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The Neurosurgical Unit

The Neurosurgical Unit at Schneider Children’s is one of the largest in the country for operations on the brain and spinal cord in children. The team of specialists in the Unit performs about 350 neurosurgeries annually. The operating rooms and endoscopic instrumentation have been adapted to the special needs of children.

Director of the Unit
Dr. Amir Kershenovich

Location: 5th Floor
Clinic Hours: Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Tel: 972-3-9253668, Sundays-Thursdays, 08:00-15:00
Sapir Halel, Secretary; Ella Gurevich, Nurse: 972-52-3900244
A text message may be sent to Ella 24/7Fax: 972-3-9211883

Email Address

Senior Physicians

Dr. Ivan Novitski, Attending Pediatric Neurosurgeon


Ella Gurevich, Nurse practitioner and Nurse Navigator


Aaron Natan, Cranial Orthotics


Sapir Halel, Division's Executive Assistant

Coordinating nurse

Ella Gurevitz

Medical Services

  • Congenital defects of the skull and spinal column
  • Prenatal consultation for congenital malformations diagnosed in utero
  • Tumors of the brain and spine
  • Hydrocephalus - treatment by endoscopy or ventricular peritoneal shunt
  • Head traumas
  • Spina bifida
  • Brain catheterization for vascular lesions
  • Baclofen pump therapy for spasticity
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Vagus nerve stimulator implant



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


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