R. Zimlichman M.D.
Prof. Reuven Zimlichman
Chief of Medicine and Hypertension Institute, The E. Wolfson Medical Center
P.O.B. 5, Holon 58100 Israel and
Head of Cardiovascular Research Institute,
Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Phone: 972-3-5028614, FAX: 972-3- 5032693
Prof. R. Zimlichman, M.D. is presently Chief Departments of Medicine and Head of
Hypertension Institute at the E. Wolfson Medical Center, Israel, he is the Director of
The Brunner Cardiovascular Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University. He is also the
immediate past Vice Dean and Head of School of Continuing Education, Sackler Faculty
of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Zimlichman did his fellowship in Hypertension at the Hypertension Endocrine
Branch, NIH, NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland, USA (1983 to 1986). During the following
years he returned for prolonged periods of research in the Hypertension Endocrine
Branch and in the Clinical Neurocardiology section.
Prof. Zimlichman joined the Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben Gurion University and
Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva, Israel. He was nominated as Chief of Clinical and
Experimental Hypertension in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Medical Center.
Prof. Zimlichman was nominated as Chief of Medicine in the Sheba Medical Center, Tel
Hashomer, in 1989 and was nominated as Associate Professor in Medicine at the Tel
Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine in 1994. In 1991 Prof Zimlichman was
nominated as Chief of Department of Medicine in the Wolfson Medical Center, and in
1998 was nominated as Chief Departments of Medicine at the Wolfson Medical
Center. In 2008 he was nominated as Full Professor of Medicine in Internal Medicine
in Tel Aviv University.
Prof Zimlichman was nominated as Head of University Institute of Cardiovascular
Research, Tel Aviv University and Wolfson Medical Center.
He is currently a member of the board of directors, The Israeli Society for prevention
of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Ministry of Health. Member, Steering Committee, the
Israeli Study of Congestive Heart Failure.
Prof Zimlichman acted for years as the Chairman of the Supreme Court, Israeli Medical
Association, and at present continues to act as a member of this Supreme Court.
Prof Zimlichman acted also as the President of the Israeli Society of Hypertension.
Prof. Zimlichman published more than 200 original research scientific publications, 5
books and multiple chapters in books. His publications are in basic research, cell
cultures, animal research and clinical research. The majority of his publications are in
the field of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, end organ
damage and evaluation of arterial properties.