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 […]

May 23rd, 2017

After an artery in her brain burst, Sarit Roshanski Dahan’s life was saved by Dr. Yaakov Amsalem, head of the Interventional Neuro-Radiology Unit, part of our Helmsley Neurological Institute. Sarit, a 40 year old gym teacher, didn’t feel well and then collapsed on the field during a ball game. She was taken to the emergency […]

May 9th, 2017

Shaare Zedek Medical Center is proud to be among a handful of hospitals around the world who offer one of the most advanced hearing procedures, Auditory Brainstem Implants (ABI).  The implant replaces a missing or damaged auditory nerve in the inner ear that causes the person to be deaf. After the successful surgery, the young […]

May 4th, 2017

Neil Jenkins, a father of 4, from a small town in England, is battling multiple sclerosis (MS) and is thrilled that he’s been cleared to receive a cutting edge Haematopoietic Stem Cell Treatment (HSCT) at Shaare Zedek Medical Center. This treatment may stop or even reverse the symptoms of MS and is not available in […]

May 2nd, 2017

Jews are at an elevated risk for three cancers: melanoma, breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Ashkenazi Jews are even at higher risk—the genetic mutations which result in higher incidences of cancer are more concentrated among Ashkenazim. To help prevent Melanoma, it is recommended to stay out of the sun and to get one’s skin screened […]

April 26th, 2017

Thanks to the Dream Doctor Project, children are eagerly hopping onto this wonderful tricycle wagon to get to their medical tests, treatments, surgeries or just to enjoy a fun ride. One of our Dream Doctors (medical clowns), Piccolo (Dan Grodzinski) shared, “We realized that often, as children and their families are on their way to […]

April 26th, 2017

Dr. Adi Aran, Head of our Zussman Department of Pediatric Neurology, recently launched the first clinical trial in the world to test the benefits of medicinal marijuana for young people with autism. His research has been receiving a tremendous amount of attention across the globe, including this article in USA Today. Autism is one of […]

April 21st, 2017

A multidisciplinary team from Shaare Zedek Medical Center composed of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeons, Neurosurgeons and Audiologists in collaboration with a team from New York University Lagone Medical Center which included Prof. Thomas Roland, Head of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; Dr. John G. Golfinos, Chair of the Department of […]

April 21st, 2017

For the first time, a rare catheterization was performed on a three day old baby who was diagnosed with a blood clot in the main vein of her abdomen, saving her kidneys. The procedure was performed by Dr. Adam Farkas, Head of our Vascular Anomalies Clinic, Dr. Anthony Verstandig, Head of our Interventional Radiology Unit […]