Shaare Zedek is the largest multi-disciplinary medical center in Jerusalem, providing advanced services in several specialized medical fields. With continuous commitment to advance and provide patients with the finest accessible and probable healthcare, the medical center accommodates 1000 beds, and this medical facility treats hundreds of thousands of patients annually, in its 30 departments and 70 out-patient clinics.
since 1902, Shaare Zedek Medical Center has been offering top-quality medical care to the people of Jerusalem, it started as a 20-bed hospital on Jaffa Road. Named after the biblical term “Gates of Justice,” Shaare Zedek has attended to the needs of Jerusalem’s diverse population from day one of operation, treating patients of every race, religion, ethnicity and nationality. And over a century later, Shaare Zedek has become synonymous with cutting-edge medication, compassionate care and several of the brightest medical minds in Israel.
Shaare Zedek is situated on an 11-acre campus directly opposite Mount Herzl. Along with its Bikur Cholim branch, the medical center is Jerusalem’s solely centrally positioned hospital. The hospital complex, finished in 1979, consist of 10 interconnected buildings and an extensive parking area. Since occupying its current location, Shaare Zedek has developed into an important multi-disciplinary medical center with an international reputation for excellence. The Local Planning and Building Committee approved in 2016 a new master plan to increase the hospital's territory to approximately 20 acres and the building privileges to 283,000 sq. meters.
In 2016, Shaare Zedek established the Wilf Children's Hospital, that now houses all its pediatric units, hospitalization, day hospital and clinics. The Wilf Woman and Infant Center welcomes more than 22,000 new babies into the world for the period of 2016, making Shaare Zedek's maternity department the most functional in the country.
Shaare Zedek also performs advanced IVF treatments, in partnership with the Medical Genetics Institute, for couples who have difficulty getting pregnant. This comprises of innovative technologies for fetal diagnosis and pregnancy screening tests using CMA (chromosomal microarray analysis).
Bikur Cholim, the city center campus
In 2013, Bikur Cholim Hospital was annexed to Shaare Zedek. Presently, it is a fundamental part of the hospital and subject to the same rules and regulations. The historic building accommodates two maternity wards, a NICU, an Internal Medicine Department, a Gastroenterology Institute and several outpatient clinics.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center hires more than 4,000 workers comprising of doctors, nurses, paramedical staff and administrative and maintenance personnel. Many members of its medical team are respected internationally in their fields and also others are involved in innovative research into new treatments and therapies. The staff is further boosted through the efforts of 700 volunteers, who offer a broad support services in departments all over the hospital.
Where to Find Shaare Zedek Hospital Jerusalem
Shaare Zedek Hospital Jerusalem - Facilities
- Accessible disabled people
- Private rooms for patients
- TV in the room
- Open 24 hours
- On-site pharmacy
- Emergency service
- Wireless access
- Medical records transfer
- Open weekends
- Public transport access
- Phone in the room
- Interpreter services
- Special dietary requests accepted
- Personal assistance
Shaare Zedek Hospital Jerusalem - Pricing details and cost breakdown
Shaare Zedek Hospital Jerusalem - Certifications
- Joint Commission International