Built in 1967 in the hills of Haifa, the Lady Davis Hospital is part of the modern Carmel Medical Center, and provides comprehensive healthcare to the heterogeneous inhabitants of Haifa, its suburbs and points north. It has outstanding Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Departments, and a widely-known Community and Medicine Epidemiology Department.
Eleven operating rooms, three of which are part of the day hospital, perform more than 10,000 surgeries a year. Carmel Medical Center Day Hospital is one of the most actives in the north of Israel. In which various operations and treatments are performed in an ambulatory manner.
In addition to the above-mentioned departments, the Medical Center operates a large number of units that treat patients in an ambulatory manner and provide consulting services to the inpatient departments: Infectious Diseases Unit, Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacological Information, Hematology, Lung Disease Unit, Gastroenterology, Oncology and more.
The Pediatric Department operates services in the fields of gastroenterology, neurology, nephrology, infectious diseases in children, and the unit for cystic fibrosis, which coordinates children with severe lung disease from the north.
Another specialty of Carmel Medical Center is in the field of neurological medicine. The Unit for Neuroimmunology coordinates the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis patients from all over the country, and works in cooperation with several leading centers worldwide.
The Department of Family Medicine and Epidemiology is involved in many community surveys and operates one of the leading cancer research and prevention centers.
The crowning glory of Carmel Medical Center is the cardiovascular system, one of the leading in the State of Israel.
The division includes:
- Intensive care unit
- Cardiology Department
- The most advanced catheterization institute in Israel in which cardiac catheterization and treatment are performed (balloon extensions and supportive implants).
- Implantation of pacemakers and other diagnostic activities.