Dr. Amit Tirosh is a senior endocrinologist, specialist in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors and Head of Neuroendocrine Tumors Services at the Institute of Endocrinology, Sheba Medical Center. Dr. Tirosh specializes in inherited syndromes related to the development of neuroendocrine tumors, serves as a member of the National Institutes of Health in the United States of America in the field of MEN1 syndrome; he is a member of the team of international experts on VHL and co-author of guidelines for treating patients with VHL. Dr. Tirosh is also the contact person for patients at the multi-disciplinary VHL clinic at the Sheba Medical Center.
Dr. Tirosh conducts active research in a research laboratory specializing in bioinformatics of endocrine cancer in general and of neuroendocrine tumors in particular. As the Head of the endocrinology research laboratory, he maintains active collaborations with research groups in the United States, Italy, Germany and with researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science.
As a Head of Neuroendocrine Tumors Service at The Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Center, SMC. Dr. Tirosh provides patients suffering from NETs with cutting edge medical treatment. Dr. Tirosh lectures regularly on this topic to a medical student at Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University.
Member of the Israeli Society of Endocrinology
American Endocrine Society
European Neuroendocrine Tumors Society
- Head of Neuroendocrine Tumors Service, The Endocrine Institute & Endocrine Oncology Bioinformatics Lab, The Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Center
Conditions and treatment
- Neuroendocrine Tumors
Education and Training
- MD, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
- Specialization in Internal Medicine, Assaf aRofe Medical Center
- Specialization in Endocrinology, Rabin Medical Center
- Specialization in Neuroendocrine Tumors and Genetics of Endocrine Tumors, National Institutes of Health, Maryland, United States (NIH)
Dr. Tirosh has published more than 40 articles in prestigious journals, including:
JAMA, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Cancer, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Radiology and others.
Below is a link to the Pubmed articles list, a bibliographic database of scientific articles in the life sciences and medicine.
- Incidence and management of postoperative hyperglycemia in patients undergoing insulinoma resection. Nockel P, Tirosh A, El Lakis M, Gaitanidis A, Merkel R, Patel D, Nilubol N, Sadowski SM, Cochran C, Gorden P, Kebebew E.
- Cumulative Radiation Exposures from CT Screening and Surveillance Strategies for von Hippel-Lindau-associated Solid Pancreatic Tumors. Tirosh A, Journy N, Folio LR, Lee C, Leite C, Yao J, Kovacs W, Linehan WM, Malayeri A, Kebebew E, Berrington de González A.
- Radioguided Surgery With Gallium 68 Dotatate for Patients With Neuroendocrine Tumors. El Lakis M, Gianakou A, Nockel P, Wiseman D, Tirosh A, Quezado MA, Patel D, Nilubol N, Pacak K, Sadowski SM, Kebebew E.