Dr. Sergiu Socea is an ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon, serving as a senior cataract surgeon at the "Mayan Medical Center" in Haifa, and he is charge with the Cataract and Anterior Segment Trauma service in the Opthalmology Department at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa. He completed his medical studies in Cluj-Romania and specialized in ophthalmology at Rambam Hospital.
The areas of expertise include, among others: cataract, corneal disease treatment, and trauma to the anterior segment of the eye.
He is responsible for a number of important scientific publications in the ophthalmology literature, and participated in numerous international conferences, both abroad and in Israel.
Dr. Socea collaborates with international companies developingophthalmology-related of medical devices, and was a member of the humanitarian delegation sponsored by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Cameroon, Africa, where he helped restore vision of the local patients by performing cataract surgery. In 2010 and 2014 Dr. Socea was granted the prestigious Outstanding Worker Award at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa. Today, within the framework of his activities in the department in Rambam Hospital, Dr. Socea is training and guiding ophthalmology interns in the department in their routine activitiy and during surgery. He also takes an active and significant role in teaching medical students from the Technion Faculty of Medicine.
Dr. Socea is one of the leader cataract surgeons in the Northen Israel, works and operates in Kupat Holim Leumit and consults and operates under contract with assurance companies: Clal, Phoenix and Ayalon.