Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology (302996)
Specialized in: pediatric gastroenterology
The Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology of Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center treats infants, children and adolescents suffering from digestive disorders, obesity and liver diseases. The medical team of the Department, led by Dr. Shlomi Cohen, has at its command all the state-of-the-art technologies to provide highly professional comprehensive medical care to young patients.
There are performed a variety of diagnostic tests, such as endoscopy, gastroscopy and colonoscopy, as well as tests of gastrointestinal motility, such as manometry of the esophagus and rectum, esophageal acidity (pH) testing, liver biopsies etc.
The most common gastrointestinal diseases treated in the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology of Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center include:
- Chronic stomachaches
- Lactose intolerance
- Food allergies (such as milk intolerance or gluten allergy – celiac disease)
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Obesity or underweight
- Failure to thrive
- Delayed growth
- Pediatric liver diseases
- Irritable bowel syndrome
Nutrition plays an essential role in children’s growth and development therefore the physicians under the direction of Dr. Shlomi Cohen offer important consultations on nutrition for children.
- Tel Aviv, Israel