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Welcome to the ICOS Israel Chapter

IC-OS Israel exists to advance the mission of IC-OS to eliminate cardiovascular disease as a barrier to effective cancer therapy.

Director of Community Cardiology Department

President: Zaza Iakobishvili, MD, PhD

Zaza Iakobishvili, MD, PhD is a director of Community Cardiology Department in Tel Aviv district of Clalit Health Services since 2018. Dr. Iakobishvili received his MD/PhD in 1988 from the Tbilisi State Medical University and Tbilisi Institute of Human Physiology. He is board certified in internal medicine (1998) and cardiology (2001) in Israel.

He worked as attending physician in the cardiac intensive care unit in Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson hospital in 2002-2017. In 2015-2019 he served elected chairman of the Acute Cardiac Care working group and led Acute Coronary Syndrome Israeli Registry (ACSIS). He takes active participation in the ESC ACCA working group on quality of acute cardiac care. In 2018 he was appointed a board member of cardio-oncology study group in Heart Failure Association of ESC. He has established first dedicated cardio-oncology clinic in the Rabin Medical Center in 2013 and chairs the committee of Israel Ministry of Health on cardio-oncology.He organized in 2015 and 2017 the first International cardio-oncology meetings in Israel. Dr. Iakobishvili is actively engaged in the organization of community heart failure and cardio-oncology clinics in Israel. Recently he was appointed to serve as an international advisor for the Journal of American College of Cardiology – Cardio-oncology editorial board. He already serves on the editorial board of Cardio-Oncology, affiliated with the International Cardio-Oncology Society.


Director of Echocardiography Unit


Vice-President: Dan Gilon, MD

Dr. Gilon serves the Hebrew University-Faculty of Medicine as Senior Cardiologist, Staff Member, Cardiology Department/Heart Institute. He is also the Director of Echocardiography Unit, Non- Invasive Cardiology, and Cardiology (Cardio-Oncology) consultant for the Departments of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation.

Executive Board

Michael Arad, MD

Dana Furey, MD

Michal Perl, MD

Doron Aronson, MD

Luba Vasilenko, MD

Osnat Itzhaki Ben Zadok, MD

Shmuel Rispler, MD

Sarid David, MD (oncology)

Israel Medical Association Journal Special Issue on Cardio-Oncology.

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