Dr. Felix Bokstein

Felix Bokstein is a leading expert in the field of neurology. He is one of the heads of neurooncological department in Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, which is among the three largest outpatient facilities in Israel.

Dr. Bokstein is a professional doctor and competent diagnostician, who specializes in the treatment of strokes and violations of the motor system, characterizing Parkinson’s disease. He has spent over 30 years as the head of neurooncology department in “Ichilov Hospital” and successfully continues the director’s work.

Neurooncology is becoming a part of a modern medicine. Despite the status of a young and new area, it includes an extensive range of diagnosed illnesses, in particular tumors, affecting:

  • the peripheral nervous system;

  • parts of the brain;

  • spinal cord sections;

  • nervous system.

Neurooncology also identifies and monitors the neurological manifestations of peripheral nerves diseases:

  • speech problems;

  • epileptic seizures;

  • headaches;

  • vision difficulties;

  • concentrating problems, and other diseases.

Felix Bokstein is teaching a neuropathology course at Medicine Faculty of the prestigious Tel Aviv University. He is the author of a number of scientific publications and articles in reputable medical journals.

The fundamental areas Felix Bokstein specializes in:

  • oncology;

  • neurology;

  • neurooncology.

A qualified neurooncologist graduated from Moscow State University, Medicine Faculty having six full years of studies, in 1980.He was an intern in the same institution in the field of neurology from 1980 to 1982, after which he continued his studies at Tel Aviv University.

Felix Bokstein had a training in Israeli “Ichilov Hospital” since 1991. In 1995 he became a trainee in “Hadassah Ein Kerem” Jerusalem hospital. His end of internship accounts for 2001.

Doctor Bokstein is a member of professional organizations and a member of American Association of neurooncologists, Israeli Association of neurooncologists and European Association of  neurooncologists.

Clinical and academic experience of Felix Bokstein is represented by a number of honorable and responsible positions. From 1982 to 1984 he held the position of attending physician in the department of neurology of a Moscow hospital, and then acquired the head post and left it in 1989. He has worked as a neurologist since 1995 in “Hadassah Ein Kerem” hospital. The head of  Neurooncological Department in Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center since 2001.

Bokstein gives lectures in neuropathology at the University of Tel Aviv, being author of many medical research articles, where he studies cancer tumors and promising methods of their treatment.