Division of Surgery




The Division of Surgery

The Division of Surgery serves as a meta-division for the hospitals in Ashkelon and Eilat and provides unique surgical solutions for the population of the Negev and the whole country 


Divisional Chair: Prof. Leonid Landsberg  

Facts and Figures

The Division of Surgery has:

  • approximately 251 beds
  • more than 15,000 hospitalizations a year
  • more than 70,000 surgical ER visits a year
  • more than 20,000 surgeries a year
  • more than 100,000 visits to surgical clinics a year


 

The medical staff in the pre-operative clinic includes a surgeon, an anesthesiologist, and a nurse who prepare patients for surgery, providing information about the upcoming operation and performing necessary tests.

Division physicians perform a variety of operations, including complex surgeries such as kidney transplants, advanced surgeries using laparoscopy, surgery for morbid obesity, endovascular surgeries, and cochlear implant surgeries for the deaf.


Wards of the Division of Surgery:

  • Urology
  • Orthopedics
  • ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Surgical Outpatient Clinic
  • Surgery A
  • Surgery B
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Eye Surgery

 
Units of the Division of Surgery:

  • Trauma Unit: providing urgent care for victims of hostilities, wounded members of the security forces, and victims of car accidents
  •  Breast Health Center: screening for early detection of breast cancer    and providing surgical solutions for breast cancer patients

Clinics of the Division of Surgery:

  • Urology
  • Orthopedics 
  •  Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Surgical Clinic  
  •  Surgical Clinic  B
  •  Vascular Clinic and Vascular Institute (duplex)
  •  Neurosurgery Institute
  •  Ophthalmology Clinic
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Clinic
  •  Plastic Surgery Clinic
  • Proctology Clinic
  •  Colorectal Clinic


Academic Activities and Research
The Division operates alongside the Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Division physicians hold academic positions and take part in various academic activities, including training medical students and health professions students, training physicians from the hospital and the community, training interns and experts in various aspects of general surgery, and performing clinical studies.

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