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Sheba Medical Center


Tel Hashomer, Israel

Dr. Leonid Sternik

Dr. Leonid Sternik

Director, Department of Cardiac Surgery
at Sheba Medical Center
Speciality Cardiothoracic surgery
Languages English, Russian, Hebrew
About Dr. Sternik is a highly qualified specialist in the field of cardiothoracic surgery. He has graduated from the Moscow School of Medicine and upon his immigration to Israel started to work at the Sheba Medical Center in the Department of Cardiac Surgery.

Dr. Sternik was invited to a clinical fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, USA, where he spent 2 years performing hundreds of compicated heart surgeries. Returning to Sheba he received a position of Senior physician at the Department of Cardiac Surgery.

Since 2005 he served as the Head of the Surgical Care Unit for Atrial Fibrillation which also serves as a Center for European Studies in the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. He became a deputy Director of the Department at 2012, and the Director of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at Sheba at 2018.

Dr. Sternik lectures at the Tel Aviv University and overseas, he has published over 40 articles in international medical journals, and is responsible for various clinical and laboratory researches in the cardiac surgery field. He is an editor of the leading Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Education Moscow School of Medicine
Clinical fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, USA

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