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Nissim Ackshota

  • M.D.
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hebrew
  • English


An attending physician at Sheba’s Spine Deformity Unit, Dr. Ackshota is an expert in treating primary bone tumors, metastatic bone disease, and spinal trauma. After finishing his medical studies at the Tel Aviv University School of Medicine, Dr. Ackshota went on to complete an orthopedic surgery residency at Sheba Medical Center and a clinical spine fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center.


  • Attending Physician, Spine Deformity Unit, Sheba Medical Center
  • Member, AO Spine Association
  • Member, Israel Spine Society

Education and Training

  • M.D., Tel Aviv University School of Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Sheba Medical Center
  • Clinical Spine Fellowship, University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), Baltimore

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery


Reassuring the medical students' disease-health-related anxiety among medical students.

Azuri J, Ackshota N, Vinker S. Med Teach. 2010;32(7).

Comparison of Acetabular Fracture Reduction Quality by the Ilioinguinal or the Anterior Intra-Pelvic (Modified Rives-Stoppa) Surgical Approaches.

Shazar N, Eshed I, Ackshota N, Hershkovich O, Khazanov A, Herman A. J Orthop Trauma.

Technical Consideration for TLIF Retrieval and Deformity Correction With Anterior Interbody Fusion in Lumbar Revision Surgeries.

Janjua MB, Ackshota N, Arlet V.

Outcomes of multilevel vertebrectomy for spondylodiscitis.

Ackshota N, Nash A, Bussey I, Shasti M, Brown L, Vishwanath V, Malik Z, Banagan KE, Koh EY, Ludwig SC, Gelb DE.

Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule (NCAM) a Serum Biomarker Indicative for the Severity of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Ackshota N, Friedlander A, Hershkovich O, Gurevich M, Givon U, Sakhini M, Achiron A.

Limitations of Plain Film Radiography in Identification of Hyperextension Fractures in Patients With Ankylosing Spinal Disorders

Barkay G, Dan Lantsman C, Menachem S, Shtewee A, Ackshota N, Caspi I, Eshed I, Friedlander A.

Soft Landing technique as a possible prevention strategy for proximal junctional failure following adult spinal deformity surgery.

Cazzulino A, Gandhi R, Woodard T, Ackshota N, Janjua MB, Arlet V, Saifi C.

Do drains help reduce the risk of complications after thoracoplasties in posterior spinal fusions for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?

Amanullah A, Patel A, Samdani AF, Pahys JM, Toll BJ, Ackshota N, Kim AJ, Hwang SW.

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