MD PhD, Medical Consultant
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
Yair is the head of the Negev Child Development Center of the Israel Ministry of Health in Beer Sheva. He is a pediatrician and a pediatric neurologist and affiliated to Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka Medical Center. Yair leads the clinical aspects of KI’s projects in the domains of child development.
Yair completed his pediatric residency at Soroka Medical Center and specialized in child development and pediatric neurology at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. In recent years, Yair has been focused on big data research as well as implementation of technology for advancing children’s health and development.
Yair received his MD degree and his PhD in Neurobiology and Neurosciences from Ben Gurion University of the Negev studying synaptic plasticity following sensory deprivation.
Yair is an enthusiastic athlete, a triathlon competitor – cycling, swimming and running at new unconventional locations. He loves hiking and cycling in the dessert and hanging out with his kids as much as possible.