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Gideon Karplus

Gideon Karplus

  • MD
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • English
  • Hebrew


Dr. Gideon Karplus is a highly qualified specialist in the pediatric surgical-oncology field. He serves as the Deputy Director of the Pediatric Surgery Department, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital in Sheba.

Member of the professional unions:

Israel Medical Association, Israeli Association of Pediatric Surgery, Israeli Association of General Surgery, International Association of Oncological Surgery, Israeli Association of Endoscopic Surgery, American Association of Endoscopic Surgery, European Society of Endoscopic Surgery, European Association of Endoscopic Surgery

Conditions and treatment

  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Congenital Maldevelopment of the Lung
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Chest Deformity
  • Minimal invasive Surgery in Children
  • Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Congenital Diseases and Malformation
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • High Imperforated Anus
  • Ileoanal Pouch
  • Surgery of Endocrinal glands and tumors
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Unpalpable testis


  • Deputy Director of the Pediatric Surgery Department, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital

Education and Training

  • MD, School of Medicine, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva
  • Specialized in General Surgery, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv
  • Specialized in Pediatric Surgery, Soroka Hospital, Beer Sheva
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery in Children, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, United States
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Surgical Oncology, St. Jude, Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery

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