Assuta Medical Center, the largest leading medical center in Israel, provides cutting-edge medical services utilizing world-class technologies to achieve the best diagnostic and treatment results. The center is constantly implementing new medical and technological advancements, creating a high level of proficiency. Assuta clinics and hospitals are staffed by 1500 of the country’s leading physicians and specialists with many years of experience.
Assuta Medical Tourism Center works with patients from all over the world including Europe, the UK and the United States. The staff at Assuta is dedicated to making every step of your medical treatment as comfortable and stress-free as possible, including accompaniment throughout the process with a staff member fluent in your language.
The new Gastroenterology Institute at Assuta’s Ramat Hahayal campus comprises state-of-the-art clinics and treatment rooms, and provides advanced gastroenterological procedures by senior physicians and a caring nursing staff.
Colonoscopy – This procedure involves an endoscopic examination of the large colon and the distal part of the small bowel. It is used to aid in the diagnosis of chronic colitis, colon cancer and other bowel disorders. It is usually carried out under general anesthesia, and the attending doctor can take biopsies as required, and remove polyps during the procedure.
Sigmoidoscopy – A short, minimally invasive procedure during which the physician examines the lower portion of the large intestine. Sigmoidoscopy is a very effective tool in finding the causes of various bowel problems, including abdominal pain, abnormal bowel movements, polyps and cancer of the lower intestine and rectum.
Gastroscopy – An endoscopic procedure examining the upper part of the gastro-intestinal tract, gastroscopy is an effective tool for the diagnosis of digestive disorders.
PEG gastrostomy – Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube is a feeding tube inserted into the stomach via the abdominal wall. The procedure requires mild sedation and is used as an alternative means of nutrition for patients with difficulty swallowing food.