The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital
The grand opening of Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital took place in 2002, and today, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital employs some of the most dedicated, experienced practitioners in pediatric care. Many have come to work at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center after accumulating years of experience with other leading pediatric institutions.
On average, annually, about 60,000 children receive inpatient and outpatient help in the Safra hospital.
Diagnosis and treatment takes place in many specialized clinics within Safra Children's Hospital:
- Pediatric Inpatient Unit (South and North)
- Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Pediatric Intensive Care
- Pediatric Hemato-Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
- Department for Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease
- Department of Pediatric Surgery
- Clinic for the Treatment of Ataxia-Telangiectasia Syndrome (Louis-Bar)
- Pediatric Radiology and Imaging
- Clinic of Pediatric Gastroenterology
- Department of Pediatric Immunology
- Clinic of Pediatric Rheumatology
- Department of Newborn and Premature
Prof. Gideon Prat is a Director of the Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital.
The Emergency Department includes an emergency room with outpatient and inpatient facilities that enable simultaneous treatment of 8 patients.
The Emergency Department provides all types of acute care, treating many afflictions and injuries of infants and children up to 16 years of age.
The National Medicine Program lists pediatric health as its number one priority, and the tireless staff in every department of the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital shares? that commitment.
The Pediatric Rehabilitation Department has been designed to accommodate 20 patients and includes 4 beds for children requiring long-term mechanical ventilation.
The primary goal of department practitioners, nurses, and certified technicians is to return patients with congenital or acquired disabilities to the maximum possible self-sustained life.
Center of Child Development
The Center of Child Development at the Edmond and Lily Safra Hospital is the first of its kind in Israel. Within its framework are a variety of diagnostic and treatment clinics, as well as a day-care department for children with autism.
Clinic of Pediatric Endocrinology
Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic provides diagnosis and treatment of various hormonal disorders in children. Specific concern of the Clinic is to fight the spreading epidemics of childhood obesity and diabetes.
Clinic for the treatment of pain
The Pain Management Clinic at the Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital is a one-of-a-kind pediatric clinic. The Clinic provides for conscious sedation during various painful and unpleasant procedures, as well as reduction of anxiety and fear during pediatric surgical procedures. So far, the clinic's services have benefited more than 1,000 young patients.
Pediatric Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis Center
The Pediatric Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis Center specializes in the treatment of childhood diseases, such as asthma and allergic reactions. Staff also studies lung function and various invasive procedures, including bronchoscopy. The aim is to breath new life into ailing children, making them happy and whole again.