The hospital’s Child Development Institute was established by the late Dr. Sarah Amit in 1979, and provides services from infancy to age 6 years.  It serves as a center for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of developmental and neurological problems. Treatment is offered to approximately 400 babies and children each month.

The institute serves the diverse population living in the northern region, treating children of all religions and ethnicities.

The patients benefit from services offered in a warm atmosphere and in a state-of-the-art facility, with a large waiting room, various treatment rooms, observation rooms, equipment and assessment tools.

Phone - 04-9107622
Fax - 04-9107595

Institute Director


Child Development Institute Director

Dr. David Savitzky

Medical Staff



Dr. Osnat Blum



Dr. Raya Rod

Paramedical Team


Head of the Department

Ms. Tamara Rosenstein


Director of the private institute for the treatment of children with developmental delays

Ms. Sohir Uda-Nasser


Head of the assessment of the candidacy and rehabilitation of speech in infants and babies

Ms. Caroline Peleg


Clinical supervisor for Speech Therapy BA students 

Ms. Lena Sanalla-Shahada


Head of Occupational Therapy

Roni Shmeltzer


Occupational Therapist

Osnat Sigal


Occupational Therapist

Siyuar Hajali-Hativ