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The Infectious Diseases Unit

The multidisciplinary staff in the Unit provides medical services to hospitalized children, and consults with hospital physicians regarding infections. The Unit also operates an outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic in the Day Care Hospitalization Department.

Director of the Institute
Prof. Efi Bilavsky

Location: 2nd Floor (in the Day Care Hospitalization Dept)
Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 09:00-11:00
Tel: 972-3-9253663
Appointments: 972-3-9253210, Sundays to Thursdays, 08:00-15:00;
Holiday eves and intermediary holidays: 08:00-12:00
Appointment Form

Senior Physicians

Dr. Shai Haimi-Cohen
Dr. Gilat Livne
Dr. Meirav Mor

Medical Services

  • Infants with suspected or proven congenital infection
  • Follow-up of children requiring prolonged antibiotic treatment
  • Recurrent skin infections (furunculosis)
  • Recurrent streptococcal pharyngo-tonsilitis
  • Prolonged and unexplained fever
  • Carriers of streptococci, salmonella, other bacteria and parasites
  • Congenital and acquired immune deficiencies
  • Guidance regarding vaccinations for special medical conditions
  • Supervision of antibiotics usage


Letter from the community physician together with the payment guarantee
Referral by doctors at Schneider Children’s

Research and Training

The staff in the Unit conducts broad-sweeping research studies on many aspects of pediatric infectious diseases, catheter and vascular infections and infections in children with auto-immune deficiency. The Unit is actively involved with teaching and training physicians, residents and medical students in infectious diseases.


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