GUY POLAK

Guy Polak is the Chairman of the Israeli Association for Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Guy is the Head of Chinese Medicine at the Integrated Medical Services (Shir”m) of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, the first department of Complementary Medicine founded in an Israeli hospital.

He is an official representative of Dr. Tan in Israel and is certified by Dr. Richard Tan in the Balance Method and a bearer of his Gold Certificate.

An expert in Chinese medicine treatments for orthopedics, pain diseases and Internal Medicine, Guy directs and leads the process of integration of Chinese Medicine at The Integrated Medical Services Ward of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, setting precedents and creating new standards in the field.

Guy lectures and advises post graduate TCM students as part of their continuing education and directs internship students and therapists in their clinical practice at The Integrated Medical Services (Shir”m) of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center.

Together with Adi Fromm, Guy runs the orthopedic and pain internship program for post graduate students.

Guy teaches Dr. Tan’s Balance Method in Israel, Poland and Denmark and is a regular lecturer at international conferences.

Along with his work in the hospital, Guy has two private clinics in Tel Aviv and Rishon LeZion.

Guy graduated in 2006 from the Medicin College of Tel Aviv, completed his internship at the Zhejiang Hospital, Hangzh, China in 2007 and Advance Studies of Dr. Tan’s Balance Method in Berlin, Germany in 2011. 

Research activities

Guy is the coauthor of a study on the effects of acupuncture on the treatment of acute back and neck pain in the Emergency Room at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center. 

He also directs retrospective studies and researches within the orthopedic department, with an emphasis on the effects of Balance Method acupuncture on orthopedic patients during hospitalization.

Guy was born in 1977, lives in Tel Aviv, is married to Noa and is the father of Harel and Tomer.

Upcoming lectures during ICCM Congress 2019 

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