DR. GISELE ZANDMAN-GODDART
Dr. Gisele Zandman-Goddard is the Head of the Department of Medicine C at the Wolfson Medical Center.
She is a specialist in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Goddard completed her clinical and research fellowship in Rheumatology and Immunology, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York where she specialized in autoimmune diseases particularly systemic lupus erythematosus. Dr. Goddard worked for 16 years at Sheba Medical Center at Tel-Hashomer. She served as a senior physician in the Department of Medicine B (1991-2005), and as a rheumatologist in the Rheumatology Unit (1999-2006).
She established and supervised the Lupus Clinic at Sheba Medical Center (2000-2005). Scientific efforts: Dr. Goddard is currently involved in national and international research projects dealing with autoimmune diseases and particularly lupus. Her fields of interest are mechanisms for the development of lupus and the treatment of autoimmune diseases with intravenous immunoglobulin.
She is the Wolfson Medical Center’s representative and member of the SLERI (SLE Registry in Israel), a national effort to establish a database on all of the SLE patients in Israel for research purposes.
Education: 1983 MD, Hadassah Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. 2002 Lecturer, Internal Medicine & Rheumatology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, TelAviv University, Tel-Aviv.
Academic experience: Dr. Goddard has written more than 60 medical articles and 5 chapters on autoimmune diseases, and delivers lectures internationally on her research. She is a lecturer for the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at the Tel-Aviv University (2002).
Membership in Medical Organizations: The Israel Association of Internal Medicine The Israel Association of Rheumatology The Israel Association of Allergy and Immunology The American College of Rheumatology Association (ACR) The Israel Association of Hypertension
Community Efforts: Dr. Goddard voluntarily served on the scientific committee of the Lupus Organization in Israel (2000-2005).