Professor Nir Peled

Nir Peled - Lung Cancer Specialist


  • Expert in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Medical Oncology
  • Prof. Peled focuses on Personalized Medicine and Immuno-Oncology in LUNG CANCER & novel technologies to diagnose the disease

Clinical Experience

  • Head of the Thoracic Cancer Unit at Davidoff Cancer Center, Rabin Medical Center
  • Head of the Research and Detection Unit for Thoracic malignancies at the Sheba Medical Center
  • Senior pulmonologist and lung cancer specialist - Herzliya Medical Center
  • 2011 - Present: Pulmonologist & Medical Oncologist, Davidoff Cancer Center, Israel
  • 2008 - 2010: Lung Cancer Fellowship (Fulbright Award; IASLC Award; ASCO Merit Award), University of Colorado Denver, Denver, USA. Supervisors: prof. Paul A. Bunn, prof. Fred R. Hirsch
  • 2007 - 2008: Residency in Clinical Oncology. Davidoff Cancer Center, Israel
  • 2005 - 2007: Residency in Pulmonology; Rabin Medical Center, Israel
  • 2000 - 2003: Residency in Internal Medicine; Rabin Medical Center, Israel
  • 1999: Volunteer humanitarian mission in Vietnam
  • 1994 - 1998: Doctor of Medical Service of the IDF


  • 1986- 1995: Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. MD Graduate, Cum Laude
  • 1992-1998: Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Ph.D. in Medical Science
  • 2007 - certified as an expert Pulmonologist
  • 2008-2010: Fellowship in Medical Oncology, Thoracic Program (Fulbright Award). University Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC)


  • Member of the Thoracic Oncology Assembly of the European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • Chair of the Early Detection & Prevention Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)

Academic Appointment

  • Associated Professor at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
  • During 2010, Prof Peled has achieved the MERIT award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • In 2008 - received the IASLC Fellowship/Young Investigator Award
  • In 2007 - received the Young Investigators Honorable Mention Award by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

Publications and Articles

  • Prof Peled focuses on the wide clinical perspective of respiratory diseases and lung cancer and studies specifically the biomarkers of lung cancer, personalized based medicine in lung cancer treatment and Immuno-Oncology.
  • Prof Peled has published more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts mainly in the field of lung cancer and other pulmonary diseases, wrote several book chapters, reviewer for numerous international journals.
  • Prof Peled is collaborating with the top opinion leaders in the field of lung cancer, including with Prof Paul Bunn, Prof Fred Hirsch, Prof Jean Paul Sculier, Prof Adi Gazdar, Prof Tony Mok and others.

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