Soroka Medical Center is located in the city of Be’er Sheva, and it is the largest medical facility in the Southern region of the country, as well as the fourth largest in all of Israel.
Soroka MC is a University Medical Center as well; it serves as a clinical and scientific basis for the Medical Faculty of University named after Ben-Gurion.
Brief information about Soroka MC
Medical Center was founded in 1960 on the basis of the military hospital, and later there was opened a medical school. Currently, the center is designed for 1,200 fixed seats, and annually serves more than 1 million patients. There are more than 4,000 staff people including more than 700 medical staff from them doctors and professors at the Soroka MC.
Every year more than 80 000 people undergo inpatient treatment at Soroka MC, more than 30 000 different operations are performed and more than 1,500 newborns are born
Structure of Soroka Medical Center
Soroka Hospital is a multi-hospital which provides medical care in all areas of health care. The high level of professionalism of all medical personnel, modern technical equipment and the use of new diagnostic and treatment methods make Soroka MC to be the leading medical institutions in Israel.
Soroka MC includes 40 departments, many of which are unique and major centers in Israel. So in the hospital there is operated a unique center for the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, the largest center of emergency and world-renowned Institute of Oncology and orthopedic department, the largest center of maternity and IVF, and only research center for chronic fatigue syndrome of the Country.
Cardiology department of Soroka MC has worldwide fame; there are units for cardiac surgery, cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology and electrostimulators, pediatric cardiology.
Cancer Center of Soroka Hospital is one of the best in Israel. Here experts are doing everything possible to heal patients from cancer pathology, and to prolong their life maximally.
Epilepsy Center provides diagnosis and treatment of patients with all forms of the disease. In the center there are used the newest methods of treatment, including operational. Technological equipment of the Epilepsy Center meets the highest international standards and achieves excellent results in the treatment of patients.
Orthopedics Center treats patients with diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Remarkable progress was made in the field of endoprosthesis, experts have spent thousands of such operations returning to patients an ability to move without pain.
Centre of skin diseases in the hospital Soroka has been opened recently, but according to statistics on effective treatment it has already proven itself even abroad. Patients from all over the world come here to get high quality medical care. Particularly successful results have been achieved in the treatment of psoriasis, vitiligo and eczema.
Gastroenterology Center provides diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system. Achievements of center’s specialists are especially notable in the treatment of such complex pathology as a “nervous stomach”, medical therapy is combined in this case with psychotherapeutic techniques.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Health Center named after Kaplan-Eshkol, IVF center, maternity ward named after Saban operates at the Soroka Clinic. A wide range of medical services enables both outpatient and inpatient care, including treatment of gynecologic oncology.
Forty pediatric center of Soroka MC
Children’s Center of Soroka hospital is a unique structural unit which allows assisting young patients from around the world in any area of medicine. Head of the Children’s Center is a Professor Manuel Katz who is president of the Israeli Community for ambulatory pediatrics and Chief of the Department of Maternity Protection and Child’s Health in Israel. Affordable prices for the diagnosis and treatment allow assisting the children of any age group and any country in the world.