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Saving Lives on the Battlefield

Join us for lunch with Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Forward Surgical Team Commander Major. Avi Benov, MD.

Major Benov is an IDF medical officer and a fellowship recipient of the American Healthcare Professionals and Friends for Medicine in Israel (APF). He has served as a military physician since 2003 and has completed many challenging assignments including those of: paratrooper battalion surgeon, paratrooper brigade surgeon and Special Operation Forces surgeon. Recently he commanded the surgical team assigned to assist casualties of the Syrian civil war. 

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