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Medical Tourism

Medical tourism also known as health tourism is a developing concept emerging in India. For medical and relaxation purposes, people from world over visit India. Most common treatments are heart surgery, knee transplant, cosmetic surgery and dental care. India is a favourable destination for medical tourism mainly because it provides good health treatment at, probably, at a lowest cost in comparison to countries like the USA, the UK or Europe.

The Apollo Group (External website that opens in a new window), Escorts Hospitals (External website that opens in a new window) in New Delhi and Jaslok Hospitals (External website that opens in a new window) in Mumbai are few of the well-established names even abroad. A list of corporate hospitals such as Global Hospitals (External website that opens in a new window), CARE (External website that opens in a new window) and Dr. L.V. Prasad Eye Hospitals (External website that opens in a new window) in Hyderabad, The Hindujas (External website that opens in a new window) and NM Excellence (External website that opens in a new window) in Mumbai, also have built capabilities and are handling a steadily increasing flow of foreign patients. India has much more expertise than say Thailand or Malaysia. The infrastructure in some of India's leading hospitals is also very good.

List Of Few Other Super Specialty Hospitals Is Given Below:

Source: National Portal Content Management Team, Reviewed on:14-02-2011