Anna was diagnosed with large B-cell lymphoma in the fall of 2016. Her diagnosis was complicated as she was in her 30th week of pregnancy. The doctors weren’t impressed with her test results long before the final diagnosis, and when the diagnosis was made it came as a great shock to Anna.
Sheba Medical Center is ranked as #10 and cited as a forerunner in medical science and biotechnological innovation, both in the Middle East and worldwide. Sheba collaborates continuously with international assemblies to advance biotechnology, medical innovation, and hospital systems. In particular, the Newsweek report lauded Sheba’s broad range of exceptional medical divisions and specialties, affiliation with Tel Aviv University, and treatment of over a million patients annually.
Sheba Medical Center is proud to be chosen as one of the best hospitals in the world by Newsweek’s worldwide panel of doctors, medical professionals and administrators. It is affirmation of our commitment to be a medical center without boundaries and provide quality, compassionate, value driven health care to all our patients without discrimination and regardless of color, creed, and nationality.
The Israeli healthcare system is in dire need of structural reforms, and a special panel at the Globes Business Conference in December was formed to deal with challenging issues. The system, which is already overstretched, must deal simultaneously with the aging population and the increasing demands of a rapidly growing population in Israel.
Sheba Medical Center is leading the way in revolutionizing patient care by giving all general surgery patients the option to select their surgeon, free of charge. If this pilot program is successful, it will spread to other surgical divisions and specialist procedures at Sheba, such as urological operations, pediatrics, and ophthalmology
Neuroscientists at Sheba Medical Center have discovered a drug that could potentially cure terminally ill patients suffering from Glioblastoma (GBM), a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer.
Always at the forefront of innovation, Sheba Medical Center is collaborating with international medical institutions to provide patients with the most advanced technologies. Just as the banking, e-commerce, and media industries have put their main thrust into digital tech and mega databases, Sheba is now revolutionizing how digital health can influence patient care around the world.
NBA all-star legend Dikembe Mutombo recently travelled to Israel to meet with international medical experts at Sheba Medical Center. The goal of Mutombo’s visit was to discuss a possible 2019 collaboration between Sheba and the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The 2018 Israel American Council (IAC) National Conference was held recently at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida. On December 1, Dr. Eyal Zimlichman, Deputy Director General, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center was honored as a guest speaker in an engaging panel discussion on “The Future of Medicine.”
The Humanitarian Response Team from the Israel Center for Disaster Medicine at Sheba Medical Center was the first international team of doctors, nurses, and lab technicians to respond to the urgent call for help following an outbreak of cholera in Lusaka, Zambia. Cholera is unheard of in Israel, just like in all Western nations. However, Sheba held fast to their commitment to share medical excellence under all circumstances.
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Established in 1948, Sheba Medical Center is now the leading medical center in the region.