The Edmond and Lily Safra Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at Sheba Medical Center is at the forefront of pediatric healthcare. Since its establishment in 1997 within the Safra Children's Hospital, this department has consistently demonstrated a commitment to providing hope and advanced care to young patients from a variety of backgrounds, even amidst the present-day challenges.

The Edmond and Lily Safra Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at Sheba Medical Center epitomizes hope and advanced care in pediatric healthcare. Established in 1997, this department is a part of the Safra Children’s Hospital, recognized as the most extensive and advanced pediatric hospital in the Middle East.

Renowned for its high standards of care, innovation and excellence, the hospital serves Israel’s diverse population, including Jews, Muslims, Druze, Christians as well as patients from all over the world. It also extends its services to patients from the Palestinian Authority and neighboring countries, reflecting a commitment to inclusivity and compassion.

Comprehensive Care in a Nurturing Environment

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at Sheba transcends the boundaries of traditional medical care, offering a nurturing environment for children and adolescents facing significant health challenges. It boasts a multidisciplinary team of specialists and cutting-edge technologies, providing comprehensive care that addresses the physical, emotional and psychological needs of its young patients.

Dr. Itai Pessach, at the helm of the Safra Children’s Hospital, brings an unparalleled dedication to pediatric health and medical innovation. His international experience and contributions to pediatric intensive care and research highlight the department’s commitment to excellence.

Responding to Challenges and Looking Ahead

In response to regional conflicts, the department has seen an increased need for its services, especially for children affected by terrorism. The hospital’s inpatient and day treatment facilities have become essential in providing recovery and rehabilitation for these young victims.

Looking to the future, the hospital is poised to expand its infrastructure, enhance the patient experience and incorporate new technologies such as virtual reality and best telemedicine services. These advancements aim to create a healing space that is safe, comfortable and equipped with the latest in medical technology, ensuring access to the best possible care for every child.

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at Sheba Medical Center is more than just a medical facility; it’s a community dedicated to nurturing hope, facilitating recovery, and celebrating each step in a child’s journey towards health. It stands as a symbol of the resilience of the young human spirit and the transformative power of compassionate, innovative healthcare.

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