Amit Segev
  • Amit Segev, MD

  • Department: Olga and Lev Leviev Heart Center
  • Specialties: Interventional Cardiology
  • Language: English, Hebrew
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About Me

Prof. Amit Segev is a highly qualified Interventional Cardiologist, with specialization in Catheterization.

His fields of professional interest include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of coronary heart disease – diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization. Pioneered the approach of catheterization through the wrist.
  • Catheterization for carotid artery stenosis.
  • Treatment and comprehensive evaluation of heart valve diseases – patient evaluation, choice of preferred treatment, transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
  • Treatment and evaluation of patients with pulmonary hypertension. Pioneer of the treatment of pulmonary hypertension in the context of chronic embolism. Treatment of acute pulmonary embolism.

Previous Position:

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Services, Sheba Medical Center

Prof. Segev has published 160 peer reviewed papers in prestigious scientific journals. Clinical interests and expertise include coronary assessment and intervention; Structural heart interventions – transcatheter aortic valve implantation; Hemodynamics; Pulmonary embolism and CTEPH and Carotid interventions.

Prof. Segev is a permanent faculty member and presenter in all major international cardiology congresses with 82 invited lectures (ESC, ACC, TCT, EuroPCR, AHA, ICI).

Memebership in professional societies:

EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY

FRENCH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY

Positions
  • Director, Division of Cardiology
  • Associate Professor, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Conditions and treatment
  • coronary assessment
  • coronary intervention
  • catheterization
  • structural heart interventions
  • transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • hemodynamics
  • pulmonary embolism
  • CTEPH
  • carotid interventions
  • TAVI

Credentials

Education and Training
  • MD, Technion School of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
  • Residency in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Meir Hospital, Israel
  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, University of Toronto, Canada
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine and Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology