Prof. Spitz Baruch

Prof. Spitz Baruch


  • Abdominal and laparoscopic surgery
  • Complex and laparoscopic surgery of the large intestine and rectum
  • Laparoscopy of the gallbladder
  • Open and laparoscopic hernia surgery
  • Surgery for breast cancer

Clinical experience

  • 1991-1993 – Surgical department of the Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada
  • 1996 – Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  • 2000 – Surgical department of Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida, USA
  • Deputy Head of the 2nd Surgical Department (“B”) of “Meir” Medical Center, Israel


  • Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Courses and professional development

  • 1991-1993 – Surgical Department of the Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • 1996 – International Fellowship Grant of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons: Surgical departments at Mayo Clinic, Rochester and Mount Sinai, Toronto
  • 1999 – Practical course of complex laparoscopy at the surgical department, Strasbourg, France
  • 2000 – Department of Laparoscopic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • 2000 – Department of Laparoscopic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  • 2001 – Courses in comprehensive laparoscopy of the gastric tract, the Saint-Pierre hospital, Brussels
  • 2006 – Department of Laparoscopic Surgery, San Giovanni Hospital, Rome
  • 2009 –  Single-incision Laparoscopic Surgery Course, Versailles, France

Membership in professional organizations

  • Israel Medicine Association
  • Israeli Surgical Association
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Israeli Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Former Chairman and Secretary of the Scientific Committee of the Israeli Society for Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Israeli Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Israeli Society of Preventive Oncology
  • Israeli Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Academic practice

  • Professor, Surgery Department, Medical Faculty, Tel Aviv University

Publications and articles

  • The author of 60 scientific publications and articles. Had more than 50 presentations in international and Israeli scientific conferences

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