Gilad Amiel, MD

Prof. Gilad Amiel MD

Dr. Gilad E. Amiel is Director of the Urology Department at Rambam Health Care Campus.

Dr. Amiel is a graduate of the Ben-Gurion University Medical School in Beer-Sheva, and is a Captain in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). 

He completed a residency in urology at the Bnai-Zion Medical Center in Haifa, during which time he dedicated two years to basic science research (1998-2000). He also served as a research fellow at the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Cellular Therapeutics, Department of Urology at Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, under the supervision of Dr. Anthony Atala.

He also maintains a position of adjunct Associate Professor at the Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine. Dr Amiel recently received the Clinical Research Institute of Rambam (CRIR) grant and is currently establishing the Laboratory for Genitourinary Reconstruction at the Clinical Research Institute at Rambam.

Dr. Amiel’s clinical practice consists of urologic oncology and genitourinary reconstruction. 

He performs robotic, laparoscopic, and open surgery for bladder, kidney, prostate, testis and penile cancer, including robotic partial nephrectomy, robotic cystectomy, salvage and complex reconstructive urinary operations. 

Dr. Amiel received several teaching and education awards and until recently (10/2015) served as the president of the American Association for Cancer Education (AACE). 

He currently serves as the chairman of the Advisory Board to the AACE. In addition to AACE, Prof. Amiel is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), Urology Research Foundation (URS), Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS), Israel Medical Association (IMA) and several other organizations. 

He is the associate editor of the Journal of Cancer Education and a reviewer for several urological, educational, and bioengineering journals. 

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