055545883 MD Kurtz Shimon
I.D.N Academic Degree Last First
03-6973476 Tel Aviv Medical Center
Tel No. faculty/dept
03-6973476 dept Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Service
Tel No. hospital/dept
04.10.58, Israel shimonk@tlvmc.gov.il
Date and place of birth E-Mail
1988 1984
Military Discharge Military Enlist

A. Education

Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, 1976-1982.
The hemodynamic different parameters in patients with coronary artery cardiac disease vs. noncoronary heart disease.
Title of Doctoral Dissertation
1983
Date Awarded

B. Further Studies

Tel Aviv University Tel aviv Israel Post-Graduate courses in Ophthalmology 1993
July 1993 Masters in Ophthalmology
Date Awarded: Degree or Professional license
Goldschleger Eye Institute, Tel Hashomer. Neuro-ophthalmology & Glaucoma 1988-1995
Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel. Ophthalmology 1999

C. ACADEMIC & PROFESSIOMAL ACTIVITIES & ACHIEVEMENTS

C1. Academic Experience

Instructor

Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Ophthalmology

Tel Aviv, Israel

1992
Lecturer

Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Ophthalmology

Tel Aviv, Israel

2004

C2. Professional Experience

Intern Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikvah IsraelDepartment of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology 1983
Chief Consultant IDF – Milary Service, IsraelMedical Corps, Ophthalmology 1984-1988
Specialist

Goldschleger Eye Institute, Sheba Medical CenterTel Hashomer, Israel

Department of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

1988-1995
Specialist

Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, IsraelDepartment of Ophthalmology

Neuro-ophthalmology & Glaucoma

1999
In charge Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv IsraelDepartment of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma 1999-2006
Head Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, IsraelEye Clinic 1999-2006

C3. Membership in professional societies

Israel Ophthalmological Society, Israel 1998-date
Israel Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Israel 1990-date
American Academy of Ophthalmology, USA 1999-date
American Research and Vision in Ophthalmology 2010-date

D. doctoral students Mentored by candidate*

In collaboration with Ph.D/ M.D Academic Institute Subject Name of Student Years (period)
Dr Gabi Shemesh MD Tel Aviv University The reproducibility of intraocular pressure measurements through soft contact lenses and the relation to head position Einat Klein 2005
Prof Anat Lowenstein MD Hebrew University Measurement of parameters from the SRK/T formula pre and post mydriasis Galia Adler 2011

E. Awards

Awarded for best lecture in the Israeli Ophthalmological Society, Israel. 1997
Awarded university research grant at Tel Aviv University, Israel. 1997
Awarded for best lecture in the Israeli Ophthalmological Society, Israel. 2005

