Dr. Sharon Borik, who has been Head of Sheba’s Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Institute since 2017, completed her medical studies at the Hebrew University & Hadassah School of Medicine in 2004, followed by a Pediatrics residency at Sheba Medical Center, and Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Fellowships at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto. Extensively involved in the latest research, Dr. Borik’s current clinical interests include implementing and developing new interventions, optimization and standardization of outcomes in pediatric interventional cardiology, radiation reduction in the Cathlab, use of virtual reality imaging in planning complex intervention, and more.
Recipient of the PICS – Pediatric and Congenital Interventional and Catheterization Society Yound Leadership Award 2022
- Director of Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, Sheba Medical Center
- Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiology Early Career Society (PICES) Member
- Association for European Pediatric Cardiology (AEPC) Member
Education and Training
- M.D. from the Hebrew University & Hadassah School of Medicine
- Pediatrics Residency at the Edmond & Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center
- Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children & the University of Toronto
- Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children & the University of Toronto
- Catheterization Observership at the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato
- Pediatric Cardiology
Buber J, Guetta V, Orion D, Lubetsky A, Borik S, Vatury O, Israel A. Patent Foramen Ovale Closure among Patients with Hypercoagulable States Maintained on Antithrombotic Therapy. Cardiology. 2021 Feb 12.
Pollak U, Ruderman T, Borik S, Mishaly D, Serraf A, Vardi A. Transfusion-related acute hepatic injury following postoperative platelets administration in pediatric patients undergoing the Fontan procedure. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Jul 25.
Keizman E, Tejman-Yarden S, Mishali D, Levine S, Borik S, Pollak U, Katz U, Serraf AE. The Bilateral Bidirectional Glenn Operation as a Risk Factor Prior to Fontan Completion in Complex Congenital Heart Disease Patients. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2019 Mar;10(2):174-181.
Conway J, Miera O, Adachi I, Pediatric VAD Investigators. Worldwide Experience of a Durable Centrifugal Flow Pump in Pediatric Patients. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Autumn;30(3):327-335.
Borik S, Jaeggi E, Honjo O, Chaturvedi R, Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Right Pulmonary Artery: the effect of bilateral pulmonary artery banding, JTCVS, 2017, under review.
Borik S, Crean A, Horlick E, Osten M, Chaturvedi R, Lee KJ, Friedberg M, McCrindle B, Manlhiot C, Benson L. Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation: 5 years of follow up, Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions, 2015 Feb; 8(2):e001745.
Borik S, Volodina S, Chaturvedi R, Lee KJ, Benson L. Three Dimensional Rotational Angiography in the Assessment of Vascular and Airway Compression in pre-Fontan Patients, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Jun; 36(5):1083-9. Epub 2015 Mar 12.
Borik S, Devadas S, Mroczek D, Lee KJ, Chaturvedi R, Benson L. Achievable radiation reduction during pediatric cardiac catheterization: how low can we go? Catheterization cardiovascular Interventions, 2015 Nov; 86(5):841-8. Epub 2015 May 22.
Borik S, Macgowan C, Seed M. Maternal Hyperoxygenation and Fetal Cardiac MRI in the Assessment of the Borderline Left Ventricle. Cardiol Young. 2015 Aug; 25(6):1214-7. Epub 2014 Oct 2.
Borik S, Simon AJ, Nevo-Caspi Y, Mishali D, Amariglio N, Rechavi G, Paret G. Increased RNA editing in children with cyanotic congenital heart disease. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Oct; 37(10):1664-71.
Berkun Y, Vilozni D, Levi Y, Borik S, Waldman D, Somech R, Nissenkorn A, Efrati O. Reversible airway obstruction in children with ataxia telangiectasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010; 45:230-235.
Abramov Y, Borik S, Yahalom C, Fatum M, Avgil G, Brzezinski A, Banin E. Does postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy affect intraocular pressure? J Glaucoma, 2005, 14: 271-5.
Abramov Y, Borik S, Yahalom C, Avgil G, Banin E. The effect of hormone therapy on the risk for age-related maculopathy in postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2004 Jan-Feb; 11(1):62-8.
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