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Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

location_on Tel Aviv, Israel
9.9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology (302996)

Shlomi Cohen

Dr. med.

Shlomi Cohen

Specialized in: pediatric gastroenterology

About the department

The Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment for infants, children and adolescents suffering from gastrointestinal diseases, digestive disorders, obesity and liver diseases. To provide young patients with highly professional comprehensive medical care, the team of the department's doctors has all the ultramodern technologies. Since proper nutrition plays a crucial role in the development of the child's body, the nutrition consultations are also held here. The department is headed by Dr. med. Shlomi Cohen.

To make an accurate diagnosis, the department carries out the full range of instrumental diagnostics, including endoscopy, gastroscopy and colonoscopy, as well as the testing of the gastrointestinal motility, for example, esophageal and rectal manometry, esophageal pH test (pH-metry), liver biopsy, etc. 

The department's range of medical services includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of chronic abdominal pain
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diarrhea
  • Diagnostics and treatment of constipation
  • Diagnostics and treatment of lactose intolerance
  • Diagnostics and treatment food allergies (for example, milk intolerance or gluten allergy – celiac disease)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of malabsorption syndrome
  • Diagnostics and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of obesity or underweight
  • Diagnostics and treatment of insufficient weight gain in young children
  • Diagnostics and treatment of growth retardation
  • Diagnostics and treatment of liver diseases in children
  • Diagnostics and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
  • Diagnostics and treatment of other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

Continuing Education

  • 1990 - 1996 Hebrew University, Hadassa Ein Kerem Hospital, Jerusalem.
  • 1997 Doctor of Medicine.
  • 1999 Doctoral thesis defense, Department of Pediatrics, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem. Subject: "Prevalence and risk factors for liver diseases among patients with cystic fibrosis in Israel". 
  • 1998 ATLS certification.
  • 1999 PALS certification.
  • 2001 Passed examination of the Scientific Council A with honors (Pediatrics).
  • 2002 Passed examination of the Scientific Council B (Pediatrics).
  • 2005 Passed examination of the Scientific Council A and B (Pediatric Gastroenterology).

Clinical Experience

  • 1997 - 1998 Rotating Internship, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 1998 License to Practice Medicine No. 30428, Ministry of Health, Israel.
  • 1998 - 2002 Residency in Pediatrics, Tel Aviv Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv.
  • 2000 Course of Medical Officers, IDF.
  • 2000 Tutor, Department of Pediatrics, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  • 01.2003 License to Practice Pediatric Medicine No.19944, Ministry of Health, Israel.
  • 2003 - 2006 Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
  • 01.2006 License to practice Pediatric Gastroenterology No.22257 Ministry of Health, Israel.
  • 01.2009 Head of the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.

Academic Experience

  • 1998 - 2003 Lectures for medical students, Department of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 2006 Instructor, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 2010 Good Clinical Practice Course, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 2009 - 2012 Examiner, Israeli Examination Board for Pediatrics.
  • 2010 - 2012 Member of the Israeli Examination Board for Pediatric Gastroenterology.
  • 2012 Active Member in Annual Research Committee, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Since 1997 Israeli Medical Association.
  • Since 2002 Israeli Society of Pediatrics.
  • Since 2003 Israeli Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology.
  • Since 2003 Israeli Society of Gastroenterology.
  • Since 2003 Israeli Society of Liver Diseases.

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology.
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