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Welcome to Medical Trip, a medical travel blog that can help you find affordable solutions to your health concerns. At the rate by which hospital and doctors’ fees are increasing, we understand that people sometimes sacrifice much needed checkups and surgeries because of lack of funds. Because of this, people are continuously searching for ways to be healthier without having to spend exorbitant amounts of money.

Need to lose weight? You will find that obesity surgery in India can help you lose the extra pounds for a fraction of the cost of the same surgery in the US, Canada, UK or other European hospitals. In some cases, the amount of money spent on a medical trip including travel expenses will still be lower than the amount you would have paid for the surgery in your home country.

Aside from India, Medical-Trip offers affordable medical services in various other destinations including Costa Rica, Thailand, Mexico, Jordan, Turkey, and South Korea.

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Medical Trip, via this blog, aims to provide information on some of the best medical tourism destinations in the world. We can help you by:
  • Providing you with options for surgeons and hospitals in our network, at several different locations across the world.
  • Bridging you with your preferred surgeon and hospital, so there is convenient and constant communication about treatment plans.
  • Helping you with schedules and itineraries as required by the treatment plan.
  • Assisting you with discounted accommodation arrangements and free airport-hotel-hospital transfers.
  • Outlining helpful tips and information as your own medical travel guide, so that you can make an informed decision.


Due to our network with numerous hospitals and surgeons, we are able to offer packages that can dramatically lower prices for various medical procedures.

 

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Traveling for Surgery


In reporting about global medical tourism in November 2010, the World Health Organization used a study by consulting company Deloitte. The report stated that an estimated 750,000 Americans traveled outside the US for various health services in the year 2007. This number is expected to go up to 1.6 million by the end of 2012.

Many patients travel to other places where they can obtain high-quality healthcare for much lower costs. It is common to find patients traveling to get knee or hip replacement in Mexico, as they can find Mexican orthopedic surgeons who were educated or trained in the US or Canada.

Bariatric surgery in Mexico’s border cities like Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez, and Algodones are common among those wanting to lose weight. There are also plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures like liposuction, facelift, and blepharoplasty in Costa Rica. People with eyesight problems can also choose to get LASIK surgery in Mexico, and those who need knee or hip replacement surgery will find some of the best orthopedic surgeons in the Tijuana and Juarez hospitals in our network.

How to plan a Safe and Successful Medical Trip?


The common concerns of a medical tourist when deciding on a medical tourism destination are:
  • Quality and cost of healthcare services
  • The state of hospital or clinic facilities and availability of advanced medical equipment
  • International certifications of hospitals by standard bodies like JCI or ISO
  • Qualifications and experience of surgeon, especially in treating foreign patients
  • Travel-related concerns like travel time, and other expenses like airfare and hotel rates
  • English communication skills of surgeon and the medical staff
  • Over-all safety of travelers in the destination
  • Tourist attractions found within the destination and nearby areas


At Medical Trip, we know that these factors are vital to making any trip comfortable and successful, and we work with our clients to ensure that they are getting the best quality health services possible, for the lowest amount of fees we can negotiate with the hospitals.

In contrast to traveling to save money, some people travel to other destinations because they are unsatisfied with the quality of health services in their own state or city. Domestic health travel in the US can be exemplified by people getting lap band in Las Vegas. In some cases, the amount they have to pay in Las Vegas may not be too small compared to those in their home states, but the outstanding reputation of bariatric surgeons and clinics cause people from other states to visit Las Vegas for bariatric surgery.

Medical travel for higher quality of services is also common in Asia, where patients from surrounding countries prefer to travel to India, Singapore, and South Korea to get treatment in more advanced facilities. Cosmetic surgery in India is also popular among European and Australian medical tourists, because of highly-qualified surgeons that perform procedures that can cost very little compared to European and Australian prices.

Medical-Trip facilitates discount medical treatments at a number of international medical tourism destinations across the globe. The company is committed to providing complete assistance to its clients in planning a safe and satisfying medical trip.

Medical-Trip.Com does not provide medical services. Users are advised to read the terms of use before making any decision based on the information provided on this site.


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