Ran Oren, Israel

Ran Oren is Professor of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the Faculty of Medicine, the Hebrew University and he is the Head of the Institute of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease at Hadassah Ein Karem Hospital , Jerusalem, Israel

Speciality: Gastroenterology, Liver Diseases

After completing his medical training at the Hebrew University and Hadassah, he completed his residency in Gastroenterology/Hepatology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical center  followed by two years of fellowship in New York, combining research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and advanced clinical fellowship at the Liver Division, Mount Sinai Medical Center . Prof Oren established the Liver Unit in the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (2000) where he also served as Chief of Medicine (2008-2010). At the same time he was also the president of the Israeli Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2007-2010).

Prof Oren's published over the years in the fields of liver fibrosis, thyroid hormone effect on liver diseases and hepatocyte transplantation. In recent years his main research interests are in the field of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease  (NAFLD) –epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment . He had published several papers in the field and he is involved with clinical studies running in the field.

Prof Oren served as Associate Editor for Liver International journal and recently was the author of The Liver and Pregnancy chapter at the Zakim & Boyer's textbook of Hepatology  seventh edition.