Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery (302999)
Specialized in: pediatric plastic surgery
The Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery of Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital at the Sourasky Medical Center offers a variety of reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery services for children. The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is one of the few medical institutions in Israel employing surgeons, who have trained in North America in the unique field of pediatric plastic surgery. The Department has gained an excellent reputation not only in Israel, but also worldwide. The chief physician is Dr. David Leshem, a renowned pediatric plastic surgeon.
If necessary, the doctors of the Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery of Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital attract their colleagues from other departments of the hospital. Children's plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthodontists, ophthalmologists, otorhinolaryngologists, orthopedists and speech therapists work with children and their parents before surgical interventions and during pre- and post-operation periods making every effort to achieve the best results.
The treatment focuses of the Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery of Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center under the direction of Dr. David Leshem include:
- Injuries and lacerations (cuts) that require stitches
- Cleft palate and lip (treated by a multidisciplinary team)
- Microsurgery for reconstruction following injuries, cancer or congenital diseases
- Microsurgical reconstruction for facial reanimation
- Surgical treatment scars and giant congenital moles
- Surgery on congenital limb deformities
- Ear reconstruction and correction of protruding ears
- Reconstruction of chest wall
- Breast reconstruction
- Correction of gynecomastia (development of breasts in men)
- Vascular malformations
All the children treated in the Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Sourasky Medical Center are under a continuous, close and sensitive supervision of the doctors and nursing staff.
- Tel Aviv, Israel