Ofer Merin

Ofer Merin

Dr. Ofer Merin is an attending cardiac surgeon, and the director of the trauma unit, in Shaare Zedek medical center, Jerusalem. His trauma unit treats a substantial number of trauma and terror victims in Jerusalem.
He is the deputy director general in Shaare Zedek, and responsible for the operating departments.
Ofer is a colonel in the I.D.F. and is currently, in the reserve forces of the IDF, the commander of the military field hospital.
He gained vast experience in mass causality events. He took part in the delegations to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, to Japan following the tsunami in 2011, to the Philippines after the Typhoon in 2013, and subsequently to Nepal after the earthquake in 2015. He took part in treatment of Syrian victims from the civil war.
Ofer, married to Ora, they have 4 children.