055545883MDKurtzShimon
I.D.NAcademic DegreeLastFirst
03-6973476 Tel Aviv Medical Center
Tel No.faculty/dept
03-6973476dept Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Service
Tel No.hospital/dept
04.10.58, Israelshimonk@tlvmc.gov.il
Date and place of birthE-Mail
19881984
Military DischargeMilitary 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 1993Masters 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

InternBeilinson Hospital, Petach Tikvah IsraelDepartment of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology1983
Chief ConsultantIDF – Milary Service, IsraelMedical Corps, Ophthalmology1984-1988
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 chargeTel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv IsraelDepartment of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma1999-2006
HeadTel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, IsraelEye Clinic1999-2006

C3. Membership in professional societies

Israel Ophthalmological Society, Israel1998-date
Israel Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Israel1990-date
American Academy of Ophthalmology, USA1999-date
American Research and Vision in Ophthalmology2010-date

D. doctoral students Mentored by candidate*

In collaboration withPh.D/ M.DAcademic InstituteSubjectName of StudentYears (period)
Dr Gabi ShemeshMDTel Aviv UniversityThe reproducibility of intraocular pressure measurements through soft contact lenses and the relation to head positionEinat Klein2005
Prof Anat LowensteinMDHebrew UniversityMeasurement of parameters from the SRK/T formula pre and post mydriasisGalia Adler2011

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, 19941.
M. Blumenthal, S. Kurtz, E.I. Assia.Hydroexpression of subluxated lenses using a glide.Ophthalmic Surg, Vol. 25, pp. 34-7, 19942.
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, 19963.
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; 20006.
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 Ophthalmology12.
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, 201122.
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, 201223.
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, 201224.
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 Ophthalmol2.
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 Ophthalmol4.
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 20126.

B.1. Articles Submitted

S. Kurtz, M. Regenbogen.Photodynamic therapy for neovascular glaucoma.Eur J Ophthalmol1.

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, 19931.
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, 19993.
S. Kurtz, M. Rosner.Optic nerve perineuritis and AION in a patient with AIDS.Ann Ophthalmol, Vol. 31, pp. 290-1, 19994.
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 87.

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 20051.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshPKP and IOPInternational Society of Refractive Surgery/American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Washington, USA. March 20052.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshIOP after refractive surgery, Tonometry after PKP3th International Refractive and Corneal Surgery Conference, Dead Sea, Israel. May 20053.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonopen, GAT and TGDC-01 after PKP6th International Glaucoma Symposium, Athens, Greece. March 20074.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after PKPXXV Congress of the ESCRS, Stockholm, Sweden. September 20075.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry in NTGEuropean Glaucoma Society Glaucoma Symposium, Berlin, Germany. May 20086.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshPhosphene tonometer, PKP and IOPEuropean Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Barcelona, Spain. September 20097.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after refractive surgeryAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, USA. October 20098.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshNTG and IOP measurmentsWorld Glaucoma Association, Paris, France. June 20109.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshIOP after refractive surgeryInternational Refractive and Corneal Surgery Conference, Dead Sea, Israel. June 201110.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after PKPEuropean Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Vienna, Austria. September 201111.
S. Kurtz, G. ShemeshTonometry after Intralasik/LASEKEuropean Glaucoma Society Glaucoma Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 201212.

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, 19931.
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, 20002.
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, 20083.

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