Misconception #2: Foreign Hospitals and Clinics do not have proper medical facilities and procedures.

International standards require medical facilities to be a safe and secure environment for patients. Moreover, international standards pay great attention to the training of medical personnel. In foreign countries, medical facilities and physicians need to comply with local laws and standards. Although some of these countries already comply with international…

Misconception #1: Foreign Medical Professionals are not as qualified or have less training.

Though in some markets across the globe the statement above does still have merit, it no longer applies to a large majority of the thriving medical tourism markets. Many of the physicians in developing markets are educated in the US or Western European medical schools. These foreign doctors are trained…

Misconceptions about Medical Travel (Part I)

Though travel maybe one of the last things on your mind when you are in need of a medical procedure, there are several statistics that make a compelling argument stating the contrary. Raising costs for routine check-ups, dental care, and cosmetic surgery in developed countries (particularly the US and Western…