Israeli Hospital to Suspend Doctors Accused of Medical Tourism Corruption

In letter to colleagues, Ichilov Hospital's director general says 'action is warranted' after three top surgeons were taped demanding payment on top of regular fees.

The director general of Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv has decided to begin suspension proceedings against three surgeons who demanded additional payment from medical tourists on top of the public hospital's fees. The decision comes following an investigative report on the television program “Uvda” ("Fact") that exposed the doctors' practices.