Meet our Faculty Dr. Shaul Lev-Ran

Dr. Shaul Lev-Ran

Lev Hasharon Medical Center, Israel
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Shaul Lev-Ran, MD is Physician-in-Chief of Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center and Director of the Dual Diagnosis Clinic there. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and holds a position as affiliate scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Lev-Ran completed his MD degree at Tel-Aviv University, Israel; psychiatric residency at the Shalvata Mental Health Centre, Tel-Aviv University, Israel; and completed a clinical-research fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Canada. He completed his training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Tel Aviv University, Israel, and is an international trainer in Motivational Interviewing. Dr. Lev-Ran serves as Deputy Editor of the Israel Journal of Psychiatry and has published over 40 scientific articles and book chapters as well as edited books in the fields of mental health and addictions. His research focuses on the epidemiology of concurrent psychiatric disorders and substance use disorders. Particularly, Dr. Lev-Ran studies mental-health related outcomes of cannabis use. Additional fields of research include pain and addiction and attitudes of health professionals to substance use and addiction.