Sheba Medical Center

Israel

Description

Sheba Medical Center, Israel's largest tertiary referral hospital, a leading education facility, and the most advanced medical center in the Middle East. During the seven decades of its existence, Sheba has earned international recognition for its leadership in clinical treatment, as well as basic and applied medical research, and healthcare management.

The Medical Center has successfully combined clinical excellence and advanced research by investing in human resources, infrastructure and facilities.

 The Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital is part of the Sheba campus. It is known for the broad range of conditions it treats and for its state-of-the-art facilities, including: A Pediatric Intensive Care unit; The Pediatric Neurology Institute, The Pulmonary Unit, The National Cystic Fibrosis Center; The Pediatric Surgery Department, The Hemato-Oncology Unit, A Psychiatric Department, and the Pediatric Rehabilitation Department.

The Pediatric Hemato-Oncology Department includes the Pediatric Oncology Outpatient Clinic and Day Care Unit, comprise 20 beds, the Inpatient Ward and the Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, which together comprises 26 beds. A Home Care Unit provides palliative home care for terminally ill patients and coordinates treatment between services in the hospital and the community.

The new Marion and Elie Wiesel Children's Pavilion is the newest addition to the Pediatric Hemato-Oncology department. It is the only Pediatric Hospice in Israel.

Contact information

 

Sheba Medical Center

Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan

Team

Principal Investigator
Pediatric Oncologist
Dr. Michal Yalon specializes in Pediatric-Hemato-Oncology at Sheba Medical Center. She graduated with Honors from The Faculty of Medicine, Technion University, and was trained in pediatrics at the Carmel Hospital in Israel. In 2003, Dr. Yalon received PhD in medical science at Faculty of Medicine, Technion University. She is in charge and manager of Pediatric Brain Tumors cases at Sheba Medical Center beginning from June 2006. Dr. Yalon passed additional training in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Pediatric Neuro-Oncology department at Sick Kids Hospital, in Toronto, and in Pediatric Neurology at Children’s National Medical Center, in Washington. She is GCP certified. Dr. Yalon took part in Clinical trials in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology. She was awarded as "The best lecture in an AACR" (American association for cancer research) conference on Telomeres and by Talpiot Sheba Scholarship for the promotion of research and excellence.
Pediatric Oncologist