Felix  Umansky, MD Prof
FELIX UMANSKY was born July 26, 1943, in Rosario, Argentina.

He was educated in the local schools and in the medical institutions, including the Clemente Alvarez Hospital, where he was Resident in Neurology as well as internal medicine, and then took a residency in neurosurgery at Tel Aviv University in Israel.

In 1981, he was a Clinical and Research Fellow in neurosurgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He spent two years as Clinical and Research Fellow in Microneurosurgery at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit with Dr. James Ausman, and since then he has taken numerous refresher and instructional courses.

He is now Associate Professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and he is presently the Head of the department of neurosurgery at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem.

He belongs to the Israel Neurosurgical Society, the Israel Surgical Society, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the North American Skull Base Society. He has published widely in many peer-reviewed journals, including American journals of neurosurgery. More recently he has published papers regarding skull base surgery and numerous approaches that can be carried out. He has written eight chapters in books about neurosurgical problems and procedures.

He and his wife, Varda, have two children, Daniel and Jonathan.

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