Professor Joseph (Jeffry) kashuk

Professor Joseph (Jeffry) kashuk


  • General surgery. Intensive care.

Clinical Experience

  • 1984-1995: private practice in general surgery, USA
  • 1996-1997: senior surgeon, Bikur Rofim hospital, Jerusalem
  • 1997-2004: chief of surgical intensive care, Jerusalem Medical Center
  • 2000-2004: senior surgeon, liver transplant team, Hadassa Ein Kerem Hospital
  • 2004-2006: trauma surgeon, trauma and intensive care unit, Ichilov Medical Center
  • 2006-2009: trauma surgeon in USA
  • 2010: Section Director: Acute Care Surgery, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
  • 2011: Director of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, St.Mary’s of Michigan, Saginaw, MI
  • Currently: Senior Attending Surgeon and Attending, Intensive Care: Assia Medical Group and Assuta Hospital, Israel
  • Senior surgeon, Herzliya Medical Center


  • BA, Chemistry, Cum Laude (Honors), 1975 Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • MD University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1979
  • Residency in surgery: University of Colorado, Denver, USA 1979-1982
  • Residency in surgery: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA 1982-1984
  • Fellowship in surgery and Critical Care: University of South Florida, USA, 1989-1991


  • Professor Kashuk is a member of over 20 international professional societies

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 2004-2006
  • Associate Professor of Surgery: University of Colorado, Denver,CO 2006-2009
  • Professor of Surgery: Penn State University, Hershey, PA 2009-2011;
  • Currently Professor of Surgery at Tel Aviv-Sackler School of Medicine

Publications and Articles

  • Director of Surgical Research and Academic Development, EmCare Acute Care Surgery, Dallas, TX
  • Author or co-author of nearly 100 peer-reviewed articles or book chapters

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