Professor Ben-Horin received his medical and Gastroenterology training in Israel and was a Post-Doc scientist in immunology at Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital in New-York, USA. Prof. Ben-Horin specializes in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). He is the Chief of the Gastroenterology Department at Sheba Medical Center, Israel, a Full Professor of Medicine at the Tel-Aviv University, and an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Sun Yat-Sen University Hospital, Guangzhou, China, where he worked as a visiting professor for one year in 2015-2016. He has served as a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Crohn’s & Colitis Organization (ECCO) and is presently the Chair of the Israeli IBD Society.

Prof. Ben-Horin has published over 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers and is a member of the Editorial Board of the journals Gut, APT and JCC. Prof. Ben-Horin is also the Director of IBD-passport: A web-based global non-for-profit support program for traveling IBD patients.