The department has 16 rooms, including spacious isolation rooms and an intensive care room for patients requiring close monitoring. In addition to the advanced equipment, the department has implemented state-of-the-art safety measures, including control and monitoring devices that have been placed throughout the department, enabling immediate and accessible monitoring by the medical staff.
Additionally, a playground and a kitchenette for the use of the families were set in the department, and comfortable armchairs were placed alongside the beds of the hospitalized children in order to improve the hospitalization conditions for patients and their families.
A Word from the Director
Prof. Asher Barzilai, Director of the Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, said:
“I am glad that we have expanded the Pediatric Surgery department, increased the number of beds, and are now able to treat children who need complex and complicated surgery in a pleasant, professional manner. The department was designed to provide a solution to both the children and their families while maintaining a modern, safe and efficient working environment for the medical and paramedical staff. “
Prof. Yitzhak Kreiss: “As part of the constant improvement of the service process at Sheba, especially when it comes to hospitalized children, we continue to invest in upgrading the infrastructure and equipping our departments with advanced technologies. We will continue to treat all child patients professionally with devotion and love.”
Dr. Daniel Sinhar, Acting Director of the Pediatric Surgery Department remarked: “Providing the best service is our main objective and the most important task for me as the head of the department. In addition to moving to the new location, we shall expand the team of healthcare professionals, as well as increase the number of surgeries and continue to maintain a high level of courteous and professional service.
“I intend to provide patients with better accommodation and improved conditions, and most importantly- the best medical care in Israel. “