Eli Hershkovitz, MD


Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel


Professor, Head of the Pediatric Endocrine Unit


Clinician, Clinical Investigator

Research Interests

Professor Hershkovitz is a clinical researcher focused on various genetic endocrine disorders and inborn errors of metabolism. His approach is collaborative and multidisciplinary, spanning the fields of human genetics, molecular biology, and clinical endocrinology. His research projects include: 1) elucidating the genetics of rare endocrine and IEM disordres such as hypoparathyroidism retardation and dysmorphism syndrome (HRD) syndrome, a new form of AR hypophosphatemic rickets and 2p21 deletion syndrome, and 2) studying the pathogenic mechanisms of HRD syndrome and congenital insensitivity to pain and anhydrosis (CIPA). His reports have been published in leading scientific journals.

Clinical Expertise

His clinical practice covers the spectrum of pediatric endocrinology, including growth disorders, precocious puberty, hypogonadism, adrenal disorders, disorders of sex development, disorders of Ca and P, lipids metabolism and pediatric diabetes.


Click HERE to see his publications in Researchgate.net

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 Last updated on 16/06/2018 at 09:29