Eitan Heldenberg is the head of the department of vascular surgery, in Itzhak Shamir medical center, Beer Yaakov, Israel. Eitan completed his medical studies in the Technion, the Israeli institute of technology. He was trained as a general and vascular surgeon in Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel. Eitan completed an endovascular fellowship in the vascular unit in St. Mary's in London, UK. Eitan's special topics of interest are vascular trauma, carotid disease, mainly the asymptomatic one, and aortic pathology. Eitan is considered as leading figure in vascular trauma management in Israel, currently leading the implementation of REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) among trauma patients. Eitan is a member of: the Israeli Surgeonâ€™s Association, the Israeli Trauma Society, the Israeli Association of Vascular Surgery, the International Society of Endovascular Specialists and a member of the FACTCATS â€“ Faculty Advocating for Collaborative and Thoughtful Carotid Artery TreatmentsS â€“ a worldwide group of carotid artery disease experts.