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Destination USA

Why we consider USA for medical tourism

The USA is one of the few undisputed global leaders in technology and medical innovation. It is a highly-developed country, with a robust medical infrastructure, highly-trained healthcare professional & leading authorities in the fields of medicine & biotechnology – among a wide range of other disciplines. Doctors & surgeons in the US are considered among the best in the world.

They are also recognized as leaders and innovators in the realms of medicine & medical treatments. American hospitals, medical centers & research facilities are routinely recognized as world-class centers of excellence, making the US a preferred destination for first-rate, high-quality medical care.

Cost, however, remains a consideration. The US has one of the most expensive healthcare systems in the world. As a general rule, those seeking healthcare in America must be prepared to pay a premium.

Yet, for those with financial flexibility, the US remains a leading option for those seeking the highest quality of medical treatment.

It is also one of the world’s premiere holiday & tourist destinations. From Hollywood to the amusement parks, from the splendid beaches to the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls, the USA offers unlimited vacationing opportunities to the traveller.

Key strengths of the USA for Medical Tourism

  1. Easy access for international medical travellers, with wide availability flights from all over the world.
  2. Cutting-edge medical technology innovations and state-of-the-art diagnostics.
  3. Highly-skilled medical professionals.
  4. Easier communication through professional interpreters.
  5. Locations which are convenient for post-treatment leisure tourism.
  6. Comfortable, convenient medical facilities
  7. Flexible of housing options

Information for Travelers to USA

General Information

Cities In USA

Vaccine

Visa Requirements

General Information

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Washington DC

New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Houston; Philadelphia

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English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7%.

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Vaccine

All Travellers

 Routine  Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip. These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine,

Vaccines  diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot.

Some Travellers

Hepatitis A  Hepatitis A outbreaks occur throughout the world and sometimes in countries with a low risk for hepatitis A. You can get hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in France, so talk to your doctor to see if the hepatitis A vaccine is right for you.

Hepatitis A  You can get hepatitis B through sexual contact, contaminated needles, and blood products, so this vaccine is recommended if you might have sex with a new partner, get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

Rabies  Rabies is present in bats in France. However, it is not a major risk to most travellers. Rabies vaccine is recommended for only these groups:

  • Travellers involved in outdoor and other activities in remote areas that put them at risk for bat bites (such as adventure travel and caving).
  • People who will be working with or around bats (such as wildlife professionals and researchers).

USA Visa for Medical Purposes

  • In order to qualify for the Medical Treatment Visa, the applicant needs to comply with the following requirements.
    1. Proof of acceptance for treatment at a licensed Medical facility in USA
    2. Estimate of total time and cost of treatment including outpatient care
    3. Evidence of sufficient funds to pay for all Medical and living expenses.
    4. Proof that such treatment is not available in home country
    5. Endorsement from US Embassy Panel Physician for treatment in USA 6. Letter from local Doctor stating the required treatment in the USA

Service Providers In USA

Hospitals

Accommodation

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New York Presbyterian Hospital

New York Presbyterian Hospital is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers. Based in New York City, it is a highly-acclaimed facility which boasts one of the largest & most comprehensive hospitals in the US, providing treatment of inpatient, ambulatory & preventative care in all areas of medicine. In collaboration with two renowned medical schools – Cornell Medicine & Columbia University – New York Presbyterian serves as an academic hospital with a stellar record of excellence in medical education, research & innovative patient care.

UCLA Medical Center – Los Angeles

UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California is ranked number 7 on the Honor Roll of “America’s Best Hospitals”. A nationally-acclaimed teaching hospital as well as a general medical & surgical facility, it is nationally-ranked in 22 specialties. 

 

UCLA Medical Center forms part of a network of more than 170 primary care practices in Southern California – and has four main hospitals: the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center; UCLA Medical Center – Santa Monica; UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital & the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA.

Rush University Medical Center – Chicago

Rush University Medical Center is a teaching hospital located in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 1837, it is part of an academic health system which encompasses Rush University; Rush-Copley Medical Center; Rush Oak Park Hospital & several outpatient facilities. Rush University Medical Center excels in several specialty areas, including orthopaedics, psychiatry & cancer care.

JW Marriott Houston Downtown (Houston)

Infused with an edgy, contemporary style – a reinterpretation of what luxury should be – the 328-hotel allows guests to experience an undeniable sense of place. It is the Heart of Houston, beating to …More the pulse of the city’s commercial, cultural and entertainment epicenter. This is the JW Marriott Houston Downtown. Engaging the soul in the heart of Houston. Guests will discover an inspired SPA concept that favors simplicity over complex treatments and surroundings. All of our treatments are organized by four distinct benefits: renew, calm, invigorate, and indulge. And whether you’re fatigued from a long journey, or simply desire a well-deserved retreat, we offer a personalized spa experience that is as effortless as it is rewarding.

Royal Palms Resort and Spa (Phoenix)

A Manor of Taste, Royal Palms provides an engaging and unforgettable journey for all senses. Built in 1929, this enchanting Spanish Mediterranean mansion offers 119 artfully appointed casitas, estate rooms and …More villas. On every stroll through winding cobblestone pathways guests will discover romantic nooks, crackling fireplaces and splashing courtyard fountains. Intimate and tranquil, Alvadora Spa indulges the senses with natural beauty and the finest spa amenities. T. Cook’s crafted, thoughtful and bold approach to food, complemented with The Mix Up bar’s inventive mixology, is yet another reason to make Royal Palms a must-see destination.

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel (New York)

Characterised by its simplicity and refinement, The Pierre is a landmark on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Built in the 1920s, New York’s ever-changing culture has left a unique imprint on the history of this luxurious five star hotel. The iconic US flagship of the Taj reopened its doors after an impressive $100 million renovation in 2007.

This New York hotel occupies a pride of place on the corner of Central Park and the Upper East Side, an area where upscale shopping seamlessly blends with residential elegance. LaGuardia Airport is a mere 20 minutes away.

Delta Air Lines

The airline and its subsidiaries operate over 5,400 flights daily and serve an extensive domestic and international network that includes 333 destinations in 64 countries on six continents .In addition to ten domestic hubs, Delta operates three international hubs in Amsterdam, Paris, & Tokyo. Delta is one of the four founding members of the SkyTeam airline alliance, and operates joint ventures with: Air France-KLM and Alitalia; Virgin Atlantic; and Virgin Australia. Regional service is operated under the brand name Delta Connection. The present company is the result of mergers with several airlines, the largest and most recent being a 2010 merger with Northwest Airlines. Delta is the sixth-oldest operating airline by foundation date, and the oldest airline still operating in the United States.

American Airlines

Together with regional partner American Eagle, we offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. We’re a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries.

In 2016, American Airlines Group Inc. topped Fortune magazine’s list of best business turnarounds and its stock (NASDAQ: AAL) joined the S&P 500 index

United Airlines

US-based United Airlines (UA) is the world’s largest airline when measured by the number of destinations served. A member of the Star Alliance, United flies non-stop to about 375 airports  worldwide. These include about 75 domestic destinations, as well as points in 70 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania. United’s fleet features a variety of two-, three- and four-cabin configurations including First Class (known as Global First or United First on international and domestic flights respectively), Business Class (known as Business First or United Business), United p.s. (short for Premium Service) on certain transcontinental flights, Economy Plus Class and Economy Class. Premium cabin passengers can use the airline’s United Club lounges, which can be found in about 40 airports.

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