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

B.1. ORIGINAL ARTICLES*

B.1. Articles Published

S. Kurtz, J. Moisseiev, Y. Glovinsky, M. Blumnthal.ניתוחי קטרקט בישראל בין השנים 1984-1991.Cataract surgery in Israel, 1984-1991.Harefuah, Vol. 126, pp. 113-5, 1994 1.
M. Blumenthal, S. Kurtz, E.I. Assia.Hydroexpression of subluxated lenses using a glide.Ophthalmic Surg, Vol. 25, pp. 34-7, 1994 2.
S. Kurtz, Y. Glovinsky.A new visual field test on PC for glaucoma screening: a comparison with Humphrey visual field.Ann Ophthalmol, Vol. 28, pp. 88-92, 1996 3.
O. Salomon, R. Huna-Baron, S. Kurtz, D.M. Steinberg, J. Moisseiev, N. Rosenberg, I. Yassur, O. Vidne, A. Zivelin, S. Gitel, J. Davidson, B. Ravid, U. Seligsohn.Analysis of prothrombotic and vascular risk factors in patients with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.Ophthalmology, Vol. 106, pp. 739-42, 1999(IF 5.454; 24,769 Citations; Rank 2 of 58 in Ophthalmology) 4.
O. Salomon, R. Huna-Baron, D.M. Steinberg, S. Kurtz, U. Seligsohn.Role of aspirin in reducing the frequency of second eye involvement in patients with non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy.Eye, Vol. 13, pp. 357-9, 1999(IF 1.851; 4,884 Citations; Rank 23/58 in Ophthalmology) 5.
S. Kurtz, M. Goldenfeld, S. Melamed.גילוי מוקדם של גלאוקומה על-ידי יחידה ניידת – תוצאות מעשרת אלפים נבדקים.Early detection of glaucoma by a mobile unit – results from 10,000 examinees.Harefuah, Vol. 138, pp. 273-6; 2000 6.
M. Rosner, S. Kurtz, M. Shelah, N. Rosen.Orbital lipogranuloma after sinus surgery.Eur J Ophthalmol, Vol. 10, pp. 183-6, 2000(IF 0.965; 1,557 Citations; Rank 42/58 in Ophthalmology) 7.
O. Salomon, R. Dardik, D.M. Steinberg, S. Kurtz, N. Rosenberg, J. Moisseiev, R. Huna-Baron.The role of angiotensin converting enzyme and angiotensin II type 1receptor gene polymorphisms in patients with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.Ophthalmology, Vol. 107, pp. 1717-20, 2000(IF 5.454; 24,769 Citations; Rank 2 of 58 in Ophthalmology) 8.
S. Kurtz, I. Leibovitch.Combined perfluoropropane gas and viscoelastic material injection for anterior chamber reformation following trabeculectomy.Br J Ophthalmol, Vol. 86, pp. 1225-7, 2002(IF 2.902; 14,537 Citations; Rank 10/58 in Ophthalmology) 9.
I. Leibovitch, S. Kurtz, G. Shemesh, M. Goldstein, B.A. Sela, M. Lazar,A. Loewenstein.Hyperhomocystinemia in pseudoexfoliation glaucoma.J Glaucoma, Vol. 12, pp. 36-9, 2003(IF 1.776; 2,443 Citations; Rank 24/58 in Ophthalmology) 10.
S. Kurtz, I. Leibovitch, G. Shemesh, L. Rothkoff, A. Loewenstein.The effect of latanoprost on accommodation in young patients with ocular hypertension.J Glaucoma, Vol. 12, pp. 54-6, 2003(IF 1.776; 2,443 Citations; Rank 24/58 in Ophthalmology) 11.
O. Salomon, N. Rosenberg, D.M. Steinberg, R. Huna-Baron, J. Moisseiev, R. Dardik, O. Goldan, S. Kurtz, A. Ifrah, U. Seligsohn.Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy is associated with a specific platelet polymorphism located on the glycoprotein Ibalpha gene.Ophthalmology, Vol. 111, pp. 184-8, 2004(IF 5.454; 24,769 Citations; Rank 2 of 58 in Ophthalmology 12.
S. Kurtz, G. Shemesh.The efficacy and safety of once-daily versus once-weekly latanoprost treatment for increased intraocular pressure.J Ocul Pharmacol Ther, Vol. 20, pp. 321-7, 2004(IF 1.509; 1,312 Citations; Rank 28 of 56 in Ophthalmology) 13.
I. Leibovitch, S. Kurtz, A. Kesler, F. Feithliher, G. Shemesh, B. Sela.C-reactive protein levels in normal tension glaucoma.J Glaucoma, Vol. 14, pp. 384-6, 2005(IF 1.776; 2,443 Citations; Rank 24/58 in Ophthalmology) 14.
