Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of Sheba Medical Center, has been recognized on a prestigious global list honoring executives dedicated to healthcare excellence and improving patient lives.

Newsweek magazine has selected Sheba Medical Center’s Director General Prof. Yitshak Kreiss for their first-of-its-kind list of top hospital CEOs in the world. Under the guidance of his leadership, Sheba has evolved into a hub of innovative health, embracing a personalized approach to patient care and groundbreaking technologies that are shaping the future of healthcare. This dedication has resulted in Sheba being consistently recognized as a “World’s Best Hospital” by Newsweek for six consecutive years.

“The State of Israel is facing one of its most challenging periods in its history, in the realm of its security, financial well-being and safety of its population. As has been with other crises, which the country has faced in the past, Sheba is at the forefront of providing assistance to anyone in need of safe-guarding their healthcare. We continue to be a model of co-existence during this difficult period and an anchor of stability in our region. Newsweek’s recognition of Sheba, highlights what everyone knows and feels, providing high-quality healthcare to any person or nation in need as its prime directive, rising above conflicts and wars,” said Prof. Kreiss.

Prof. Yitshak Kreiss has been the Director General of Sheba Medical Center since 2016, previously serving as the Surgeon General of the Israel Defense Forces. His extensive experience includes leading humanitarian missions to Haiti and Kosovo, and establishing a field hospital on the Syrian border during the civil war. Kreiss is also credited with creating Sheba’s esteemed Humanitarian and Disaster Response Center (HDRC), which played a pivotal role in providing critical aid in conflict zones. Notably, in 2022, HDRC constructed a Field Hospital in Ukraine amidst ongoing conflict.

Congratulations Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, for this well-deserved recognition. Your unwavering commitment to excellence and humanitarian efforts sets a remarkable standard in healthcare, and extends hope to patients in need worldwide.

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