pinhas- hamiel
  • Orit Pinhas-Hamiel, MD

  • Department: Pediatric Endocrine & Diabetes Unit
  • Specialties: Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Language: Hebrew, English
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About Me

Prof. Orit Pinhas-Hamiel received her medical degree at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. She was a Pediatric Endocrine Fellow at Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She is certified by the Israeli Board of Pediatrics and by the Subspecialty Board of Pediatric Endocrinology.  Prof. Pinhas-Hamiel has been the director of the Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit of Sheba since 2002 and is also the head of the Juvenile Diabetes Clinic in Maccabi health care services.

Prof. Pinhas-Hamiel is particularly interested in obesity, and associated comorbidities, specifically type-2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents, as well as Sexual Differentiation Disorders.

The Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit engages in activities related to hormonal disorders, diabetes mellitus and obesity in children.

This full-service unit consists of a Multi-Disciplinary Care Team of Israeli board-certified pediatric endocrinologists, dietician, diabetes nurse specialist, endocrine nurse, a clinical social worker, and a clinical psychologist.

The Endocrinology Unit offers the most modern diagnostic and therapeutic protocols for children and adolescents with a variety of hormone dysfunctions.

We offer a multidisciplinary approach, in close association with other departments and sub specialists for evaluation, treatment and long-term management of complex endocrine problems in both an inpatient and outpatient framework.

The special interests and expertise of the unit include the following fields: diabetes, obesity, sexual differentiation disorders, short stature and intra uterine growth retardation, long-term follow-up of hemato-oncology patients, general endocrinology.

  • Director of the Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit
Conditions and treatment
  • pediatric endocrinology
  • diabetes
  • obesity
  • IUGR
  • short stature
  • sexual differentiation disorders
  • hormonal disorders


Education and Training
  • MD at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
  • Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship at Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology