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:
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:
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.