Welcome to the land of India. India has been one of the most demanding and attractive tourism destinations around the world. Recent trend in the tourism sector shows that the tourists around the globe come to India tours not only for its exotic culture, magnificent monuments, and beautiful landscapes but also for better medical treatment or other medical services at cost effective price, i.e. medical tourism.
India is one of the best places for the medical treatment or any other health care in India and the most favored place for medical tourism. Every year a large number of visitors are coming to travel to India from all over the world especially for the medical check up and other type of surgery related to heart, bone, liver or other diseases. During the past year alone, over 150000 people travelled to India for their medical requirements.
Now a question arises in our mind, why patients travel to India for their medical treatments. Medical tourism in India, these days, is at its boom and it is growing with fast pace. Medical tourism in India provides a quality medical treatment and quality medical services at low cost comparatively in some of developed and developing countries. The price of medical tour packages in India is 35% to 40% lesser than the treatment cost in USA or Thailand. A heart surgery in the US costs US$ 30,000 as compared to US$ 6,000 in India. A bone marrow transplant in the US costs US$ 250,000 and US$ 26,000 in India. These records make clear that why tourists travel to India for their medical treatments and why medical tourism in India is achieving its height.
Indian corporate hospitals have a large pool of doctors, nurses, and support staff ensuring individualized care. The highly skilled personnel, with wide experience and international exposure excel in Cardiology and Cardiothoracic surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Bariatric or Obesity surgery, Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, and Urology, to name a few. Our hospital partners have exclusive Cosmetic/Plastic surgery departments. Our alliance partners have Centers of Excellence in their specialty areas.
Almost all states in India have established themselves as medical tourism destinations and building medical brand images. There are a number of specialty hospitals in India. Some of them are mentioned below.
o All India Institute of Medical Sciences
o Tata Memorial Hospital
o Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre
o Indraprastha Medical Corporation
o Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children
o Karla Hospitals
o C.M.C. Vellore
o Apollo Hospitals
o B.M. Birla and many more which provide world class treatment and services.
Ayurveda and Yoga also play an important role in booming medical tourism in India Because, since ancient times India has been an important center for medical treatment by Ayurveda and Yoga. Besides these other efforts are being made to make India a popular medical tourism destination. Attractive medical treatment packages and their cost effectiveness is the key factor that makes India most favored place for medical tourism.