O. Salomon, J. Moisseiev, T. Vilganski, R. Dardik, S. Kurtz, E. Shpringer, D.M. Steinberg, N. Rosenberg.Role of five platelet membrane glycoprotein polymorphisms in branch retinal vein occlusion.Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, Vol. 17, pp. 485-8, 2006(IF 1.238; 2,083 Citations; Rank 57/68 in Hematology) 15.
S. Kurtz, M. Regenbogen, I. Goldiner, N. Horowitz, M. Moshkowitz.No Association between Helicobacter Pylori Infection or CagA-Bearing Strains and Glaucoma.J Glaucoma, Vol. 17, pp. 223-6, 2008(IF 1.776; 2,443 Citations; Rank 24/58 in Ophthalmology) 16.
S. Kurtz, O. Mann.Incidence of hyperemia associated with bimatoprost treatment in naïve subjects and in subjects previously treated with latanoprost.Eur J Ophthalmol, Vol. 19, pp. 400-3, 2009(IF 0.965; 1,557 Citations; Rank 42/58 in Ophthalmology) 17.
G. Shemesh, M. Waisbourd, D. Varssano, A. Michaeli, M. Lazar, S. Kurtz.Measurements of intraocular pressure by Goldmann tonometry,Tonopen XL, and the transpalpebral tonometer, TGDc-01, after penetrating keratoplasty: a comparative study.Cornea, Vol. 28, pp. 724-7, 2009(IF 1.733; 6,566 Citations; Rank 25 of 56 in Ophthalmology) 18.
S. Kurtz, I. Haber, A. Kesler.Corneal thickness measurements in normal tension glaucoma workups. Is it worth the effort?J Glaucoma, Vol. 19, pp. 58-60, 2010(IF 1.776; 2,443 Citations; Rank 24/58 in Ophthalmology) 19.
A. Kesler, I. Haber, S. Kurtz.Neurologic evaluations in normal-tension glaucoma workups: are they worth the effort?Isr Med Assoc J, Vol. 12, pp. 287-9, 2010(IF 1.018; 1,650 Citations; Rank 83/155 in Medicine, General & Internal) 20.
H. Newman, S. Kurtz, R. David.Intraocular pressure changes in the contralateral eye after topical treatment: Does an "ophthalmotonic consensual reaction" exists?Isr Med Assoc J, Vol. 12, pp. 568-70, 2010(IF 1.018; 1,650 Citations; Rank 83/155 in Medicine, General & Internal) 21.
A. Klein, G. Shemesh, A. Loewenstein, S. Kurtz.Intraocular pressure measurements in relation to head position and through soft contact lenses: Comparison of three portable instruments. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging, Vol. 42, pp. 64-71, 2011 22.
G. Shemesh, E. Moisseiev, M. Lazar, S. Kurtz.Intraocular pressure reduction of fixed combination timolol maleate 0.5% and dorzolamide 2% (Cosopt) administered three times a day.Clin Ophthalmol, Vol. 6, pp. 283-7, 2012 23.
G Shemesh, U. Soiberman, S. Kurtz.Intraocular pressure measurements with Goldmann applanation tonometry and dynamic contour tonometry in eyes after IntraLASIK or LASEK.Clin Ophthalmol, Vol. 6, pp. 1967-70, 2012 24.
B.1. Articles Accepted
D. Meizad, I. Leibovitch, S. Kurtz, A. Kesler..בילדים הראייה עצבי של מוגדל קיעורEnlarged optic nerve head cupping in children: case series and literature reviewHarefuah (IF 1.018; 1,650 Citations; Rank 83/155 in Medicine, General & Internal) 1.
E. Rosenfeld, G. Shemesh, S. Kurtz.The efficacy of selected laser trabeculoplasty vs. argon laser trabeculoplasty in pseudophakic glaucoma patients.Clin Ophthalmol 2.
S. Golan, H Levkovitch-Verbin, G. Shemesh, S. Kurtz.Anterior Chamber Bleeding after Laser Iridotomy.Arch Ophthalmol(IF 3.711; 17,957 Citations; Rank 5/58 in Ophthalmology) 3.
S. Golan, S. Kurtz, D. Mezad, M. Waisbourd, A. Kesler, P. Pinchas.Poor correlation between intracranial pressure and intraocular pressure by hand-held tonometry.Clin Ophthalmol 4.
S. Golan, S. KurtzDiode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation for Nanophthalmic Chronic Angle Closure Glaucoma.J Glaucoma(IF 1.776; 2,443 Citations; Rank 24/58 in Ophthalmology) 5.
S. Kurtz, U. Soiberman, G. Shemesh.Comparison of Dynamic Contour Tonometry, Goldmann Applanation Tonometry and Tonopen for Measuring Intraocular Pressure in Normal Tension Glaucoma.Harefuah 2012 6.

