MEDICAL TREATMENT IN ISRAEL
Travelling is not always just for pleasure – sightseeing, shopping and sunbathing. Travelling can also be for health reasons, namely to find the best possible medical treatment abroad. This today is what is known as medical tourism, and Israel is one of the most sought-after countries in the world today in this regard.
Israel’s unique geography gives rise 5 distinct climatic regions and features 5 coastal and inland seas – the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Biblical Sea of Galilee and the famous Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is situated 400m below sea level and is the lowest spot on earth. In addition there are hundreds of historical and biblical excavated sites dating back to the dawn of civilization. No wonder hundreds of thousands of tourists are attracted to Israel every year.
In recent years Israel has also become a recognised center for high quality medical facilities, treatment and services, considered today to be among the best in the world. This is the reason why more and more tourists are choosing to combine their holidays with medical treatment.
Medical centers in Israel are equipped with the most modern analytical and diagnostic equipment, with qualified, skilled and highly experienced physicians treating many different types of medical conditions. Intricate and complex surgical procedures are performed in fields which include oncology, cardiology, orthopedics, urology, neurosurgery, gynaecology (including fertility treatment and deliveries) and pediatrics.
The high standard of diagnostic medicine in Israel is recognized worldwide, with a host of different diagnostic procedures being performed each year, from standard blood testing to complicated procedures based on nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET).
In addition you will be able to get a full medical checkup in respect of your general health. Israeli doctors are highly thought of throughout the world, with their skills in the following fields:
1.Specialised orthopedic techniques and skills have been acquired and developed over many years.
2.Breakthroughs, particularly in the field of oncology, are the result of extensive and ongoing research carried out at Israel’s well-known research centers and institutes.
3.IVF procedures per head of population is one of the highest in the world, with success rates considered to be the highest in the world.
The Dead Sea is the most popular healing resort in the world, where tourists are offered a range of specialized therapy. Treatment of dermatological conditions (psoriasis, eczema and vitiligo), joint diseases (arthritis and other rheumatological conditions), respiratory tract disorders (asthma and bronchitis), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome, depression and sleep disorders, are well known throughout the world.
A person coming to Israel for medical treatment will find it extremely difficult to manoeuvre his way through the system on his own and to find the best available doctors and clinics, without wasting a great deal of time. When it comes to health issues, time is of the essence.
And this is where IES comes in. IES Medical offers you professional medical services with the maximum of comfort.
For patients unable to use standard commercial flights, our Air Ambulance Service is available to fly people to Israel from anywhere in the world.
Our specially trained staff is here to take care of all your arrangements and to look after you professionally for the duration of your stay in Israel. The only thing that you have to do is follow medical instructions ….. and enjoy the sun, the sea and the healing air.