Doctor Oleg Dukhno

Doctor Oleg Dukhno


  • General surgeon
  • Laparoscopic surgery of the digestive system (colon, small intestine and spleen)
  • Laparoscopic repairs of diaphragmatic and abdominal wall hernias
  • Bariatric surgery: lap-band, gastric bypass and other weight loss procedures

Clinical Experience

  • 2001-2010 - Attending physician at the General Surgery Department, Soroka University Medical Center
  • Since 2011 - Head of Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery Unit at the Barzilai Medical Center
  • Leading surgeon at the Herzliya Medical Center


  • 1989 – graduated from Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (Institute), MD
  • 1990 – completed residency in thoracic surgery at the thoracic surgery department of Research Institute of TB & Oncology, Phrunze, Kyrgyzstan
  • 1993 – Completed internship in Soroka University Medical Center. Received Israeli license to practice medicine
  • 1997 – Workshop on ultrasound in trauma. Asaf Harofe Medical Center, Israel
  • 1999 – European workshop on lap-band
  • 2000 - Board certified in General Surgery, Israel
  • 2002 - International workshop: Morbid Obesity Expert Meeting on Lap-Band System, Anif-Hallein-Salzburg
  • 2002 - International workshop on Swedish Lap-Band System, Salzburg
  • 2002 - Focused fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery, Shaarey Zedek Medical Center
  • 2003 - Observership in Advanced Laparoscopy, Sourasky Medical Center
  • 2003 - Workshop in advanced bariatric surgery, European Institute of Endosurgery, Hamburg
  • 2004 - Workshop in Y-TEC Peritoneoscopic Implantation of the Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter. Medigroup Inc.
  • 2004 - Workshop on New Swedish gastric band, Expert meeting in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, Saafelden, Austria
  • 2004 - Workshop in Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, University of Gent, Belgium
  • 2007 - Fellowship in Laparoscopic Gastro-Intestinal Surgery, University of Barcelona
  • 2010 - Workshop in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en –Y gastric bypass, University of Basel
  • 2011 - Workshop in Advanced Revisional Bariatric Surgery, European Institute of Endosurgery
  • 2012 - Postgraduate Course of optimizing laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, American Hernia Society (NY, USA)
  • 2013 - Focused mini fellowship in laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass, University of Catania, Garibaldi Hospital
  • 2014 - Focused Workshop in Advanced revisional Bariatric surgery, Bruges Center of Obesity Surgery

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Israel Medical Association
  • Israel Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • Israel Society of Surgery
  • Israel Society of Trauma Surgery
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
  • Israel Society of Endoscopic Surgery
  • Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Society
  • The Israel Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ISCRS)
  • European Society of Coloproctology

Academic Experience

  • Clinical instructor and lecturer in surgery
  • A member on the surgery examination board of medical students

Publications and Articles

  • 15 Peer-reviewed Publications
  • 14 Presentations of papers at annual and professional meetings Publications

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