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Dr. Victor Gura, M.D.

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Attending Physician, Internal Medicine

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Areas of expertise

Internal Medicine

Bio

Dr. Gura completed undergraduate and medical education in Buenos Aires, Argentina before moving to Israel to complete an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Sheba Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv and a Fellowship in Nephrology at Rabin Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Petah Tikava, Israel. Thereafter, he relocated to the United States where he completed two years of Fellowship in Nephrology at the LA/USC County Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. He is currently in private practice specializing in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and serves as Medical Director of the Kidney Center, Los Angeles, CA. Since 1992, he has served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA and has affiliations with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Midway Medical Center and Brotman Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Gura remained in active service both in the Air Force and Army of the Israel Defense Forces before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1984.

Education

School
School of Medicine, Buenos Aires National University, Argentina
Fellowship
Nephrology: Rabin Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Petah Tikava, Israel
LA/USC County Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Residency
Internal Medicine: Sheba Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel | Rabin Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Petah Tikava, Israel
Internship
Internal Medicine: Sheba Medical Center and Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Medical Degree
M.D.

Awards

Instructor: Anatomy, Buenos Aires National University Medical School, Buenos Aires, Argentina (1961-1962)
Instructor: Internal Medicine, Tel-Aviv School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1975-1978)
Instructor: Internal Medicine and Nephrology, University Institute of Post Graduate Training, The Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel 1977
Division Chief: Nephrology, Hasharon Medical Center, Petah Tikava, Israel (1977-1978)
Instructor: Nephrology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA (1982-1984)
Medical Director: Los Angeles Community Dialysis, Los Angeles, CA (1985-1995)
Medical Director: Kidney Center of West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (1994- )
Chairman: Quality Assurance Committee, Midway Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (1988-1989)
Chairman: Department of Medicine, Midway Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (1990-1992)
Member, Credentials and Ethics Committee, Brotman Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (1994-1996)
Member, Nephrology Committee, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (1996- )
Member, American Society of Nephrology
Member, International Society of Hemodialysis
Member, International Society of Nephrology
Member, International Society of Blood Purification
Member, Renal Physicians Association
FDA Innovation 2.0 Challenge Award (2012)
Military Service, Israel Defense Forces (1968-1973)
Pilot School Chief of Medical Department (1973)
Army, Commanded Medical Services of Tank Division (1974-1978)
Retired: Rank of Lieutenant Colonel 1978

Publications

Available on request