Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa
Department of Adult and Pediatric Plastic Surgery (302874)
Specialized in: adult and pediatric plastic surgery
About the department
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa offers the full range of modern surgical interventions in this field. The key focuses of clinical practice include reconstructive interventions to correct birth defects, reconstructive interventions after traumatic injuries, breast plastic surgery, removal of benign and malignant skin neoplasms, treatment of hypertrophic and keloid scars. The scope of tasks also includes the treatment of burns of varying severity, chronic non-healing wounds. There is also successful experience in the field of aesthetic interventions to improve the appearance of the patient. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Yehuda Ullmann.
Some types of microsurgical reconstructive interventions can be performed in collaboration with other departments of the medical center, particularly, the Departments of Otolaryngology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopedics, etc.
The department has in its arsenal the most advanced technologies, which allow the doctors to carry out all types of laser therapy. The operations are performed in strict accordance with the requirements of the professional societies and with the use of innovative technical equipment, which guarantees an optimal result.
The department's key clinical focuses include:
- Removal and treatment of skin neoplasms (using the "photoderm" method)
- Facelift (facial skin lifting)
- Otoplasty (ear plastic surgery)
- Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty)
- Abdominoplasty (abdominal correction)
- Blepharoplasty (eyelid correction)
- Breast reconstruction after mastectomy
- Breast augmentation
- Breast reduction
- Treatment of wrinkles
- Botox injections
- Filler injections
- Micrographic operations using Mohs surgery
- Lymph node biopsy
- Cryo- and thermal destruction of skin tumors
- Flap plastic surgery
- Breast reduction surgery in men with gynecomastia
- Diabetic foot treatment
- Treatment of chronic non-healing wounds (non-surgical treatment methods, including the use of the most advanced dressing materials and vacuum therapy)
- Other medical services
Prof. Yehuda Ullmann is the Chief Physician of the Department of Adult and Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Head of the Burn Unit at the Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa. He is also the Founder and Director of the Aesthetic Plastic Service at Rambam, and is the Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery in the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, of the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).
Dr. Ullman received his doctoral degree from the Technion’s Faculty of Medicine in 1981. He specializes primarily in facial, breast and abdominal aesthetic surgeries, burns, dermatologic surgery and reconstruction of pediatric congenital anomalies, such as cleft lip and palate. His research interests include fat injection, wound healing, trauma and laser procedures.
He has more than 120 original scientific articles, basic and clinical scientific articles (including basic and clinical research) and nine chapters in books. He served as the Chairman of the Israeli Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery from 2009 till 2011. He is currently the Chair of the Physician’s Union at Rambam and Vice Chair of the State Employed Physician’s Organization.
Photo of the doctor: (c) Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa
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