Shimon Rumelt

Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University

Prof. Shimon Rumelt received his medical degree and diploma in ophthalmology from Tel Aviv University, Israel. He completed his ophthalmology residency program at Western Galilee - Nahariya Medical Center in Nahariya, Israel , then an oculoplastics fellowship at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, and vitreoretinal fellowship at Boston University. He earned a master degree in PubIic Administration (Health Systems) from Clark University, Worcester, MA. Prof. Rumelt is a senior ophthalmologist at the Western Galilee - Nahariya Medical Center and is engaged with various fields in ophthalmology. He is engaged with clinical activities, surgery, research and teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Prof. Rumelt edited four books and is author and co-author of approximately 100 scientific articles and book chapters. He is a member of the editorial board of Evidence-Based Ophthalmology and a reviewer for multiple professional journals. He is an associate clinical professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan University, Zefat, Israel.

4books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Shimon Rumelt

This book addresses the basic and clinical science of glaucomas, a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. The book incorporates the latest development as well as future perspectives in glaucoma, since it has expedited publication. It is aimed for specialists in glaucoma, researchers, general ophthalmologists and trainees to increase knowledge and encourage further progress in understanding and managing these complicated diseases.

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