Hadassah Medical Center
  • Hadassah building

    Over 800 highly-trained physicians are employed at Hadassah Medical Center

  • Hadassah Ein Kerem Mt Scopus

    Hadassah Medical Center has 2 conveniently located hospitals with 1,000-bed capacity

  • Hadassah air emergency service

    Hadassah Medical Center offers around-the-clock Air Ambulance with on-site ICU

  • Hadassah lab

    Over 4 million laboratory tests are performed at Hadassah Medical Center per year

  • Hadassah emergency team

    Average length of stay at Hadassah Medical Center Emergency Unit is 3 days

  • Hadassah surgery

    Patients can feel safe at 31 operating theaters of Hadassah Medical Center

  • Hadassah airport ambulance

    Ambulance car is available from airport to Hadassah Medical Center upon request

  • Hadassah paramedical staff

    Up to 1,500 certified nurses are employed at Hadassah Medical Center

  • Hadassah surgery unit

    Internal Medicine at Hadassah Medical Center is an umbrella for 10 units

  • Hadassah health screening evaluation

    Medical imaging at Hadassah Medical Center: X-rays, MRI, CT, ultrasound, and biopsy

Laparoscopic obesity treatment at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center with short hospital stay, no scars, less pain, and detailed diet advice

If you know what BMI stands for, you are probably well aware that obesity can lead to joint pain, heart failure, and sleeping difficulty among others.

Bariatrics at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center include pre-operative psychological evaluation and post-operative check-up every few months

Before weight loss surgery, you will have to undergo the following tests and procedures:

  • ultrasound
  • x-ray
  • ECG
  • psychological assessment
  • nutritional assessment
  • lung function test
  • blood test
  • etc.

After the tests and prior to the surgery you will be instructed about the amount and types of food and drinks allowed.

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Most weight loss surgery at Hadassah Hospital is performed as minimally-invasive procedure and includes:

  • adjustable gastric band (LAGB)
  • Roux-en-Y stomach surgery
  • sleeve gastrectomy
  • duodenal stitch

On the day following the surgery, the staff will X-ray you to make sure there are no complications. In a week or two after the surgery you will be able to return to normal life.

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