Dr. Eliav Gov-Ari is a pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon. As the only pediatric fellowship/specialty-trained ENT surgeon in mid-Missouri, he sees infants, children and young adults who suffer from breathing and swallowing difficulties, sleep disorders/snoring, sinus issues, recurrent ear infections, hearing loss as well as lumps in the neck and complex head and neck surgeries. Dr. Gov-Ari works with other pediatric specialists to provide personalized care plans for all patients.

Education & Training

Medical School

Technion Israel Institute of Technology


Surgery (General Surgery)

  • University of Connecticut School Dental Medicine



  • Rambam Medical Center/Technion


Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology

  • Children's National Hospital


American Board of Otolaryngology


MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

Academic Information

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Medical Director, Aerodigestive Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric otolaryngology

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member, Missouri Society of Otolaryngology
  • Member, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Member, Society of University Otolaryngology
  • Member, Missouri State Medical Association
  • Member, American Medical Association