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Prof. Seymour Hoffman

Born…..South Africa

Medical studies in Cape Town

1952-1953 fellowship at Great Ormond Hospital, London, UK

1961-aliya to Israel

1962-founder and chairman of the department of anesthesia Meir Hospital

1973-chief of anesthesia Refidin field hospital (Sinai)

1974-1977, chairman ISA

Promotor of the principle of: first a physician and only then an anesthesiologist

Pioneer of preanesthesia examination of the surgical patient

1986-1999, chief of anesthesia Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv

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