Dr. Shavit received his medical and doctorate degrees from Northwestern University in 2000 after completing his undergraduate education at the University of Michigan. He returned to Ann Arbor in 2000 to complete his residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology. Now an associate professor, Dr. Shavit specializes in hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, pediatric thrombotic disorders and thrombophilia. His research focuses on the genetics of these diseases, using mouse and zebrafish models. He is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. He is board-certified in pediatric hematology/oncology.