Yona Tadir

Adjunct Professor, Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic

Dr. Yona Tadir is an adjunct professor at UCI Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic. He works as a consultant for The Israeli Center of Uterine Fibroids and is professor of The Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Dr. Tadir developed the world’s first laser laparoscope and is responsible for designing the first laser-based system for gamete micro-manipulations in assisted reproduction.  Dr. Tadir studies and evaluates photodynamic therapy in female reproductive organs, utilizing innovative techniques, new tools and protocols for minimally invasive surgery, assisted reproduction and uterine fibroids. His research seeks to advance the application of lasers for vaginal rejuvenation, the treatment of menopausal symptoms and stress-induced urinary incontinence.

Dr. Tadir has authored more than 150 scientific articles on subjects ranging from gynecology and infertility to uterine fibroids. His most recent publication addressed how vaginal mifepristone can be used for the treatment of symptomatic uterine leiomyomata. Over the course of his career he has edited numerous books on obstetrics, gynecology and infertility. His work is valued worldwide and has been translated into both Chinese and Korean. Until 1998, Dr. Tadir served as the medical director for the UCI School of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Tadir earned his M.D. with distinction from Tel Aviv University’s School of Medicine.

Research Interests
+ Uterine fibroids
+ Fertility
+ Minimally-invasive surgery

  • Education

    M.D., Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

  • Phone

    949.824.4713