Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov Medical Center)

Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv, Israel

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Overview

Overview

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, formerly known as Ichilov Medical Center, was re-named in honor of the Mexican philanthropist Elias Sourasky, whose investments were used for building the hospital.

The hospital is over 52 acres (207 000 sq.m.) in size and consists of 5 large divisions, which are the Ichilov General Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital, the Sammy Ofer Heart Building, the Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital, and the Lis Maternity Hospital. There are more than 1300 beds in the hospital and 60 different departments.

The hospital provides a wide variety of medical services, ranging from blood tests to complicated neurology surgeries. Every year, the clinic welcomes more than 1,5 million patients from Israel and other countries, with more than 30,000 surgeries performed each year.

Location

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is located in the south-east of the city, 14 km away from Ben Gurion Airport which can be reached by car or public transport.

The hospital is located in the center of the business and cultural capital of Israel, with an abundance of theaters, restaurants, bars and hotels located within the vicinity.

The Museum of Contemporary Art is located next to the hospital and the historical center where all of the main landmarks are located, can be reached within walking distance of the hospital.

Accreditations

Joint Commission International

Languages spoken

English, Hebrew, Russian

Services

Medical records transfer
Interpreter services
Free Wifi
Procedures

Procedures

666 procedures across 30 specialties

>Bariatric Surgery

(6 procedures)

Bariatric Surgery Consultation

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Gastric Balloon Treatment

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  • Gastric ballon treatment involves inserting a deflated ballon into the stomach and then inflating it, in order to help lose weight. The balloon serves the purpose of limiting food intake by taking up space in the stomach and thus creating a sense of fullness after eating small amounts of food.

  • 1 - 5 days

    Patients may experience some pain, nausea or discomfort in the first days after insertion, therefore may need to rest before traveling.

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Gastric Band Surgery

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  • Gastric band surgery is a weight-loss surgery which uses an inflatable silicone band to create a small gastric pouch in the stomach, slowing down food consumption and limiting food intake. The surgery is performed to help patients with weight-loss after non-surgical methods such as change of diet and regular exercise, have failed to produce results.

  • 2 weeks

    The doctor should ensure that the patients condition is stable enough to travel.

  • Learn more about Gastric Band Surgery

>Cardiology

(37 procedures)

Angina Pectoris Treatment

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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure

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Cardiac Assessment

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>Colorectal Medicine

(18 procedures)

Anal Abscess Drainage

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Anal Cyst Removal

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Anal Fissure Treatment

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>Dermatology

(23 procedures)

Acne Scar Treatment

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  • Acne scar treatment aims to eliminate or reduce the scars caused by acne. There are a number of available acne scar treatments including chemical peel, dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, and laser/light therapy.

  • 3 days
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Acne Treatment

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  • Acne is caused by the oil glands in the skin becoming blocked by sebum, skin cells and hair. Most people will suffer with a degree of acne in their lives, but for some it can be severe and can cause low self-esteem. For patients with very severe or persistent acne, treatment can help alleviate symptoms and reduce scarring.

  • Learn more about Acne Treatment

Actinic Keratoses Treatment

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>Diagnostic Imaging

(9 procedures)

Abdominal CT Scan

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Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD)

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CT Scan (Computed Tomography)

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  • A computerized tomography (CT) scan, which may also be referred to as a CAT scan, is scan which uses a series of X-rays to create detailed images of the body. The scan is performed to create images of the inside of the body, including bones, internal organs, and blood vessels.

  • 3 - 7 weeks

    Patients will need to attend a follow up consultation once the results are processed.

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>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

(28 procedures)

Adenoidectomy

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Audiometry

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Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA)

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  • A bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) is a hearing device which is implanted onto the temporal bone of the skull. The device transmits sounds to the inner ear through the bone in the form of a vibration, and this sound can then be processed and interpreted. Sounds are usually transmitted through the external ear and into the inner ear through air and through the bones of the skull. By using the principle of bone conduction, the BAHA enhances bone transmission.

  • Learn more about Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA)

>Endocrinology

(4 procedures)

Diabetes Consultation

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Endocrinology Consultation

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Thyroid Adenoma Treatment

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>Gastroenterology

(25 procedures)

Cholecystectomy

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  • A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located below the liver, which serves the function of collecting and storing bile, which is the fluid produced by the liver, before breaking it down and releasing it into the small intestine.

  • 1 - 2 weeks

    Some patients will have dissolvable stitches, whereas others return after 7 days to have them removed. Patients who have open surgery will need a longer recovery time.

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Choledochotomy

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Colonoscopy

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  • 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.

  • Learn more about Colonoscopy

>General Medicine

(9 procedures)

Abdominal Examination

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Bone Marrow Transplant

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  • A bone marrow transplant is performed to replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow. Bone marrow may stop functioning as a result of diseases such as aplastic anemia or sickle cell anemia, or from being destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation therapy used to treat cancer or other diseases.

