Department of Vascular Surgery
Dr. Tony Karram
Phone number of Dr. Tony Karram04-7771299
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Dr. Tony Karram is an Attending Physician, Vascular Surgeon and Director of the Endovascular Surgery and Vascular Access Unit in the Department of Vascular Surgery and Transplantation at Rambam Health Care Campus. He specializes in both vascular and endovascular surgery, especially in carotid and aortic aneurysmal diseases, kidney transplantation, vascular access for hemodialysis patients (A-V Shunt) and varicose vein surgery.
Dr. Karram graduated, cum laude, from the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Western Galilee Regional Hospital, and a clinical fellowship in vascular surgery at Rambam.
Dr. Karram also serves as an Assistant Professor in Vascular Surgery at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, where he has received numerous awards for excellence in medical education. He has actively participated in a wide range of clinical and basic research projects, and his main research interests are: mechanisms of sodium and water retention in experimental congestive heart failure, cardiac hypertrophy and remodeling; involvement of the endothelin system in regulation of blood flow and pathogenesis of hypertension; and hemodynamic parameters in carotid artery disease and vascular trauma.