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Tehila Kaisman-Elbaz

  • MD
  • Neurosurgery Department
  • Radiosurgery Unit
  • Oncological Neurosurgery
  • Oncological Radiosurgery
  • Hebrew
  • English


Dr. Tehila Kaisman-Elbaz serves as a senior physician in the Neurosurgery Department, specializing in brain tumor treatment through surgical interventions and targeted radiation, including Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS). She brings expertise in advanced techniques for diverse brain tumor types. In addition to her clinical role, Dr. Kaisman-Elbaz actively contributes to spinal treatments and conducts research to enhance knowledge and treatment options for patients with brain tumors.

Conditions and treatment

  • Brain Tumor
  • Glioblastoma
  • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy
  • Meningioma
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery


  • Neurosurgical Oncology
  • Radiosurgery Leading Specialist

Education and Training

  • 2001-2004 | B.P.T. | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy
  • 2005-2013 | Ph.D. | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Direct Program of Ph.D. studies (M.D., Ph.D)
    Title of thesis: Zinc Homeostasis in Sertoli Cells of Mouse Testis
    Advisors: Prof. Ze’ev Silverman & Prof. Michal Hershfinkel
  • 2005-2014 | M.D. | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    Joyce, and Irving Goldman Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • 2004-2005 | Technion, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
  • 2014-2019
    Residency, Neurosurgery Department, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
  • January 2016
    Medtronic Midas Rex Hands-on Workshop Neuro-Spine, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • June 2016
    5th Annual World Course in Advanced Techniques in Neurosurgical Oncology, London, England
  • September 2017
    UKD Microneurosurgical Hands-on Course, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • March 2018
    European Association of Neuro-Oncology Winter School, Athens, Greece
  • May 2018
    The White Matter Dissection Course, Surgery Follows Function Symposium, Graz, Austria
  • July 2019
    European Association of Neuro-Oncology Summer School, Berlin, Germany
  • July 2021
    Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Course, Rose Ella Burkhart Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center, Gamma Knife Center, Neurological Institute Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • February 2022
    Minimally Invasive Parafascicular Surgery (MIPS) with BrainPath and Myriad, NICO Corporation, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • March 2022
    Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy, NeuroBlate® System, Monteris Medical, Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA

Board Certifications

  • License in Neurosurgery

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