What is Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism is the process of traveling abroad to obtain high quality, more affordable medical care or wellness alternatives. As information becomes more accessible through the evolution of technologies and the internet, people are more willing to travel around the world in order to reach renowned specialists or exclusive healthcare facilities.

Medical tourism is for individuals who wish to seek out care abroad in a safe and effective manner at more affordable rates. Treatments can range from non-invasive to the most complex and highly invasive procedures.  There are many reasons why people choose medical tourism as an option; some are motivated due to poor healthcare systems in their home country, and others because the lack of experts in their locality; Additional reasons include: privacy, long wait times and misdiagnosing. Whereas others simply chose to travel abroad because it means luxury at a lower cost.