Zeev Shoham (Schwart), M.D.


Higher Education

1973-1980: Medical studies at the Hebrew University,  Hadassah Medical School Jerusalem.

1980 - Internship at Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem


Professional Education

1981-1986: Resident, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

1984-1985: Research: Hammersmith Hospital, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology

1986: Internship, Institute of Endocrinology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

1986: Research fellow at the WHO collaborative center for fertility promoting drugs.

1986-1987: IVF clinical and research unit. Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer.

1989-1991: Clinical and Laboratory research, Reproductive Endocrinology Unit, Cobbold Laboratories, Middlesex Hospital, London, UK, Under Prof HS Jacobs.

From 1991: Reproductive and Endocrinology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel.


Academic Degree at the  Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem.

1988     Lecturer, 

1991     Senior Lecturer

1995     Associate Professor


Additional Function: 

1999-2013: Director, Reproductive and Endocrinology Unit, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Israel

From 12/2013: Director, Reproductive and Endocrinology and IVF Unit, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Israel


Service in Other Academic and Research Institutions

1999-2001:  Research fellow at the Middlesex hospital London under Prof. Howard Jacobs.


Other Activities:

Editorial Board of Academic Journals:

From 1996 - 2001: Fertility and Sterility

From 1997 - 1999: Manage care in practice

From 2004 - today: Fellow of the International Academy for Human Reproduction


Journal Editor

Editor in Chief of the journal: Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide,

Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biology



1992 - Ad Hoc Fertility and Sterility

1994 - Ad Hoc Israel J Obstet Gynecol

1994 - Ad Hoc Human Reproduction

1994 - Grants submitted to the Chief Scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Health

1995 - M.D. Thesis, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School



1992: The ESHRE European Prize for the best Research Study in Europe for the year 1991 


Activity on the Net

2002-2012 Editor of the PowerPoint Presentation section at the largest Obstetrics and Gynecology web site on the net (OBGNY.NET) http://www.obgyn.net/displayppt.asp


From 2009: Creator and Co-Editor of the website: www.IVF-Worldwide.com The largest and most comprehensive website for IVF professionals.


Initiator and  Organizer of Local Symposium

1993:  "International Symposium on ovarian function and induction of ovulation" July, 28-30, 1993, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

1993: "First Embryology Meeting in Israel" December 3-4, Herzelia, Israel.

1994: "Second Embryology Meeting in Israel" October 21-22, Herzelia, Israel.

1995: “New frontiers in reproductive endocrinology and assisted reproductive technology" July 27, 1995, Tel-Aviv, Israel

1997:  International Symposium “Update in Reproductive Medicine, ART, Preimplantation Diagnosis, Oral Contraception and HRT” Tel-Aviv Israel, September 11, 1997.


Organizer of International Congresses

1998:  13th Congress of the European Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (EAGO). Jerusalem, Israel, May 10-14. 

1998:  International Symposium on Reproductive Health and Infertility. London, UK, September 16-17. 



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