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Pediatric Cardiology in Israel

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Israel performing Pediatric Cardiology (Heart Care).
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Rabin Medical Center

The second largest hospital in Israel, Rabin Medical Center is a tertiary care hospital that can handle the most complicated cases in all medical fields.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Rabin Medical Center

12 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Eyal Porat

Head of Cardiac Surgery Department, Beilinson

Hadassah University Medical Center

Hadassah medical institution includes two university hospitals in Jerusalem – on Mt. Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Both provide advanced tetriary healthcare services in all medical specialties.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Hadassah Hospital

18 listed cardiologists:

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Prof. Oz Shapira

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Rambam Medical Center

A large teaching hospital staffed by over 4,000 physicians, nurses, researchers, and allied caregivers, Rambam is Northern Israel’s largest hospital, a tertiary referral center for a population of over 2 million people.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Rambam Medical Center

25 listed cardiologists:

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Prof. Rafael Beyar, MD, DSc

Chief Executive Officer & Director General

Prof. Haim Hamerman, MD

Director, Department of Cardiology & Unit of Coronary Care & Chairman of Division of Medicine

Herzliya Medical Center

A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.

Availability:

Pediatric Cardiology is available at Herzliya Medical Center

35 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Bar - Alberto

Cardiology, Echocardiography

Prof. Jonathan Resistant

Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

A major medical center in Tel Aviv operating three hospitals under its lead, and serves as a teaching and research center as well.

Availability:

Pediatric Cardiology is available at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

One of the largest hospitals in Israel with 900 beds and 700 physicians. The hospital serves 1000 medical tourists annually, providing advanced medical care at the highest western standards.

Availability:

Pediatric Cardiology is available at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

Listed cardiologists:

Prof. Zvi Vered, MD, FACC, FESC

Director, Department of Cardiology

Dr. Therese Fuchs, MD

Director, Electrophysiology and Pacemaker Laboratory

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

Availability:

Pediatric Cardiology is available at Sheba Medical Center

11 listed cardiologists:

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Dr. Adler Yehuda

Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation

Dr. Agranat Oren

Heart, Cardiac

Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

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Pediatric Cardiology is available at Assuta Hospital

10 listed cardiologists:

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Prof. Michael Eldar

Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

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About Pediatric Cardiology

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Pediatric Cardiology

What is pediatric cardiology?

This is a subspecialty of cardiology that focuses on diseases and conditions of the heart and circulatory system which affect infants, children, and adolescents. Medical doctors who specialize in this specialty are known as pediatric cardiologists.


What conditions are treated?
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Coronary Sinus Atrial Septal Defects
  • Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
  • Electrophysiology
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Acquired Mitral Stenosis
  • Myocardial Infarction in Childhood
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
  • Ostium Secundum Atrial Septal Defects
  • Atrioventricular Node Reentry Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Commotio Cordis
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Interrupted Aortic Arch
  • Double-Chambered Right Ventricle
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Double Orifice Mitral Valve
  • Valvar Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle With Normally Related Great Arteries
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Double Aortic Arch
  • Coronary Artery Anomalies
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle With Transposition
  • Endocardial Fibroelastosis
  • Heterotaxy Syndrome and Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Infundibular Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Williams Syndrome
  • Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia
  • Muscular Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ostium Primum Atrial Septal Defects
  • Pediatric Atrial Ectopic Tachycardia
  • Pediatric Atrial Flutter
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Inversion
  • Pediatric Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Septal Defects

Devices used in pediatric cardiology
  • Stethoscope: This is an acoustic device which the pediatric cardiologist uses to listen to the internal sounds such as heart sounds. It can also be used to listen for bowel sounds, lung sounds and bruits (renal and carotid).
  • EKG calipers: This is a device used to measure intervals and also compare intervals on EKGs.
  • Pacemaker: This is an electrical device which is implanted to replace the natural pacemaker of the heart.
  • Defibrillator: This is an electrical device which alters the heart’s rhythm using electrical energy. It is used to top fibrillation of the heart.

Diagnostic tests and procedures

  • Echocardiogram: – a sound wave picture to check the structure and function of the heart.
  • Ambulatory ECG: This is a test, which is done during activity to look for any abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Exercise test: This is a test to measure if the heart is functioning well.
  • Cardiac Catheterization: This test involves placing a small tube (catheter) in or near the heart for closer observation. It can also e used to relieve the blockage.
  • Blood tests: This includes testing the levels of cholesterol, Creatine kinase, and Troponin .
  • Echocardiography (echo): This test inspects the heart’s chambers and blood flow.
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE): This is an echocardiogram of the heart via the thorax. It is a noninvasive procedure and takes a short time.
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE): This is an echocardiogram of the heart through the esophagus. It can require general anesthesia or sedation.
  • Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR): An MRI of the heart utilizes the ECG to observe specific mechanical functions of the heart.
  • Auscultation: This test involves listening to sounds such as heart sounds using a stethoscope.
  • Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG): This test measures the electrical activity of the heart using electrodes which are placed on the skin.

Why see a pediatric cardiologist?

Pediatric cardiologists are specially trained and have the expertise needed to treat children. They know how to talk to the children making them feel relaxed. In addition, their offices are decorated with cartoon characters and toys and games to make the children relaxed.

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