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August 8th, 2017

Several years ago, Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong and Prime Minister Netanyahu witnessed the signing of plans for the Ministry of Health of China and Israel to cooperate. Recently, Shaare Zedek Medical Center was selected as one of two hospitals in Israel to sign a memorandum of understanding with Hunan Cancer Hospital to be part […]

July 18th, 2017

For the first time in Israel’s history, 80 top surgeons throughout Israel and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) gathered to learn a new lifesaving medical technique to treat trauma patients. Trauma specialists from South Africa, the US and Sweden traveled to Israel to teach and demonstrate the ground-breaking procedure. Our very own, Dr. Ofer Merin, […]

July 17th, 2017

Shaare Zedek Medical Center hosted 400 women from Misgav Lakashish, an organization that assists the elderly in matters of nursing, health, society and welfare, for a seminar about neurological issues facing the elderly. Dr. Roni Eichel, the Director of Shaare Zedek’s Stroke Unit and Neurology ICU described the various warning signs and symptoms of a […]

July 10th, 2017

Patients treated in our Orthopedics Department for neck problems sometimes require physical therapy. Many of those patients do not end up following the physical therapy regimen recommended by their doctors and as a result continue to suffer from pain. Several members of the Shaare Zedek staff had the opportunity to try out a new system […]

July 10th, 2017

Dr. Moshe Carmon, Head of Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Breast Surgery Unit further reinforces a campaign launched by Ms. Ruth Colian, the head of B’zhutan: Haredi Women Making Change,” the first-ever Israeli party dedicated to ultra-orthodox women, focused on encouraging ultra-orthodox women to have regular checks for breast cancer. Dr. Carmon shared, “Haredi women come in […]

July 10th, 2017

Shaare Zedek is proud to announce the opening of a Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit headed by Dr. Gustavo Reiz. This unit is part of the Helmsley Neurological Institute and offers the people of Jerusalem and the surrounding area advanced medical devices to treat head injuries, brain tumors, congenital malformations of the skull and spine and much […]

July 10th, 2017

While for many years the number of smokers in Israel decreased, this past year, there was a significant increase. Experts estimate that smoking is responsible for 8,000 deaths in Israel each year, Prof. Gabriel Izbicki, Director of Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Pulmonary Institute was once again interviewed on Professor Rafi Karaso’s television show “Healthy Life.” […]

July 10th, 2017

Over 800 people gathered at the Jerusalem Theater for the second annual evening recognizing the emergency services (security, rescue and medical) in Jerusalem where Shaare Zedek Medical Center was once again recognized for its significant contribution. Mr. Elad Lifshutz, the manager of Kol Ha’ir, opened the evening expressing warm thanks and appreciation for all of […]

June 14th, 2017

We would like to wish a very special Mazel Tov to this radiant bride who on her way to the wedding hall, joined by friends from Ulpana Tzvia in Maaleh Adumim, visited young patients at Shaare Zedek Medical Center. Smiles spread across the faces of patients, visitors and staff as the bride and her friends […]

June 14th, 2017

Doctors in Shaare Zedek Medical Center for the first time repaired a right trigeminal heart valve (tricuspid) via coronary catheterization. In the past, such patients would have required open heart surgery. The development of a new clip coupled with advanced three dimensional echocardiographic imaging technology and our specially trained medical staff led to Shaare Zedek […]