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Dr. Naim Abu-Freha

  • Clinical Lecturer

Dr. Naim Abu-Freha is a Gastroenterologist at the Institute of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Soroka University Medical Center. Dr. Naim is a Committee member for the Israeli Gastroenterology Association and the Head of the Gastroenterology Institute at Assuta Hospital in Beer-Sheva. He treats gastroenterology and hepatology in general, and specifically those with genetic syndrome of colorectal cancer. He has researched different topics in gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as different issues regarding the Bedouin Arab minority in southern Israel. In addition, Dr. Abu-Freha is one of the founders of the Arab Medical Associations in the Negev (AMAN) and the first Chairman of the Association since 2015.

Research Interests

  • Gastroenterology, Colorectal Cancer, IBD among Bedouin populations

Education and Training

  • M.D., Tuebingen University, Germany
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at Soroka Medical Center
  • Residency in Gastroenterology at Soroka Medical Center