Treatment of children

Dana-Dwek is a modern, multi-specialty children’s hospital at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov). It provides unique, specialized medical diagnostic and treatment facilities for children from all over the world from newborns to age 18.

At Dana-Dwek, each child receives professional treatment tailored to their specific needs.

Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital - Ichilov

Every year, over 9,500 children successfully undergo in-patient treatment at Dana-Dwek. More than 1,550 surgeries are performed and expert consultations are provided to more than 45,500 young patients.

Our highly professional pediatricians provide caring, warm, and compassionate care to our young patients. The children and their parents receive all the required assistance from our pediatric psychologists, physiotherapists, and play therapy specialists.  Parents are also taught how to provide postoperative home care following their child’s surgery and treatment.

Everything at Dana-Dwek has been specifically designed to accommodate the needs of our young patients: specially designed buildings, customized treatment programs, highly qualified medical experts in all the required specialties, and incredibly friendly teams of medical nurses, social workers, teachers, and patient care professionals.

The state-of-the-art equipment enables our highly skilled, world-class specialists to perform sensitive neurosurgical procedures for head injuries, congenital cranial and spinal defects, vascular diseases of the brain, spinal cord, and central nervous system, and brain and spinal cord tumors.

Our pediatric cardiologists successfully manage cardiovascular disorders while the orthopedic surgeons specialize in the treatment of children with scoliosis. The hospital’s surgeons perform neurological, plastic, urological, orthopedic and ophthalmological surgery procedures.

The hospital provides effective treatment solutions for children with leukemia, Hodgkin disease, and other hematological conditions. If indicated, bone marrow transplantation or intensive chemotherapy procedures can be used.

Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital pays special attention to disease prevention and individual post-treatment rehabilitation periods. The hospital is engaged in ongoing scientific and research activities aimed at improving the diagnostics, pediatric emergency care, treatment of childhood diseases, and specific rehabilitation programs. Intensive efforts are made to develop new therapies ensuring better outcomes for children with chronic conditions.
The children’s hospital rooms are decorated with bright and colorful pictures. Beside each child’s hospital bed, there is a special chair for parents. At Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital, parents are welcome to stay with their children, and can even remain by their side overnight. Parents are encouraged to take part in their child’s care throughout the entire treatment, irrespective of the child’s age.

Each hospital room has a separate bathroom with a toilet and a shower cabin.  There is a telephone, a television, and age-appropriate toys and games.
Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital is currently involved in more than 15 research and development projects focused on the priority issues in the field of pediatric care. Each of them is vitally important for the improvement of treatment outcomes in young patients.

Medical care for children in Israel is highly effective because our pediatricians perform comprehensive diagnostic tests, select the best treatment options available for the young patients, and develop the most appropriate rehabilitation programs, which are strictly followed.
All our young patients feel truly at home here, but most importantly – they return home feeling well and healthy!

FAQ

It is normal to feel unsure about going abroad to get medical treatment in a foreign country. Knowledge is the key for your peace of mind! Therefore we encourage you to research and get as much info as possible about the hospital, the staff and the treatment that is available. At Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, we will be more than happy to answer all your questions and provide you with all the necessary info so you can make a sound decision. Our vast experience and track record of success is our way to make you feel comfortable. Please feel free to contact our Medical Tourism Center directly on +972-3-697-3426 to discuss your concerns and we will do our best to answer all your questions.
We are a department within the Medical Center. All the stuff and members are employees of the Medical Center. We are not an agent. When you deal with us, you deal directly with the Medical center. Therefore, there are no extra fees or commissions on top of the price of treatments.
Israel is renowned for its quality of healthcare all over the world. The Sourasky Medical Center is at the forefront of medical care. We apply the latest and most sophisticated technologies for advanced therapeutic services and precise diagnostic testing. Our state-of-the-art facilities will ensure that you feel as comfortable as possible throughout your stay. Our English speaking exceptional doctors are esteemed internationally for their expertise and pioneering techniques, and about 90% of them have practiced or trained abroad, at leading healthcare facilities in North America or Europe. The Medical Center complies with international standards for medical procedures, diagnostic testing, and clinical research.
Yes. All Medical Center physicians are fully licensed by to practice their specialty in Israel. In addition, many are Board Certified in their specialty in the US or Europe. There are more than 1150 physicians, 600 of whom are medical specialist and 373 of the physicians hold academic status at the Tel Aviv University.
Given the outstanding level of quality care, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center’s fees are surprisingly reasonable. In most instances, treatment at the Medical Center, including medical fees and travel expenses, are considerably lower than comparable medical facilities in the US or Europe. The cost of treatment varies significantly, depending upon the type of treatment and its complexity. Please contact our Medical Tourism Center to provide the details of your required treatment and we will be happy to provide you a price quote
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