Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto, Canada
Dr. Yaakov Bentov graduated doctoral studies in medicine from Ben-Gurion University, in Israel in 1994 with Honors (Valedictorian), after which he pursued a Master?s degree in Medical Business Administration (MBA), also at Ben-Gurion University, from 1995 to 2000. During his years as a medical school student, he started a bachelor?s degree program in emergency medicine for paramedics and was the Program Head during 1996-2004.
Dr. Bentov completed his internship and residency in obstetrics/gynecology at Ben-Gurion University from 1995 to 2002. He later went on to do a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility under the direction of Dr. Robert Casper at the University of Toronto. Dr Bentov has been an assistant professor in the OB/GYN department of the University of Toronto since 2009. His active practice was at the Soroka Medical Center in Israel (until 2006); and at the Toronto Center for Advanced Reproductive Technologies (TCART) ever since
He is also affiliated with the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute (U of T),where he is active in research in reproductive health.
Dr. Bentov had published over 40 peer reviewed papers and is a reviewer for 10 journals and an editor of the JCEM (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.).
Dr. Bentov is leading the Master?s in ART program for the University of Toronto.