• David Hazzan, MD

  • Department: Surgery C - General and Oncology
  • Specialties: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
  • Language: English, Hebrew
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About Me

Dr. David Hazzan manages the minimally invasive and robotic surgery unit at the Sheba Medical Center. He is a specialist in general surgery, laparoscopic and robotic surgery and bariatric surgery for the treatment of obesity. Dr. Hazzan has founded and managed the minimally invasive surgery unit at Carmel Hospital in Haifa and then managed the Department of Surgery for 4 years Dr. Hazzan has accumulated extensive experience and is a leader in Israel in abdominal cavities and groin surgery using a da-Vinci robot. Dr. Hazzan has performed hundreds of gastrointestinal operations with laparoscopic approach, including gastrectomy of the stomach, small intestine and large intestine due to malignancy, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerosa colitis, surgery for the treatment of reflux, surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity, cervicalctomy of the adrenal glands.



American Society of Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES)

European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)

European Association for Hernias

The Israeli Society of General Surgery

The Israeli Society of Endoscopic Surgery

The Israeli Company for Surgery of the Large and Rectum

The Israeli Society for Metabolic Surgery and the Treatment of Morbid Obesity

  • Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Unit
Conditions and treatment
  • Gastric surgery
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Hernia surgery
  • Reflux surgery
  • Adrenal surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery


Education and Training
  • MD, José Maria Vargas Medical School, Central University of Venezuela
  • Internship in General Surgery, Carmel Medical Center in Haifa and Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  • Internship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, NY, New York
Board Certifications
  • Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery and Bariatric Surgery