The EMJ Podcast | Episode 126
In this week’s episode, Jonathan Sackier is joined by Ariel Halevy, Chief of Surgery at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center in Be’er Ya’akov, Israel. The pair reflect on Halevy’s career and share anecdotes from the operating room, looking back on his time working as a general surgeon. From stories on diagnostic surgery at a time when imaging was not available to a case report on auto-vampirism, they discuss the highlights of Halevy’s career.
Ariel Halevy completed his medical education at the University of Bologna, Italy, and surgical post-graduate studies at Tel Aviv University, Israel. He then completed a PhD on the role of the thyroid gland in calcium metabolism. Halevy became a consultant and chief of surgery at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Be’er Ya’akov, Israel, as well as Chairman of the Division of Surgery at the same hospital. He continued his academic career as a professor of surgery at Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University.