TOP Israeli Spine Surgeons – Qualified Medical Consultation

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Below you will fine a list of leading Israeli spine surgeons.

If you have problems with your spine and back you should choose the right spinal surgeon.

Among doctors below are the heads of spine neurosurgery and orthopedics departments of the largest Israeli hospitals, included into Forbes list of the best Israeli doctors.

Our doctors use a comprehensive approach to the spine diagnosis and treatment of adults and children. They use conventional spine surgery methods as well as unique minimally invasive technologies (endoscopy and microsurgery) to treat degenerative diseases of the cervical, thorax and lumbar spine regions.

Israeli spinal surgeons have many years of experience in the field of minimally invasive spinal surgery:

  • treatment of a herniated disc;
  • canal stenosis;
  • fractures;
  • radiculopathy;
  • removal of tumors and fusion;
  • scoliosis and others.

Innovative methods that are used by our doctors:

  • minimally invasive operations;
  • endoscopic surgery;
  • innovative implantation;
  • fusion of vertebrae;
  • advanced monitoring of nerves preventing damage to the spinal cord;
  • navigation system and intra-operative CT (computed tomography) to improve operational accuracy.


Israeli Spine Surgeons are:

Heads of Spine Centers & Research

Focused on Your Disease Treatment Over 25 Years

Managed Numerous Similar Cases

Adaptable Decision Makers in Advanced Stages

Out of Box Thinkers

First to Apply New FDA protocols

Apply Unique Techniques

Have Numerous Positive Patients’ Reviews

Included into Forbes List of Best Israeli Spine Surgeons


Leading Israeli spinal surgeons:

Dr. Nahshon Knoller – Head of the Spine Surgery Department, Chaim Sheba, Tel Hashomer.

Dr. Alon Friedlander – Head of Back and Spine Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. Specialist in spinal cord degeneration, spine fractures, benign and malignant tumors of the spine, disc herniation, spinal stenosis, infections and instability of the spine, both minimally invasive and open techniques, scoliosis surgery in children and adolescents.

Dr. Reuven Gepstein – Expert in Spinal surgery. Head of the Department of minimally invasive spine surgery, Meir Hospital, Kfar – Saba.

Prof. Isar FlomanSpinal surgery Department, Tel – Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. Specialist in cervical spine diseases, back pain and diseases of the dorsal spine, lumbar spine, herniated disc and disc diseases, scoliosis, fractures and vertebral problems, spine stenosis, spine cancer tumors. Experience in laminectomy surgery – removal of the vertebral arch, discectomy surgery, spinal fusion surgery, scoliosis, procedures for compression fractures – vertebroplasty / kyphoplasty.

Dr. Dror Ovadia – Head of Pediatric Orthopedics Unit – Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. Spinal disease and deformities in children and adolescents. Head of the Pediatric Orthopedics Department, Dana Duek Children’s hospital, Medical Center Tel Aviv, Ichilov. Specialist in trauma injuries, diseases and defects in the bone and muscle system, including deformities of the spine, problems and defects in the lower limbs and spine, cerebral palsy, scoliosis, asymmetry in the lower limbs, knee problems, treatment of children’s scoliosis and more.

Dr. Ohana Nissim –  Expert in spine surgery, Meir Hospital. Specialist in spine diseases, cervical disc and complex deformities of the spine, spinal tumors – primary and metastatic. Fusion surgeries in the spine, lumbar, cervical spine fixation surgery, discectomy, scoliosis surgery.

Dr. Yoram Ankstein – Head of Orthopedics Department, Shamir Hospital. Specialist in scoliosis and kyphosis in adolescents and youth, lumbar spine motion preservation surgery, microdiscectomy, laminectomy, spinal deformities in adults, sagittal imbalance, posterior spinal fusion / TLIF, anterior approach surgeries to fix the cervical spine with, fractures treatment using a posterior approach, an anterior approach or a less invasive approach, cervical spinal canal surgery with a posterior approach, laminoplasty, VBT surgery for scoliosis correction in children while preserving growth and movement, tumors removal and spine vertebrae reconstruction.

Dr. Arzi Harel – Head of Unit for Spine diseases in children, Shaare Zedek Medical Center. Specialist in spine surgeries in adults and children.

Prof. Mirowsky Yigal – Specialist orthopedist,  Shamir hospital – Assaf Harofeh. Specialist in spine surgery.

Dr. Pekarsky Ilya –  Senior doctor in  Spine department, Meir Medical Center. Specialist in back and spine treatments, fixations in the spine, lumbar and cervical spine fixation surgery, herniated disc surgery – discectomy, lumbar disc herniation, cervical disc herniation.

Dr. Regev Gilad –  Manager for minimally invasive spine surgeries department, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Ichilov. Specialist in minimally invasive surgery for lumbar disc herniation, cervical disc herniation, for spinal stenosis, minimally invasive fixation surgery – MIS TLIF, DLIF / XLIF, AxiaLIF, discectomy, spinal canal stenosis, traumatic spine fractures treatment, spine fractures in old age.

Dr. David Hendel – Surgeon. Head of Spinal Surgery, Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.

Professor Yitzhak Otrimsky – Surgeon – orthopedist (spinal surgery), Head of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Medical Center of Tel Aviv.

Dr. Israel Kaspi – Chief physician of Spinal Surgery Dpt., Sheba Medical Center, Tel – Hashomer.

Professor Jacob Narubai – Senior physician in Department of Orthopaedics and Head of the Department of Spine Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel – Hashomer.

Dr. Leon Kaplan – Expert in spine surgery in children and adults. Head of the Spine Surgery Division at Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem.


Israeli neurosurgeons use ultimate medical technologies:

1. Microscopic and endoscopic surgery of spinal cord injuries using intraoperative navigation system.

2. Treatment of spinal cord tumors. Our doctors work together with orthopedic oncologists and specialize in all types of oncology operations. These surgeries include removal of spine part (Enblock Resection), removal of the spinal cord tumors, radiation therapy (radiosurgery), focused computer radiation etc.

3. Spine injuries. Our surgeons treat a large number of patients with vertebral fractures and trauma, combining minimally invasive methods, without incision and significant surgical intervention ensuring fast recovery.

4. Treatment of elderly people who suffer multiple fractures due to low bone density (osteoporosis), and concomitant diseases.

5. Treatment of scoliosis and spine deformities in children and adults. Our physicians perform osteopathic surgery to correct postural deformities, as well as minimally invasive microsurgical operations to relieve pressure on the nerve.

6. Treatment of acute and chronic pain of the spine. Surgery doesn’t fit all the patients who suffer from back pain. In some cases, our doctors use non-surgical methods. They can include one time or repeated injections, performed under the X-ray control, stimulation of the spinal cord, medication, physical therapy, etc.



Dr. Silviu Brill is a leading Israeli specialist in the field of back pain treatment, Head of the acute and chronic pain department of the Tel Aviv Medical Center Souraski (Ichilov).

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