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ASSAF HAROFEH MEDICAL CENTER

     
 
 
 
 
Assaf Harofeh Medical Center is an 900-bed general academic hospital, close to Rishon Le Zion, Lod and Ramla, 15 km east of Tel-Aviv. It provides medical and surgical care for a population of 450,000 people: Jews, Moslems and Christians. This area has the highest population growth rate in Israel due to the recent influx of immigration from Russia and Ethiopia as well as young married couples. The hospital also provides special professional services to the army and defense personnel. 
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The medical center is named after the second most famous physician in Jewish history after the Rambam (Maimonides). “Assaf Harofeh” means “Assaf the Doctor". His full name was Assaf Ben Brachiahu and he practiced medicine in this Israel in the 5th century. He is known in medical history as the “Jewish Hippocrates” and is the author of the “oath of the Jewish doctor” written some 1,500 years ago conforming to Jewish ideals, ethical teachings and customs.