Ehud Grossman, MD

Vice Dean for Academic Promotions

Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel Aviv University

Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit
The Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel-Hashomer

Born in Ramat Gan in 1951, Dr. Grossman received his medical education at the Sackler Medical School of Tel-Aviv University, earning the M.D. degree magna cum laude in 1975. Dr. Grossman served until 1981 as a physician in the Israeli army. He did his training in internal medicine and hypertension in the Chaim Sheba Medical Center and then he worked one year with Professor ED Frohlich and Professor FH Messerli at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans on hemodynamic changes in hypertension. He then moved to the Hypertension section in the National Institute of Health and worked 2 years with Harry Keiser and David Goldstein on the relationship between the sympathetic nervous system and hypertension and pheochromocytoma. In 1997 he was appointed Chairman of Medicine in the Chaim Sheba medical center and since 2003 he also headed the hypertension unit in that hospital.

Dr. Grossman was the president of the Israeli Society of Hypertension between 2003 and 2005, and is recognized as a hypertension specialist by the European Society of Hypertension. Dr. Grossman wrote more than 150 publications in peer review journals and 20 book chapters in hypertension. At TAU, Dr. Grossman became a Professor of Medicine in 2000, and the incumbent of the Hella Gertner Cathedra for research of high blood pressure in 2005.

Dr. Grossman conducts multiple clinical studies and basic research in hypertension. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Hypertension and the journal Coronary Artery Disease.