Professor Ehud Assia

Professor Ehud Assia


  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract surgery
  • Intraocular multifocal lenses

Clinical Experience

  • Previously head of cataract unit at Sheba medical center
  • Currently head of the ophthalmology dept. at Meir medical center
  • Leading ophthalmologist at Herzliya Medical Center


  • 1980 – graduated with honor from Tel-Aviv University medical school
  • 1987 – received his master’s degree in ophthalmology
  • 1989 – finished residency in ophthalmology
  • 1989-1991 – fellowship in intraocular multifocal lenses implantation in USA


  • Chief editor of The Israeli Journal of Eye Update
  • Organizer of the yearly summit on eye microsurgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS & ESCRS)
  • Has received several awards from the American and International Academy of Ophthalmology for his contribution to the field

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of ophthalmology at Tel-Aviv University medical school

Publications and Articles

  • Author of more than 100 scientific publications and over 20 book chapters

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