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The Rheumatology Unit

The Rheumatology Unit at Schneider Children’s treats children with rheumatic diseases connected with the body’s joints, soft tissue and connecting tissues. The team of physicians places emphasis on a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach related to the special needs of children.


Director of the Unit
Prof. Gil Amarilyo

Location: 3rd Floor
Hours: Sundays to Thursdays, 08:00-14:00
Tel: 972-3-9253693
Fax: 972-3-9253880
Email: [email protected]
Appointments: 972-3-9253210, Sundays to Thursdays, 08:00-15:00;
Holiday eves and intermediary holidays: 08:00-12:00

Senior Physician

Prof. Liora Harel
Dr. Rotem Tal
Dr. Neta Aviran

Medical Services

The medical team treats a range of diseases and disorders involving inflammation in the joints, muscles, skin and bones:

  • Chronic joint inflammations of childhood including injections
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF)
  • Pfapa syndrome
  • Lupus
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Vasculitis (infection of the blood vessels)
  • Growth pains
  • Fibromyalgia


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


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