Prof. Symon completed his medical studies at the Hebrew University – Hadassah Medical School, followed by a residency in internal medicine at Hadassah Medical Center. He then pursued an oncology and radiotherapy fellowship at Hadassah Medical Center and Sheba Medical Center, after which he completed an additional fellowship in radiation oncology at Sheba Medical Center with a focus on prostate and gynecologic cancer brachytherapy.

With over 90 published papers and articles in scientific journals under his belt, Prof. Symon currently serves as Director of the Radiation Oncology Institute at Sheba Medical Center and heads a unique high dose rate brachytherapy program for prostate cancer patients, which involves using interventional MRI imaging to determine implant placement. In addition, Prof. Symon and his team are also responsible for the prostate cancer radioactive seed implant program at Sheba.