Herzliya Medical Center
The Herzliya Medical Center was founded in 1983 and is one of the leading medical institutions in Israel. Each year over 20,000 operations, 5,600 general surgery procedures, and 1,600 bariatric procedures are performed at the hospital.
The hospital has departments of cardiology, gastroenterology, IVF, bariatric surgery, emergency diagnostics, gynecology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, genetics, pathology, and a diagnostics center.
It also has a dedicated department for international patients that offers translation services and a patient case manager, who is available to coordinate the treatment process and communicate with hospital staff on the patient's behalf.
Herzliya Medical Center is located north of Tel Aviv, 7km from the Ben Gurion Airport. It is accessible via public transport or taxi.
Tel Aviv is 14km from the hospital and is Israel’s finance and technology hub. It is known for its 1930s bauhaus architecture (which is centered around the area known as “White City”) and its beaches. Many visitors choose to visit Dizengoff Street for its cafes and restaurants.
Patients can also choose to visit the Arena Mall (3km from the hospital), which offers a variety of shops, restaurants, and a fisherman's market. Arena Mall is located by the seafront, so boat tours and beach strolls are also options nearby.
206 procedures across 23 specialties
A colonoscopy is an examination of the large intestine, the colon and rectum, using a small camera.
3 - 4 days
Patients should arrive at least 2 days before the colonoscopy, as the bowel needs to be cleared the day before the procedure. Patients who have interventional treatment during the colonoscopy, e.g. removal of a polyp, may need slightly longer to recover.
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See 1 type of Colonoscopy procedures:
Colonoscopy with Biopsy
Esophageal Cancer Surgery+ More
>General Surgery(17 procedures)
Adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove one or both of the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are located above each kidney and are part of the endocrine system, responsible for releasing hormones into the body, in order to regulate the immune system, metabolism, and blood sugar levels.
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The higher price represents the cost for a laparoscopic appendectomy
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See 1 type of Appendectomy procedures:
Breast Abscess Drainage+ More
>Laboratory Medicine(3 procedures)
Blood Tests+ More
See 1 type of Blood Tests procedures:
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Test
Genetic Testing+ More
Urine Tests+ More
Test for catecholamines in blood and urine
24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring+ More
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure+ More
Coronary Angiogram+ More
(without costs of stents)
>Colorectal Medicine(4 procedures)
Anal Fissure Treatment+ More
Colectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the colon (also called the large intestine). It is performed in order to treat or prevent certain diseases and conditions such as uncontrollable bleeding in the colon, a bowel obstruction, colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and diverticulitis.
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Cryptitis Surgery+ More
>Diagnostic Imaging(12 procedures)
Abdominal CT Scan+ More
Abdominal Ultrasound+ More
Cerebral Angiogram+ More
>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)(17 procedures)
Cochlear Implant+ More
A cochlear implant is an electronic device that is surgically implanted into the ear, in order to produce a sense of sound for patients who are deaf or have severe hearing problems.
3 - 6 weeks
Patients should get the surgeon's approval before flying, and inform their airline that they have a cochlear implant, as it will set off security alarms. If the implant is switched on, the volume may need adjusting during the flight.
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Decortication of Vocal Cords+ More
Breast Biopsy+ More
Cervical Biopsy+ More
Cervical Conization+ More
A craniotomy is a skilled neurosurgical procedure in which a section of the skull is removed, in order to expose the brain.
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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery+ More
This price does not include the cost of the implant.
Brachytherapy, which may be also referred to as internal radiotherapy, is a type of radiation therapy designed to treat cancer by placing a device with radioactive material inside the body. The treatment reduces the exposure of surrounding tissues and organs to the radiation, unlike external radiation treatment which exposes more than the targeted area to radiation.
The length of stay abroad will vary with each patient as it depends on how many sessions are necessary.
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Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery+ More
Radiotherapy, which is also referred to as radiation therapy, is a high-energy radiation treatment used to treat cancer. The radiation functions by destroying cells and stopping them from dividing and growing. While the goal of radiation is to destroy cancerous cells, it can also destroy healthy cells within the process.
