Cardiology Department | Ichilov Clinic

Cardiology Hospital in Israel

The Cardiology Department, located within the Sammy Ofer Heart Center, which is part of Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov), has combined cutting-edge medical treatment and is considered a leader in the field of cardiovascular disease treatment.

Sammy Ofer Heart Center

Ichilov Hospital’s Department of Cardiology ranks second in the world (out of more than 2,000 hospitals and universities), right behind Howard University.

Professor Sami Wiskin, Dr. Rafael Rousseau, and Professor Amir Halkin were ranked #1 in the world for ventricular fibrillation in’s annual rankings (out of more than 24,000 applicants).

Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, describes a range of conditions that affect your heart.

Sammy Ofer Heart Center - Ichilov

Because the cardiovascular system’s functions are vitally important for our physical health and our life in general, we should turn to highly skilled medical professionals for diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

The Cardiology Department has an excellent team of world-class medical professionals, enjoying well-deserved recognition among their international peers. The latest technologies and innovations in the fields of cardiology and cardiosurgery are promptly and expertly implemented here.

Our skilled medical experts use the most sophisticated equipment to establish an accurate diagnosis and provide the most efficient medical care to patients with cardiovascular disorders such as angina, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmia, heart valve disorders, chronic heart failure, aneurysm of thoracic aorta, congenital heart defects, etc. Our dedicated team of medical professionals will do everything they can to help you stay healthy for many years to come.

At our Cardiology Department , cardiovascular system disorders are diagnosed and treated using advanced diagnostic procedures and 21st century technologies, such as intravascular ultrasound evaluation of coronary vessels, echocardiography, virtual coronarography (heart CT scan), diagnostic angiography of coronary arteries, electrophysiological evaluation, magnetic resonance tomography, etc., allowing us to obtain a clear clinical picture and begin treatment as soon as possible.

Interventional cardiologists at our medical center are considered the most prominent specialists in their field. They use innovative endovascular diagnostic and treatment techniques for cardiovascular disorders, such as placement of stents with antithrombotic coating, implanting of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, transcatheter aortic calve replacement (TAVI), etc. These techniques enable them to manage cardiovascular disorders with minimal damage to vessels and a significantly lower risk of side effects and complications.

Our cardiac surgeons successfully perform the most complex surgical procedures, including total coronary artery bypass grafting with or without heart and lung machine, minimally invasive endovascular surgeries, valve replacement or valvuloplasty, ventricular septal defect surgery, and many other procedures.

Our cardiologists and cardiac surgeons focus additional efforts on the rehabilitation process. Individualized rehabilitation programs are developed to address each patient’s specific needs.

At Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov), you’ll find exceptional quality medical care delivered by world-class specialists. You will be in safe hands here.
The cost of medical treatment at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is substantially lower than similar treatment in the US, Canada, Germany and other countries; however, the care provided is of the highest standard and the facilities are world class.


It is normal to feel unsure about going abroad to get medical treatment in a foreign country. Knowledge is the key for your peace of mind! Therefore we encourage you to research and get as much info as possible about the hospital, the staff and the treatment that is available. At Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, we will be more than happy to answer all your questions and provide you with all the necessary info so you can make a sound decision. Our vast experience and track record of success is our way to make you feel comfortable. Please feel free to contact our Medical Tourism Center directly on +972-3-697-3426 to discuss your concerns and we will do our best to answer all your questions.
Israel is renowned for its quality of healthcare all over the world. The Sourasky Medical Center is at the forefront of medical care. We apply the latest and most sophisticated technologies for advanced therapeutic services and precise diagnostic testing. Our state-of-the-art facilities will ensure that you feel as comfortable as possible throughout your stay. Our English speaking exceptional doctors are esteemed internationally for their expertise and pioneering techniques, and about 90% of them have practiced or trained abroad, at leading healthcare facilities in North America or Europe. The Medical Center complies with international standards for medical procedures, diagnostic testing, and clinical research.
We are a department within the Medical Center. All the stuff and members are employees of the Medical Center. We are not an agent. When you deal with us, you deal directly with the Medical center. Therefore, there are no extra fees or commissions on top of the price of treatments.
Yes. All Medical Center physicians are fully licensed by to practice their specialty in Israel. In addition, many are Board Certified in their specialty in the US or Europe. There are more than 1150 physicians, 600 of whom are medical specialist and 373 of the physicians hold academic status at the Tel Aviv University.
Given the outstanding level of quality care, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center’s fees are surprisingly reasonable. In most instances, treatment at the Medical Center, including medical fees and travel expenses, are considerably lower than comparable medical facilities in the US or Europe. The cost of treatment varies significantly, depending upon the type of treatment and its complexity. Please contact our Medical Tourism Center to provide the details of your required treatment and we will be happy to provide you a price quote
Tel Aviv is centrally located, an easy plane flight from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the U.S. Convenient flights are available from major cities throughout the world from a broad spectrum of airlines. Just 20 minutes from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is located in the heart of Tel Aviv, Israel's most vibrant metropolis and the center of the country's finance, commerce, arts, culture, and entertainment activities. The Medical Center is just a several-minute drive from the beautiful, relaxing beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. Tel Aviv is blessed with a comfortable climate: short, mild winters with plenty of pleasant, sunny days, delightful spring and fall seasons, and a constantly sunny summer from June through October. Tel Aviv is a cosmopolitan city that offers so much to tourists and residents alike. With a wide array of accommodation options—from luxurious to low-budget hotels—Tel Aviv is an extremely friendly city for visitors seeking medical treatment. This European-style city offers an excellent public transportation system. There are highly accessible convenience supermarkets and coffee shops—usually open 24 hours a day—within walking distance of the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. There is an abundance of shopping, ranging from clothing boutiques and artisan crafts to art galleries and leading international brand shops.
It is important to ensure you have the correct documentation required to enter the country. For example, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the day you enter Israel. Visitors from some countries must have a tourist visa. We recommend that you check the website of the local Israeli Consulate in your country for more specific information.
The price list for the various medical treatments that we offer can be found on the Israeli Ministry of Health's website. Please refer to the column titled: Price for patient from abroad.
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