Soroka University Medical Center (SUMC) is the only tertiary hospital in the Negev region and therefore provides primary medical services to a large population of 600,000. As a tertiary hospital Soroka serves a population of more than 1 million.
Medicine practiced at SUMC is of the highest Western standards.
SUMC provides medical services in all fields of medicine. With more than 200,000 hospitalizations annually, SUMC staff has an unparallel experience in treating a wide variety of clinical conditions. Our clinicians are trained to support majorly complicated research protocols in all medical specialties.
This unique setup of one hospital in one large geographic area facilitates a close follow-up and population-based assessment with minimal referral bias and virtually no patients are lost to follow-up.