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Wechsler Alexander

Dr. Alexander Wechsler 


Medical School  

Institute of Medicine, Saratov, Russia 



Internal Medicine and Nephrology 






Senior Physician - the Institute of Nephrology and Hypertension - Barzilai Medical Center 

Head of the Invasive Nephrology Service 


Clinical Experience

1986-1987- Rotating Internship, Municipal Hospital, Engels, Russia 

1987-1989- Department of Complicated Pregnancy, Municipal Hospital, Ozinski, Russia 

1989-1990- Department of Complicated Pregnancy, Municipal Hospital, Engels, Russia 

1991-1992- General Practitioner, Kiryat-Malachi 

1992-1994- Residency in Surgery, Barzilai Medical , Ashkelon 

1994-1997- Residency in Internal Medicine, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon  

1998-2000- Fellowship in Nephrology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon 


Academic Appointment 

Student Mentor- Faculty for Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev 


Membership in Professional Organizations in Israel and Abroad 

Israel Medical Association 

State Physicians Association  

Israeli Association of Nephrology and Hypertension

Israeli Society of Hypertension 

International Society of Nephrology 


Scientific Publications 

  1. Levinson, O., Oren S., Yagil, C., Sapojnikov, M., Wechsler, A., Bloch, A., Yagil, Y. ACE gene polymorphism in a diabetic cohort and diabetic nephropathy. Harefuah 136:768-772, 1999. 
  2. Sapojnikov, M., Veksler, A., Yagil, Y., Kogan, J., Turkot, S., Golzman, B., Oren, S. Hemodynamic effects of anemia correction by recombinant human erythropoietin in predialysis patients with renal failure. Renal Failure, 27: 199-203, 2005. 
  3. Yagil, C., Sapojnikov, M., Wechsler, A., Korol, A., Yagil, Y. Genetic dissection of proteinuria in the Sabra rat. Amer J Physiol: Physiol Genomics. 25: 121-133, 2006. 
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