Over 20 million people travel worldwide for medical treatments and operations. US, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, Germany, India, UK, Malaysia, Mexico and Iran are the top 10 countries that are mostly visited by medical tourists for their accredited hospitals, quality of service and affordable healthcare.
“Medical and health tourism is growing very fast across global markets in the recent years. Turkey also invests millions of dollars to support the increase in this demand with long-term strategies,” local agency reports.
Majority of the medical tourists prefer to travel for medical and health tourism for: Cosmetic & Aesthetic surgery such as rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, liposuction, face-nose-chin-body-hip aesthetics, dermatology and gynecology; Hair Transplant operations; Dermatological treatments such as acne, dermatitis, eczema, fungal infection, rosacea, skin cancer, herpes or warts; Dentistry such as dental implants, whitening, dental treatments and care; Cardiology & heart surgery such as bypass and valve replacement; Laser eye operations; Orthopedic surgeries; Oncologic treatments and Check-ups, scans, diagnostics, and many other treatments .
Turkey is listed in the top 10 countries that takes the big number of medical tourists for its accredited hospitals with the latest technology, quality, affordable healthcare, thermal springs, natural hot spring water resources, and world renowned hospitality in the past few years. Over 2,000,000 medical tourists visit Turkey from all over the world for health tourism.
Majority of the medical tourists visit Istanbul and Turkey for dental treatment, plastic surgery, cosmetic operations, optical care, laser eye surgery, liposuction, nose surgery, hair transplant, aesthetic surgery, bariatric surgery, organ transplant, several neurological, oncological, and orthopedic treatments.
Several come to Turkey for rehabilitation in the many popular thermal facilities.
The prices of medical treatments and surgeries in Istanbul and Turkey are very low when compared to other top destinations in the world.
Besides low prices, the all-inclusive quality services along over 300 modern and high quality hospitals with very good doctors and staff also make Turkey a popular medical and health tourism center in the world.