Dr. Leon Gilead

Certified dermatologist, derm & MOHS surgeon

Curriculum Vitae
Education and positions in chronological order:
1982 – 1985   B.Sc.med in Life sciences, With excellence. "Hebrew University and
Hadassah's                               Medical School", Jerusalem, Israel.   
1985 - 1989    Ph.D. in biochemistry. "Hebrew University and Hadassah's Medical School",                                      Jerusalem, Israel.   
1987 - 1990    M.D. "Hebrew University and Hadassah's Medical School",  Jerusalem, Israel.  
1990 - 1991    Internship. "Hadassah University Medical Center", Jerusalem, Israel.              
1992 - 1996    Resident in Dermatology. "Hadassah University Medical Center", Jerusalem, Israel.
1996                Plastic & Derm Surgery Clerkship
1996                Board Certified - Dermatologist
1993 - 1996    Editor of 'Al-Hadofek' (="on the pulse") The Hebrew University and Hadassah's                                  Medical School alumni journal.
1994 - 1998    Instructor in Dermatology, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
1996 - 2015    Senior physician, Department of Dermatology, Hadassah Medical Center
1998 - 2015    Manager of the Hard to Heal Wound Clinic and Derm-surgery
2002 - 2015    Medical Director, Israel Hansen's Disease Center, Ministry of Health and Hadassah
2003 - 2015    Head of the Inpatient Hard to Heal Wound Team of the Hadassah Medical Center
2003 - 2006    Physician in "Lase-Ohr" medical & aesthetic laser treatment center
2004                Attended "Fundamentals of Mohs Surgery" training course of the American Society                          of MOHS Surgery
2005 - 2015    Mohs Surgeon, Head of Dermatosurgery & Mohs Surgery Clinic
2015 -              Private practice & MOHS surgery at 'Bikur Holim Hospital'

Awards  & Scholarships
1985 - 1990    Full Tuition fees by the Hebrew university for students in the combined program of                            studies for MD/Ph.D.
1987 - 1990    Foulkes Foundation Fellowship.
1994                Scholarship award under the International Scholarship Program of the 18th World                              Congress of Dermatology, The American academy of dermatology, 1995.
1996                Louis and Ana Rosof Faculty Prise for excellence in clinical work
Main areas of interest & expertise
  • Dermatosurgery & Mohs surgery
  • Dermoscopic examination of moles & other skin lesions
  • Spots & tumors of the skin
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Hard to heal wounds
  • Hansen's disease
  • Israel Society for Dermatology and Venereology
  • Israel Society of Investigative Dermatology
  • Israel Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Mohs Surgery
  • Israeli psoriasis dermatology group

Dermatology is one of widest and most diverse areas of medicine, and like many other modern medical fields, It also was subjected in the last decades to fundamental changes with the emergence of new research areas closely followed by new medication and treatments. A dermatologist knows more than 3000 disease conditions, their dianostic criteria and treatments.
Dr. Gilead is one of the leading dermatologists in Israel and is being continuously updated in these innovations. For the convenience of users, there are diverse information leaflets written by Dr. Gilead, dealing with Dr. Gilead's special interest areas as well as description of the treatments performed in the clinic and in operating rooms in the hospitals he is working with.

The clinic is centrally located in Jerusalem, Designed & built for the convenience of the patients in a manner allowing for complete privacy in the treatment rooms. 'Clalit Mushlam' 'Macaby Magen Zahav (Gold Shield)' 'Leumit complementary services (Shaban)' insurance holders are admitted through regular arrangements and reception is also for private patients with other kinds of medical insurance.

Clinic days & hours may be changed on short notice and therfore appointments have to be scheduled in advance (registered patients shall be informed in advance if possible).
Appointments can be requested via one of several options available here.

Dr. Leon Gilead was born in Haifa, in 1960. He is married and a father of 4.

He is a graduate of the Hadassah & Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine, holding an MD and a PhD in biochemistry. He studies Dermatology in the Hadassah University Medical Center's Dermatology department and on 2004 attended a MOHS surgery course & preceptorship in Sun-Diego, California.
Formerly a senior physician and a unit head at the Hadassah University Medical Center's Dermatology department, head of the Dermato & MOHS Surgery Clinic and The Israeli Hansen's disease center.
He is a consultant to the Psoriasis patient organization In Israel as well as HMO's and to private medical insurance companies.
טלפון:  02-5633033     |     פקס:  02-5633000     |     דוא"ל:  5633033f@gmail.com     |     כתובת:  עמק רפאים 43ב', קומה ראשונה


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