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Ben Boursi

Ben Boursi

  • MD
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer Department
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • English
  • Hebrew


Dr. Boursi is an expert in Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy in Sheba Medical Center.

Dr. Boursi graduated cum laude from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. He passed his specialization in Internal Medicine in Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, and sub-specialization in Gastrointestinal oncology and Epidemiology of Cancer at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Dr. Boursi is a member of the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. He is also a research fellow at Perelman School of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania, in the US. Dr. Boursi focuses on research in the field of the prevention and early detection of cancer diseases, using epidemiological and genetic data as well as innovative technologies.

Dr. Boursi developed models for the early detection of colorectal cancer and pancreatic cancer. Dr. Boursi has published numerous articles in leading scientific journals,

He has featured his research in major oncology conferences and cited in the popular media.

Dr. Boursi is a member of the Israeli Association of Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy (ISCORT) and the American Society for Cancer Research.

Conditions and treatment


  • Doctor at Gastrointestinal Cancer Department

Education and Training

  • B.Med.Sc Summa cum laude, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Magna cum laude, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
  • Clinical and research fellowship in GI oncology and cancer epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Elective period in Medical Oncology in MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Elective period in Medical Oncology in Mayo Clinic
  • Advanced study in basic research at the Weizmann Institute

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

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