Psychiatry & Mental Health Divison

Dr. Eyal Fruchter

Phone number of Dr. Eyal Fruchter04-7772559

Dr. Eyal Fruchter is Director of the Division of Mental Health at Rambam Health Care Campus.

Dr. Fruchter served in many leading positions in the field of mental health in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). In his last position, with the rank of Colonel, he headed the mental health department in the IDF Medical Corps. During his military service, Dr. Fruchter also earned a M.H.A. from Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Dr. Fruchter recently returned from a year at USC in Los Angeles, where he was studying treatment and prevention of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). He joined the in- patient psychiatric ward in Rambam and subsequently became the director of the division.

Dr. Fruchter is a leading clinician and researcher in the fields of suicide prevention and PTSD. He participates in conferences, and collaborative research with many professionals in the US and Europe.

Dr. Fruchter has published over 40 articles in leading professional journals, with many more in Hebrew, and two chapters in professional books – on the topics of suicide prevention and aviation psychology.

List of publications
on PubMed