The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is one of Soroka's centers of excellence, and treats patients from all over the country.
The departmental staff works in close cooperation with cardiologists, anesthesiologists, and pulmonologists. The staff aims to optimize patient welfare and to provide individually tailored care and guidance to each and every patient in the following areas:
The type of operation and the surgical technique to be used are determined on an individual basis for each patient. The Department's doctors, renowned and experienced physicians, perform surgeries with advanced technologies and professional standards that are in line with those of the most prestigious centers in the world. The operating rooms are among the most sophisticated in the world, with advanced equipment for the performance of complex surgeries, including minimally invasive microsurgeries. The ward will move to its new location in a modern, well-equipped, comfortable, and patient-friendly department thanks to a generous donation of seven million dollars.
Every year, 650 cardiothoracic surgeries of the following types are performed: