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Dr. Itzhak Engel

Orthopedics Specialist
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Itzhak Engel


  • Head of the Department of Back Disease in Adolescents and Youth
  • Senior physician in the back and spine unit, Meir Hospital

Clinical Experience

  • Attending spinal surgeon at the spine surgery unit, Meir Medical Center
  • Consultant and spinal surgeon at Herzliya Medical Center


  • 1997 - graduated from Tel-Aviv University, MD
  • 2007 – completed residency in orthopedic surgery at the Meir Medical Center
  • 2008-2009 – completed a fellowship program in the field of spine and deformity surgery at the New York University - Hospital for Joint Diseases

Medical Union Memberships

  • Israeli Medical Society
  • Israeli Spine Society
  • European Spine Society
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)

Articles and Publications

  • Effectiveness of the Charleston bending brace in the treatment of single-curve idiopathic scoliosis
  • Outbreak of pertussis among young Israeli soldiers
  • The Treatment of Vertebral and Chest Wall Deformities With Expandable Thoracoplasty and a Prosthetic Expandable Implant
  • Demographic factors affect Scoliosis Research Society-22 performance in healthy adolescents: a comparative baseline for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis
  • Dr. Engel has presented several cases and lectured on various subjects in different symposiums and professional annual meetings
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