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Treatment of herniated disk in Israel

We`ve found 12 specialized clinics for private treatment of herniated disk

Advantages of herniated disc treatment in Israel

Spinal disc herniation is one of the most common diseases in international patients treated by Israeli doctors. Medical system in Israel focuses on less traumatic surgeries and cares of patient’s condition during late postoperative period. High demand for herinated disc treatment in Israel is provided by the following factors:

  • Application of less traumatic approaches;
  • Leading neurosurgeons of Israel practiced in European and American clinics;
  • Hernia treatment success rate in Israel is over 90%.
Using Bookimed, 616 patients received individual program for treatment of herniated disk
Timing of response 9
Doctor's qualification 10
Medical equipment 9
Service and comfort 9
Popularity of the clinic 9
Using Bookimed, 1822 patients received individual treatment program in Sourasky Medical Center
9.2 average mark of the clinic
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Peculiarities of herniated disc treatment in Sourasky Hospital:

  • preoperative preparation and operation are provided by multi-specialized team: radiologist, neurosurgeon, anesthesiologist;
  • herniated disc surgery success rate at Sourasky — 85%;
  • over 2,000 herniated disc surgeries per year.


Preoperative diagnostics lasts from 2 to 5 days. Each patient has individual diagnostic program. A program depends on injured region of spine and general health condition of a patient.

Lab tests 580 $
Consultation of a neurosurgeon 650 $
MRI 1300 $
Consultation with multispecialized team
X-ray 80 $

Herniated disc treatment period is 2-3 weeks. It comprises medical examination, surgery and rehabilitation.

Treatment cost depends on surgery type (standard discectomy, discectomy with fixation, discectomy surgery with artificial disc replacement).

Discectomy (Removal of lumbar disc) 25000 - 28000 $
Laminectomy 14000 - 16000 $
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Timing of response 6
Doctor's qualification 9
Medical equipment 9
Service and comfort 6
Popularity of the clinic 6
Using Bookimed, 346 patients received individual treatment program in Rambam Medical Center
7.2 average mark of the clinic

Rambam has the largest rehabilitation department in Israel

Timely rehabilitation has key importance for the treatment of herniated disc. Further condition of a patient depends on rehabilitation quality.


Rambam offers the best prices for diagnostics of spinal disc herniation. Standard diagnostic package includes 2 stages. At the first, a patient consults with neurosurgeon and allied specialists (anesthesiologist, physician, dentist). At the second stage, X-ray and MRI examinations, laboratory tests are carried out. If a patient has images of good quality made at his/her place of residence, no additional examinations can be needed.

MRI 1030 $
Consultation of a neurosurgeon 270 - 430 $
Lab tests 350 $
Consultation with multispecialized team 430 - 590 $

Treatment period for spinal disc herniation normally lasts from 2 to 3 weeks.

Discectomy (Removal of lumbar disc) 20000 - 25000 $
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Timing of response 7
Doctor's qualification 7
Medical equipment 7
Service and comfort 7
Popularity of the clinic 7
Using Bookimed, 498 patients received individual treatment program in Assuta Medical Center
7 average mark of the clinic
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Why is Assuta one of the best medical center to treat herniated disc?

  • Assuta Medical Center doctors use expendables produced by leading international companies — Baricard, KL, Johnson's and Johnson's;
  • Patients are treated by top neurosurgeon of Israel — Dr. Zvi Ram;
  • the best success rate in Israel — 90% patients have improvement of health condition and feel no pain after the treatment.


Standard diagnostic set of procedures for herniated disc includes consultation with neurosurgeon, magnetic-resonance tomography, X-rays and blood tests. Computed tomography can be indicated additionally.

MRI 1300 $
Consultation of a neurosurgeon 550 $
Lab tests 370 $
Consultation with multispecialized team
X-ray 70 - 100 $

Assuta team applies the following treatment methods:

  • hydrodiscectomy — minimally invasive surgery for herniated disc that uses a stream of water. The surgery lasts up to an hour. Success rate of this procedure is over 95%;
  • Titanium Chip vertebral fixation — installation of a self-expanding implant between cerebral vertebras. It is carried out through small incisions (up to 5 cm). Rehabilitation period is up to 12 days;
  • cold plasma nucleoplasty — removal of a part of a substance of intervertebral disc with a use of special guide-needle.
Laminectomy 16000 - 18000 $
Discectomy (Removal of lumbar disc) 28000 - 31000 $
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What is the treatment for herniated disc in Israel?

