Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem
Facts and Figures for 2012
Located in the center of Jerusalem, Shaare Zedek Medical Center is a major urban hospital composed of over 30 inpatient Departments and 70 outpatient units. Reflecting on over 110 years of experience responding to the medical needs of Jerusalem and the surrounding areas, Shaare Zedek prides itself on providing patients with advanced medicine through a compassionate and individualized approach. Academically affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Shaare Zedek is an active research institution deeply committed towards furthering scientific progress. In December of 2012, Shaare Zedek assumed operational control over Bikur Cholim Hospital which will significantly increase our breadth of medical activities while expanding to a second medical campus in the downtown area of Jerusalem. The new campus will be designated for several specific medical departments in which Shaare Zedek is particularly active, including maternity, internal medicine, outpatient care and as a step-down urgent care facility.
Shaare Zedek by the Numbers (for calendar year 2012):
|Total Annual Admissions
|Total Hospitalization Days (Including Newborns)
|Cardiology and General Intensive Care Days
|Average Length of Stay (excluding Continuing Care)
|| 3.9 days
|Outpatient Clinic Visits
|Emergency Room Visits
|Adult and Pediatric Day Hospital Patient Days
|Adult and Pediatric Dialysis Treatments
|Surgical Day Hospital (no. of procedures)
|Cardiac Catheterizations (including 40% interventional cardiology)
|Administration and Maintenance Staff
Originally founded in 1902 as a hospital designed primarily for the needs of the Jerusalem community, today Shaare Zedek is a major medical provider attracting patients from all over the country and even abroad.
Several of our Centers of Excellence:
The Weinstock Department of Emergency Medicine on the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Floor -Opened in 2004, located in the heart of the city and close to main thoroughfares the Department receives a high number of trauma cases treated in the Kennedy Leigh Shock and Trauma Unit.
The Wilf Woman and Infant Center on “Charlie’s Floor” - With over 1000 births per months, Shaare Zedek sees more maternity cases than all other Jerusalem hospitals combined and is the second busiest in all of Israel.In addition to new births, the center treats all aspects of woman’s care including gynecological disease and has a dedicated high-risk pregnancy unit.
The Jesselson Heart Center- Jerusalem’s premier cardiac care center with nearly 3,000 cardiac catheterizations performed annually and approximately 500 open-chest surgeries.The Center is involved with community education programming aimed at promoting good cardiac health and is similarly active with numerous research studies.
The Glaubach Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine-Opened in March of 2008, the Pediatric Emergency Department brings a highly comprehensive and individualized approach to treating children’s urgent care cases.Designed to offer a soothing atmosphere to address children’s emotional needs as well as their physical ones, the Department is positioned to quickly become Jerusalem’s leading facility for pediatric emergency care.
The Fuld Family Department of Medical Genetics- Committed to ensuring Shaare Zedek serve as leader in the fast developing science of medical genetics, this Department serves as a major research and clinical area of the hospital involved with a wide variety of studies.The Department, in cooperation with the IVF Unit, is responsible for the Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) program and the Stem Cell Research Program.
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