Prof. Shmuel Banai

Prof. Banai is one of Israel’s leading Cardiologists and a well-known researcher. Professor Banai leads a productive and busy career as both the Director of the Division of Cardiology and the Head of Interventional Cardiology at the Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel and as the Medical Director for Neovasc Inc.

He is a full academic Professor of Cardiology at the Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine. Head, of the Nicholas and Elizabeth Slezak Super Center for Cardiac Research and Biomedical Engineering, and the Walton Chair of Interventional Cardiology at the Tel Aviv University.

Professor Banai is the author of more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and has participated in many clinical and pre-clinical research.