1 - 7 weeks
The treatment is given over the course of several weeks, depending on the individual patient.
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Cataract Surgery+ More
Cataracts are cloudy patches in the lens of the eye that are common as a result of aging. Cataract removal surgery is recommended for patients who experience impairment to vision and are sensitive to light as a result of the cataract. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens and it is most commonly replaced with a synthetic lens.
2 - 3 days
Patients can usually fly soon after cataract surgery, but should take precautions to avoid dryness in the eye.
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Chalazion Treatment+ More
Entropion/Ectropion Eyelid Repair+ More
Acromioclavicular Joint Repair+ More
Ankle Arthroscopy+ More
Ankle Fracture Treatment+ More
>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery(23 procedures)
Arm Lift+ More
An arm lift, also referred to as a brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure to firm and reshape the upper arms. The surgeon may use liposuction to remove excess fat and skin and reposition the remaining skin to tighten it.
The patient might have to stay until the sutures can be removed, and should ask the surgeon. It should be possible to fly home within 7 to 10 days.
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Breast Implant Removal+ More
Breast implant removal is the surgical removal of previously inserted implants and can be removed for a number of reasons. Implants generally need to be replaced every 8 to 10 years and some patients may decide to have them removed and not to replace them, or they may be removed in order to change the size.
Around 1 week.
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Breast Implants+ More
In breast implant surgery, an implant is inserted in order to change the size and shape of the breast. The surgery is commonly performed for women who wish to have larger, more shapely breasts, women with underdeveloped breasts, or women who have had breast tissue removed (a mastectomy). Breast implants can also be used to correct breast asymmetry, or as part of male-to-female gender reassignment.
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>Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine(4 procedures)
Lung Biopsy+ More
Pulmonology Consultation+ More
>Reproductive Medicine(3 procedures)
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)+ More
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process in which a woman's ovum (eggs) are fertilized outside of the body before being placed into the uterus, in order to increase the chances of having a successful pregnancy. IVF is used for patients who have had difficulty conceiving a child naturally. Infertility problems can be a caused by endometriosis, low sperm count, problems with ovulation, or problems with the fallopian tubes or uterus.
2 - 3 weeks
The time needed abroad will depend on the treatment plan, and whether any of the stages of IVF can be done at home. Patients may also begin treatment and then return home or go travelling for several days. Patients are able to fly as soon as the embryo or embryos have been transferred.
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Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)+ More
Sperm Collection+ More
>Spinal Surgery(7 procedures)
Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)+ More
A laminectomy is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pressure from the spinal cord. The surgery involves removing part of the lamina, which is a vertebral bone, and in some cases part of the ligament. Part of the bone or ligaments can put pressure on the nerves and spinal cord, which causes weakness and numbness in the arms and legs.
Patients will need to have their stitches removed after 2 weeks and it will take some time for them to be able to walk after the surgery.
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Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)+ More
Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the foreskin which covers the glans penis (the tip of the penis). The procedure can be done by cutting around the foreskin with a scalpel, under either a local or general anesthetic. In young patients, there is also the option to use a compression ring, which is applied and causes the foreskin to fall off after several weeks.
Although patients can usually fly straight away, it may be uncomfortable sitting for a long flight.
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>Vascular Medicine(4 procedures)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair+ More
Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula for Dialysis+ More
Carotid Endarterectomy+ More
>General Medicine(2 procedures)
Female Health Checkup+ More
Male Health Checkup+ More
Thyroid Biopsy+ More
>Internal Medicine(1 procedure)
Internal Medicine Consultation+ More
Rheumatology Consultation+ More
>Thoracic Surgery(1 procedure)
More about available treatments at Herzliya Medical Center
The Herzliya Medical Center private hospital is equipped with the latest medical equipment and technology. These include computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), digital mammography, angiography, and myocardial scintigraphy.
The hospital can also perform video endoscopies such as bronchoscopy, gastroscopy, and colonoscopy.
The staff at the hospital includes 350 medical specialists and a team of 120+ nurses. Many of the specialists are leaders in their field of practice, with many years of international education and experience. Furthermore, all members of staff personalize their care to the specific needs of each patient.