B.1. Articles Submitted

S. Kurtz, M. Regenbogen.Photodynamic therapy for neovascular glaucoma.Eur J Ophthalmol 1.

B.2. CASE REPORTS

B.2. Case Reports published

S. Kurtz, J. Moisseiev, I. Gutman, M Blumnthal.Orbital pseudotumor presenting as acute glaucoma with choroidal and retinal detachment.Ger J Ophthalmol, Vol. 2, pp. 61-2, 1993 1.
S. Kurtz, S. Melamed, M Blumnthal.Cataract and intraocular lens implantation after remote trabeculectomy for Sturge-Weber syndrome.J Cataract Refract Surg, Vol. 19, pp. 539-41, 1993 (IF 2.264 / Rank 16 of 56) 2.
S. Kurtz, A. Eldor, A. Winder.Activated protein-c resistance in a case of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.Ann Ophthalmol, Vol. 31, pp. 151-2, 1999 3.
S. Kurtz, M. Rosner.Optic nerve perineuritis and AION in a patient with AIDS.Ann Ophthalmol, Vol. 31, pp. 290-1, 1999 4.
I. Leibovitch, S. Kurtz, Y. AlmogAdie's tonic pupil-induced angle-closure glaucoma.Ophthalmologica, Vol. 216, pp. 71-2, 2002 (IF 1.424 / Rank 32 of 56) 5.
Y. Nahum, H. Newman, S. Kurtz, R. Rachmiel.Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy in a patient with primary acute angle-closure glaucoma.Can J Ophthalmol, Vol. 43, pp. 723-4, 2008 (IF 1.471 / Rank 29 of 56) 6.
E. Moisseiev, D. Goldenberg, S. Kurtz.Retinopathy associated with pegylated interferon and ribavirin causing permanent visual impairment in a patient with chronic hepatitis C.Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging, Vol. 42, pp. e91-3, 2011 Sep 8 7.

D.2. PAPERS PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS PUBLISHED AS PROCEEDINGS

