Department : Gynecological and Obstetrics Department

Dept. Head

Dr. Yuri Ferlitz

Head Nurse

Mrs. Ora Zilberman

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The Gynecology and Obstetrics Department at Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya, handles all medical procedures pertaining to women and mothers, and provides a wide range of services in gynecology, maternal-fetal medicine, antepartum diagnoses, high-risk pregnancies, ultrasound, fertility medicine and IVF and oncogynecology. 

The Department's delivery and maternity rooms were constructed so as to maximize the welfare of patients and delivering mothers, using advanced, state-of-the-art equipment. The Department provides for natural birth and full domestication for delivering mothers. The Department's staff is capable of handling a variety of diagnoses and treatments, and acts with superb discipline when administrating medical services and maintaining the quality of treatment, the welfare and respect of the female patient, in an attempt to provide the patients and their families an optimal and positive treatment experience. 

The Department conducts open gynecology surgical operations, as well as endoscopic-laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic operations, plastic surgery for repairing weakened pelvic floors and urinary incontinence using advanced treatment techniques. 

The Department provides many services, as specified below: 

Gynecology Department 

The Department provides treatment for a wide variety of gynecological, hormonal, infectious and surgical problems - including first trimester complications. 

The Department operates a 24/7 emergency room, which provides an immediate response to urgent gynecological problems. 

Delivery Rooms Department 

The Department contains six separate delivery rooms. An operating room is situated next to the delivery rooms and the reception. The obstetric emergency room is adjacent to the Department and responds to emergencies at all times. 

Out of the belief that childbirth is one of the most important and central events in the life of the woman and her family, the mother has at her disposal a veteran team of midwiveswith many years of devoted and successful experience. 

Each patient is assigned with a private room, and maximum care is given to maintaining complete privacy during delivery. 

Obstetrics Department 

The Department cares for new mothers after the delivery, and for antepartum patients who are hospitalized due to pregnancy-related complicates and as preparation for planned c-sections. 

 IVF Unit 

The Unit provides for fertility problems unresolved using other methods. The Unit treats a variety of fertility problems, including female hormonal and mechanical problems, complex seminal issues, surgical suction of sperm from the testicle, and problems originating from both partners. 

Obstetric-gynecological Ultrasound Unit

The Unit carries out most procedures pertaining to obstetric medicine: growth indices and fetal monitoring, early and late system evaluation, fetal echocardiography, fetal blood flow measurements, amniotic fluid tests for diagnosing prenatal syndromes and uterine and ovarian tests. 

The purposes of this Unit are the prevention, diagnosis and surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment of preoncological and oncological disease in female genitalia, including ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal, vulvar and placental cancers. 

The High-risk Pregnancy Hospitalization Unit handles the diagnosis and treatment of women and fetuses at high risk.
The Unit provides for hospitalized women potentially at risk of developing pregnancy complications, such as: premature delivery, excessive or insufficient amniotic fluid, fetal growth delays, placental detachment, and other maternal or fetal diseases, such as toxicosis, hypercoagulability, cardiological malformations, gestational diabetes, hypertension, various kidney diseases, etc. The diagnosis, treatment and close surveillance provided by the Department may act to substantially minimize complications, and to provide the best obstetric outcomes. 

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DepartmentDepartment: Yuri Ferlitz

Deputy Head Of The Department: Dr. Anatoly Grinshpon 
Head Nurse : Mrs Ora Zilberman
Deputy Head Nurse: Mrs. Nidal Hadje
Secretary: Mrs. Aliza Cohen

Medical Staff

Prof. Johnny Unas : IVF Unit Mananger
Dr, Dimitry Chuin : Delivery room unit Manager
Dr. Sofia Saltsman
Dr. Tal Buganim
Dr. Pablo roso
Dr. Robert Mulner

בבית החולים פעילות קלינית עניפה. להלן קישורים למחקרים קליניים בראשות חוקרים מצוות בית החולים אשר אושרו ע"י ועדת הלסינקי ופועלים בכפוף להנחיות אתיות כנדרש עפ"י אמנת הלסינקי.


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מועד פרסום 


שם המאמר 

Prenat Diagn. 2011 Dec;31(13):1283-5. doi: 10.1002/pd.2885. Epub 2011 Oct 28.

Prenatal sonographic evaluation of the penile length.


Prenat Diagn. 2011 Feb;31(2):167-70. doi: 10.1002/pd.2670. Epub 2011 Jan 4.

Evaluation of normal fetal atrio-ventricular septum dimensions during pregnancy. 


Twin Res Hum Genet . 2010 Dec;13(6):604-8 

Outcome of twin pregnancies complicated by early second trimester rupture of membranes in one sac 


Prenat Diagn . 2010 Sep;30(9):862-4. 

Sonographic evaluation of the fetal conus medullaris at 20 to 24 weeks' gestation 


Fertil Steril . 2010 Jul;94(2):655-61. Epub 2009 Apr 14 

A simple multivariate score could predict ovarian reserve, as well as pregnancy rate, in infertile women


Fertil Steril . 2010 Apr;93(6):e29; author reply e30. Epub 2010 Feb 19 

Premature luteinization defined by an increased progesterone/estradiol ratio on day of human chorionic gonadotropin administration is a manifestation of diminished ovarian responsiveness to controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. 


Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol . 2010 Feb;35(2):253-4 

Acute polyhydramnios in term pregnancy may be caused by multiple nuchal cord loops


Cases J. 2009 Dec 22;2:9382

Endometrial cancer presenting as acute urinary retention : a case report and review of the literature. 


J Assist Reprod Genet. 2009 Nov-Dec;26(11-12):561-7. Epub 2009 Dec 

Does first polar body morphology predict oocyte performance during ICSI treatment?


Fertil Steril. 2009 Sep 30 

Early and short follicular gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist supplementation improves the meiotic status and competence of retrieved oocytes in in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer cycles. 


Harefuah. 2009 Jul;148(7):420-3, 477. Hebrew 

Correlation of maternal serum and amniotic fluid leptin and insulin levels with neonatal birth weight 


Harefuah. 2009 Jul;148(7):455-9, 474 

The genetic sonogram 


Fetal Diagn Ther. 2009;25(1):44-6. Epub 2009 Jan 29 

Prenatal diagnosis of fetal cardiac right ventricular diverticulum disappearing at three months of age. A case report and literature review



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