Tel Aviv Doctor was founded and is run by British doctors in Israel. We speak fluently and practise medicine in English and Hebrew (and some limited French and Spanish, we work with translators to serve patients in other languages). In our clinic we treat local and international private patients from all over the World with problems ranging from rashes to shark bites.
Our doctors are Family Medicine Specialists (General Practitioners) with years of experience and qualifications in Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Dermatology and Travel Medicine. Get in touch with us now, we always keep immediate appointments available.
We specialise in personalised medicine – that is, we ensure that only appropriate testing is done and that every effort is made to use a holistic approach as suits each individual.
DR. MICHAEL COHEN – MBBS MFAEM MRCGP
Dr. Michael Cohen was born and bred in London. He graduated from the University of London in 1997. He holds postgraduate examinations in Surgery and Emergency Medicine, is a qualified General Practitioner and maintains his UK registration. He was a ship’s surgeon for a significant period of time and also worked in aeromedical repatriation.
His experience includes Paediatrics, Orthopaedic surgery, Cardiothoracic surgery, Accident & Emergency Medicine, Paediatric Surgery, Intensive Care, General (Internal) Medicine, Urgent Care, Psychiatry and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Dr Cohen is a qualified Family Medicine specialist working in Israel. He is co-founder of Tel Aviv Doctor.
DR. VICKI LASHMAR – BM BMedSci
Born and raised in the south of England, Dr Lashmar graduated from the University of Southampton in 2013 with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences and Bachelor of Medicine.
After working in a variety of specialties in a hospital in Dorset, England, she completed the UK Foundation Programme before moving to Tel Aviv in August 2016 to live with her Israeli husband. She enjoys all aspects of medicine, but in particular emergency care, psychiatry and surgical specialties.
Outside of medicine Dr Lashmar loves to be active, travel, cook and eat good food. She is also a keen photographer.
DR. GRACE BRADLEY – MbBCh
Dr Bradley is from Liverpool, England and studied medicine at Cardiff University. Following graduation, she moved to Manchester and practiced in General (Internal) Medicine, Colorectal Surgery, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, Paediatrics, General Practice (Family Medicine), Stroke medicine and Accident and Emergency Medicine.
Dr Bradley is a graduate of the British 2 year foundation programme and a licensed Israeli Doctor. She maintains her UK licence and registration, and regularly participates in medical conventions.
DR. RACHEL ROTH – MD
Dr Roth, born and raised in the United States, trained at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, in Family Medicine.
In addition to general practice, she has specific experience in women’s health, paediatrics, mental health, and global medicine. Her experiences vary from organising medical educational opportunities internationally, to research fellowships in academic medicine. With many years of research in her background, Dr Roth combines best scientific practices with a holistic view of health. She is the mother of two children, the younger of which was born here in Israel.
DR. ALIZA PERGAMEN – B.SC MD
Dr. Aliza Pergamen was born in the United States where she graduated Bachelors and Masters Degrees at Columbia University. She moved to Israel in 2005 and received her M.D. from Tel Aviv University. Aliza Pergamen is Board Certified in Family Medicine in Israel.
Dr. Aliza Pergamen has a firm dedication to, and interest in, Integrative Medicine, having practiced and done research in Integrative Medicine in both in the United States and in Israel. She lives in Jaffa with her husband and two children and some of her interests and specialties include Integrative Medicine, Motivational Interviewing, and Medical hypnosis.
DR. CARMEL KASHER – B.SC DVM MD
Tel Aviv born Dr Carmel Kasher grew up in Israel and Cambridge, England. He studied medicine and graduated from Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. His medical experience includes service as a medical officer in the IDF, graduation of advanced life support and military trauma courses, and research in the fields of liver diseases, neurology and diabetes.
Dr Carmel Kasher is also a lecturer for anatomy and physiology at the Weizmann Institute of Science. He is a father of three children.
Dr Carmel Kasher recently moved to Israel’s north for a new assignment but maintains a working relationship with Tel Aviv Doctor and occasionally sees Tel Aviv Doctor Clinic patients.
DR. SIMON GORDON – MBBS MRCGP
Dr. Gordon co-founded the service Tel Aviv Doctor and now lives abroad. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1999. He worked in the UK in Internal Medicine, Surgery and Emergency Medicine Departments.
Upon moving to Israel he served in the army as a Medical Officer for a Battalion in the Paratroopers and then in the reserves. During his post-graduate training in Family Medicine Dr Gordon gained experience in Internal Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Dermatology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
Dr. Gordon currently practises as a GP in London.
DR. ANDERS NERMAN – ND.
