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Our Team

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Dr. Amir Minerbi

Dr. Amir Minerbi is the deputy director of the Rambam Institute for Pain Medicine since 2020.

A graduate of the MD-PhD program (2009) of the The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Dr. Minerbi subsequently completed residency programs in family medicine and pain medicine at the Rambam Institute for Pain Medicine. He also completed a clinical research fellowship at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada (2017–2019).

Specializing in the treatment of a variety of pain conditions, including low back pain, musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia and cancer-related pain, Dr. Minerbi is experienced in multiple treatment modalities including pharmaceutical treatment, imaging-guided injections and radio-frequency treatment.

Dr. Minerbi is also a lecturer at the Technion’s Faculty of Medicine. His field of research focuses on the role of the gut microbiome in chronic pain. Dr. Minerbi has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, given many lectures at international scientific meetings, and is the author of many chapters in textbooks

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Dr. Yoram Shir

Dr. Yoram Shir is a Professor of Anesthesia & Edwards Chair in Clinical Pain, McGill University, and the Director of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit at the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal.

He completed his medical training at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. His clinical and academic interests include acute and chronic non-cancerous and cancerous pain, neuropathic pain, opioids in non-cancer pain patients, preemptive analgesia and environmental effect on chronic pain