Dr. Ziv Tsafrir

Dr. Ziv Tsafrir


  • Gynecology
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Da Vinci surgeries

Clinical Experience

  • Attending physician, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


  • 2013-2016 Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.
  • 2006- 2012 Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
  • 2004-2005 Internship, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
  • 2005 M.D. Certification, Sackler School of Medicine, Degree thesis: "Ureteral Obstruction Following Renal Transplantation: Evaluation of Risk Factors and Efficacy of Percutaneous Dilations by Invasive Radiology Treatment"

  • 2000 B.Med.Sci., Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

  • 1998-2004 Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
  • 1995-1999 Law School, College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion
  • ​1999 LL.B., College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon LeZion, Israel​

Professional certifications

  • 2012 USMLE Step 3
  • 2011 Part II, Israel Medical Board Examination, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2009 Part I, Israel Medical Board Examination. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2007 USMLE Certification (Steps 1, 2CK, 2CS)
  • 2005 Israel Board of Health Medical License #36931

Academic Awards

  • 2007 Best Clinical Tutor Certificate, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tel Aviv University
  • 2016 Henry Ford Hospital 23rd Annual Medical Education Research Forum, 2nd place Quality Improvement.


  • Tsafrir Z, Aoun J, Papalekas E, Taylor A, Schiff L, Theoharis E, Eisenstein D. “Risk Factors for Trachelectomy following Supracervical Hysterectomy.” Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2017 Jan. [Ahead of print].
  • Tsafrir Z, Palmer M, Dahlman M, Nawfal AK, Aoun J, Taylor A, Fisher J, Theoharis E, Eisenstein D. “Long-term outcomes for different vaginal cuff closure techniques in robotic-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy: A
    randomized controlled trial.” Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016 Nov. [Ahead of print].
  • Cohen A, Solomon N, Almog B, Cohen Y, Tsafrir Z, Rimon E, Levin I. “Adnexal Torsion in Postmenopausal Women: Clinical Presentation and risk of ovarian malignancy.” J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2017 Jan 1;24(1):94-97.
  • Tsafrir Z, Aoun J, Hanna R, Papalekas E, Schiff L, Theoharis E, Eisenstein D. “Robotic Trachelectomy following supracervical hysterectomy for Benign Gynecologic disease.” JSLS. 2016 Jul-Sep;20(3). pii: e2016.00027.
  • Schiff L, Tsafrir Z, Aoun J, Taylor A, Theoharis E, Eisenstein D. “Quality of Communication in Gynecologic Robotic Surgery and Surgical Outcomes.” JSLS. 2016 Jul-Sep;20(3). pii: e2016.00026.
  • Tsafrir Z, Korianski J, Almog B, Many A, Wiesel O, Levin I.” Effects of Fatigue on Residents' Performance in Laparoscopy.” J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug;221(2):564-70. 7. Tsafrir Z, Margolis G, Cohen Y, Cohen A, Laskov I, Levin I, Mandel D, Many A.”Conservative management of preterm premature rupture of membranes beyond 32 weeks' gestation: Is it worthwhile?.” J Obstet Gynaecol. 2015 Mar 16:1-6. 
  • Cohen A, Bibi G, Almog B, Tsafrir Z, Levin I. ”Second-dose methotrexate in ectopic pregnancies: the role of beta human chorionic gonadotropin”. Fertil Steril. 2014 Dec;102(6):1646-9. 
  • Tsafrir Z, Ascher-Landsberg J, Ezra M, Kupferminc MJ, Maslovitz S, Levin I, Many A. “Personnel-itis: a myth or a pathology? A retrospective analysis of obstetrical and perinatal outcomes for physicians and nurses.” J Perinat Med. 2015 Jan;43(1):75-9.
  • Cohen A, Almog B, Satel A, Lessing JB, Tsafrir Z, Levin I. “Laparoscopy versus laparotomy in the management of ectopic pregnancy with massive hemoperitoneum.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Nov;123(2):139-41.
  • Laskov I, Michaan N, Cohen A, Tsafrir Z, Maslovitz S, Kupferminc M, Lessing J, Many A.”Outcome of twin pregnancy in women ≥45 years old: a retrospective cohort study.” J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2013 May;26(7):669-72.
  • Tsafrir Z, Hasson J, Levin, I, Solomon E, Lessing JB, Azem F. "Adnexal Torsion: Cystectomy and ovarian fixation are equally important in preventing recurrence", Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2012 Jun;162(2):203-5.
  • Tsafrir Z, Azem F, Hasson J, Solomon E, Nagar H, Lessing JB, Levin I. "Risk factors, symptoms and treatment of ovarian torsion in children: the 12-year experience of one center.” J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2012 Jan;19(1):29-33.
  • Levin I, Tsafrir Z, Sa’ar N, Lessing J, Avni A, Gamzu R, Almog B. “Watchful Waiting” in ectopic pregnancies: a balance between reduced success rates and less methotrexate”. Fertil Steril. 2011 March 1;95(3):1159-60.
  • Hasson J, Tsafrir Z, Azem F, Bar-on S, Almog B, Mashiach R, Seidman D, Lessing J.B., Grisaru D. “Comparison of adnexal torsion between pregnant and nonpregnant women”. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jun;202(6):536.e1-6.

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