Full Professor Reuven Bergman

Reuven Bergman
Director of the Department of Dermatology
Rambam Hospital, HaAliya HaShniya St 8, Haifa, 3109601

Professor Reuven Bergman is Director of the Department of Dermatology at Rambam Health Care Campus, and a Professor at the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. His main sub-specialty is dermatopathology. 

Prof. Bergman was trained as a fellow by the late Professor Bernard Ackerman at New York University in 1986-87. He also had sabbaticals at the Mayo Clinic, on the pathology of cutaneous lymphomas, at the University of Sydney, Australia, on early detection of melanoma, and at St. John's Institute for Diseases of the Skin, in London, on genetic skin diseases.
He has authored 230 scientific papers in international journals and currently is a member of the editorial boards of The International Journal of Dermatology, American Journal of Dermatopathology, and JAMA Dermatology. 
Additionally, he is serving as President of the Israel Society of Dermatology and Venereology until January 2017, and was previously Chairman of the Israel Examination Boards towards a specialist certificate in dermatology. 
Prof. Bergman’s current research interests include dermatopathology of genetic skin diseases in relation to molecular genetics, and dermatopathology of cutaneous lymphomas and pseudolymphomas. He also has a special clinical interest in early detection of melanoma, autoimmune bullous diseases (pemphigus and pemphigoid) pediatric dermatology, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, mycosis fungoides and genetic skin diseases.  He runs a research laboratory on molecular dermatology within the Department of Dermatology and a dermatopathology service within the Department of Pathology, both of which render service and research. 

Professor Bergman has been appointed as an honorary member of the German Society of Dermatology in 2015, and the French Society of Dermatology in 2016.​