  • 4 - 8 weeks

    The length of hospital stay required varies with each type of transplant performed and with each patient.

  • Learn more about Bone Marrow Transplant

Cryosurgery

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>General Surgery

(23 procedures)

Appendectomy

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  • An appendectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the appendix. The appendix is located where the small and large intestine meet and its function is not known. The appendix is usually removed as an emergency procedure when the patient has appendicitis, which is the inflammation of the appendix.

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Breast Abscess Drainage

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Breast Lumpectomy

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>Gynecology

(47 procedures)

Amniocentesis

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Bartholin's Cyst Treatment

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  • This procedure treats a Bartholin's cyst through incision and drainage. A Bartholin's cyst is a small fluid filled sac just inside the vagina. The cyst forms on the Bartholin's gland which is a gland that produces fluid that lubriates the vagina, when the glands become blocked. The cyst ranges in size and generally varies between the size of a pea, to the size of marble. If the Bartholin's cyst becomes infected, it is usually referred to as a Bartholin's abscess and generally requires drainage.

  • 2 - 3 days

    It is usually safe to fly afterwards, but depending on the type of procedure, there may be a follow up visit required - e.g. to remove a drainage catheter.

  • Learn more about Bartholin's Cyst Treatment

Breast Biopsy

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>Infectious Diseases

(4 procedures)

Hepatitis C Treatment

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Hepatitis Consultation

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HIV Consultation

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>Maxillofacial Surgery

(5 procedures)

Facial Paralysis Treatment

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Facial Tumor Removal

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Maxillofacial Prosthetics

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>Neurology

(14 procedures)

Cerebral Palsy Management

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Dementia Management

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Epilepsy Treatment

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  • Epilepsy treatment aims to treat and manage epilepsy, a neurological disorder that can cause seizures that can lead to loss of consciousness or strange behavior. Epilepsy occurs when there is an abnormality in the brain, whereby nerve cell activity increases and disrupts neuron activity.

  • weeks

    The time spent abroad depends on the type of epilepsy treatment that the patient receives.

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>Neurosurgery

(19 procedures)

Brain Aneurysm Repair

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  • Brain aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a brain aneurysm that has the potential to rupture, or has already ruptured.

  • weeks

    Time spent abroad depends on the type of brain aneurysm being treated. Unruptured aneurysms tend to have a quicker recovery process than ruptured aneurysms.

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Brain Tumor Surgery

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  • Brain tumor surgery is performed by a neurosurgeon to remove all or part of a tumor from the brain.

  • 6 - 8 weeks

    This depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient needs rehabilitation, and on how well the patient recovers.

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Chiari Malformation Treatment

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>Oncology

(71 procedures)

Acute Leukemia Treatment

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  • Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells in the body. It usually begins in the bone marrow where an abnormality occurs in the white blood cells. Normal blood cells form, divide, and die to make room for new cells. Leukemia disrupts this process and prevents the blood cells from functioning properly.

  • weeks

    The length of stay abroad will depend on the treatment plan and the patient's response to treatment.

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Adrenal Cancer Treatment

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Anal Cancer Treatment

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>Ophthalmology

(36 procedures)

Astigmatism Correction

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Capsulotomy

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>Orthopedics

(81 procedures)

Achilles Tendon Rupture

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Acromioclavicular Joint Repair

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Ankle Arthroscopy

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>Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

(25 procedures)

Bioptron Lamp Irradiation Treatment

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Burn Injuries Rehabilitation

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Chiropractic Consultation

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>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

(59 procedures)

Areola Reduction

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Arm Lift

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  • 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.

  • 1 weeks

    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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Body Lift

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  • A body lift is a combination of surgical procedures designed to improve the overall appearance of the patient's body, by removing excess skin and tightening the remaining skin. A body lift also involves the removal of underlying excess fat and can treat cellulite.

    The procedure is most commonly performed on patients who have undergone bariatric surgery to lose weight, or who have lost significant amounts of weight through diet and exercise, and are left with excess skin around the body.

  • 1 - 2 weeks

    Patients must check with their surgeon that they are fit enough to fly home, as well as taking necessary precautions against deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

  • Learn more about Body Lift

>Podiatric Medicine

(3 procedures)

Corns and Calluses Treatment

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Orthotics Treatment

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Podiatric Medicine Consultation

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>Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

(10 procedures)

Bronchoscopy

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Lung Biopsy

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Lung Fluid Drainage

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>Reproductive Medicine

(27 procedures)

Anti-Sperm Antibodies Test

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Artificial Insemination

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  • Artificial insemination is the direct insertion of sperm into a woman's uterus, cervix, or fallopian tubes with the aim of achieving pregnancy. By directly inserting the sperm, it makes easier for the sperm to travel and fertilize the egg.

