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The Department of Pediatrics “C”

The Department treats children from all over Israel who are suffering from a range of medical disorders and require hospitalization. The department is the only one in the country which admits children both pre- and post-liver or kidney transplantation.

Director of the Department
Dr. Irit Krause

Visiting Hours
Sundays to Fridays, 09:00-20:00
Shabbat, 09:00-21:00
Location: 7th Floor
Tel: 972-3-9253775, 972-3-9253148
Fax: 972-3-9253488

Deputy Director

Prof. Liora Harel

Senior Physicians

Dr. Liat Ashkenazi
Prof. Efraim Bilavsky
Dr. Eran Rom

Head Nurse

Rachel Geva

Doctors’ Rounds

09:30-10:30 - Departmental Director’s morning rounds accompanied by senior physicians and duty physician
10:00-12:00 - Attending physician
12:00-15:30 – Senior physician accompanied by the attending physician
Parents are requested to be present during doctors’ rounds
Parents are encouraged to approach doctors with any questions and requests


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 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

Dr. Irit Krause, Director of Pediatrics “C”, is available for meetings every day between 11:00-14:00. Kindly speak directly with the Head Nurse to arrange an appointment.

Appointment with the Head Nurse

Head Nurse Rachel Geva is available to respond to questions and requests every day between 10:00-14:00. Kindly arrange an appointment directly with her.


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 15:00. Instructions for continued care and required follow-up will be given at the time of discharge.

Research Activities

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV)
New vaccinations for infants
Suppression of inflammatory mechanisms for septic arthritis
Pre- and post-operative care for organ transplant recipients



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