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Up the Recovery Ladder

“I was fortunate to meet a team of dedicated professionals that really love their work,” 51-year-old Capt. (res.) George Kahlon, says, as he goes through arduous physical therapy to heal serious leg injuries suffered during Operation Protective Edge. Shlomi Diaz Capt. (res.) George Kahlon and Deputy Director of Physiotherapy Services Ofri Brikman Photo credit: Kaplan […]

Ukranian Airlift / Rescue / Recovery

March 7, 2014 – Ten Wounded Ukrainian Democracy Protesters Airlifted to Israel for Medical Treatment (Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency) TEL AVIV (JTA) – For 17-year-old Bolodimir Bedyuk, a Ukrainian who was severely wounded in clashes with Ukrainian police on Feb. 18, Israeli medical care may be his only hope. After a pitched battle with Ukrainian police forces […]

Friends of Israel Volunteers to Kaplan

Pictured: Chris Katulka, Friends of Israel Ministries coordinator for the Origins teen and young adult volunteer program at the Kaplan Medical Center, conducted a Tree Planting Memorial service on Thursday, July 3, 2014 for Bret Bontrager, 21, a 2012 Origins volunteer, who passed doing volunteer service in Thailand on June 6, 2014. The Tree Planting […]

1st Gaza 2014 Casualty: Grandfather’s Eye Surgery

Ophthalmology department – shrapnel removed from patient’s eye orbital bone, injury from Ashdod gas station attack. Patient’s vision was successfully saved. Dr. Milshtein with Shlomo Kedem Shlomo Kedem (78), a resident of Ashdod, father of five children and grandfather to six grandchildren, was wounded during a missile strike at the Ashdod gas station Friday morning, July 11, 2014. […]

Implanted Tissue

Implanted cardiac tissues from pig and horse save life of combat soldier The young soldier, Yaniv Yifrah, was diagnosed with severe cardiac insufficiency caused by a damaged aortic heart valve that endangered his life. A combat soldier in the Golani Brigade recently underwent a rare cardiac operation with a pulmonary valve implant from a pig […]

Valve Replacement

Valve replacement via catheterization: Now more accurate! Kaplan Medical Center heart surgeons performed two valve implantations via catheterization instead of open heart surgery, employing a new generation valve that can be repositioned. This performance to reposition the valve tackles one of the problematic issues related to valve implantation in the cath lab-valvular regurgitation, that occurs […]

Feb. 15, 2011 – a community-wide event in Surprise, AZ

A community-wide event at Temple Beth El in Surprise, AZ at the Temple was attended by over 500 people, both Christian and Jewish, under the leadership of the Rev. Patrick Neff and with the participation of Prof. Jacob Yahav, the CEO of the Kaplan Medical Center. Prof. J. Yahav & C. Katulka, leader of Origins […]

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