Shai Efrati, MD

Professor, Sackler School of Medicine and Sagol School of Neuroscience at Tel Aviv University

Director, Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research and Director, Research & Development at Shamir Medical Center in Israel

Co-Founder and Chair, Medical Advisory Board at Aviv Scientific


 Dr. Efrati is the founder and director of the Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research at Shamir Medical Center. Under his leadership, the center has become one of the world’s largest hyperbaric centers, treating more than 300 patients per day. Dr. Efrati’s research focuses on the effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapies (HBOT) on physiology and various brain pathologies. His clinical studies and ongoing research have demonstrated that the results of HBOT can induce neuroplasticity in various types of brain injuries, including stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, post-COVID syndrome, age-related cognitive decline, central pain syndromes such as Fibromyalgia syndrome, and in patients suffering from long-term treatment-resistant PTSD.

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