Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Department of Rheumatology (302995)
Specialized in: rheumatology
The Department of Rheumatology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center offers consultation, diagnosis and treatment for a variety of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases, including Sjogren syndrome. The Department is headed by Prof. Ori Elkayam. It is the largest medical institution of its kind in Israel. The medical staff of the Department has a long experience and profound knowledge thus ensuring an accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment.
The Department of Rheumatology at the Sourasky Medical Center successfully applies innovative technologies, designed to prevent the development of systemic diseases caused by metabolic disorders (metabolism), uses advanced methods to eliminate inflammatory changes in the spine and continuously participates in scientific research aimed at finding new ways to completely cure arthritis.
The Department of Rheumatology under the direction of Prof. Ori Elkayam successfully treats a variety of rheumatic diseases using conservative therapy. The rheumatologists of the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center use not only proved and conventional drugs, but also the latest efficient pharmaceutical developments. Apart from drugs, there are widely used physiotherapy procedures. The customized exercise programs allow patients to develop all the necessary muscle groups.
The most common diseases treated in the Department of Rheumatology under the direction of Prof. Ori Elkayam include:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Bekhterev's disease
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
- Sjogren's syndrome
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Tel Aviv, Israel