Professor Shlomi Constantini

Prof. Shlomi Constantini Pediatric Neurosurgeon


  • Adult and pediatric neurosurgery.
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors in children, brain and spinal cord congenital tumors in newborns, skull structure anomalies in newborns, optic fiber brain surgeries.

Clinical Experience

  • Previously senior neurosurgeon at Hadassa Ein Kerem hospital
  • Residency in Neurosurgery, Hadassah Medical Center Jerusalem, Israel
  • Attending Physician, Hadassah Medical Center Jerusalem, Israel
  • Present Director, Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery , Dana Children’s Hospital Tel Aviv Medical Center
  • Present Director, The Gilbert Israeli & International Neurofibromatosis Center (IINFC)
  • Since 2001 to this day – chief of children’s neurosurgery dept., Ichilov hospital
  • Senior neurosurgeon at Herzliya Medical Center


  • 1997 Advanced Neuro-Endoscopy, Aesculapium, Tutlingen, Germany
  • 1995 "Spine Days" Program, Aesculapium, Tutlingen, Germany
  • 1994 Neuro-Endoscopy Course, NYU Medical Center Postgraduate School
  • 1991- 1993 Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Prof. Fred Epstein NYU Medical Center
  • 1992 Neurotraumatology and Stroke With Wise Foung M.D, Ph.D NYU Medical Center Research Fellowship
  • 1990 Neurosurgical Laboratory, Gemelli Hospital Rome, Italy
  • 1990 Neurosurgery: Cum Laude, Israeli Specialization Boards
  • 1990 - certified in neurosurgery
  • 1989 Micro-Neurosurgery Course, Prof. Yasargil in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1988 EANS Course in Infratentorial Tumors, Amsterdam, Holland
  • 1987 EANS Course in Supratentorial Tumors, Wroclaw, Poland
  • 1984 Medical School combined with Masters in Neurobiology Thesis: Glucose transport in nerves of normal & diabetic rats. Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1984 – certified in neurobiology
  • 1983 – graduated from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, MD
  • 1982 3 month rotations in Cardiology, Nephrology, & Pulmonology, Mount Sinai Hospital NYC, NY
  • 1982 Sensory Transduction Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories
  • 1980 Medical Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1979-1982 Clinical Laboratory Shaare Zedek Hospital Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1979 Hippocampal Electrophysiology Dr. H. Jahnsen in Copenhagen


  • Israeli Neurosurgery Society
  • American Neurosurgery Society
  • American Neurosurgery Society – pediatric neurosurgery, brain tumors
  • American Neurosurgery Congress
  • European Neurosurgery Society – general secretary
  • International Neuroendoscopy Society – founding member and elected president
  • International Neurosurgery Union – board member and chairman of the review committee

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of neurosurgery at Tel-Aviv University
  • Lecturer in Neurosurgery, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Present Associate Professorship, Tel Aviv University Medical School
  • Visiting Professorship, Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Canada


  • 1979-1982 Dean's Honor List and Stipend
  • 1982 Aharon Katzir Fellowship
  • 1982 Wolf Foundation Fellowship
  • 1982 Forsheimer Fellowship, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NYC
  • 1983-1985 Foulks Foundation Fellowship
  • 1984 Dr. Albert Sulke Award for Outstanding M.Sc. Thesis (Cum Laude)
  • 1984, 1985 Fellowship: Center for Medical Education at Ben-Gurion University
  • 1988 Leo Davidoff Award for Study on Metabolic Changes in Head Trauma
  • 1989 Faculty Award for Research on Intracranial Pressure Measurements
  • 1989 Leo Davidoff Award for Study on Thromboembolic Phenomena
  • 1991 Fulbright Fellowship
  • 1993 Rolex-Selected Projects List for the "Round Cerebral Retractor"
  • 1994 The Mahaly Best Clinical Research Award of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Publications and Articles


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