Treatment for spinal disc herniation in Israel is provided by internationally renowned specialists: Ilia Pikarsky MD, Zvi Lidar MD, Menashe Zaarour MD, Zvi Ram MD and others. Israeli neurosurgeons have unique experience including long-term internship practice in leading European and American clinics.

Hospitals in Israel apply advanced surgical and non-surgical techniques:

  • intraspinal injection of steroids;
  • orthokin therapy (treatment using patient’s own antibodies);
  • percutaneous nucleoplasty (cold destruction of hernia);
  • laser vaporization (evaporation of hernia);
  • endoscopic discectomy(removal of the defect thorough incisions up to 5 cm).

Treatment plan for herniated disc in Israel

Stage 1diagnostics. Prior to the treatment it is necessary to ensure that the diagnosis is correct. Final diagnosis is always based on X-rays and MRI images.

Stage 2preparation to the treatment. It includes: consultation with neurosurgeon and allied specialists, laboratory tests. At this stage doctors determine health condition of a patient and develop treatment approach. Most cases require non-surgical treatment. If surgery is demanded, Israeli doctors will apply less traumatic operations.

Herniated disc surgeries normally last not more than 2-3 hours. Total discectomy with prosthesis of removed disc takes maximum time — the surgery can last up to 4-5 hours.

Stage 3rehabilitation. Depending on the treatment method, rehabilitation period takes from 2 to 5 days. After surgeries like hydrodiscectomy (removal of hernia using normal saline under pressure) and vaporization (evaporation), a patient easily moves the next day after the surgery.

Cost of treatment of herniated disk in Israel and other countries
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Discectomy (Removal of lumbar disc) from 11000 to 30000$ from 12000 to 28000€ from 18000 to 28000$ from 8000 to 22000$ from 13000 to 27000$
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Using Bookimed, 470 patients received individual treatment program in Rabin Medical Center

Neurosurgery Department of Beilinson Hospital provides diagnostics and treatment of diseases, brain and spinal cord tumors, as well as cooperate closely with the Department of Neuro-oncology and Radiosurgery Rabin Medical Center. The head of the department is Professor Zvi Rappaport - Vice-President of the Neurological Surgeons World Federation. The medical staff specializes in the treatment of brain tumors, pituitary adenomas, hydrocephaly, spinal hernia, cerebral aneurysms.

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Using Bookimed, 128 patients received individual treatment program in Herzliya Medical Center

In the Clinic Neurosurgery Center “Herzliya” are held all kinds of operations on the brain and spinal cord, and are treated all kinds of disorders of the central nervous system. Robotic and minimally invasive surgical procedures are widely used and bring maximum medical effect and fast rehabilitation process of the patient. Microsurgical and endovascular tools allow performing operations precisely and accurately. The risk to damage the important brain and spinal cord parts is reduced to zero.

Timing of response 6
Doctor's qualification 9
Medical equipment 9
Service and comfort 7
Popularity of the clinic 7
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Using Bookimed, 444 patients received individual treatment program in Sheba Medical Center
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Using Bookimed, 201 patients received individual treatment program in Schneider Center for Children Medicine
Schneider Children's Medical Center it is international medical center in Petah-Tikva, which takes children with any disease and health problems. It is a leader in variety of medical directions. Owing to highly qualified personal, who surround the care of young patients and carry through maximum effective treatment, reviews of this clinic are full of sincere gratitude.
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Using Bookimed, 141 patients received individual treatment program in Hadassah Medical Center
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Using Bookimed, 78 patients received individual treatment program in Soroka Medical Center
Soroka Medical Center is the multidisciplinary medical complex in Israel. For patients of this clinic are available latest technology and equipment through which they are able to diagnosis disease at the earliest dates. Every year there carried about 30 thousand operations. The hospital serves more than 60% of Israel. According to numerous reviews, Soroka hospital helped a huge number of patients. Bookimed provides for you opportunity of treatment without intermediaries in this medical center.
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