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Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

Medical care is decent, though spending a night in a hospital in Israel will inform you why hospitals in the US are so exorbitantly expensive. No one working on Shabbat, for instance (i.e. bring your own water from home because the water faucets are off limits). But you can find doctors, dentists, and specialty care facilities, which the medical unit in the Embassy is happy to help you with. Speaking of, the nurses at the Embassy are roundly adored by the Embassy community. - Aug 19, 2017
Very good and available. Helpful Embassy health unit and local providers typically speak good English. - Oct 24, 2016
Healthcare is high quality, but watch out when crossing the street. Israels are horrible drivers so pedestrians generally do not jaywalk or cross the street without a green light. - Apr 12, 2016
Israel has one of the highest life expectancies in the world, so healthcare must be good. - Mar 23, 2016
No real health concerns. Medical care seems high quality but very expensive. - Nov 18, 2014
Some dust in the air. Medical facilities are clean, and the doctors are pretty good. I opted to have surgery here instead of in London. It really is that good. - Apr 10, 2013
None. Basic health care is good. For anything major head back to your home country. Doctors here like to be called professors not doctors, quality of major operations reflects this. Dental work is primitive, cleanings are fine. - Aug 14, 2010
Medical care is usually pretty good and affordable. - Jul 26, 2010
Medical care is excellent. - Feb 27, 2009
Great medical care - use all private doctors, all English speaking - Sep 19, 2008
Medical care in this country is very good, and reasonably priced. - Jul 2, 2008