A Growing Number of North Americans and other Foreign Patients are Seeking Medical Treatment in Israel
The medical tourism industry has seen a major increase in the past decade and Israel has become one of the most popular destinations.   read more


Most Medical Tourism Companies in Israel, "attach" their patients to a public hospital, where he receives no preferential treatment. This significantly extends the duration of his stay at the hospital and limits the choice of doctors that treat him.    read more


Patients, undergoing surgery or other procedures in Israel, can enjoy their recovery by staying in a relaxing vacation environment in beautiful surroundings. Patients accompanied by a family member or friend can enjoy some quality time, relaxing on the beach or going shopping     read more

Treatment in Israel

Every year close to a hundred thousand patients seek medical treatment in Israel. It is easy to see why: The IHRC (International Healthcare Research Center) has named Israel is the number 1 nation in the world in quality of care and medical technology advancement. This, coupled with affordable prices, which are noticeably lower than in the US and Western Europe, doctors and nurses who are fluent in English, and a pleasant Mediterranean climate, make Israel a popular destination.

Israeli specialists are famous for fertility treatments such as IVF, life-saving heart operations, plastic and cosmetic surgery and innovative cancer treatment protocols. Additionally, Israel boasts world-renowned orthopedic surgeons, who specialize in knee and hip joint replacements and spinal operations. Finally, it is a common destination for patients seeking LASIK procedures.

 

Prostate Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:30 Oncology, Urology
Prostate Cancer

The vast majority of prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas, which develop from cells that make the prostate fluid. The disease tends to progress slowly. When it does metastasize, it most commonly spreads into the lymph nodes and bones.

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Breast Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 09:36 Oncology
Breast Cancer Treatment in Israel

Breast cancer is the second most common malignancy in US women (after skin cancer). It affects approximately 10-12% of women worldwide. It develops in the cells of the mammary glands and can also, rarely, affect men. When detected early, the disease has a very good prognosis, with a five-year survival rate of over 90%.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 14:46 Neurosurgery
Trigeminal Nerve

Trigeminal neuralgia is an inflammation of the trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve V), which can lead to intense electric-shock-like facial pain lasting from a few seconds to several minutes that occur in response to stimulation of the face (i.e. shaving, chewing, brushing teeth or even putting on makeup). The condition is chronic, and symptoms tend to become more severe over time. It is more common among people over 60 but can develop at any age. Most often, its exact causes are unknown.

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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:25 Cardiology
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Treatment

A thoracic aortic aneurysm is an abnormal widening or ballooning of a portion of the thoracic artery caused by its wall’s weakness. Thoracic aortic aneurysms are most often asymptomatic and are usually detected accidentally during tests performed for other reasons (i.e. chest CT or X-ray or an echocardiogram).

When symptoms do present, they include:

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Spinal Disc Herniation Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:41 Orthopedy
Herniated spinal disc

Spinal disc herniation (AKA slipped disc) is a tear in the outer, fibrous ring of an intervertebral disc that results in the soft, central portion to bulge out beyond. Most often slipped discs are the result of age-related degeneration, however, they can also result from trauma.

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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 14:42 Neurosurgery
Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease, which results in loss of ability of the nervous system to communicate due to damage to brain and spinal cord nerve cells. It can either take the form of individual attacks with the patient appearing asymptomatic between them, or take chronic form.

MS Symptoms and Causes

Multiple sclerosis can affect a large number of systems in the body, resulting in a variety of symptoms such as:

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Treatment of Brain Tumors in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 13:59 Neurosurgery
treatment of brain tumors in Israel

Brain tumors can be either malignant or benign. Cancerous tumors can be either primary (start within the brain) or secondary (mets of a cancer that has started somewhere else). The most common types of tumors in adults are meningiomas (which are usually benign) and astrocytomas; in children, malignant medulloblastomas are the most often seen.

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