Director, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem,
Yaacov Frishberg was born in Israel and graduated from the Faculty of Medicine,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Following a pediatric residency at the
Beilinson Medical Center in Petah-Tikva, he completed a fellowship in Pediatric
Nephrology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the USA. During his
fellowship he conducted research in molecular renal immunology.
return to Israel, he joined the division of Pediatric Nephrology at the Shaare
Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Currently, he is a Professor of Pediatrics
at the Hebrew University and the Director of the Division of Pediatric
Nephrology at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem.
Yaacov Frishberg main scientific interests are hereditary kidney diseases
in children including: kidney stone disease with special focus on the
hyperoxalurias, nephrotic syndromes and mitochondrial cytopathies