Orthopedics (Pediatrics)

Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital

Dr. Dror Ovadia
Department Director

Dr. Dror Ovadia

Ms. Lea Mata
Department Nurse Manager

Ms. Lea Mata

Clinic Nurse Manager

Ms. Anat Bentov

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Expert physicians with Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center's pediatric orthopedics department and clinics diagnose and treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems, such as: 

  • Traumatic and infectious bone and muscle injuries
  • Bone fractures and their complications
  • Hip joint diseases
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Congenital and acquired diseases
  • Spinal column and limb deformities and asymmetries
  • Sports and exertion injuries
  • Orthopedic problems caused by metabolic bone diseases
  • Clubfoot
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Joint dislocations (diagnosed and treated using ultrasound technologies)
  • Ambulation problems (diagnosed and treated using TASMC’s specialized Gait Aalysis Laboratory)

World-class care

Pediatric Orthopedics serves as a local, regional, and international referral center for children with orthopedic problems. Boasting senior-level medical experts whose expertise covers a range of musculoskeletal specialties, the department offers professional, quality medical solutions for a wide variety of pediatric orthopedic disorders and diseases.

 

The nursing staff has extensive experience in pediatric treatment modalities. The department play therapist helps children cope with their hospitalization and condition.

Essential follow-up care

Via the Pediatric Orthopedic Department outpatient clinics, physicians and staff keep in ongoing contact with children and their families following surgery—both simple and complex. The medical team provides personal attention and professional care to treat children’s illnesses and address their familial, social, health, and welfare issues.

Senior medical staff

  • Dr. E. Ezra -  Deputy Department Director, Senior Pediatric Orthopedic  Surgeon - Pediatric Hip Disorders & Hip Ultrasound
  • Dr. S. Hayek - Senior Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon - Neuromuscular & Cerebral Palsy Service, Gait & Motion Analysis Laboratory  
  • Dr. E. Segev - Senior Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon - Limb Length Inequality & Deformity
  • Dr. M. Yaniv - Senior Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon - Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Dr. Y. Hamu - Senior Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Dr. M. Fishkin - Senior Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Dr. L. Tziltin - Senior Pediatrician
  • Prof. S. Weintroub - Director of Multidisciplinary Center for bone diseases and congenital bone health in children and adolescents.
Contact information

Phone: Department: +972-3-697-4525; Management Office: +972-3-697-4269

Phone : Gait Analysis Lab: +972-3-694-7279 or 7281; Outpatient Clinic: +972-3-697-4518

Phone: Physical Therapy: +972-3-697-45557; Ultrasound: +972-3-697-45105

Email: pedorth@tasmc.health.gov.il


Location

Clinic: Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital Clinic building; Department: Dana Children’s Hospital, Floor 2

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Appointment

Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory

The Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory studies human motion. Sophisticated analysis technology is used to diagnose and treat disorders, as well as track patient treatment over time.