Medical Tourism in Brazil

Brazil has some of the top hospitals and doctors in the world. Medical tourism is booming in Brazil, as top surgeons are increasingly becoming aware of its potential, and the international community is becoming aware of the high quality and value of the Brazilian health care system.  While the majority of Brazilian medical facilities offer a substantial discount over prices in the United States, it is not as cheap as procedures in Asia.
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Plastic Surgery BrazilYou are advised to seek treatment in the private sector, which comprises about 40% of the health care system.  There are twenty-five hospitals accredited by the highly respected Joint International Commission.
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The best hospitals are located in Sao Paulo, and include Albert Einstein Jewish Hospital, Sociedade Hospital Samaritano, and Hospital de Coracao, all of which are equipped to deal with English and Spanish speaking patients.

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Some of the most common procedures pursued in Brazil include cosmetic and plastic surgery, fertility treatment, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, dermatology, dental treatments, and hair transplants.  Those who make the journey typically encounter savings of anywhere between 30% and 70%.

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=> For example, while gastric-bypass surgery in the United States typically costs $10,000 in Brazil it is around $3,500.  A tummy tuck that costs $8,000 costs $4,000 in Brazil, while a complete liposuction that costs $13,000 goes for around $3,000 in Brazil.
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Medical tourism hit 50,000 visitors in 2005 and has been steadily growing since then.  Flight times from London and Los Angeles are 11 hours, while New York is a 9 hour flight.  Many medical tourists choose to rest and recuperate within Brazil in one of its many seaside resort locations.  Those who decide to explore Brazil as a destination for medical tourism are typically extremely pleased with the quality, value, and overall experience of their trip.
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