Dr. Shai Elizur

Dr. Shai Elizur

IVF & Fetility Specialist
Head of the IVF department, Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv


Dr. Elizur specializes in all infertility work-up and treatments, including PCOS, endometriosis, male factor infertility, reproductive surgery, fertility preservation for cancer patients, IVF/IVM treatment and oocyte and embryo cryopreservation.


  • Hebrew 
  • English


  • School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv. Com-Laude
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
  • Research Fellowship - The Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Clinical fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – The Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Clinical fellowship in Reproductive Endoscopic Surgery.  The Department of Reproductive Endoscopic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Board Certifications – Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Director of the IVF unit, Assuta Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • Member of Israel Medical Association 
  • Member of Israel Obstetrics and Gynecology Association 
  • Member of the Israel Fertility Association  
  • Assistant Professor, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University​ 

Research Interests & Advanced Training:

  • Endometriosis
  • Senior fertility and IVF consultant, The Endometriosis service, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel – Hashomer
  • Fertility preservation treatments for endometriosis patients
  • PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
  • Minimal invasive IVF/IVM treatment without hormones in order to avoid OHSS (ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome)
  • Cancer in women in reproductive years
  • Consultation prior to chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment in order to assess the risk of ovarian failure
  • Fertility preservation treatments for cancer patients