Popularity of Medical Tourism in India

India, over the years, has gone on to become a medical hub for people coming from far and near. Earlier, people from India and elsewhere used to visit the western nations like US and UK to seek better treatment. Nowadays, western shores seem to be no longer beneficial and lucrative for availing medical treatments. The recent past has witnessed a reverse trend. There has been an influx of people from the western countries to developing nations like India to avail better and cheaper medical facilities.

Highly Skilled and Practiced Professionals

This South Asian nation produces well-qualified doctors, medical technicians and nurses who go on to acquire some of the leading positions in this field every year. More so, the “innate” ability of such professionals to speak the global language (English) fluently, owing to the prolonged influence of British rule, makes them highly understandable by the tourists. They are accustomed to dealing with foreign patients. The super specialty hospitals in India possess teams of highly dedicated and experienced professionals in a number of departments. You can find specialists for neurosurgery, pediatrics, general surgery, nephrology, urology, dermatology, cardiology, and more to continue. They have achieved their degrees from top medical institutions across the world with high class training. In addition, most of them are board certified.

Top-notch Care

India now stands as a rapidly developing destination for top-class medical services. There are hospitals and nursing homes in various parts of this country, especially South India, that are known to offer world-class services and are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. A rising medical destination, India holds some of the first-rated hospital chains that have contributed to the renown of India. The hospitals in India can now compete with those in western countries in terms of the quality of care and flawless infrastructure installed. Many of such care centres are endowed with superior labs and equipments that India can boast of before the entire world.


Well, that’s the most important factor that has made India the most potential nation for medical services.The competitive rates in Indian hospitals have allured foreign nationals to visit this nation. The orthopedics, bariatric surgery, dental clinics, general surgery, cardiac surgery, etc. offer their services at a price that is much less compared to western nations.

Pleasant Weather and Striking Location

India is known to be blessed with bounties of beauty. The nation exudes splendor and unique magnificence brewing up in every corner. The pristine beaches, the magnificent mountains, the soothing backwaters, the sprawling desserts, the striking scenic vistas, etc. all provide a perfect gateway to an invigorating vacation for medical tourists.

Wellness Factor

Added to the medical services, the wellness industry in India has also attracted flocks of medical tourists. The spas, Ayurvedic treatments and yoga retreats have made several medical tourists throng India.

To say the truth, there has been a huge flow of tourists in India solely for medical purposes. The above reasons are accountable for this inverse trend.

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