Prof. Herbert Freund

Co-Medical Director

Prof. Herbert Freund  Born in Haifa, Israel. Prof. Freund Graduate of the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. He graduated of the General Surgery Training Program at the Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem. Advanced Post-Graduate training at the Harvard Medical School and the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Professor Freund is a professor of surgery, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School (1983) and Chief of Surgery, Hadassah University Medical Center – Mount Scopus (1989-2008).

Prof. Freund’s main fields of expertise are: surgical oncology; surgical endocrinology; surgical metabolism and nutrition; surgical education. He is the author of over 310 scientific publications and book chapters in the medical literature.

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Patients’ Stories

At home on Cyprus Elena suffered in a traffic accident. In a grievous condition she was taken to Israel, to the Hadassah Medical Center, on board of a MedEvac aircraft. Even before departing for Israel, the young woman had received emergency care, and her life was not in danger, but long and difficult treatment was still awaiting in the Hadassah MC.   Professor David Linton, one of iMER’s founders, tells the story of Elena’s surgical treatment:   “…Fortunately, our orthopedic surgery specialists were able to
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