  • 5 - 7 days
  • Learn more about Artificial Insemination

Assisted Hatching

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>Rheumatology

(4 procedures)

Fibromyalgia Treatment

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Lupus Erythematosus Treatment

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

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  • Rheumatoid arthritis treatment aims to alleviate symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis through medication, therapy, or surgery. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder that is characterized by pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints in the body. It mainly affects the joints in the hands and feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. Areas of the body may become deformed as a result of the condition, and this is commonly seen in the hands and feet.

  • weeks

    The amount of time spent abroad depends on the type of treatment the patient undergoes.

  • Learn more about Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

>Spinal Surgery

(23 procedures)

Artificial Disc Replacement

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Cervical Disc Disease Treatment

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Cervical Spondylosis Treatment

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>Urology

(40 procedures)

Bladder Stone Removal

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Circumcision

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  • 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.

  • 4 days

    Although patients can usually fly straight away, it may be uncomfortable sitting for a long flight.

  • Learn more about Circumcision

Cystectomy

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>Vascular Medicine

(12 procedures)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

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Angiography

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  • Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images.

  • 1 - 2 days
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Angioplasty

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>Nephrology

(2 procedures)

Kidney Dialysis

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  • Kidney dialysis is a treatment which usually involves using a machine to take over kidney function to filter toxins, waste, and excess fluid from the body. The treatment is required by patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly.

  • Learn more about Kidney Dialysis

Nephrology Consultation

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>Cosmetology

(1 procedure)

Permanent Makeup

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>Pathology

(1 procedure)

Bone Marrow Aspiration

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More about available treatments at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov Medical Center)

The hospital has a variety of specialties which includes oncology, cardiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, and gynecology amongst others.

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is the leading medical center in Israel for performing minimally invasive surgeries. The hospital is equipped with the Da Vinci System, which helps surgeons to perform complex surgeries with increased precision. The hospital is currently the only hospital in Israel that is equipped with this technology.

Other modern technologies used by the hospital include the Reach-bronchoscopy used for the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, and the Novalis TrueBeam STX used for radiotherapy treatments.

Staff

Staff

The team at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov Medical Center) is comprised of over 6,000 specialists working across a wide variety of departments. More than 1,250 of staff are doctors, among which, 120 of them are professors.

The hospital is closely co-operating with European and American clinics and hospitals, meaning around 90% of the hospital's staff have completed international traineeships. The hospital has close relations with the Tel Aviv University, therefore many of the practicing doctors are also professors at the university.

Languages spoken at the hospital include English, Russian, and Hebrew.

Prof. Dan Grisaru

  • Specializes in Gynecological Oncology.

Prof. Shimon Rochkind

  • Specializes in neurosurgery and microsurgery
  • Known for his research on nerve regeneration and nerve transplantation
  • Currently conducting research on the influence of low power laser irradiation on severely injured peripheral nerves, brachial plexus, cauda equina and spinal cord

Prof. Moshe Inbar

  • Graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Hadassah
  • Specializes in oncology

Prof. Ofer Merimsky

  • Graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem/ Hadassah
  • Specializes in oncology
  • Member of the Association of Oncologists in Israel

Dr. Ron Arbel

  • Graduated from the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University
  • Specializes in Orthopedics
  • Expertise in knee replacement surgery
  • Is the physician for Israeli national volleyball team
  • President of the Israeli Society of Sports Medicine

Dr. Nadav Shasha

  • Specializes in orthopedics
  • Expertise in performing hip replacement surgery

Dr. Khalil Salame

  • Specializes in neurosurgery
  • Expertise in performing spinal surgery

Dr. Margalit Navo

  • Graduated from Ben-Gurion University
  • Specializes in neurosurgery
  • Teaches at the Tel-Aviv University
  • Member of the Israeli Society of Neurosurgery, the North American Society for Surgery of the Skull Base, and the Israel Medical Association

Dr. Avi Beri

  • Specializes in urology
  • Teaches at the Tel-Aviv University

Prof. Igal Leibovitch

  • Graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem/ Hadassah
  • Specializes in opthalmology
  • Director of the Oculoplastic Institute at the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  • Has published more than 140 articles, case series, reviews, and chapters in books
  • Received the Excellence Award from the ""Tel-Aviv Medical Center"", the 2008 Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the 2010 Award for Academic Excellence from the Institute of International Scientific Exchanges in Medical Science (""The Uthoff Prize"")

Dr. Arik Zaretsky

  • Graduated from Tel-Aviv University
  • Specializes in plastic surgery
  • Former student of the famous plastic surgeon, Dr. Rafael Shafir
  • Is one of the few surgeons in the world who can perform a face transplant

Prof. Eyal Gur

  • Graduated from Tel-Aviv University
  • Specializes in plastic surgery
  • Expertise performing microsurgery and pediatric plastic surgery

Dr. Peri Kan

  • Specializes in oncology
  • Expertise treating breast cancer
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