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Zvi Cohen

  • MD
  • Neurosurgery
  • English
  • Hebrew


Prof. Zvi Cohen is a leading neurosurgeon, Director of the Oncological Neurosurgery Unit and Head of clinical research in a number of clinical studies conducted in the department, that examine the effect of modern drugs given as a treatment for malignant brain tumors.

Prof. Cohen specializes in neurosurgery, benign and malignant brain tumors, and pituitary adenomas.

His clinical activity includes surgeries for primary and secondary brain, spine, and spinal cord tumors, frame and frameless stereotactic brain biopsies, image-guided surgical removal of primary and metastatic brain tumors, which include the use of intra-operative MRI.

Prof. Cohen founded the tumor bank for brain tumors in Sheba Medical Center.

  • Member of the Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO)
  • Member of the Israeli Association of Neurological Surgeons (IANS)

Conditions and treatment

  • Neurosurgery
  • Malignant brain tumor
  • Spine tumors
  • Benign brain tumor
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Spinal cord tumors


  • Member of the Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO)
  • Member of the Israeli Association of Neurological Surgeons (IANS)
  • Deputy Director, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Director of the Neuro-Oncology Unit
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Sackler Medical School in Tel-Aviv Universit

Education and Training

  • MD., Sackler School of Medicine, Tel- Aviv University, Israel
  • Residency, Department of Neurosurgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
  • Fellowship, Neuroradiology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
  • Fellowship, Neurosurgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery

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