Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Department of Plastic Surgery (302989)
The Department of Plastic Surgery at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center under the direction of Prof. Eyal Gur offers a variety of cutting-edge reconstructive and cosmetic procedures improving both appearance and the quality of life. The medical team of the Department puts emphasis not only on aesthetics, but also on preserving body functions. A cornerstone of medical care in the Department is its multidisciplinary approach, which integrates all essential medical specialties for optimal evaluation and treatment of complex clinical cases.
The specialists of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Sourasky Medical Center carry out a number of basic scientific and clinical researches to develop progressive techniques and solutions enhancing patient care. The Department, led by Prof. Eyal Gur, also provides educational and self-help programs for the benefit of patients and their families.
The surgeons of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center enjoy an excellent reputation in Israel and worldwide, consequently, they are regularly invited to present their expertise and revolutionary techniques at international conferences and serve as visiting professors at prominent institutions throughout the world.
The Department under the direction of Prof. Eyal Gur performs many state-of-the-art plastic surgeries on an outpatient basis. On-site pathologists, radiologists and other specialists facilitate multidisciplinary decision-making with the greatest possible amount of information and knowledge available. Ultimately, this approach saves patients’ valuable time and promotes optimal outcomes. The sophisticated equipment is also an integral part of high quality and effective treatment. The surgical interventions performed in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center on an outpatient basis include removal of moles, cysts, lipomas (fatty tumors), scars and malignant tumors, such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma, as well as Mohs surgery, also known as micrographic surgery. Most operations are performed under local anesthesia.
It is worth noting that the surgeons of the Department, led by Prof. Eyal Gur, have a unique experience in Mohs surgery, which is highly effective for common types of skin cancer. According to numerous studies, the cure rate with Mohs surgery is between 97% and 99.8% for primary basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer. The Mohs procedure is micrographically controlled and therefore provides precise removal of the cancerous tissue, while healthy tissue is spared.
The Department of Plastic Surgery at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center under the direction of Prof. Eyal Gur offers the following medical services:
- Emergency treatment for traumas and burns
- Chest wall reconstruction
- Abdominal wall reconstruction
- Breast surgery (oncoplastic reconstruction after mastectomy, breast augmentation and reduction, treatment of congenital or acquired asymmetry of the breast and gynecomastia)
- Head and neck cancer (surgical reconstruction)
- Treatment of skin and soft tissue cancer
- Treatment of malignant melanoma
- Treatment for congenital defects, craniofacial anomalies and vascular anomalies (cleft palate, large birthmarks etc.)
- Treatment for chronic wounds
- Facial reanimation and facial nerve reconstruction after facial nerve paralysis (in adults and children)
- Reconstruction of limbs after injury and surgery
- Post-bariatric surgery
- Aesthetic surgery
- Tel Aviv, Israel