S. Kurtz, A Hirsh, V. Chen, M Blumnthal.Eye injury and management caused by direct water jet.2nd International Symposium on Ocular Trauma, Geneva, Switzerland. April 1992. 1.
S. Kurtz, A Hirsh, A. Alhalel, G. Treister.Squash injuries in Israel.2nd International Symposium on Ocular Trauma, Geneva, Switzerland.April 1992. 2.
S. Melamed, S. Kurtz, A. Greenbaum, M. Vered, N. Garty.Effect of pilocarpine in sub-micron emulsion on intraocular pressure in healthy volunteers.Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Minnesota, USA. May 1993. 3.
S. Melamed, S. Kurtz, A. Greenbaum, M. Vered, N. Garty.The acute safety and efficacy of a single dose of adaprolol maleate insubmicron emulsion in normal healthy volunteers.American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, USA. Nov. 1993. 4.
G. Treister, S. Kurtz, Y. Glovinsky.A new visual field test on PC for glaucoma screening: a comparison to Humphrey visual field.1st International Symposium on Ophthalmology, Bordeaux, France. September 1993. 5.
S. Krupsky, S. Kurtz, A. Barak, S. Melamed.Digital ICG imaging in AION.Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. April 1996. 6.
S. Kurtz, Y. Glovinsky, S. Melamed.The results of combined mini-nuc cataract extraction and trabeculectomy In glaucoma patients.2nd International Glaucoma Symposium – IGS, Jerusalem, Israel.March 1998. 7.
R. Huna-Baron, O. Salomon, S. Kurtz, I. Yassur, J. Moisseiev, U. Seligsohn.Analysis of markers related thrombophilia in patients with non arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy.North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Florida, USA.May 1999. 8.
S. Kurtz, R. Tsur, B. Azmon.Acupuncture in patients with ocular hypertension.International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lisbon, Portugal. February 2000. 9.
S. Kurtz.Homocysteine in PXF Glaucoma.American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, USA. October 2001. 10.
S. Kurtz.Accommodation in Xalatan treatment.American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, USA. October 2001. 11.
S. Kurtz.C3F8 for reformation of anterior chamber.International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Seville, Spain. February 2002. 12.
I. Leibovitch, S. Kurtz, A. Kesler, F. Feithliher, G. Shemesh, B. Sela.C-reactive protein levels in patients with normal tension glaucoma.American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim California, USA. October 2003. 13.
S. Kurtz, M. Regenbogen.The effect of nyolol gel on lipid profile.International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Monte Carlo, Monaco. March 2005. 14.
M. Waisbourd, G. Shemesh, D. Varssano, A. Michaeli, M. Lazar, S. Kurtz. Comparison between Tonopen Xl, the Transpalpebral Tonometer Tgdc-01, and Goldmann Tonometry after penetrating keratoplasty.6th International Glaucoma Symposium. Athens, Greece. April 2007. 15.
O. Mann, S. Kurtz, Y. Kalman-Silberg.Comparison of the degree of conjunctival hyperemia associated with the use of bimatoprost initially as first line therapy and then as replacement for latanoprost.6th International Glaucoma Symposium. Athens, Greece. April 2007. 16.
S. Kurtz, G. Shemesh, D. Varssano.Comparison between Tonopen Xl, the Transpalpebral Tonometer Tgdc-01, and Goldmann Tonometry after penetrating keratoplasty.European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Stockholm, Sweden. September 2007. 17.

D.3. ABSTRACTS

S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshPhosphene tonometerInternational Society of Refractive Surgery/American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Washington, USA. March 2005 1.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshPKP and IOPInternational Society of Refractive Surgery/American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Washington, USA. March 2005 2.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshIOP after refractive surgery, Tonometry after PKP3th International Refractive and Corneal Surgery Conference, Dead Sea, Israel. May 2005 3.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonopen, GAT and TGDC-01 after PKP6th International Glaucoma Symposium, Athens, Greece. March 2007 4.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after PKPXXV Congress of the ESCRS, Stockholm, Sweden. September 2007 5.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry in NTGEuropean Glaucoma Society Glaucoma Symposium, Berlin, Germany. May 2008 6.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshPhosphene tonometer, PKP and IOPEuropean Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Barcelona, Spain. September 2009 7.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after refractive surgeryAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, USA. October 2009 8.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshNTG and IOP measurmentsWorld Glaucoma Association, Paris, France. June 2010 9.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshIOP after refractive surgeryInternational Refractive and Corneal Surgery Conference, Dead Sea, Israel. June 2011 10.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after PKPEuropean Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Vienna, Austria. September 2011 11.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after Intralasik/LASEKEuropean Glaucoma Society Glaucoma Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 2012 12.

G. OTHER PUBLICATIONS (Encyclopedias; Reports; Letter to Editors)

S. Kurtz, I. Ashkenazi, S. Melamed.Major depressive episode secondary to antiglaucoma drugs.Am J Psychiatry, Vol. 150, pp. 524-5, 1993 1.
O. Salomon, R. Huna-Baron, D.M. Steinberg, S. Kurtz, U. Seligsohn.Role of aspirin reducing frequency of secondary eye involvement in patients with non arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).Eye, Vol. 14, pp. 118, 2000 2.
S. Kurtz, M. Moshkowitz.Greek and Israeli Patterns of Helicobacter pylori Infection and Their Association With Glaucoma: Similarities or Diversities.J Glaucoma, Vol. 17, pp. 506-7, 2008 3.

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