Professor Amit Akirov is an expert in internal medicine and endocrinology at the Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Beilinson Campus of Rabin Medical Center, Israel. Professor Akirov received his Medical Degree from the Tel Aviv University and after completing his Endocrinology sub-specialty, he completed a two-year dedicated program focusing on pituitary diseases and neuroendocrinology at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on diabetes mellitus and pituitary disorders and he serves as the chair of the Israel Endocrine Society Pituitary Committee.

Education and Training:

  • 2010 – M.D. Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv.
  • 2014 – Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Council of Israel.
  • 2016 – Board Certified in Endocrinology and Diabetes, Medical Council of Israel.
  • 2018 – Clinical Fellowship, Endocrine Oncology, Toronto General Hospital and Princess Margaret Cancer Center.

Academic Appointments:

  • 2014-2015 – Staff, Department of Internal Medicine, Beilinson Hospital, Israel.
  • 2017-Present – Staff, Endocrine Institute, Beilinson Hospital, Israel.
  • 2022 – Chair, Israel Endocrine Society Pituitary Committee
  • 2022 – Associate Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Postgraduate Medical Training:

  • 2009-2010 – Internship, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel.
  • 2010-2014 – Residency, Internal Medicine, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital.
  • 2015-2016 – Residency, Endocrine Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital.
  • 2018-2020 – Clinical Fellow, Endocrine Oncology Unit, Toronto General Hospital and Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada. 

Honors & Awards:

  • 2005 – Dean’s List (Undergraduate), Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
  • 2009 – Graduated with Honors, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
  • 2014 – Hammer Fund Research Grant, Tel Aviv University.
  • 2014 – Young Research Grant for the Study of Diabetes, Clalit Health Services, Israel.
  • 2016 – Chowers prize, Israel Endocrinology Society.
  • 2017 – Israel Diabetes Association prize for 2017
  • 2018 – Davidoff Foundation Fellowship Grant

Professional Society Membership:

  • 2015-Present – Israel Endocrine Society
  • 2016-Present – American Endocrine Society
  • 2021-Present – European Neuroendocrine Association Society
  • 2021-Present American Pituitary Society