Multicultural, Gastronomical Paradise with Natural wonders
Warm and Friendly Locals
Malaysia, with its beautiful beaches, sceneries, friendly locals and tropical climate, has long been an attraction to travellers in search of adventure and relaxation. What many are quickly realizing is that Malaysia is also a medical tourism destination and is home to qualified physicians, surgeons and hospitals that provide quality health care at a fraction of the cost compared to overseas medical providers.
The growing number of tourists visiting Malaysia to receive Cosmetic, Orthopaedic, IVF, Stem Cell and Dental surgeries is on the rise, and are packaged under "surgical vacations". In an era of rising health care costs and decreased medical coverage, the concept of combining surgery with travel has taken off.
It has to be noted that in the last decade, there has been a boom in the health tourism sector in Malaysia, especially in the area of cosmetic surgery, beauty holiday, extreme makeover and dentistry. The country’s excellent reputation is directly linked to the professionalism of its internationally-trained doctors and array of cost-effective procedures.
These are the factors that contribute to making Malaysia a centre for medical tourism:
- Political stability and strong government support and participation towards Medical Tourism exposure...Read more
- Specialized hospitals with JCI (Joint Commission International Accreditation) and MSQH (Malaysian Society for Quality of Health) accreditation
- Surgeons trained in world renowned Medical Institutes
- International quality medical care infrastructure and logistics
- World class hotels and island resorts with white sandy beaches
- Shopping and dining haven
- English is the official second language and is widely spoken in Malaysia and is also used as the language of communication in hospitals and medical centre
Surgeries in Malaysia are so affordable that the cost of a medical vacation in Malaysia, including airfares, accommodations and sightseeing are often far less than what patients would pay in their home country.