Born in Israel. Training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University Hospitals of Muenster and Duesseldorf. Research Fellowship in Cardiac Ultrasound at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (1992-1994). PhD in Cardiovascular Physiology (University of Muenster 1994). Since 1994 at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. Between 2001 and 2003 Director of its Cardiac Outpatient Clinic and until 2012 Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute at Sheba and Associate Professor of Cardiology at Tel Aviv University. Founder and consulting CTO of Ventor Technologies (2003-2009). Founder and Chief Medical Officer Magenta Medical (since 2012).