Pediatric Neurosurgery in Israel
The skilled expertise of pediatric specialists is necessary to properly diagnose and treat neurological conditions in children. At Sheba Medical Center, our expert neurosurgeons are dedicated to caring for children with the latest procedures and an exceptional bedside manner. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, we aim to provide children and their families with the most effective treatments and the most comfortable experience possible.
Pediatric Neurosurgery Procedures at Sheba
In addition to seven neurosurgery units, Sheba features a specialized intensive care unit and several clinics dedicated respectively to preoperative, outpatient, and nursing services. Our physicians provide the following pediatric neurosurgical operations:
- Benign and malignant brain tumors
- Benign and malignant spinal cord tumors
- Pituitary tumors
- Cerebrovascular surgery
- Stereotactic and functional surgery
- Spinal surgery
- Management of head and spinal cord trauma
Why Choose Sheba for Pediatric Neurosurgery?
1,200 neurosurgical procedures are performed yearly
Our surgeons have undergone training in premier medical centers in the US and Europe
We use the latest surgical techniques and are always conducting research and developing improved medical equipment
Sheba Medical Center has full accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI), the highest standard for international healthcare facilities.
Sheba Medical Center A Leader in Medicine and Biotechnological Innovation
Neurological Conditions We Treat
Our pediatric specialists are experienced in treating many neurological conditions and diseases. We use progressive techniques and top skill to treat every patient.
- Hydrocephalus; Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus; NPH
- Chiari malformation/ Arnold-Chiari malformation
- Spina bifida
- Pituitary adenomas; adenoma of hypophysis
- Brain tumors: Medulloblastoma, Astrocytoma
“I have no words to express my gratitude to this highly qualified neurosurgeon, but I’ll try my best!” said Tatyana. “I am grateful for your magic touch and skillful fingers … How many lives have you saved and how many more will you save? You have a mother’s thanks and deepest gratitude!”
Meet the Neurosurgeons at Sheba
Zeev Feldman, MD
Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery Department
After he received his medical degree and completed his residency in neurosurgery, Dr. Feldman studied in the continuing education program in Head and Brain Injuries and underwent clinical training in the pediatric surgical treatment of epilepsy at Baylor Medical College, in Houston, TX. Upon his return to Israel, he founded the Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Sheba. Dr. Feldman has published extensively.Read More
Jacob Zauberman, MD
Senior Physician at the Department of Neurosurgery
Dr. Zauberman specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, brain tumors, endoscopic brain surgery, and hydrocephalus. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa. Afterwards, he completed his residency in neurosurgery at Sheba. Following his residency, Dr. Zauberman specialized in brain tumors at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, before completing a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital in Seattle, WA. Dr. Zauberman joined the Sheba staff as a Senior Neurosurgeon, practicing in the fields of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Hydrocephalus, Endoscopic Surgery, Brain Tumors and Epilepsy Surgery. He has published many scientific articles in neurosurgery.Read More
Our Holistic Approach
We treat all pediatric neurosurgery patients with an integrative approach. A varied team of specialists collaborates to ensure that attention is given to all parts of the healing process. Patients benefit from the skills and compassionate care of neurosurgeons, oncologists, radiologists, orthopedists, pathologists, coordinating nurses, and social workers. Our multidisciplinary pediatric experts provide full preoperative and postoperative care. In addition, we assign a personal coordinator from Global patient services to every patient’s family. This helpful coordinator is there to assist with all the specific needs of the patient and their family because we want your experience to be as smooth and efficient as possible.
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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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