Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa
Department of Pediatric Nephrology (302900)
Specialized in: pediatric nephrology
The Department of Pediatric Nephrology at Rambam Health Care Campus under the direction of Prof. Daniella Magen specializes in the comprehensive medical care to children with various kidney and urinary tract diseases. The Department operates a specialized clinic for children in varying degrees of kidney failure, as well as the Pediatric Dialysis Unit offering hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and hemofiltration.
The Department successfully treats children with acute and chronic kidney diseases, including premature and newborn infants with kidney disorders, children with genetic and metabolic diseases of the kidneys and children with congenital abnormalities of the urinary tract. In addition, there is provided diagnostic kidney biopsy for children of all age groups. The Department, led by Prof. Daniella Magen, has an acting pediatric kidney transplantation program ensuring optimal medical care for children before, during and after transplantation. Kidney transplantations are performed by the highly professional and experienced surgical team.
The Department of Pediatric Nephrology at Rambam offers pediatric nephrology consulting services to the hospitals in northern and central Israel. Moreover, the medical institution is involved in the extensive teaching activity and numerous clinical and basic researches. The research focus is to understand the genetic basis of hereditary kidney diseases of unknown cause.
- Haifa, Israel