Otorhinolaryngologist surgeon


Professor Gidon BAHAR is one of Israel’s most experienced, highly qualified otorhinolaryngologists and a leading specialist in the conservative treatment and surgery of head and neck diseases, including cancer. He is a professor of medicine and head of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Medical Center.

Gidon Bahar is an excellent diagnostician. He performs a full spectrum of diagnostic tests, including biopsy, otoscopy, laryngoscopy, rhinoscopy, as well as audiometry and electronystagmography, before deciding on the most effective treatment.

He has more than 25 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases of the thyroid and salivary glands, vocal cords, polyps and cysts of ENT organs, as well as surgery for benign and malignant tumors of the pharynx, larynx, vocal cords, sinuses, salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid glands.

In his daily practice, Professor Bahar uses modern and innovative technologies and performs complex minimally invasive endoscopic surgeries. He also actively uses the Da Vinci robotic surgery system in his surgical procedures.

He was one of the first surgeons in Israel to introduce progressive cryoablation, laser surgery and ultrasonic scalpel methods into ENT practice.

In his clinical practice, he works closely with other highly specialized oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

Professor Gidon Bachar is a renowned researcher and developer of unique proprietary products. He regularly publishes his research results in leading professional journals. He has authored more than 60 scientific papers that have been highly praised by international colleagues.


  • Faculty of Medicine, Technion University, Haifa, Israel
  • Internship in general surgery at Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
  • Internship in ENT surgery at Shnaider Children’s Hospital in Petah Tikva, Israel Internship in ENT surgery at Petach Tikva Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
  • Internship in removal of head and neck tumors at Toronto Medical Centre, Canada
  • Internship in surgical treatment of snoring and apnea at Stanford University, USA

Additional specialties:

  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • All types of thyroid surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery of the nose and sinuses
  • Surgery for sleep apnea
  • Laser surgery of the vocal cords and larynx

Membership in international associations:

  • Israeli Medical Association
  • Israeli Association of Otolaryngologists, Neck and Head Surgeons
  • Israeli Society of Neck and Head Oncology
  • Israeli Society for Sleep Research