Medical Tourists in Israel Given Needless Surgery - for Money, Doctors Accuse

A Channel 2 investigative show revealed how operations are sometimes performed on foreign patients for monetary, not health-related considerations. A burgeoning field – and a sad state of affairs.

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Two senior physicians at Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital are accusing some of their colleagues there of performing unnecessary surgery on foreign tourists who come to Israel for medical care — for large sums of...