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The Department of Pediatrics “B”

The Department treats children from all over the country who are suffering from a wide range of medical disorders and require hospitalization. Departmental staff is highly experienced in treating complicated patients, especially with infectious diseases, immunological and allergic disorders. Children awaiting bone marrow or stem cell transplants are also hospitalized in the department.

Director of the Department
Prof. Oded Scheuerman

Visiting Hours
Sundays to Fridays, 09:00-20:00
Saturday, 09:00-21:00

Doctors’ Rounds
Examination by the attending physician, 09:30-12:00
Visit by a senior physician and the attending physician, 12:00-15:00


Location: 5th Floor - The Glass Building
Tel: 972-3-9253681, 972-3-9253045
Fax: 972-3-9253257


Dr. Vered Hopper-Meltzer

Senior Physicians

Dr. Yoel Levinsky
Dr. Lotem Goldberg 

Director of Nursing

Galit Asher


Schneider Children’s was established as a dedicated children’s facility with the emphasis on their special needs and hospitalization conditions, from the architectural design and operating an educational center to leisure time activities and a supportive environment for patients and their families.

Treatment, Research and Training

A key strength of Pediatrics “B” is its combination of excellent clinical practice along with clinical research which investigates infectious diseases. Research is one of the three components of medical excellence, together with comprehensive, personalized, empathetic treatment and training that aims to ensure the continuation of quality care in the future.

Treatment Nurse Coordinator

The nursing staff in the department works around the clock in three shifts. At the start of every shift, each nurse accepts the responsibility of a number of children to ensure that each child receives individual and professional attention. Nurses may be approached with any question or request.


Appointment with the Departmental Director

Prof. Oded Scheuerman, Director of Pediatrics “B”, is available for meetings every day between 10:00-11:00 and between 15:00-16:00. Kindly speak to the departmental secretary to arrange an appointment.



Appointment with the Head Nurse

Head Nurse Galit Asher is available to respond to questions and requests every day between 10:00-14:00.




The decision to discharge a child is made during doctors’ morning rounds. The discharge letter will be prepared following examination by a doctor and delivered towards 16:00. Instructions for continued care and required follow-up will be given at the time of discharge.



Research Activities

  • Infectious diseases in children
  • Allergy in children and adolescents
  • Primary immunodeficiency diseases
  • Autoimmune diseases in children


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