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Professor Yair Sharav

born: Tel Aviv, Israel

Department of Oral Medicine
School of Dental Medicine
Hebrew University Hadassah
Jerusalem, Israel

E-mail: sharav@cc.huji.ac.il
Tel: +972-2-6776146
Fax: +972-26447919

Prof. Sharav is professor of Oral Medicine. Presently Director of the Hebrew University Center for Research on Pain, and head of orofacial pain clinic. Graduate of Hebrew University (DMD) and the University of Illinios, Chicago (MS). Former chairman of Department of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine and Radiology. Past Dean of Dental Faculty in Jerusalem. Was visiting scientist at NIH and visiting professor at the University of Toronto. Has established the first orofacial pain clinic in Israel (1974). Contributed to the knowledge and understanding of the diagnosis, treatment and mechanisms of orofacial pain.

Selected publications 2005-2011

1. Zagury JG, Eliav E, Heir GM, Nasri-Heir C, Ananthan S, Pertes R, Sharav Y, Benoliel R. Prolonged gingival cold allodynia: a novel finding in patients with atypical odontalgia. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Mar;111(3):312-9.

2. Benoliel R, Sela G, Teich S, Sharav Y. Painful temporomandibular disorders and headaches in 359 dental and medical students. Quintessence Int. 2011 Jan;42(1):73-8.

3. Benoliel R, Eliav E, Sharav Y. Classification of chronic orofacial pain: applicability of chronic headache criteria. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010 Dec;110(6):729-37.

4. Benoliel R, Sharav Y, Eliav E. Neurovascular orofacial pain. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010 Sep;141(9):1094-6.

5. Benoliel R, Sharav Y. Chronic orofacial pain. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2010 Feb;14(1):33-40. Review.

6. Benoliel R, Sharav Y. Tender muscles and masticatory myofascial pain diagnosis: how many or how much? J Orofac Pain. 2009 Fall;23(4):300-1.

7. Benoliel R, Eliav E, Sharav Y. Self-reports of pain-related awakenings in persistent orofacial pain patients. J Orofac Pain. 2009 Fall;23(4):330-8.

8. Benoliel R, Sharav Y. Pain remapping in migraine to the orofacial region. Headache. 2009 Oct;49(9):1353-4.

9. Devor M, Wood I, Sharav Y, Zakrzewska JM. Trigeminal neuralgia during sleep. Pain Pract. 2008 Jul-Aug;8(4):263-8.

10. Benoliel R, Sharav Y, Eliav E. Painful posttraumatic trigeminal neuropathy: a case report of relief with topiramate. Cranio. 2007 Jan;25(1):57-62.

11. Sharav Y, Tal M. Response to editorial on Sharav and Tal (2006). Pain. 2007 Jan;127(1-2):195; author reply 195-6.

12. Sharav Y, Tal M. Focused hypnotic analgesia: local and remote effects. Pain. 2006 Oct;124(3):280-6.

13. Sharav Y. Orofacial pain: how much is it a local phenomenon? J Am Dent Assoc. 2005 Apr;136(4):432, 434, 436.

14. Tal M, Sharav Y. Jaw clenching modulates sensory perception in high- but not in low-hypnotizable subjects. J Orofac Pain. 2005 Winter;19(1):76-81.

15. Prolonged gingival cold allodynia: a novel finding in patients with atypical odontalgia.
Zagury JG, Eliav E, Heir GM, Nasri-Heir C, Ananthan S, Pertes R, Sharav Y, Benoliel R. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Mar;111(3):312-9.

16. Painful temporomandibular disorders and headaches in 359 dental and medical students.
Benoliel R, Sela G, Teich S, Sharav Y.
Quintessence Int. 2011 Jan;42(1):73-8.

 

Books

Sharav y, Benoliel R. Orofacial Pain and Headache. Elsevier, Mosbey, 2008, (Highly commended, as one of the best books in medicine, in the 2009 British Medical Association "Medical Book Competition Awards").

Sharav y, Benoliel R. Dolor Orofacial y Cefalea , Elsevier, Mosbey, 2011.


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