Head of Dept. of Pediatric Surgery: Dr. Vromen Amos
Pediatric surgeons in the Department of Pediatric Surgery, perform corrective surgery for congenital anomalies of the abdominal wall, the gastrointestinal tract and intra-abdominal organs and the thorax: this in addition to removal of childhood tumors and other more routine procedures of pediatric surgery.
Congenital anomalies treated by the staff are among others: esophageal atresia, duodenal atresia, small bowel atresia, diaphragmatic hernia, imperforate anus, Hirschsprung's disease, etc.
In addition, the department provides comprehensive expert services in urology, vascular surgery and plastic surgery through full-time consultants in their respective fields of expertise.
As early as 1991, the department entered the field of minimal invasive surgery developing an active and leading clinical and training program. It performs laparoscopic Nissen fundoplications, laparoscopic splenectomies, laparoscopic explorations for undescended testes, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, various other thoracoscopic procedures in children of all ages (thoracoscopic lung biopsies, lobectomies and thoracospcopic treatment of palmar hyperhydrosis).