Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa
Department of Pediatric Cardiology (302894)
Specialized in: pediatric cardiology
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Rambam Health Care Campus specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects in fetuses in utero, newborns, children and adolescents. The Department, headed by Prof. Abraham Lorber, has won recognition for its top-class medical services not only in Israel, but also worldwide. In addition, the medical staff is regularly involved in clinical and basic research thus implementing new treatments and improving treatment efficiency.
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Rambam offers the latest diagnostic methods, such as three-dimensional imaging of the heart, ECG at rest and under load to detect arrhythmias, Holter blood pressure monitor, Doppler echocardiography and many others. Moreover, the Department under the direction of Prof. Abraham Lorber performs interventional procedures that include cardiac catheterization with x-ray imaging and Doppler-echo through the esophagus, which are alternatives to open-heart surgery. It also has a mobile clinic that provides medical care to children and adults with congenital heart diseases in the most distant villages of Northern Israel.
There are also treated patients from abroad and from the Palestinian Authority. The Department of Pediatric Cardiology supports many patients from other departments of Rambam Health Care Campus.
The highly professional physicians of the Department provide not only excellent diagnosis and treatment, but also rehabilitation for all young patients.
- Haifa, Israel