• Itzhak Siev-Ner, MD

  • Department: Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Language: Hebrew, English
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About Me

Dr. Itzhak Siev-Ner, MD., the Director of the Orthopedic Rehabilitation Department at the Sheba Medical Center since 2002. Dr. Siev-Ner completed his M.D. studies at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He is board certified both in Orthopedic Surgery and Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.  Other training includes a Fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.  He established and is the Director of the Israel Performing Arts Medicine Center, and served as the Director of the Complementary Medicine Clinic at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center. Dr. Siev-Ner has received several professional awards, organized a number of international conferences, and is a board member of the Israel Medical Association. His main research and clinical interests are: diabetic foot care, prosthesis and orthotics, chronic wound healing, performing arts medicine, and complementary medicine.

  • Director of the Orthopedic Rehabilitation Department, Sheba Medical Center
  • 2009–2013 Vice president of the Israel Medical association
  • 2009–2013 Chairman of the Israeli Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Association
  • 2011–current: Chairman of the Israeli National Council for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Ministry of Health
  • 2014–current: Chairman of the Israel Diabetic Foot and Wound Healing Society
Conditions and treatment
  • diabetic foot care
  • prosthesis
  • orthotics
  • chronic wound healing
  • performing arts medicine
  • complementary medicine
  • orthopedic surgery
  • physical medicine
  • rehabilitation
  • amputations
  • dance medicine
  • prosthetics
  • knee
  • bone
  • hip
  • knee injuries
  • biomechanics
  • sport injuries
  • osteoarthritis
  • physiotherapy


Education and Training
  • M.D. studies at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine