The Pediatric Liver Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center treats patients with a variety of illnesses, ranging from chronic diseases, problems that pass with the proper treatment and children after liver transplant
Shaare Zedek is the only medical center in Israel to offer the ERCP test - a special test for the biliary tract - for young children (performed by Dr. Dov Wengrower), and one of three centers participating in the testing of a new hepatitis medicine for children.
The unit participates in several other researches regarding the pediatric liver, among them a study of a substance that prevents drug poisoning that has a potential to treat chronic liver diseases, and a study that tests the potential of liver cell transplant in children that require a new liver but can't undergo a full liver transplant. Several prominent research centers abroad take part in the latter study.
The unit offers its patients a multi-disciplinary clinic that works in close cooperation with other medical professionals and incorporates support activities for the children and their families. A unique feature of our unit is the guarantee short waiting periods for appointments.
The liver clinic strives to set an example as an excellence center in all aspects pertaining to liver medicine in children from infancy till adulthood, and offers a variety of diagnostic and treatment methods. A combination of expertise and care promises that you child will receive the best treatment. We are committed to a holistic approach where the parents fully participate in the course of treatment.
If you have questions about the Pediatric Liver Clinic, feel free to contact Dr. Oren Ledder.
Prof. Eyal Shteyer
Dr. Oren Ledder
Peds Day Hospital
Dr. Eyal Shteyer
Dr. Oren Ledder
Next Generation Building, 6th Floor