India is, without a doubt, one of the leading pioneers in medical tourism with some of the most advanced clinics to date. Though patients may pay more travelling to India they can still find some of the lowest and competitive prices anywhere in the world, packed in with the most advanced technology and trained surgeons. Doctors in India are considered the most qualified and trained doctors in the world, usually involving around 6 years of training.
Patients can check a doctor’s credentials through the Indian Medical Council or the Association of Surgeons, to ensure they are receiving the utmost professional care. Indian dentists can also be checked at the Indian Dental Association.
- Cosmetic surgery
- Dental treatments
- Heart surgery
- Eye surgery
- Organ transplants
Patients will find that they can save a significant amount of money in India for medical procedures. India can be up to ten times less on average than the UK with no compromise in quality due to the training doctors receive.
Recently, India has become a very popular destination for more complex procedures, such as heart surgery or heart transplants. India is also considered ‘cutting edge’ when it comes to organ transplants and the medical tourism industry in India is increasing at a phenomenal rate. The country also boasts to have a high hygiene policy and a low infection rate; all patients are screened thoroughly before surgery.
With so many specialists training in India, complex procedures are not a problem; patients can expect to save 50 – 60% on even complicated operations, including accommodation prices.