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

Aeromedical evacuation from Sharm el-Sheikh to the Hadassah Medical Center One June afternoon, on the road from Sharm el-Sheikh to Dahab, a car driven by a young woman from Russia was involved in a traffic accident. The woman was traveling to Dahab in Egypt accompanied by her baby daughter, but they never reached their destination. The baby was miraculously uninjured, but her mother sustained severe traumatic brain injury. Family friends, concerned by sudden disappearance of the mother and her baby, started to search. The car
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