Zvi Israel

Neurosurgeon, Stereotactic and functional neurosurgeon

27 years of experience

Doctor speaks English, Hebrew

Israel, Jerusalem
Hadassah Medical Center
star star star star 4.8 ( 5 reviews )
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Prof. Zvi Israel is a famous neurosurgeon, one of the best doctors in Israel according to Forbes. Expert in functional neurosurgery. Provides clinics trials. Was trained in the USA.

Professor Israel is an expert in the treatment of chronic depression and tinnitus by implantation of electrodes in the brain, surgical treatment of epilepsy and motor dysfunction as Parkinson's disease, tremor, and dystonia. Successfully applies deep brain stimulation (DBS) and stereotactic radiosurgery techniques.

Work experience

  • Director of the Functional and Restorative Surgery Unit at the Neurosurgery Department at Hadassah Medical Сenter.


  • 1983 — King's College London (UK) — Degree in neurobiology
  • 1986 — The Westminster Hospital Medical School (UK) — Degree in general medicine
  • 1995 — Hadassah University — Specialty in neurosurgery
  • 2001 — Oregon Health & Science University — Fellowship in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery.


  • 2018 — among best Israeili doctors by Forbes Magazine
  • 2019 — among best Israeili doctors by Forbes Magazine.

Scientific activity

  • Author of over 70 articles in neurosurgery.
  • Provides clinical trials in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma, ones who have severe brain injuries, cervical spine issues.


  • The Israeli Neurosurgical Society
  • The Israeli Society for Palliative Medicine.
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