Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Department of Gastroenterology (302978)
Specialized in: gastroenterology
The Department of Gastroenterology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, led by Prof. Oren Shibolet, specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a broad range of diseases of the digestive system. It is the largest medical institution of its kind in the country and the only Department of Gastroenterology in Israel approved as the European training site by the European board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
The Department of Gastroenterology at the Sourasky Medical Center believes accurate diagnosis to be a key to the successful treatment outcomes. Therefore, the specialists of the Department carry out many diagnostic tests, such as balloon-assisted enteroscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), gastroscopy, video capsule endoscopy, confocal endomicroscopy, sigmoidoscopy etc. Furthermore, the Department of Gastroenterology under the direction of Prof. Oren Shibolet offers services of its laboratories, including Absorption Laboratory, Helicobacter Laboratory, Bodily Fluid Laboratory, Laboratory for Digestive System Motility and Nutrition Laboratory.
The Department of Gastroenterology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, led by Prof. Oren Shibolet, provides both diagnosis and treatment of the following gastrointestinal diseases:
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and digestive motility disorders
- Swallowing disorders
- Chronic heartburn
- Chronic stomachache
- General disorders of the digestive system
- Fatty liver disease
- Intestinal and gallbladder diseases
- Liver diseases (follow-up care for liver transplant patients)
- Tumors of the digestive system
- Inflammatory GI diseases (Crohn’s disease and colitis)
- Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in newborns, children and adolescents
- Pancreatic diseases
The Department of Gastroenterology at the Sourasky Medical Center also focuses on the treatment of obesity and offers nutrition counseling, physical activity, group therapy and psychological support. If necessary, there can be performed bariatric operations.
- Tel Aviv, Israel