Dr. Alexander Tsivian

Dr. Alexander Tsivian

Specialty

  • Urology
  • Surgical treatment of urine incontinence in men and women
  • Laparoscopic and reconstructive urological surgery
  • Oncological urology

Clinical Experience

  • 1981-1984 – general surgeon at hospital number 37, S. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1984-1992 – urologist at hospital number 15, S. Petersburg, Russia

а) Since 1990 chief of urogynecology unit

b) Since 1991 – head of the whole urological department

  • Since 2002 and until this day works at Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Tel-Aviv District, Israel:

а) 2002-2006 – physician at the department of urology

b) 2006-2011 – Head of Laparoscopic and Reconstructive Urology Service at the Department of Urologic Surgery

c) 2011-2014 – deputy chief of the Department of Urologic Surgery

d) С 2015 - Chief of the Department of Urologic Surgery

  • Leading urologist and urological surgeon at Herzliya Medical Center, Israel

Education

  • 1980 – Faculty of Medicine, 1st Leningrad Medical Institute, Leningrad, USSR. M.D. Degree
  • 1989 – Training course “Surgical treatment of urogynecological patients”. Dept.of Urology, Moscow Medical Institute, USSR.
  • 1993 – completed the Israeli Medicine License course and passed the test
  • 1995 – Urethral Surgery Course. European Association of Urology. Hadera, Israel
  • 1999 – Basic and Advanced Techniques in Laparoscopic Surgery. Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2000 – Management of Urologic Problems During Pregnancy. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • 2000 – Reconstructive Vaginal Surgery. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • 2000 – Urethral Surgery. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • 2001 – Course for Thermochemotherapy for Bladder Cancer. Milan, Italy
  • 2001 – Introduction to Laparoscopy. Anaheim, California, USA
  • 2001 - Laparoscopic Organ Ablative Urology. Anaheim, California, USA
  • 2002 – completed his residency in Urologic Surgery at the dept. of Urologic Surgery, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel (Supervisor Prof. A. A. Sidi)
  • 2002 – Training Course “Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy”, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2002 – Fellowship “ Urologic Laparoscopy”, Klinikum Heilbronn, Teaching Hospital of Heidelberg University, Heilbronn, Germany
  • 2003 – Laparoscopic Surgery in Urologic Oncology. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 2003 – Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 2003 – The Diagnosis and Treatment of Urge Incontinence: The Overactive Bladder. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 2003 – The Treatment of Organ-Confined, Locally Advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 2003 - Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery of Prostate and Bladder. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 2003 – Trans-Obturator Tape (ObtapeTM) Implantation. Paris, France
  • 2004 – Laser in Urology, Benign hyperplasia/Stone. Mumbai, India
  • 2004 – Advanced Laparoscopy, Mumbai, India
  • 2006 – Greenlight PVPTM, Laser System for treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. HMC, Israel
  • 2006 – InVanceTM – male sling system. Porto, Portugal
  • 2007 – Pelvic organ prolapse repair for the advanced surgeon. Anaheim, California, USA
  • 2008 – Treatment of organ confined, locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer. Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2008 – Prolift Workshop. Lille, France.
  • 2008 – Remeex Male Sling System. Monforte de Lemos, Spain
  • 2008 – Needleless sling for female stress urinary incontinence. Monforte de Lemos, Spain
  • 2008 – Uro-SILS Master Class. Elancourt, France
  • 2009 – Single Port Laparoscopy and Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery ( NOTES ) in Urology: Basic Techniques and Current Applications. Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • 2009 - "SILS" - Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery. Advanced Training Program. Jerusalem, Israel
  • 2011 – ATOMS – Adjustable Transobturator Male System. Vienna, Austria
  • 2012 - "Argus-T" - Adjustable Transobturator Male System. Marktredwitz, Germany
  • Exair Workshop, La Rochelle France

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Israeli Medical Association
  • Israeli Society for Endoscopic Surgery
  • Israeli Urological Association
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
  • European Association for Transluminal Surgery
  • World Endourological Society
  • European Association of Urology

Publications and Articles

  • Over 40 medical articles in the field of urology. Full list of publications here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alexander_Tsivian
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