Shimon Reif


30 years of experience

Doctor speaks English, Hebrew

Israel, Jerusalem
Hadassah Medical Center
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Dr. Shimon Reif is among best gastroenterologists in Israel who treats children. Dr. Reif serves as the WHO expert in the development of protocols for diagnostic/treatment of children with the digestive tract conditions. Heads the Pediatric Dpt at Hadassah Medical Center.


Doctor Shimon Reif’s expertise is in pediatric liver&GI tract illnesses.

Work experience

  • Since 2012 — Head of the Department of Pediatrics at Hadassah Medical Center
  • 1996-2012 — Senior Physician → Head of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit at the Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  • 1993-1996 — Head of the Gastroenterology Unit at the Pediatric Department at Wolfson Medical Center.


  • 1973-1980 — The Medical Faculty at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology — Degree in general medicine
  • 1987 — The Sackler Faculty of Medicine in Tel Aviv University (Israel) — Specialty in pediatrics
  • 1994 — The Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo (USA) — Specialty in pediatric gastroenterology.

Scientific activity

Dr. Reif provides studies of chronic liver disease treatment. He is co-author of the novel method of non-malignant disease treatment with renin-angiotensin system (RAS) patented in the USA. Dr. Shimon Reif is an author of 50 research articles devoted to gastrointestinal tract and liver conditions in children.

Membership in organizations

  • The Israeli Pediatric Association
  • The Israeli Medical Association
  • The American Gastroenterological Association
  • The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • The American Medical Association
  • The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

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