Medical Dep. Orthopedics
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Dr. Claude Picard Mrs. Nitza Bashari

Department Director:
Dr. Claude Picard
Specialized Orthopedic Surgeon
Sub-specialty: Joint Replacement and Trauma

Head Nurse:
Mrs. Nitza Bashari


Asst. Department Director: Dr. Chananel Solomon, Specialized Orthopedic Surgeon, Sub-specialty: Knee Surgery

Department Coordinator:
Mrs. Yehudit Ben-David

General Description
The department covers a wide array of Orthopedic Surgery: Surgery for Joint Replacement, Trauma, Hand Surgery, a Knee Unit, treatment of foot and ankle problems. All the Orthopedic surgeons are certified specialists. Following hospitalization / surgery patients are seen for follow up visits in the Outpatient Clinics of Laniado Hospital.

Published pamohlets:

Knee replacment surgery

Partial or full hip replacment surgery

Department Staff
The department staff includes specialist doctors who treat the various sub-specialties of Orthopedics, professional nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and nurses' aides.

The Senior Medical Staff

Dr. Claude Picard - Specialized Orthopedic Surgeon, sub-specialty in    Joint Replacement and Trauma.

Dr. Chananel Solomon - Specialized Orthopedic Surgeon, sub-specialty in Knee Surgery.

Dr. Yochanan Chorev - Head of Knee Unit

Dr. Avshalom Carmel - Specialized Orthopedic Hand Surgeon

Dr. Uriel Dreyfus - Specialized Orthopedic Hand Surgeon, formerly head of the Hand Unit of Rothschild Hospital, Haifa.

Dr. Igor Teitelbaum - Specialized Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Freihold Frenkel - Specialized Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Kuteiba Beidussy - Specialized Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Raphael Lipitz

Dr. Reuben Segal

Hours for Medical Rounds

Everyday between 9:00 – 12:00

Times for receiving medical information

Sunday – Thursday: 13:00 – 15:00

Friday: 12:00 – 12:30

Visiting Hours

All week 11:00 – 20:00 (except for doctors' rounds)

Meal Times

Breakfast: 8:00

Lunch:     12:00

Dinner:    18:00

Contact Us

Nurses Station:

Phone: 972-9-8604629, 972-9-8604607

Fax: 972-9-8609516

Department Location

Medical Center Building – 1st floor

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