- What exactly is Medical Tourism or Health Tourism?
- Why should one choose India for medical treatments or surgery?
- Is the cost difference good enough to make flying all the way to India worthwhile?
- How much will it cost me?
- How much can I possibly end up saving?
- How do I make travel / visa arrangements?
- Why should I choose your assistance?
- What are the qualifications of the Doctors?
- Will I be able to speak to the surgeon prior to traveling to India?
- What information would I need to provide?
Q: What exactly is Medical Tourism or Health Tourism?
A: Medical tourism or health tourism is the combination of travel and the pursuit of health. Patients, particularly those from developed nations travel to other countries with cheaper healthcare facilities so that they can be cured of diseases and explore the nation thereafter. It is also known as health or wellness tourism.
Q: Why should one choose India for medical treatments or surgery?
A: India is second to none and its hospitals boast of equipments and infrastructure that is equivalent to the best healthcare service providers in the world. India’s USP as far as medical tourism is concerned is economically priced treatments. These treatments are especially cheap for the price at which the medical expertise is offered. Indian doctors are considered among the best in the world and their hands have healed many across the globe. A vast variety of surgeries are also done here. Medical tourism in India thus enables you to explore a fabulous nation, recover in private hospitals, and go back home to use your savings on whatever you desire.
Q: Is the cost difference good enough to make flying all the way to India worthwhile?
A: You will discover that the cost difference for a large number of treatments and surgeries that it is sure to make up for your air ticket. Your medical treatment including your airfare will cost much cheaper than just the price of your treatment in many western nations. Medical tourism as such serves a dual purpose and you can explore India before or after the treatment.
Q: How much will it cost me?
A: The tariffs vary depending on procedure and whether there are added costs of additional treatment. Once the price for your medical procedure is determined, it is inclusive of your hospital stay, nursing care, and diet. Any additional treatments the surgeon feels necessary will be discussed with you and billed accordingly. Travel and touring and post operative recuperation costs will be separate.
Q: How much can I possibly end up saving?
A: By and large patients can save an average of 40-60% on their medical expenses when they choose India as their medical tourism destination. Procedures for obesity and cosmetic surgeries are particularly economical in India as compared to many nations in the west. Dental implant surgeries and cardiac procedures are also competitively priced.
Q: How do I make travel / visa arrangements?
A: We will aide you in processing all necessary travel documents such as visas and any vaccinations needed prior to travel.
Q: Why should I choose your assistance?
A: We believes in providing high quality healthcare at costs lower by almost 70% (compared to USA/UK) to everyone. Our hospital affiliates are highly qualified professionals offering services in internationally accredited healthcare facilities. We also provide aide in making travel arrangements and providing options for a vacation to add to your experience in India. We have taken the guesswork out of the equation, making the experience less stressful for our clients.
Q: What are the qualifications of the Doctors?
A: All of the physicians/ surgeons we deal with are highly trained meeting international medical qualifications. Some are trained abroad in the UK as well as the USA and have gone to India to work. Each has specialized in their area of expertise offering you top notch care and treatment.
Q: Will I be able to speak to the surgeon prior to traveling to India?
A: Yes. If consultation is required by the physician or requested by you, we will make the arrangements to have a teleconference with the surgeon so that you may both answer any questions or concerns.
Q: What information would I need to provide?
A: We would need to obtain a complete medical history from you. Also the surgeon may request any x-rays or test results for your presenting problem to view during pre surgery consultation.