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Contact information

Telephone:
Secretary, Department Head - 03-9376710/01
Department Secretary -            03-9376706/8
Head Nurse -                            03-9376709
Nursing Station -                       03-9376708
Cardiac Transplant Clinic -       03-9376716/4

Fax: 03-9240762
E-mail: aravot_dan@clalit.org.il

Opening hours

Visiting Hours:
Department - 08:00-18:00

Doctor’s rounds:
9:30-11:00 daily

Location

​Gour Shasha Tower, Beilinson, Hospital, 4th Floor

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery – Beilinson

Director: Prof. Dan Aravot

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery – Beilinson

​About the center

Beilinson Cardiothoracic Surgery Center is the largest and leading center in Israel.
The main areas of activity of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Center are: bypass surgery, valve surgery, valve repair, aorta surgery , heart transplants , lung transplants, heart and lungs transplants. The center includes research laboratories, located in the Felsenstein Medical Research Center , in the Genetics Building and in the Laboratory for the Preparation and Preservation of Heart Valves (Homograft bank).

Approximately 800 cardiac operations, approximately 500 chest and lung operations, and about 400 cardiac operations in children within the framework of the Schneider Children's Medical Center, are performed in the department each year.
The vast majority of all lung transplants, about one half of all heart transplants, and most the artificial heart transplants in the State of Israel, are performed in the center.
Several outpatient clinics and units operate within the center's framework:

Clinic

Day

Location

Physician in charge

Scheduling an appointment

Stitches removal clinic

(about two weeks after surgery)

Thursday

Raphael Recanati Genetics Building,

Ground floor

Dr. Victor Rubachevski

Appointment scheduling call center - 03-9376666

Post-operative follow-up clinic

the patient from his discharge from the ward during the first year - three and six months after surgery) 


Thursday


Dr. Victor Rubachevski

Clinic for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation

Thursday

Dr. Victor Rubachevski

Aorta Clinic

Thursday

Prof. Dan Aravot

Thoracic Surgery Clinic

Thursday

Dr. Milton soute

Clinic for minimally invasive heart surgery

Tuesday

Dr. Ram Sharoni

LVAD artificial heart transplant clinic


Tuesday

Heart failure clinic, in collaboration with the Cardiology Department, the Heart Failure Unit, Outpatient Clinics Building , 1st floor

Prof. Dan Aravot

Dr. Tuvia Ben-Gal

Dr. Daniel Morenicks

Orit - 03-9376716

Prof. Dan Aravot - 050-6265541

Lung transplant clinic

Wednesday

Lung Institute, 3rd floor, Gur Shasha Building, Room 19

Dr. Yuri Peisahowitz

Yamit - 03-9377224/7

Clinic for surgical treatment for patients with advanced heart failure

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 4th floor, Gur Shasha Building

Prof. Dan Aravot

Orit - 03-9376716

Prof. Dan Aravot - 050-6265541

 

Academic and research activities

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery conducts extensive academic and research activity.
Currently active research projects:
1. The importance of BAX type proapoptotic gene for cardiac function and its recovery from ischemia and reperfusion.
2. Pre-conditioning of rat heart by pharmacological means.
3. The effect of ischemia and reperfusion on the isolated liver of a rat.
4. Contraction and relaxation of human blood vessels following different separation techniques during bypass surgery.

Consulting the medical staff:
During hospitalization you are entitled to receive detailed information about your health condition, the surgery, the treatment and the required examinations. To obtain this information you may contact the department's doctors after the doctor's round. Subject to your approval, medical information about your condition will be provided to your relatives. If you do not approve providing this information, inform your doctors.

Social Worker:
Talks with patients and their families are held from 09:30 every day except Fridays and Saturdays. 

Delivery of medical information in the department:
Sunday - Thursday between 12:00 - 13:30
In the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at 14:00, information will be provided by the unit head or a senior physician.