Meir Mizrahi, MD

Division of Gastroenterology
Center for Advanced Endoscopy
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA




• 09/1998 – 07/2004: Bologna, Medicine (81697)
• 06/2005 – 05/2006: Internship, Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem, Israel)
• 09/2006 – 08/2010: Residancy training, Internal Medicine A, Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem, Israel)
• 01/2011 – 01/2013: Fellowship training, Gastroenterology, Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem Israel)
• 02/2013 – 03/15: Senior physician, Gastroenterology, Hadassah Medical Center (Jerusalem Israel)
• 03/2015- present: Advanced Endoscopy Research Fellowship, Advanced Endoscopy unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Appointments at the Hebrew University

• 01/2009 – 07/2013: Academic Instructor, Hebrew University – Hadassah Medical School
• 07/2013 – Present: Lecturer in Internal Medicine- Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine

Research Interest

His research interests include: Liver diseases and immunology, Hepitocellular Carcinoma, Liver surgery, Cirrhosis.

Scientific Activities

Professional Membership

• 01/2008 – ongoing: Member Israeli association for the study of liver
• 01/2009 – ongoing: Member Israeli gastroenterology association
• 01/2010 – ongoing : Member of the American association for the study of liver disease
• 01/2012 – ongoing: Member of the American gastroenterology association (AGA)
• 05/2013 – ongoing: Member of the American society of gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE)

Awards & Recognitions

• 08/2004: Graduated medical school with honor
• 04/2009: European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) – Copenhagen 2009 convention – Young investigator research award
• 04/2010: European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) – Vienna 2010 convention – Young investigator research award
• 11/2011: Hebrew University, School of Medicine, Faculty prize for “Distinction in Clinical Work” 2011
• 01/2012: Israeli Gastroenterology association – Best work presentation


Original Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

1. Mizrahi M, Lalazar G, Ben Yaacov A, et al. Beta-glycoglycosphingo lipid-induced augmentation of the anti-HBV immune response is associated with altered CD8 and NKT lymphocyte distribution: a novel adjuvant for HBV vaccination. Vaccine. 2008; 26(21): 2589-2595. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.03.026
2. Mizrahi M, Lalazar G, Adar T, Raz I, Ilan Y. Assessment of insulin resistance by a 13C glucose breath test: a new tool for early diagnosis and follow-up of high-risk patients. Nutr J. 2010; 27(9): 25. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-9-25.
3. Mizrahi M, Roemi L, Shouval D, et al. Bacteremia and Endotipsitis Following Trans-Jugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunting (TIPS): A multivariate Analysis of Risk Factors. World J Hepatol. 2011; 3(5): 130-136. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v3.i5.130
4. Adar T, Ben Yaacov A, Lalazar G, et al. Oral administration of IgG-enhanced colostrum alleviates insulin resistance and liver injury and is associated with alterations NKT cells. Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 2012; 167(2): 252-260. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2011.04511.x.

Case Reports

5. Mizrahi M, Lalalzar G, Horwich Y, Adar T, Safadi R. Benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis type II- a rare cause of direct hyperbilirubinemia exacerbation with hepatic fibrosis. Harefua. 2008; 147(5): 381-383.
6. Adar T, Rubinger D, Lalalzar G, Levi L, Mizrahi M, Bogot RN. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Harefua. 2008; 147(10): 801-803, 837.
7. Samuel N, Lalazar G, Shuvy M, et al. Successful use of streptokinase for the treatment of empyema thoracis during advanced pregnancy: A case report. Respiratory Medicine CME. 2009; 2(1): 21-24. doi: 10.1016/j.rmedc.2008.10.004
8. Adar T, Mizrahi M, Pappo O, Scheiman-Elazary A, Shibolet O. Adalimumab-induced autoimmune hepatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2010; 44(1): e20-e22. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e3181a745e7.
9. Mizrahi M, Adar T, Ilan Y. Idiopathic right sided endocarditis an uncommon manifestation of pulmonary cavitations. Harefua. 2009; 148(4): 233-234, 277.
10. Mizrahi M, Ben- Chetrit E. Relapsing macrophage activating syndrome in a young patient with Stills disease. J Med Case Reports. 2009; 13: 138. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-3-138
11. Mizrahi M, Adar T, Orenbuch-Harroch E, Elitzur Y. Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infraction after High Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin Infusion. Case Report Med. 2009; 2009: 861370. doi: 10.1155/2009/861370
12. Mizrahi M. The hypercoagulability of intravenous immunoglobulin. Clinical Advances in Hematology & Oncology. 2011; 9(1): 49-50.
13. Mizrahi M, Almogy G, Adar T, Lysy J. Dumping syndrome following Nissen fundoplication in an adult patient diagnosed By BreathID® continuous online 13C-octanoide acid breath test a case report. BMC Gastroenterol. 2011; 11: 98. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-11-98
14. Adar T, Mizrahi M. Dapsone induced eosinophilic pneumonia. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012; 44(3): 144-146.
15. Adar T, Mizrahi M. Inguinal hernia – A possible pitfall in diagnosing ascites. Liver International. 2013; 33(9): 1449. doi: 10.1111/liv.12180.


16. Mizrahi M, Adar T, Shouval D, Bloom AI, Shibolet O. Endotipsitis-persistent infection of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt: pathogenesis, clinical features and management. Liver Int. 2010; 30(2): 175-183. doi: 10.1111/j.1478-3231.2009.02158.x
17. Mizrahi M, Ilan Y. The gut mucosa as a site for induction of regulatory T cells. Curr Pharm Des. 2009; 15(11): 1191-1202. doi: 10.2174/138161209787846784
18. Mizrahi M, Ben Yaacov A, Ilan Y. Gastric stimulation for losing weight loss. World J Gasroentrol. 2012; 18(19): 2309-2319. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i19.2309


1.. Benson AA, Mizrahi M. Endoscopy: from diagnosis to therapeutics. Gastro Open J. 2015; 1(2): e1-e3.
2. Khoury T, Rmeileh AA, Cohen J, Mizrahi M. A double-edged sword and swinging pendulum: the evolving role of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in patients with advanced dementia. Gastro Open J. 2015; 1(4): e4-e6. doi: 10.17140/GOJ-1-e002