Prof. Anat Loewenstein

Prof. Anat Loewenstein

Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology (Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center) and Full Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine (Tel Aviv University), Israel

Professor Anat Loewenstein is Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Full Professor of Ophthalmology, Incumbent of the Sydney A. Fox Chair in Ophthalmology, and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel. After studying medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, she completed a residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. She then carried out a fellowship in retinal vascular diseases and vitreoretinal surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Professor Loewenstein carries multiple international leadership positions. She was recently appointed General Secretary of the EURETINA board, is the international representative to the board of the American Society of Retina Specialists, and represents Israel on the European Society of Ophthalmology board. She is also a member of the international committee in the Macula Society board, and was recently granted a Chair in the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis.

Professor Loewenstein’s main areas of expertise are AMD, RVO, and the investigation of drug toxicity to the retina. She is the author of 280 publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks of ophthalmology, and serves on several editorial boards, in addition to being the Editor of Case Reports in Ophthalmology. She has also led the development of novel technology for early detection of AMD.