Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa
Department of Neurology (302886)
Specialized in: neurology
The Department of Neurology at Rambam Health Care Campus under the direction of Prof. David Yarnitsky specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nervous system, including disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. The Department has a multidisciplinary staff with a long experience in different fields of neurology, which is necessary to use the most advanced technologies.
The Department of Neurology at Rambam provides a unique emergency care for patients after stroke. It is thrombolytic therapy used within the first 3-6 hours after a circulatory disturbance in the brain.
The Department under the direction of Prof. David Yarnitsky is also focused on the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, including EEG-video monitoring, electrostimulation, support for both patients and their family members, as well as the clinic for disorders of the musculoskeletal system with the latest modern methods and drugs.
In addition, the Department of Neurology at Rambam Health Care Campus has the state-of-the-art EMG Laboratory for testing, among others, individual muscle fibers, sphincter muscles, vocal cords and respiratory muscles. This is the only such facility in Northern Israel with an ability to provide pediatric EMGs.
The medical team, headed by Prof. David Yarnitsky, is also actively involved in basic and clinical research, as well as in teaching medical students.
The service range of the Department of Neurology at Rambam Health Care Campus under the direction of Prof. David Yarnitsky includes:
- Diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy
- Diagnosis and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia
- Diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders
- Diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis
- Diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases
- Diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease
- Diagnosis and treatment of tremor
- Cognitive neurology
- Treatment of stroke
- Haifa, Israel