Karplus Gideon
  • Gideon Karplus, MD

  • Department: Pediatric Surgery
  • Specialties: Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Language: English, Hebrew
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About Me

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

  • Deputy Director of the Pediatric Surgery Department, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital
Conditions and treatment
  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Congenital Diseases and Malformation
  • Congenital Maldevelopment of the Lung
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • High Imperforated Anus
  • Chest Deformity
  • Ileoanal Pouch
  • Minimal invasive Surgery in Children
  • Surgery of Endocrinal glands and tumors
  • Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Unpalpable testis


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