Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at the Hadassah Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology of the Heart Institute. Serves as consultant of the Hematology, Oncology and Bone marrow Transplantation departments and has established the .
Cardio-oncology clinic in Hadassah.
Founder and first chairman of the Israeli Working Group on Echocardiography of the Israeli Heart Society, Chairman of the International Scientific Committee of the Mirowski Award bestowed annually at the Israeli Heart Society Annual meeting.
Professor Gilon trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiology in Hadassah Medical Center and completed his fellowship in the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard in Boston, USA.
Also, heading, with colleagues, the active participation of Hadassah in the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD), participates (with colleagues) as member of the Bicuspid Aortic Valve International Consortium (BAVCon) , and serves on the educational committee of the world Heart Valve Society.
He has published on valvular heart disease with special emphasis on two and three dimensional structural and functional understanding, Aortic dissection, intracardiac thrombus formation mechanism, and basic research on myocardial hypertrophy