Practice Contact Information
Carmel Medical Center and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
7 Michal Street
Email: [email protected]
Areas of surgical specialization in Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Research, Head and Neck Surgeon
Prof. Ilana Doweck, MD, is the Chair of The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, affiliated to The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, and served as President of The Israeli Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery between 2013 -2019.
Prof Doweck attended The Technion Medical School, Haifa, Israel, and completed her training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, at Carmel Medical Center, Haifa. She completed fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the University of Tennessee, Memphis at 2000, and at The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida at 2001. Prof. Doweck received the Feldman scholarship at 2007 for visiting Stanford University Medical School, in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Following her fellowship Prof. Doweck joined the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, leading the head and neck cancer surgery and oncology team in north Israel, and served in multiple roles within the Israeli Society of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, including committee member, and scientific secretory.
Prof. Doweck was elected as Head of Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion at 2019, and she servers as counselor of The Israeli Cancer Association and member of the Scientific Council of the Israel Medical Association.
Prof. Doweck academic focus is on head and neck cancer and oncology, including outcomes based research in head and neck with particular focus on outcome related to organ preservation and chemoardiotherapy, thyroid cancer, metastatic and recurrent, as well as translational research in head and neck cancer, including stem cells in solid tumor and in head and neck cancer, angiogenesis and expression of heparanase in head and neck cancer, Ubiquitin ligase KPC1 and tumor suppression- in head and neck cancer. Prof. Doweck received several awards on her research regarding tumor markers in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.