Pediatric Neurosurgery

Updated July 2018

Director: Dr. Michowitz Shalom
Phone Number: +972-2-6777092
For The Center for Neuropediatrics and Child Development

The Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery is located at the Mother and Child Center in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. The department is coordinating the management of children who are candidates for brain and spinal cord surgery, including brain tumors, hydrocephalus, craniosynostosis, congenital defects, epilepsy surgery, vascular malformations, head injury, etc.


The diagnostic and treatment approach of children who need neurosurgical intervention is multidisciplinary and includes the involvement of physicians from other fields (such as intensive care doctors, neurologists, oncologists, radiologists and so on) as well as paramedical professionals, who contribute to the assessment and treatment of these kids (physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and so on).

The Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, along with the multidisciplinary team, offers the best and most advanced diagnosis and treatment for children who suffer from structural disorders in their central nervous system.

The department is specialized in:

  • Pediatric Brain tumors.
  • Hydrocephalus.
  • Craniosynostosis.
  • Congenital defects.
  • Head trauma.
  • Vacular malformations.
  • Epilepsy surgery.
  • Traumatic head injury