Why We Consider the USA For Medical Tourism

The USA is one of the few undisputed global leaders in technological advancements and medical innovation. It is a highly advanced nation with stringent ethical codes and accountability with a culture that fosters progress, research, discovery which makes them a leader in the world in medical treatments. With new and advanced techniques, drugs and procedures often available before being available anywhere else in the world, the USA during the past century, has developed medical institutions as world-class centres of excellence.

As a forerunner in medical education and ground-breaking practices in medicine, the USA continues to be a preferred destination for those seeking high quality and exceptional medical care. Though the country has the most expensive healthcare system in the world, hospitals have begun to lower their prices to attract more patients. However, prices aside, the USA offers pioneering medical care options to patients that set precedent for hospitals around the globe, especially in clinical trials for rare disorders, cancer treatments and surgical approaches.

The prevalence of e-consults allows patients located anywhere in the world to get inputs from some of the top medical practitioners in the US. Although costs are higher when compared with Asian countries, there is little doubt that for complex procedures, difficult diagnoses and conditions, the United States leads the way for those seeking quality medical and surgical treatment.

The benefits offered by state-of-the-art healthcare in the USA and the opportunities for a holiday of a lifetime can make the USA a perfect medical tourism destination. “The Land of the Free” is a melting pot of diverse ethnicities and cultures, which is reflected across the fashion, cuisines and customs in the country. 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 patients with a huge choice of flights from all over the world.
  2. Cutting-edge Medical technology innovation and state-of-the-art diagnostics.
  3. Highly skilled Medical professionals.
  4. Easier communication through professional interpreters.
  5. Medical tourist-friendly Hospitals that are comfortable and pleasant.
  6. Many Hospitals offer accommodation to the accompanying family.
  7. Patients on extended care programs can access temporary housing.

Information for Travelers to the United States of America

Capital: Washington, DC
Largest cities: New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Houston; Philadelphia
Monetary unit: Dollar
Exchange rate: USD 1 = USD 1
Languages: English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7%.
International Dialling Code: + 1
Electric Plug Types:
Type A Type B
2 pins 3 pins
not grounded grounded
15 A 15 A
almost always 100 – 127 V almost always 100 – 127 V
socket compatible with plug type A socket compatible with plug types A & B


Delta Air Lines

IATA-Code: DL | Website: http://www.delta.com/

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.

As of March 2015, Delta operates more than 5,400 flights per day. Delta Connection operates 2,533 daily flights.

American Airlines

IATA-Code: AA | Website: http://www.aa.com/

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.

Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines.

Founded in 1930, we’re now one of the largest airlines in the world. Throughout the years, American has created more than 900,000 jobs worldwide and supported close to 1,400 nonprofit organizations.

United Airlines

IATA-Code: UA | Website: http://www.united.com/

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.

JetBlue Airways

IATA-Code: B6 | Website: http://www.jetblue.com/

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that its new and expanded Mexico City service, with daily nonstop flights between the Mexican capital and both New York City and Boston, is now out for sale. Service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Mexico City International Airport (MEX), as well as service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Mexico City International Airport begins October 25, 2018. JetBlue is offering fares starting at $150 one way from New York (a) and $153 one way from Boston (a).

“Mexico City, the second largest city in the Americas and the largest city JetBlue flies to, is critically important as we continue to grow our footprint in Latin America and provide travelers with the award-winning JetBlue experience and low fares,” said Giselle Cortes, director international Blue Cities, JetBlue. “And with service to more international destinations than ever before in both our New York and Boston focus cities we’re ensuring JetBlue is a top choice for more travelers in both cities.”

JetBlue’s New York-JFK and Boston service will complement the airline’s exiting flights to Mexico City from its two Florida focus cities. The airline currently operates two daily flights between Mexico City and both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. JetBlue first landed in Mexico City in 2015 and by this October will operate more than forty weekly flights between the U.S. and Mexico’s capital city

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