Medical Tourism




About Medical Tourism

The term “medical tourism” refers to patients travelling to an international location for surgery, rather than have the procedure performed in the United States. It can sometimes save on costs, but there are many other important considerations – including potential risks – before deciding to leave the country for medical care. If you are thinking about having surgery outside the United States, please read the resources on these pages carefully and discuss your decision with all of your medical providers.

Q&A: Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism: Questions to Ask Before Making a Decision 

Checklist of Medical Tourism Questions to Discuss with Your Physician 

Checklist of Emergency Contact Information and Current Medications to Carry with You 

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