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Advanced Neurosurgery at Sheba Medical Center

Facing having a brain or spinal operation may seem daunting and scary. At the Sheba Medical Center we have world-class surgeons offering their vast experience in all sub specialties of neurosurgery to ensure you receive the highest level of care. Our department is a main referral center for all areas of Israel as well as for international patients.

Advanced Neurosurgery at Sheba Medical Center

What Neurosurgery procedures are performed at Sheba?

Sheba has 7 specialized neurosurgery units as well as a dedicated intensive care unit and various preoperative, outpatient and nursing clinics. Sheba offers neurosurgical operations in the following specialties:

  • Benign and malignant brain tumors
  • Benign and malignant spinal cord tumors
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Cerebrovascular surgery
  • Stereotactic and functional surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Management of head and spinal cord trauma

What neurological conditions does Sheba specialize in?

Our medical specialists are highly qualified and experienced in treating many neurological conditions and diseases, always using precise skill and the latest technologies.

  • Adenoma of hypophysis
  • Brain metastases
  • Herniated disks, disc herniation, prolapsed disc
  • Spina Bifida

Why choose Sheba Medical Center for your neurosurgery procedure?

Sheba is one of the largest neurological centers in the world with 1,200 neurosurgical procedures performed annually

The medical center is committed to providing patients with top-tier surgeons. Most of them have high expertise in the field and have been trained in premier medical centers at the United States and Europe. Sheba employs the most advanced surgical techniques and technology and we are continually conducting research and developing advanced medical equipment.

Sheba Medical Center is completely accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the highest standard for international healthcare facilities.

Sheba Medical Center A Leader in Medicine and Biotechnological Innovation

Established in 1948, Sheba Medical Center is the Middle East's largest and leading medical center. For the fifth year in a row, Sheba has been ranked by Newsweek as one of the world’s best hospitals and smart hospitals, as well as a world leader in gastroenterology, neurology, and cardiology. Known for its excellence in patient-centric care, Sheba offers a wide range of medical divisions and specialties, with dedicated acute care, rehabilitation, gynecology and obstetrics, oncology, pediatrics, and cardiology hospitals and centers. Our highly qualified specialists are involved in innovative treatments and cutting-edge research programs, enabling us to offer patients personalized medical care and advanced life-saving technology to patients worldwide.

Tailored treatment with a personal touch

We understand that the success of a surgery depends not only on the surgeon’s expertise but also on how you are cared for before and after your operation. Our multidisciplinary team will prepare and inform you about everything you need to know before your operation and we will make sure you are given the best support and advice after so that you can return to your everyday life as fast as possible.

All neurosurgical patients at Sheba Medical Center receive treatment from an integrative team consisting of expert neurosurgeons, orthopedists, radiologists, oncologists, pathologists, coordinating nurses and social workers. The team of the Neurosurgery department works together with specialists from other departments of the hospital to make sure you receive a holistic and comprehensive treatment program.

At Sheba Medical Center you will receive:

The opportunity for a clinical consultation with Sheba’s medical staff prior to your arrival

A fully dedicated Global patient services, including a personal medical coordinator and translator to assist you during your entire stay

Full assistance with transportation, accommodations, and visa applications

When you undergo a neurosurgery procedure at Sheba Medical Center, you are assured of world-class treatment with true value for money. As a government institution, Sheba has no hidden costs and the fees are transparent and affordable.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Cohen, Prof. Hadani assisted him. They are highly skilled professionals, attentive and wonderful people. We are immensely grateful to surgeons who performed the operation and to the endocrinologist for saving the life of my husband Gennady, as well as to all medical staff for the help and care we have received.

We strongly recommend for anyone who was diagnosed with a disease to apply to Sheba Medical Center/ “Magicians” are working there, the medical staff is highly professional, technologies are the most advanced, consultants of Global patient services are efficient and compassionate. Now we have friends in Israel and we call them our family. Many thanks to all of you!!! Deep bow for your priceless work for saving people lives. God bless you!!!

Goncharenko family, Ukraine

Who are the neurosurgeons at the Sheba Medical Center?

Nahshon Knoller

Dr Nachshon Knoller

is the acting director of the Department of Neurosurgery with research interests in the latest pharmaceutical therapies for traumatic brain and spinal injuries.

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Jacob Zauberman

Dr Jacob Zauberman

is a leading Neurosurgeon. He specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, brain tumors, endoscopic brain surgery and hydrocephalus.

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Zvi Cohen

Dr Zvi Cohen

is the director of the Neuro-oncology Unit and the head of a multi-professional team. He has many published medical articles on brain tumors and clinical researches on the effect of the latest drugs used to treat malignant brain tumors.

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Sheba Medical Center provides innovative, personalized medical care to patients from around the world. We are the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East and dedicated to providing advanced and compassionate medicine for everyone.

We welcome all cases, including the rarest and the most challenging. Our medical teams collaborate to provide the best possible health outcomes. From your initial inquiry through the long-term follow-up care, we are here for you.

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