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Zaza Iakobishvili, MD, PhD

Director Of Community Cardiology Department

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.