About the Department

Welcome to the homepage of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon.

 

Our department's motto is: "Quality and Excellence with Personal Touch" and it is literally applied by all our staff.

We carry out every effort to provide modern, contemporary and multi-disciplinary medical gynecological, obstetrical and fertility treatment by our skillful professional staff that is also friendly and kind.  The staff of the department actively participates in the long-lasting programs of continuing quality improvement. The spectrum of the activities of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology offers wide variety of modalities in diagnosis and treatment that are provided as inpatient, outpatient and day-hospitalization facilities.    

The medical staff encounters about 40 physicians who provide comprehensive medical services and are also involved in research, teaching and education.          

The delivery ward is fully equipped in most modern manner. Every room is computerized, with pleasant furnishings, television, telephone and background music. The rooms are spacious with nearly joined toilet and showers. Every room is equipped in accordance with latest and modern standards that enable its function as an independent unit that enables the treatment of the parturient and her newborn according to their need. Alternative treatment is feasible and welcome and it includes amongst others diverse birth positions, Reiki, Shiatsu, and reflexology. There are two operating theaters in the delivery ward that are ready for immediate use whenever it is required.

The department of Gynecology provides all types of varies interventions including extensive gynecological operations, laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. We specialize in particular in the diagnosis and treatment in uterine fibroids, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and more. We also have a sexology clinic.

There are in 14 beds in the inpatient facility of the Feto-Maternal Medicine ("high risk" pregnancy) unit that also includes outpatient surveillance clinic. The unit offers multidisciplinary approach for every aspect in the field of Feto-Maternal medicine with explicit integration by genetic medicine experts, dieticians, and social workers.                                                                                         

The unit of Urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic floor surgery provides comprehensive services of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for women with urinary stress incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse.

The Gyneco-oncological unit offers comprehensive services of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for women that have cancer of the genitalia. The unit executes diagnostic and definitive surgery, chemotherapy and is involved in radiotherapy of these patients.

Over for 4000 examinations are performed annually in the unit of ultrasound. The ultrasonographists of the unit carry out all kinds of diagnostic tests as well as all varieties of invasive procedures.

The In-Vitro-Fertilisation (IVF) unit is approached by about 8000 visits annually and offers all types of artificial reproductive techniques including micromanipulation and freezing and conservation of fetuses, sperm and oocytes. About 500 treatment IVF cycles are performed annually.

A unique Center for Victims of Sexual Assault is operating in our department. This center was launched in November 2000, and is the first center that treats the victims of sexual assault in a multidisciplinary approach. The goal of the center is to provide care for these women in all physical, psychological, and forensic aspects in a single and distinct location. The treatment includes preventive medicine against sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS and inadvertent pregnancy, psychological support, counseling by social workers, and collection of legal evidence. All these are free of charge. The devoted medical staff, social workers and forensic medicine experts are available 24 hours a day for these women. 

The department is affiliated with Tel Aviv University since 1980. The research in our department involves all aspects of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Infertility. Our medical staff actively participates in teaching and education of residents, midwifes, medical students from Tel Aviv University and New York University and of students from the school of Nursing.

We are happy to host you at our site and will be more than happy to serve you at our department when you will require our medical professional treatment or attend in our Delivery ward. 

 

Prof Abraham Golan

Proffesor and chairman

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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