Prof. Masad Barhoum
CEO of the Galilee Medical Center
The Galilee Medical Center, affiliated with the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine Bar Ilan University, has undergone a dramatic academic and medical transformation, providing new and innovative services to the residents of Israel’s northern periphery. In the last decade, about twenty new departments, units and institutes have opened at Galilee Medical Center such as: the only Department of Neurosurgery in the Galilee, a Cerebral Angiogram Unit, an Oral and Maxillofacial Department, a fortified Emergency Department, a fortified Cardiology Department, an In vitro Fertilization (IVF) Unit, a Rehabilitation Division; a Hand Surgery Unit, the Women’s Health Division – Phase A, a Medical Simulation Center, a Medical Research Institute, a Neuroradiology Unit, a Microsurgery Unit, and more.
This is not simply about opening new departments and units and providing services, but rather, about instituting significant change that combines excellence, innovation, professionalism and a relentless pursuit of advanced state-of-the-art medical care.