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Advantages of Medical Tourism in India


Jun 11, 2016
Advantages of Medical Tourism in India

Medical tourism has served as a gateway for patients to receive affordable and quality medical care in india.

Medical Tourism in India offers low cost, or cost effective, medical treatments with no waiting lists and accessibility of skilled and experienced doctors so medical tourists around the globe are flocking like never before. Now day’s expectation is that Medical Tourism will continue to grow up at a rapid rate of speed and continue offering medical treatments to tourist at a fraction of the cost they can get it at home for.

Medical Tourism in India

Medical Tourism in India

India is considered among the best in international medical tourism destinations. Patients get excellent healthcare services in India. Many foreign nationals worry about the quality of facilities and care they will receive out of the country. There are many well qualified doctors and hospitals in India. Medical procedures often cost half as much (or less) in India as compared to the U.S. Even including the cost of travel and a hotel stay, it can be cheaper to have procedures done out of the motherland than to have them done at home. Low cost treatment does not necessarily mean lower healthcare standards.

World-class treatment at competitive price

India offers world-class healthcare that costs substantially less than those in developed countries, using the same technology delivered by competent specialists and attaining comparable success rates.

Availability of skills, knowledge and resources

Indian medical tourism education turns around 30000 doctors and nurses every year adding to the existing pool of over 14 lakh doctors and nurses. About a dozen corporate hospitals provide world class treatments across all specialties. Availability of over 15,000 hospitals and 870,000 hospital beds provides adequate infrastructure support to the healthcare tourists.

Strong reputation in the advanced healthcare segment

India have a lot of hospitals offering world class treatments in nearly every medicalsector such as cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, joint replacement, orthopedic surgery, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, transplants and urology to name a few. The various specialties covered are neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, endocrinology, ENT, pediatric surgery, pediatric neurology, urology, nephrology, dermatology, dentistry, plastic surgery, gynecology, pulmonology, psychiatry, general medicine & general surgery.

The diversity of tourist destinations availability

Leisure tourism is already very much in demand in India as the country offers diverse cultural and scenic beauty. India has almost all sort of destinations like high mountains, vast deserts, scenic beaches, historical monuments, and religious temples etc, known for its hospitality for tourists.


With Ayurveda becoming increasingly popular across the globe, this ancient Indian therapy can be used as a non-surgical treatment for various ailments along with medication and yoga. This will give help of Indian tourism to the Indian healthcare tourism offerings.

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