Dr. Jorge-Shmuel Delgado

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Barzilai Medical Center, The Faculty of Health Sciences

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel



2005-2008  Gastroenterology fellowship, Soroka Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

1991-1993  Intensive care fellowship, University of Havana, Cuba

1981-1987  M.D., University of Havana, Cuba

Publications (Selected)

  1. Hilzenrat, N., Fich, A., Odes, HS., Krugliak, P., Eidelman, L., Delgado, J., Ginat, R., Sperber, AD. Does insertion of a rectal tube after colonoscopy reduce patient discomfort and improve satisfaction? Gastrointest Endosc 57: 54-7, 2003.
  2. Mermelshtein, A., Gerson, A., Walfisch, S., Delgado, B., Shechter-Maor, G., Delgado, J., Fich, A., Gheber, L. Expression of D-type cyclins in colon cancer and in cell lines from colon carcinomas. Br J Cancer 93(3): 338-45, 2005.
  3. Novack,  V., Jotkowitz,  A., Delgado,  J., Barski,  L., Porath,  A. Deliberate self-poisoning with acetaminophen: A comparison with other medications. Eur J Intern Med 16(8): 585-589, 2005.
  4. Delgado, J., Sperber, A., Delgado, B., Novack, V., Fich, A. The epidemiology of primary biliary cirrhosis in southern Israel. Isr Med Assoc J. 7(11): 717-21, 2005.
  5. Lieberman, D., Shleyfer, E., Castel, H., Terry, A., Harman-Boehm, I., Delgado, J., Peled, N., Lieberman, D. Nasopharyngeal versus oropharyngeal sampling for isolation of  potential respiratory pathogens in adults. J Clin Microbiol 44 (2): 525-8, 2006.
  6. Novack,  V., Jotkowitz,  A., Delgado,  J., Novack L, Elbaz G, Shleyfer E, Barski L, Porath A. General characteristics of hospitalized patients after deliberate self-poisoning and risk factors for intensive care admission. European Journal of Internal Medicine 17: 485–489, 2006.
  7. Fichera, A., Little, N., Dougherty, U., Mustafi, R., Cerda. S., Li, YC., Delgado, J., Arora A, Campbell LK, Joseph L, Hart J, Noffsinger A, Bissonnette M. A vitamin D analogue inhibits colonic carcinogenesis in the AOM/DSS model. J Surg Res 142(2): 75-82, 2007.
  8. Keswani, RN., Chumsangsri, A., Mustafi, R., Delgado, J., Cohen, EEW. Bissonnette, M. Sorafenib inhibits MAPK-mediated proliferation in a Barrett’s esophageal adenocarcinoma cell line. Dis Esophagus 21(6): 514-21, 2008.
  9. Elbaz, G., Etzion, O., Delgado, J., Porath, A., Talmor, D., Novack, V. Hypothermia in a desert climate: severity score and mortality prediction. Am J Emerg Med 26(6): 683-8, 2008.
  10. Sikuler, E., Tur-Kaspa, R., Shemer-Avni, Y., Delgado, J., Zilberman, D., Fich, A., Baruch, Y., Hyam, E. Sustained virological response to treatment in 100% of patients recently infected, nosocomially, with HCV genotype 2. J Clin Gastroenterol. 42(6): 730-3, 2008.
  11. Dougherty, U., Sehdev, A., Cerda, S., Mustafi, R., Little, N., Yuan, W., Jagadeeswaran, S., Chumsangsri, A., Delgado, J., Tretiakova, M., Joseph, L., Hart, J., Cohen, EE., Aluri, L., Fichera, A., Bissonnette, M. EFGR controls flat dysplastic ACF development and colon cancer progression in the rat Azoxymethane Model. Clin Cancer Res 14(8): 2253-62, 2008.
  12. Dougherty, U., Cerasi, D., Taylor, I., Kocherginsky, M., Tekin, U., Badal, S., Aluri, L., Sehdev, A., Cerda, S., Mustafi, R., Delgado, J., Joseph, L., Zhu, H., Hart, J., Threadgill, D., Fichera, A., Bissonnette, M. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Is Required for Colonic Tumor Promotion by Dietary Fat in the Azoxymethane/Dextran Sulfate Sodium Model: Roles of Transforming Growth Factor-{alpha} and PTGS2. Clin Cancer Res 15(22): 6780-9, 2009.
  13. Delgado, JS., Mustafi, R., Lee, J., Cerda,  S., Dougherty, U., Chumsangsri, S., Lichtenstein, L., Fichera, A., Bissonnette, M. Sorafenib triggers antiproliferative and pro-apoptotic signals in human esophageal adenocarcinoma cells. Digestive Disease and Sciences 53(12): 3055-64, 2008.
  14. Delgado, JS., Baumfeld, Y., Novack, V., Monitin, S., Jotkowitz, A., Etzion, O., Fich, A. Efficacy of combined pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy in Jewish patients of Israel suffering from chronic hepatitis C. Hepatology International 5(4): 985-990, 2011.
  15. Delgado, JS., Vodonos A., Delgado B., Jotkowitz, A., Rosenthal A., Fich A., Novack, V. Primary biliary cirrhosis in Southern Israel: a 20 year follow up study. European Journal of Internal Medicine 23(8): 193-8. 2012.
  16. Delgado, JS., Vodonos, A., Malnick, S; Kriger, O, Wilkof-Segev, R., Delgado, B., Novack, V., Rosenthal, A., Menachem, Y., Melzer, E., Fich, A. Autoimmune hepatitis in Israel: a multicenter study of 15 year follow-up. Journal of Digestive Diseases. Accepted for publication, 2013.