A graduate of the Hadassah–Hebrew University School of Medicine, Prof. Popovtzer initially specialized in ear, nose, and throat (ENT). He then went into oncology and radiotherapy, pursuing further specialization in head and neck cancer at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. From Michigan, Prof. Popovtzer moved to Beth Israel Medical Center in New York to gain experience in brachytherapy, which involves treating cancer by inserting radioactive implants directly into cancerous tissue. Prof. Popovtzer was involved in both treatment and research. He has published some 85 articles.
Areas of personal expertise/interest: Radio-sensitivity, personalized medicine, head and cancer and immunotherapy.
Would like to promote innovation in all fields of oncology in Israel