Rabin Medical Center Tel Aviv University School of Medicine

Title Rabin Medical Center Tel Aviv University School of Medicine
Categories Fellowships
Location Petah Tikvva, Israel
Job Information

Description of the program
A one year fellowship recognized by the Endourological Society that involves comprehensive training in all aspects of minimally invasive urology as well as research opportunities. The fellow will be trained in all aspects of endourology as well as laparoscopic surgery focused mostly on renal surgery. The fellowship will be at the Rabin Medical Center and the fellow will spend half of the time in “Hasharon” hospital where all stone surgery and some laparoscopic surgery is performed and half of the time in “Beilinson” hospital engaging in urology laparoscopic surgery. Exposure to relevant pediatric surgery will be in the Schneider Children’s medical Center of Israel which is adjacent to “Beilinson” hospital. The Medical Center is located in Petach Tikva, a city about 30 minutes drive from Tel Aviv and Tel Aviv University. Basic research opportunities in urine calculi dissolution and other projects are available through our cooperative study group with the department of chemistry in the near by Bar Ilan University.

The fellowship program is intended for a urologist who has completed his training and desires to develop a specialized interest in minimally invasive techniques in urinary calculus disease, metabolic evaluation and management of nephrolithiasis, endourology, and renal laparoscopic surgery. The program mission is to provide possibilities for intensive surgical training to urologists from our region as well as other countries

Clinical exposure:
The department of urology in the Rabin Medical Center is on of the largest in Israel attracting patients from around the country.




Type of Surgery Number of Cases per year
Ureterosocpy 300 (about 30% RIRS cases)
SWL 300
Renal laparoscopy 70
Contact Name David A. Lifshitz, M.D., Andre Nadu, M.D.
Website http://www.clalit.org.il/rabin/
Region Middle East/ Africa
Job Address
Rabin Medical Center Tel Aviv University School of Medicine
39 Jabotinski Street
Petah Tikvva, 49100
Country Israel
Phone 972-3-9372506
Fax 972-3-9372633