Israeli Surgeons Illegally Demand Thousands of Dollars From Medical Tourists

Doctors demand payments for surgery on top of official fees to Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital, investigative program 'Uvda’ to report.

Three leading surgeons at Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital have illegally demanded thousands of dollars to perform surgery on medical tourists, the investigative program “Uvda” ("Fact") will report Monday night. The payment comes on top of the hospital’s official medical tourism fee, which is supposed to cover a surgeon’s salary.