Tamir Hersonskey, MD

   Assistant Professor


   Email: thersons@uic.edu

 

 

 

Experience

Residency:
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Illinois at Chicago

Internship:
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago

Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology,
Neurosurgery, and Emergency Medicine
Rambam Medical Center, Israel

Education

Medical School:
Technion Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel 1990: B.Sc. cum laude in Medical Sciences
1993: M.D. magna cum laude

Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Provider
Member of the Israel Medical Association

Licensure:
Illinois

Appointments

Clinical:

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Director of Neurosurgery at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center

Hospital:

  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
  • Provena St. Joseph Medical Center


Clinical Interests

  • Neuro ICU


Research Interests

  • Neuromodulation after stroke


Awards/Achievements

  • Medal of Distinction for Bravery and Determination, 1996
  • Ranked as the Best Doctor in the Israeli Army, 1996
  • Best Medical Officer Award, 1993
  • Dean's List 1986-1990
  • Ranked first in the Course for Medics, 1988
  • Ranked as the first soldier in Basic Training Course in the IDF


Selected Publications

  • Roitberg BZ, Khan N, Alp MS, Hersonskey T, Charbel FT, Ausman JI. Bedside External Ventricular Drain Placement for the Treatment of Acute Hydrocephalus. Br J Neurosurg. 2001 Aug.; 15(4): 324-7
  • Rodolfo Gatto MD, Ali M. Alaraj MD, Tamir Hersonskey MD, Ben Roitberg MD. Calcified Pseudomeningocele after Repair of Craniectomy Defect with Hydroxyapatite Allograft Repair System (Norian) (Submitted for publication)