Of the 40+ hospitals in all of Latin America, 8 of them are right here in Medellin, Colombia. Medellin is quickly become a major player in the medical tourism industry as people from all over the world come here to get top-notch medical services and procedures at huge discounts.
According to the Self-Pay Patient’s website, which is a website that provides affordable healthcare options for the under insured, a patient indicated a heart surgery he needed would have cost as much as $286,000 in Houston. In Colombia, it was only $26,000.
Colombia offers a full range of services including plastic surgery, breast augmentation, cosmetic dentistry procedures,, including custom dentures, cardiovascular care and surgeries, and more.
If you need to get an eye exam, glasses, or hearing aides, get it done while you’re here. If you need to see a medical specialist (urologist, dermatologist, neurologist, or whomever), get seen while you’re here. You’ll save yourself a small fortune.