Top 10 medical tourism destinations around the world

Mackenzie Garrity -   Print  |

In 2016, 11 million U.S. patients traveled around the world for various medical procedures such as orthopedic surgery, according to Medical Tourism Magazine. Medical tourism offers patients affordable healthcare along with the chance to travel.

When patients were looking to travel for spine surgery, many chose Wooridul Spine Hospital in Seoul, South Korea. The hospital is recognized for minimally invasive surgery, performing more than 20,000 spine procedures annually.


Here are the top 10 medical tourism destinations:


1. India


2. Brazil


3. Malaysia


4. Thailand


5. Turkey


6. Mexico


7. Costa Rica


8. Taiwan


9. South Korea


10. Singapore


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