The Orthopedic Surgery Section at Rambam Health Care Campus, headed by Dr. Doron Norman, includes under its auspices various specialized orthopedic units and services: Pediatric Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Arthroscopic and Sport, Shoulder, Spine, Orthopedic Oncology, and Hip Services. Within the framework of the various subspecialties, a wide range of orthopedic and musculoskeletal pathologies and injuries are treated in the field of traumatology, including war injuries, home accidents, occupational accidents, old age injuries. Elective procedures are also provided, including total joint arthroplasty, revision arthroplasty surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and treatment of sports injuries and growth disturbances in the musculoskeletal system.
The Orthopedic Surgery Section conducts an extensive teaching program in conjunction with the Technion's Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, training orthopedic residents and participating in public education regarding the musculoskeletal system. The division is also involved in basic and clinical research programs, some in cooperation with other departments at Rambam and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. Recently an Institute on Research of Bone Healing was opened under the direction of Dr. Dina Levinson.