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.

 

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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LASIK Surgery in Israel

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 15:13 Ophthalmology

LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis), also known as the “glasses removal surgery”, is the most common eyesight correction surgery for patients suffering from myopia (up to -15 diopters), farsightedness (up to +4) and astigmatism (up to ±3).

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Vocal Cords Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:48 Oncology
Cancer vocal cords

Tumors developing in the larynx are mostly malignant and have a significant effect the quality of life. Common symptoms of the disease are hoarseness, painful swallowing, earache and the development of a mass in the neck. When diagnosed at an early stage, the disease is treatable.

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Kidney Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:06 Oncology, Urology
Kidney Cancer in Israel

Kidney cancer (also called renal cancer) occurs due to kidney cells growing out of control. The two most common types of kidney cancer are renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC). Young children are more likely to develop Wilms’ tumors. Most renal cancers are diagnosed before they can metastasize, leading to excellent survival rates.

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Colon Cancer Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 10:36 Oncology
Colon Cancer Treatment in Israel

Colorectal (colon) cancer is the third most common oncologic disease in the US. Common risk factors include colon polyps, family history, colitis, age and ethnicity. Common early symptoms include bloating, diarrhea or constipation and blood in stool). However, as these generally are unspecific, regular screenings are important.

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Heart Surgery in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:06 Cardiology
Heart surgery in Israel

Heart surgery is an umbrella term describing multiple types of interventions on the cardiac muscle. These include CABG, valve replacement, arrhythmia treatment, pacemaker implantation, and so on. Israeli medical centers Assuta and Sheba Tel HaShomer are considered world leaders in this field.

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Ovarian Cancer

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:51 Urology
Ovarian Cancer

Cervical cancer occurs due to growth of abnormal cervical cells. When found early, it can often be successfully treated. The disease can be diagnosed by means of a PAP-smear.

Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms

Risks include age, overweight, family history of breast, colorectal or ovarian cancer, and smoking. The disease’s most common symptoms are pelvic/lower back pain, frequent urination, constipation, tiredness, and menstrual cycle changes.

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