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

This letter was received from a Turkish family who had a child  stricken with a rare skin problem. Local doctors were unable to make a diagnosis nor recommend appropriate treatment. The parents contacted iMER case manager Michael Von Springer seeking help for their child. An initial assessment of the case was made by the iMER medical director Professor Ray Melmed who referred the patient to the Director of the Hadassah Dermatology department Professor Avraham Zlotogorski. Professor Zlotogorsky examined the child and identified the problem.  Successful
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