Travel Health Advice

Medical Tourism 101


Most people return from their vacations abroad with a memory card full of digital photos and a few quirky souvenirs. While others come back with a dazzling set of beautifully capped teeth or newly found mobility from knee surgery – and a wallet that’s much less empty than if they’d had the same procedures done at home.

Medical tourism (traveling across international borders to obtain medical treatment) is currently a $40 billion market in the US, it’s expected to reach or top $100 billion by the end of 2016!

Here are a few common questions and concerns about Medical Tourism