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Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

location_on Tel Aviv, Israel
9.9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Pediatric Urology (303000)

Jacob Ben-Chaim

Prof. Dr. med.

Jacob Ben-Chaim

Specialized in: pediatric urology

About the department

The Department of Pediatric Urology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of congenital and acquired malformations of the urinary tract, puberty disorders and diseases of the reproductive organs in infants, children and adolescents. Thanks to the use of advanced technologies and state-of-the-art equipment, the experienced doctors can detect diseases at the initial stages of their development and provide their timely, effective treatment. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Jacob Ben-Chaim.

The department's highly qualified specialists prefer laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery, which allows them to perform sparing surgical interventions in order to guarantee high treatment efficiency, minimal risk of complications and reduced period of hospitalization.

An important component of clinical practice is counseling for pregnant women in suspected fetal defects of the urinary trac.

The department's range of medical services includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of hypospadias
  • Diagnostics and treatment of epispadias
  • Diagnostics and treatment of bladder exstrophy
  • Diagnostics and treatment of undescended testicles (cryptorchidism)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of testicular dropsy 
  • Diagnostics and treatment of urinary tract infections
  • Diagnostics and treatment of urinary tract obstruction
  • Diagnostics and care in case of violations of sexual differentiation
  • Diagnostics and treatment of nocturnal urinary incontinence
  • Diagnostics and treatment of daytime urinary incontinence
  • Diagnostics and treatment of difficulty urination
  • Diagnostics and treatment of neurogenic bladder
  • Diagnostics and treatment of tumors in the kidneys, urinary tract and testicles
  • Diagnostics and treatment of other urological diseases

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • Medical Degree, Technion Institute, Haifa.

Continuing Education

  • 1988 - 1993 Postgraduate course in Urology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. 
  • January 1991 - July 1991 Weitzman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (Chemical Immunology Study of the Expression of Protein Kinase C type L in Cancerous Cells).
  • July 1993 - 1995 Research Fellow in Pediatric Urology, Johns Hopkins Hospital and University, Baltimore, USA.
  • 2008 Tutor, Coordinator and Lecturer in Urology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
  • 1998 - 2008 Reviewer of the Gold Journal, Endourology Journal, HAREFUA.

Clinical Experience

  • 1986 Intern, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Israel.
  • March 1987 - December 1988 Resident in Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Israel.
  • 1994 - 1995 Resident in Urology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Israel.
  • August 1995 - May 1997 Chief Physician of the Department of Pediatric Urology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Israel.
  • June 1997 Chief Physician of the Department of Pediatric Urology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel.

Prizes and Achievements

  • November 2008 Prize for the Best Pediatric Urology Study on Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty in Children, Meeting of the Israeli Urological Association.
  • ECFMG Certificate.

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Since 1986 Israel Medical Association.
  • Since 1993 Israel Urological Association.
  • Since 1998 American Urological Association.
  • 2003 - 2005 Chairman of the Section of Pediatric Urology, Israel Urological Association.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center 

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