Departments and Units:
Allergy and Immunology Clinic

We treat both children and adults who suffer from allergies or immuno-dificiency and other problems with their immune system, usually due to recurring infections. As part of the diagnostic process, we perform non-invasive skin tests.

Endoscopy and Diagnostic Procedures in Children

The unit performs ofver 600 endoscopic procedures in children each year, including colonoscopies, gastroscopies, insertion of feeding tubes and rectal biopsies. Patients range from preemies under 2 kg until 18 year-old young adults. 

Institute of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

The institute is one of the two largest of its kind in Israel and includes several excellence centers for treating children with IBD, liver and pancreas diseases, celiac, eating disorders and failure to thrive in infants, and food allergies.

The Educational Institute provides educational services, enrichment activities and emotional support for all hospitalized children between the ages of 3-21.


The Neonatal Departments are devided into 5 nurseries for healthy newborns and two NICUs for preemies and newborns with congenital defects. The Shaare Zedek Campus NICU is comprised of 70 beds and is the largest in Israel. 


The Huberfeld Neonatal Intensive Care Complex is the largest in Israel, with 70 beds that can be isolated (and 20 additional beds at Bikur Cholim Campus), advanced equipment, a skilled staff and a special MRI device for preemies. 

Pediatric IBD Center

The multi-disciplinary center is a second home to children and teens from all over Israel dealing with IBD. In addition to the personal approach and high medical standards, we offer parents and children workshops to help cope with the illness.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The department treats acute condition in children from birth till the age of 18.

Pediatric Liver Unit

The unit treats patients with a variety of illnesses, ranging from chronic diseases, problems that pass with the proper treatment and children after liver transplant

Pediatric Neurology

The Pediatric Neurology Unit specializes in neurological disorders that occur in children, such as developmental problems, learning disabilities, ADD and ADHD, and congenital or hereditary syndromes. 

Pediatric Nutrition and Failure to Thrive

The unit provides multi-disciplinary care for infants and children with organic or secondary eating disorders. In addition to experts and pediatric gastroenterology, the staff includes a nutritionist, psychologist, social worker and occupational therapist.

Pediatric Orthopedics

The unit treats the spectrum of pediatric orthopedic problems, such as limb injuries, neural limb problems, and skeletal and muscular development issues (including scoliosis). 

Pediatric Otolaryngology

The unit specializes in treating problems of the upper airways such as sleep apnea, narrowing of the larynx and cleft pallets. Routine surgeries such as tonsillectomy,  myringotomy and cochlear implants are also performed. 

The institute treats children with various pulmonary diseases including asthma, pneumonia, CF and congenital defects. The institute also operates a multi-disciplinary Pediatric Sleep Breathing Clinic.

Pediatric Surgery

We perform many diverse surgeries, including following trauma, surgeries to fix congenital defects, tumor resections and head and neck surgeries. 

Pediatric Urology

Children of both sexes, from birth through adolescence, are treated at the department for disorders with the urinary tract and genitalia.