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Elad Berkowitz

  • MD
  • Center for Endometriosis Treatment
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Hebrew
  • English


Director of Sheba’s Endometriosis Treatment Center, Dr. Elad Berkowitz is one of Israel’s leading gynecologic surgeons, with extensive experience using advanced endoscopic techniques to treat diverse gynecologic conditions, with an emphasis on endometriosis.

Previously, Dr. Berkowitz served as Head of the Endometriosis Service at Maccabi Health Services HMO, Head of the Northern District Endometriosis Service at Clalit Health HMO, as well as Head of the Endoscopic Service and the Endometriosis Center at the Haemek Medical Center’s Gynecology and Neonatal Department.

A member of The Australian Gynecological and Surgery Endoscopy Association (AGES), the American Society for Gynecological Laparoscopy (AAGL), and the European Society for Reproduction and Embryology (Fetal Development) (ESHRE), Dr. Berkowitz was also included in Forbes magazine’s ranking of the best doctors in Israel for 2018, 2019, and 2020.


  • Director, Sheba Center for Endometriosis Treatment
  • Medical Advisor, Medtronic, and other technology companies
  • Member, the Australian Gynecological and Surgery Endoscopy Association (AGES)
  • Member, the American Society for Gynecological Laparoscopy (AAGL)
  • Member, the European Society for Reproduction and Embryology (Fetal Development) (ESHRE)

Education and Training

  • MD., Technion School of Medicine
  • OB/GYN Residency, Haemek Medical Center
  • Complex Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery and Endometriosis Fellowship, Monash Health
  • Advanced vNotes surgery training in Brussels, Belgium

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


Amir Weissman, Elad Berkowitz, Tatiana Smolkinb, Shraga Blazer, The Effect of Phototherapy on Neonatal Heart Rate Variability and Complexity. Neonatology 2009;95:41-46.

Elad Berkowitz, Yehuda Ben-David. Radical trachelectomy as a fertility-preserving option--operative methods, outcomes and fertility rates Harefuah. 2008 Apr;147(4): 320-3, 374.

Rombauts L, Motteram C, Berkowitz E, Fernando S,Risk of placenta praevia is linked to endometrial thickness in a retrospective cohort study of 4537 singleton assisted reproduction technology births. Hum Reprod2014 Dec;29(12):2787-93.

Yao S, Berkowitz E, Pleural endometriosis: an unexpected finding during thoracic surgery.

Garmi G1, Okopnik M, Keness Y, Zafran N, Berkowitz E, Salim R.Correlation between Clinical, Placental Histology and Microbiological Findings in Spontaneous Preterm Births.FetalDiagnTher. 2015 Nov 13.

Alexander Volodarsky-Perel, Tuyet Nhung Ton Nu, Roy Mashiach, Elad Berkowitz, Jacques Balayla, Alexandre Machado-Gedeon, Yiming Cui, Jonathan Shaul, Michael H Dahan. The effect of endometriosis on placental histopathology and perinatal outcome in singleton live births resulting from IVF.

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