Dr. Shukha earned his MD degree from the University of Milano, Italy and in 1992 received his license to practice medicine in Israel. He worked in the Emergency Room and Surgical Department in the E.M.M.S. (English-Scotch) Hospital in Nazareth. In 1996, Dr. Shukha began an internship in general surgery at the Rebecca Sieff Hospital in Safed, and became a licensed specialist in general surgery in 2003. During his internship, Dr. Shukha conducted research in the area of breast cancer, which was published in the journal The Breast, as well as other papers which were published in "Refua" journal in Israel. Dr. Shukha completed ATLS, PCLS, ACLS and Trauma Courses for advanced physicians at Tel-Aviv University, a course on physician’s opinions in court, and a course in laparoscopic surgery. In 2004 he started a second internship in Emergency Medicine, and is now a senior physician in Rambam’s Emergency Medicine Department.