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About Us

Board-certified general surgeon, specialist in colorectal surgery, proctology (coloproctology) and a minimally-invasive surgery (advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery) of the small bowel, colon and rectum

Marat Khaikin, MD, FACS

Chief of Colorectal Surgery
Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel

Internship – Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel

General surgery residency – Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel

Fellowship – ACGME Accredited Colorectal Surgery Fellowship –  Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, USA







HAL-RAR Trilogy Training Course, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel

taTME (transanal total mesorectal excision) workshop at the Medical Sciences Teaching Center, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Application of Laser in Coloproctology, Hemorrhoids and Perianal Fistulas Laser Treatment Workshop, Bra, Italy

SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) Masterclass Course, Covidien European Training Center, Elancourt, France

NanoKnife System Workshop, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA

da Vinci Surgical System Off-Site Training Program for a Console Surgeon,IRCAD-EITS, Laparoscopic Training Center, European Institute of TeleSurgery, Strasbourg, France

TEM (Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery) Training Course, Richard Wolf Corp./Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Endorectal Ultrasound Course, ASCRS (American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons), St. Louis, Missouri, USA

GCP (Design, Conduct and Management of Clinical Trials) Course, Tel – Hashomer, Israel Tutor-training Workshop on Medical Ethics, Department of Surgery and Medical Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel Tutor-training Workshop, Israel Center for Medical Simulation (MSR), Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel International NOTES (Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery) Hands-On Course, IRCAD/EITS, Laparoscopic Training Center, European Institute of TeleSurgery, Strasbourg, France


Papers: 37
Book chapters: 3
Abstracts: 35
Invited Faculty/Speaker (National and International Conferences) – 25
Presentations (National and International Conferences): 120                          
Television programs: 4
Radio programs: 3


ECFMG Certificate

CITI/HIPPA Course (Biomedical Investigator Course) in the Protection of Human Research Subjects, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, USA Tutor-training Workshop, Department of Surgery and Medical Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel APLS, ASLS, and ATLS Courses, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel and Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Workshop on Basic Laparoscopic Skills, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel Workshop on Surgical Techniques in Trauma, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel Contour Transtar Training Course, European Surgical Institute, Hamburg, Germany

Professional and academic experience –

  • Master Class in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (Moscow, Russia) – invited operating faculty – speaker and Live Surgery (Laparoscopic restorative proctectomy (TME/colonic J-pouch) for rectal cancer
  • IRB (Institutional Review Board) Member, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, USA
  • Reviewer: American Journal of Gastroenterology, Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Techniques in Coloproctology – Member of the Editorial Board
  • Instructor, Basic Surgical Skills Course, Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Skills Courses, Israel Center for Medical Simulation (MSR), Israel
  • Instructor, the Israeli Board of General Surgery Oral Exam Preparation Course, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Tutor, General Surgery Clerkship (4th , 5th , and 6th year students), Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
  • Tutor, New York State/American Program General Surgery Clerkship (5th year students), Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
  • Lecturer, General Surgery Course Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses Program and Operating Room Nurses Program, Sheba Academic School of Nursing, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
  • Lecturer, The Israel Cancer Association (ICA)
  • Lecturer, Continuing Medical Education (CME) school, Department of Surgery, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Professional Societies

Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
American Medical Association (AMA) 
European Association for Transluminal Surgery (EATS) 
Israel Medical Association
Israel Surgical Association
Israel Society for Endoscopic Surgery
Israel Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Certification and Licensure

The Florida Board of Medicine Training License
Israeli Board of Surgery Certificate
Israeli Medical License
USSR Medical License

Certificates