Baruch Itzhak, Israel



Dr. Baruch Itzhak is a specialist in Family Medicine and Diabetologist at Clalit Health Services; Haifa district; Israel.  He was graduated for medicine at Tel-Aviv university in 1986. He received his medical degree of Family Medicine at the Technion faculty of medicine, Haifa in 1994.

Dr. Itzhak is working as a clinician and diabetologist  in primary care settings of Clalit Health Services in Israel. He is recognized as a teacher for medical students and residents in Family Medicine and Diabetes, and the project  coordinator for 'Diabetes Education and Quality Assurance  in the Community'. He is a member of the Israel Association of Family Physicians, Israel National  Diabetes council  and  the Israel Diabetes Association, and is involved in national projects for Diabetes and its Prevention. He is an active member of  D& CVD study group and PCDE. Dr. Itzhak is a clinical investigator in Diabetes, Lipids and Hypertension Research Unit, Lin Medical Center, where he is involved in multiple clinical studies. His special interest is in prevention of Diabetes and its complications, early initiation and intensification of Insulin therapy among primary care health providers. He has published articles related to Diabetes in primary care.

He is an active speaker in national and international conferences, and has participated in many advisory panels and most recently taken up a new position as the secretary of the D&CVD study group of EASD.