Dr. Anders Nerman, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), provides integrative alternative medical care by utilizing evidence-based natural therapies including functional medicine, diet and lifestyle counselling, food intolerance testing, botanical/herbal medicine, homeopathy, and acupuncture.
He specializes in the treatment of digestive disorders such as GERD, IBS and SIBO, food and environmental allergies, migraine headaches, chronic fatigue syndrome, acute and chronic pain, fibromyalgia and weight loss.
Anders Nerman also performs and writes music, and enjoys meditation, yoga, healthy cooking kayaking and downhill skiing.
ROI HAZAN – MA
Roi is a licensed Psychologist (License number 127384) with M.A in Medical Psychology. He is specializing in Primary Care Psychology as a member of “Psychological Clinic” (Hebrew website: Psyclinic.co.il).
Besides his work in Tel Aviv Doctor Clinic on Basel Street he works in ‘Petah Tiqwa Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital’ as the psychologist of the IBD unit in the Gastroenterology Clinic, previously he has held positions at the hospital’s Bariatric Clinic doing evaluations and psychotherapy pre and post surgery as well as in the Pain Clinic of ‘Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center’.
Roi’s psychological approach is integrative – combining Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Psycho-Dynamic Psychotherapy. He speaks English and Hebrew.
DAVID BERDUGO – LIC AC
David Berdugo (Lic. Ac) practises Chinese medicine and specialises in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. His experience includes Mental health, Orthopaedics, Internal (General) Medicine, Paediatrics and Gynaecology. He is the founder of “Briut Aheret” complementary medicine centre in Raanana, he works at Tel Aviv Doctor and he teaches in Reidman College for complementary medicine in Tel Aviv.
He was born in the Ivory Coast. He and his family returned to Israel when he was 4 years old. He graduated from Riedman College in Tel Aviv and spent one year in “Cheng Du” hospital in China and another year in “Shaare Zedek” hospital in Jerusalem in 2008.
David lives in Raanana with his wife and 2 children. He speaks French and English fluently.
CHANI LANDAU PHILIPPS – BPT
Chani Landau Philipps, born in Jerusalem, graduated Physiotherapy Studies at the Medical School in Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheba in 2005. Chani continued studies in post graduate courses in Dry Needling, Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Cardiac rehabilitation, Fascial Manipulation and in various Orthopedic courses.
Chani specializes in treating Orthopedic patients with acute or chronic Low Back Pain, Cervicalgia, Knee and Shoulder dysfunctions and injuries, rehabilitation after prolonged illness. After becoming a mother Chani chose to specialize in the treatment of Pelvic floor Dysfunctions such as Urine Incontinence, Diastasis Recti, Prolapses, Dyspareunia and Vaginismus, Fecal incontinence, Over Active Bladder Syndrome and more.
In 2007, Chani worked for a year in both Sydney and Melbourne, Australia as a Physiotherapist on the wards of the St. Vincent’s Hospitals in both cities.
Between 2009-2011 she specialized in the treatment of sports injuries as the Physiotherapist accompanying Tel Aviv’s Wheelchair Basket Ball team and the Israeli National team both nationally and internationally.
Chani lives in Tel Aviv with her husband and three daughters. She is bilingual in English and Hebrew. In her free time she plays the guitar, practices Yoga and Pilates.
MAY IGAWA – CLINIC ADMINISTRATOR
May Igawa, born and raised in Miami, joined the team as Clinic Administrator in late 2014. She moved to Israel in 2013, after obtaining her bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Economics from Tufts University. She hopes to begin studying medicine in the near future.
AYELET MALINSKY – CLINIC ADMINISTRATOR
Ayelet Malinsky was born in Israel and was raised in the United States. She moved back to Israel in 2015 after completing her bachelors degree in Regional Comparative Studies at Georgetown University. She joined the Tel Aviv Doctor team as a clinic administrator in the Autumn of 2015. She plans to continue her studies in the area of Psychology.
PETRA BASICHAS – CLINIC ADMINISTRATOR
Petra Basichas born and raised in New York, has been an administrator for the Tel Aviv Doctor team since late 2016.
Petra moved to Israel in 2013 to serve as a medic in the army and has plans to continue her studies in Israel.
Don’t hesitate to contact us for all medical problems. We have an extensive network of medical specialists in Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Dermatology, Surgery, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology, Psychiatry and more whom we may refer to if need be. Give us a call or write to us for medical advice and recommendations.
For Dentistry, Psychology, Physiotherapy and other medical specialists, we also recommend consulting the listing of IsraelDoctor.com, a network of health-care professionals catering to the international community, speaking English (and many other languages) launched in Summer 2014.