Thailand is not only a major tourism destination but also one of the most popular countries for medical tourism. More than one million foreigners travel to Thailand each year to obtain medical and surgical procedures.
The cost of medical treatment in Thailand is one of the lowest. The huge savings and the extreme quality of the Thailand medical facilities draw medical tourists from around the world to the country. In Bangkok you can find some of the best medical facilities in the world. Latest equipment and facilities for treating difficult illnesses can be found in Bangkok for an affordable cost, combined with professional assistance, easy entry facilitation and a pleasant climate
A majority of the private hospitals in Thailand are Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited. Many are also ISO certified. Over 350 hospitals in the country have a hospital accreditation from the Ministry of Public Health and the latest technologies and facilities are available in the largest private hospitals.
Bangkok is fortunate to have a vast pool of highly trained doctors many of whom have studied/practiced abroad. With this international experience they offer the latest and safest medical procedures. A wide range of surgeries are offered including plastic surgery, cardio thoracic surgery, paediatric surgery, neurological surgery, dental implants, LASIK, and many more. A majority of the doctors and nurses speak English. Professional translator services are also available in most leading clinics and hospitals.
In addition many medical spas and wellness centres are located in and around Bangkok offering a vast range of alternative treatments including Thai massage, Thai foot-reflex, aromatherapy massages, and Thai therapeutic massages. Many of these therapies are exclusively found only in Thailand. Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are also widely available in Bangkok.
Moscow of the major Thailand hospitals offer comprehensive services under one roof. One major private hospital in Bangkok treats more than 1.2 million patients annually offering more than 34 specialties. Thailand offers a range of services that the most demanding foreign medical tourist will find comforting.
The private hospitals in and around Bangkok are some of the best in the world offering comprehensive service and highly competitive pricing. Specialist clinics including dermatology clinics, cosmetic plastic surgery clinics as well as medical and wellness spas are widely available in Bangkok.
Hospitals and medical facilities in Bangkok pride themselves on their high standards, and many have subjected their facilities and systems to most rigorous classification by applying for international accreditation and certification. Thailand was the first country in Asia to achieve JCI accreditation
International patients to Bangkok will find that English-speaking general practitioners, dentists and surgeons are generally available in private hospitals and specialist clinics. Moreover, many hospitals offer translator services in most possible languages from Russian and Arabic to German and Japanese.