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.

 

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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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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Lung Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 14:20 Oncology
Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a disease characterized by the random and uncontrolled cell growth of lung tissue. Without timely treatment, it can metastasize into other parts of the body, such as the brain.

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Atrial Fibrillation (Cardiac Arrhythmia) Treatment in Israel

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:27 Cardiology
Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, also called AF or A-Fib, is a condition that is characterized by the atria (upper chambers) beating rapidly and irregularly. Risk factors for its development involve hypertension, valvular or coronary artery disease, obesity, sleep apnea and COPD. Episodes tend to be mild in the early stages but tend to progress over time. They include shortness of breath, palpitations, chest pains, lightheadedness and syncope.

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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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Thyroid Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thu, 12/06/2012 - 13:41 Oncology
Thyroid Cancer Treatment in Israel

Thyroid cancers are relatively uncommon. However, with timely treatment, both cure and 10-year survival rates are very high. While experts don’t yet have a definitive answer as to what causes the condition, exposure to radiation (including radiation treatment) is considered a major contributing factor.

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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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