Q:1. Are there hotels in or near the medical center?
Q:2. How long does the treatment take and how long do I need to stay in Tel Aviv?
the Vital Hotel is located in the CTCI medical center building. There
are hotels of all types in the immediate vicinity of the medical center.
A number of major international hotels and Israeli hotel chains are
conveniently located on the Tel Aviv coast of the Mediterranean Sea,
within a short taxi or bus ride from CTCI.
CTCI can help you receive discounted rates at a number of affiliate hotels.
For more information on hotels, visit the Israel Hotel Association website.
at CTCI is personalized for each individual, illness, and disease
stage. Therefore, each treatment plan is different. Feel free to discuss
the details of your treatment with your clinician.
Q:3. What additional expenses are there related to the treatment?
fees for medical treatment of a patient’s specific disease are
typically all-inclusive. Once a fee is quoted all medical expenses
related to the treatment proposed will be covered, including the
doctor’s fee, medications, blood tests, etc. Patients are responsible
for expenses not related to their disease, such as dental work,
treatment of unrelated conditions, travel, and accommodations. Please
discuss what your fees cover with your CTCI representative.
Q:4. Can I tour Israel while I’m there for treatment?
in Israel, many patients choose to take day trips in the Tel Aviv
vicinity or overnight stays throughout the country. Visiting Jerusalem,
preferably with a guide, is certainly worth considering.
Aviv is the heart of multicultural activity, including performing arts,
museums, beaches, fine dining, and other destinations. Israel is known
for both fascinating historic sites and modern attractions.
extent of travel depends entirely on the type, intensity, frequency,
and duration of treatment. Please discuss travel considerations with
The CTCI team will be glad to help you
contact tour guides or tour offices and provide recommendations of
interesting places to visit, starting with Jerusalem.
Q:5. Is Israel safe?
find Israel to be very safe and native Israeli hosts to be very
welcoming. In Israel, visitors can always find people who speak their
language. As with most other countries, it is important to be aware of
areas that tourists should avoid. For travel advice, please consult with
your travel professional.
Q:6. Do I need a visa to travel to Israel?
has visa agreements with about 65 countries, which enable citizens of
these countries to automatically receive tourist visas. Please consult
your local Israeli consulate to determine visa requirements before
making travel arrangements. The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs website may help direct you.
technical help from CTCI to facilitate visa applications, please
contact Ms. Orit Rindner, the CTCI International Patient Coordinator and
Data Administrator, at:
Q:7. What languages are spoken at CTCI?
has professionals who speak fluent English, Hebrew, Arabic, French,
Swiss-German, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, and Russian. If necessary, a
translator can be hired to communicate in other languages.