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Shamir Medical Center Beer Yaakov

Beer Yaakov, Israel

The Shamir Medical Center Be'er Ya'akov was founded more than 60 years ago and has been successfully carrying out clinical activities since then. The medical facility is the main hospital in the Shfela region and the fourth largest medical complex in the country. It provides a wide range of services in various fields of modern medicine. The specialized departments of the hospital cooperate with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. The number of specialists of the center have academic positions at the Faculty of Medicine of this university. 

The hospital employs over 3,400 people, including highly qualified doctors, nursing staff and research fellows. They apply their clinical skills and experience to provide the most effective and quality patient care. The medical center provides treatment not only to local residents, but also foreigners. The hospital treats more than 53,000 inpatients and over 323,000 outpatients annually. Such impressive figures are the indisputable proof of the prestige of the medical center in the country and abroad.

The hospital has 848 beds, 246 of which are in the Departments of Internal Medicine, 235 beds for patients after surgery, 85 beds in the Intensive Care Units, 117 beds in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 44 beds in Pediatric Departments, 110 beds in a Day Hospital, 80 specialized beds for elderly patients, 72 beds for newborns. The hospital operates one of the most active emergency medical services in Israel. The center also provides medical care to the servicemen of the Israel Defense Forces, has an emergency protocol, in the case of mass casualties and hostilities.

The center uses the most advanced technologies, including the MarginProbe device, which allows the doctors to preserve breast in the case of surgical treatment of breast cancer, as well as the da Vinci Surgical System, which ensures precise imaging-guided surgical interventions. Obviously, all this in combination with long experience of the medical staff, is a definitive indicator of the high quality of the medical services provided.

The medical center is successfully engaged in research activities at the international level and carries out clinical research in various fields. Thanks to scientific work, the hospital's staff regularly speak at Israeli and international conferences, while their works are published in prestigious international scientific journals.

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Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology

Avni Itzik Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Reproductive Medicine

Raphael Ron-El Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dentistry

Haim Doron Prof. Dr. med. Dr. dent.


Patients rooms

The patients of the Shamir Medical Center Be'er Ya'akov live in spacious and comfortable single rooms. The furnishing of the standard patient room includes an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table, a wardrobe and a TV. Each room also has an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet. The patient rooms in pediatric departments are made in the special design for children in order to make young patients feel at home.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered tasty and balanced three meals a day. If for some reason you do not eat all foods, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your food preferences prior to treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:


Accompanying person

During the inpatient program, the accompanying person can live with the patient in a patient room or a hotel of his choice. Our managers will help you choose the most suitable option.


During an outpatient program, the patient can stay at the hotel on the territory of the medical center or at the hotel of his choice. Our managers will help you choose the most suitable option.


Be'er Ya'akov is a town in the vicinity of Tel Aviv. Despite the fact that the town is quite young, it develops dynamically and grows more and more every year. Be'er Ya'akov was named after Ya'akov Yitzhaki, a rabbi who led a group of immigrants from the Caucasus. A number of industrial and state enterprises operate in the town. Currently, residential buildings, recreation centers, parks and infrastructure facilities are under active construction here.

The town attracts people who look for budget vacations in small towns in Israel. Among the sights, it is worth noting the Local History Museum with exhibitions on the life of the first settlers of the town. The lovers of sea recreation should definitely visit the wonderful beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, which are located in the immediate vicinity.

Be'er Ya'akov is great for exploring Jewish culture, local traditions and cuisine. The traditional local restaurants offer national and European dishes, while local shops, restaurants and bars have a wide range of the finest local wines.

The town will definitely be interesting for the lovers of outdoor activities, since there are many ancient buildings, churches, basilicas and monuments to the heroes of the Israeli wars in its vicinity. At the end of an active day, one should definitely visit local health and spa centers, which offer a wide range of relaxing and therapeutic procedures. Anyone who wants to take a break from the hustle and bustle in silence and calm atmosphere should definitely visit this beautiful and cozy town on the sea.