There are a plethora of reasons medical tourists choose to have their surgery performed in the United States.
The United States is one of the most accessible countries in the world. Of course, you will need a passport and/or visa to make a medical tourism visit. However, once that is taken care of, the United States has a large selection of flights from various locations all over the world. Once you are in the United States, it’s also very easy and accessible to find transportation in your area.
Cutting-Edge Medical Technology
The United States is one of the most medically advanced countries in the world. Some famous medical inventions include 3D printing, ingestible sensors, needle-free diabetes care, electronic aspirin and robotic check ups. The culture of research, discovery and invention in the United States often results in new and advanced techniques, procedures and drugs, becoming available to patients in the United States before they are available in other areas of the world. For this reason, thousands of medical tourists travel to the United States for treatments and surgeries that they cannot find in their country.
Highly Skilled Medical Professionals
The United States is home to many world-renowned hospitals and medical schools including Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, The John Hopkins Hospital and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Thousands of highly trained physicians have received their education from these credible institutions and perform surgery in the United States.
Language barriers are one of the biggest hardships for tourists when traveling to another country. However, the United States is known as being a melting pot of various cultures and languages. Even though English is the most widely spoken language, many hospitals, medical facilities and hotels have translators readily available to help tourists communicate with medical and hospitality staff.
Endless Travel Destinations
The United States offers endless types of weather and environment options for tourism. From stunning coastal cities under the sun to snow-covered mountains in the forest, the United States can accommodate any tourist desire. The wide variety of destinations makes the United States a very appealing option for a destination surgery.