Dr. Sharon Eylon

Position: Head, Pediatric Orthopedic Services, ALYN Hospital and ALYN PARC PI

Dr. Sharon Eylon has been a physician at ALYN since 2006 and has been head of the Pediatric Orthopedic Service since 2013.  She graduated with an MD from the Medical School of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She was a resident in Orthopedic Surgery at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem and then did a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics at the Sourasky-Dana Medical Center. Dr. Eylon is a principal investigator in the ALYN Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Research Center where her research is dedicated to the development and evaluation of clinical assessment tools including the Children’s Amputation Mobility Predictor. She uses retrospective and prospective methodologies to investigate novel treatments for children diagnosed with various pathologies including cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, brain injury, myelomeningocele, osteogenesis imperfecta; neuromuscular and genetic diseases, congenital deformities, amputations, arthrogryposis, oncological musculoskeletal manifestations, musculoskeletal trauma, spine disorders, upper extremity and other specific pediatric orthopaedic pathologies.  Dr. Eylon is a member of the Israel Orthopedic Association (IOA) and the Israel Pediatric Orthopedic Society (IPOS) which she currently chairs. Dr. Eylon is also an active member of EPOS, AACPDM and ISPO.