About the department
The plastic surgery and burns center at Rabin Medical Center, which includes the Beilinson and Hasharon Hospitals, as well as the Plastic Surgery Service at the Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, is one of the largest and most advanced of its kind in Israel.
The department deals with every area of plastic surgery, acute treatment and burns, as well as with aesthetic surgery, in collaboration with Clalit Aesthetics.
The department constitutes a national center of excellence in a number of fields, including breast reconstruction, advanced skin tumors, treatment of wounds that are difficult to heal with an institutional care system that serves as an example for all hospitals in Israel.
Hasharon Hospital works in collaboration with the Department of Surgery in the fields of breast reconstruction and healing wounds that are difficult to heal, as well as providing surgery services to the patients hospitalized in the department for a short-term hospitalization period.
The department collaborates with the Davidoff Center for the Treatment and Research of Cancer Diseases in the areas of breast cancer and advanced skin cancers, and with the Department of Cardiac Surgery in the area of treatment of wounds with healing difficulties after cardiac surgery.
The aesthetic surgeries are usually performed within the general framework of Clalit Aesthetics, Rabin Medical Center branch.
The plastic surgery service at Schneider Children's Hospital is operated by senior physicians specializing in pediatric plastic surgery. The service constitutes a national center of excellence for the repair of cleft palate and lip, for treatment of blood vessel malformations and for treatment of facial and skull defects (the leading center in Israel for these types of surgeries with an experience including hundreds of cases). Schneider Children's Hospital also treats children with burns from the entire central region.
The department works in close cooperation with many hospitals and serves as a national referral center. The patients benefit from advanced surgery using state-of-the-art techniques and state-of-the-art equipment.
The department maintains an outpatient clinic for plastic surgery in the clinics building.
Academic and research activities
The Plastic Surgery Department trains plastic surgeons, trainees and students from Israel and abroad. The department conducts seminars and weekly literature review meetings.
The department takes an active part in every conference of the Israel Plastic Surgery Association.
In 1996-1998, the department was responsible for the plastic surgery continuing-studies program at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Next year the department will run the program.
In 2000, the Department won the first prize awarded for the best article and the Kaplan Prize for the best research papers in Israel.
The department deals with basic and clinical research in the areas of wound healing, skin tumors, chest reconstruction surgery and disease development mathematical models.
Days and hours of activity
Every day from 9:30
Informing the patient:
"grand" round- Wednesday 07:30
Daily work rounds - Every day 08:00 - 09:00