Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease (Pediatrics)

Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital

 Yael Levental
Unit Director

Yael Levental

The Endocrinology, Metabolic Disease and Diabetes Unit at Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive care and treatment for children and adolescents with suspected hormonal imbalances, such as:
• Short or tall stature
• Delayed or precocious puberty (early puberty)
• Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) or hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
• Parathyroid gland disorders
• Adrenal gland conditions
• Pituitary gland disorders

In addition, the unit offers extensive services for children, adolescents, and young adults with type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes), type 2 diabetes (hyperglycemia), congenital (neonatal) diabetes and diabetes that is hereditary.

Specialty treatment areas

The unit provides diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up in the following specialties:

• The adrenal gland
• Disorders of sex development
• Patients recovering from cancer and cancer treatment
• Thyroid tumors: benign and malignant
• Lipids/lipoproteins: the fats circulating in the bloodstream
• Hypercalcemia (high level of calcium in the blood) and hypocalcemia
   (low level of calcium in the blood)
• Metabolic bone disorders
• Transgender youth

The unit collaborates with other disciplines as necessary, such as the Radiotherapy Institute, Nuclear Medicine Institute, Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Department, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Endocrinology Institute and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Genetics Institute.

Contact Information

Appointments: +972-3-697-2513
Office:   +972-3-697-2513
Nurses: +972-3-697-4627
Fax: +972-3-967-4306 (for general contact and appointments): responses returned within 24-48 hours

Endocrine testing: +972-3-697-2513 or fax a referral to +972-3-967-4306

Email: talb@tlvmc.gov.il

If there is no answer at the numbers above, please leave a message with a return phone number.

Contact information

Phone: Appointments: +972-3-697-2513

Phone : Office: +972-3-697-2513

Phone: Nurses: +972-3-697-4627


Dana-Dwek Children’s Clinics, Ground Floor

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Reception Hours

Diabetes Clinic: Monday 08:00-13:00; Endocrinology Clinic: Tuesday and Wednesday 08:00-13:00