Why is Thailand so popular for medical tourists?
- Posted on Sunday, 10 March 2019 16:49
- By Zac Erawan
More and more people are traveling to Thailand for medical care, and it is leaving medical experts in other countries wondering why. Research is now emerging that shows Thailand is one of the number one spots for both invasive and non-invasive surgery mainly due to convenience. There are very affordable round-trip options when it comes to traveling internationally to Thailand, and this mixed with the warm weather that blesses the country make it a great place to seek out top-quality medical care.
Thailand has many foreign-trained doctors and undoubtably one of the biggest draws is cost, with prices being attractive when compared to western markets, even after factoring in costs after insurance.
- Thailand is popular for medical tourism because it is home to over 1,000 private medical facilities with experienced surgeons.
- Another factor is the Thai government strongly supports the medical industry financially.
- Medical tourism in Thailand is a major draw due to its variety of treatments and procedures it provides, such as gender reassignment or plastic surgeries.
“Thailand has now emerged as a world leader in the medical tourism sector with groundbreaking medical facilities together with an incredible adventure-tourism hotspot.”
Read more: https://thethaiger.com/thai-life/why-is-thailand-so-popular-for-medical-tourists
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