Itay Pessach
  • Itai Pessach, MD, PhD

  • Department: The Claudio Cohen Department of Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Specialties: Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology
  • Language: English, Hebrew
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About Me

Dr. Pessach completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center.

He then specialized in Immunology and Allergy at the Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Follwing his return to Israel, he specialized in Pediatric Intensive Care at the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center.

He is a member of the Talpiot Medical Leadership Program for locating and developing new leadership in Israeli medicine.

Dr. Pessach is currently the Director of the Edmond and Lily safra children’s hospital and continues to work as a senior pediatric intensive care physician.

He is also the chairman of the Resuscitation Committee of the Sheba Medical Center.

He is a renown researcher and a consultant to start-up companies developing unique technologies in the field of intensive care.

Positions
  • Director of the Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital
  • Senior physician at Department of Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Senior lecturer at Tel Aviv University
Conditions and treatment
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Credentials

Education and Training
  • Graduated cum laude from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • He received his doctorate summa cum laude in Biochemistry and Immunology from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Specialized in Pediatric Intensive Care at the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center
  • Specialized in Immunology and Allergy at the Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Allergy and Immunology