew University, MD
  • 1992 - Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop, Dunddee, Scotland. Over the years dr. Geron completed several more courses in laparoscopic surgery in leading European centers, including Rome, Brussels, Hamburg, Lion, etc.
  • General Surgery specialization at Mount Sinai medical center, New-York, USA
  • 1995-1996 - completed a six months long clinical/research fellowship and a course in Colorectal Surgery
    at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, USA
  • 2005 - advanced workshop of bariatric surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, USA


  • Israeli Medical Association
  • Israeli Surgical Federation
  • Israeli Society of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Israeli Society of Colorectal Surgery
  • European Society of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • 1999-2001 Secretary, Israel Society of Endoscopic Surgery

Academic experience

  • 1992-2002 - The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • Since 2013 - The Bar Ilan Faculty of Medicine

Publications and Presentations

  • Dozens of published articles and presentations in different congresses and annual meetings
  • Full lists of publications:
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