Why India

India became a distinct destination for travelers who are searching for medical treatment in a worldwide. The most provided services are general health treatment & complex heart surgeries.
Therapeutic tourists coming to India from western countries to have benefited from the low costs of medical procedures, which is reduced by 40% to 80% compared with other countries. It is not low costs of health care the only reason which attracts the medical tourism to India.
India offers some of the best medical treatment in the world. Healthcare facilities in India are among the most cost-effective in the world with private hospitals offering treatment at a fraction of the price of those in more affluent nations.
India’s private hospitals offer highly sophisticated and specialized medical services at very affordable prices.
Indian healthcare system:
Low costs of health care, not the only reason to attract the medical tourism in India, High level of health care services in hospitals and other medical institutions in India as similar as the level of provided services in the USA. There are distinguished from most Asian countries.
The patients come from western countries who prefer the accredited hospitals have the same level of services they used to had because there are accredited and well-trained doctors and nursing staff.
Accreditation standards are managed locally by the Indian Union of Healthcare, Indian Council of Medical Tourism and the Indian Minister of Health.
The accreditation of hospitals and institutions are managed by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH).
A Lot of hospitals have an international accreditation by (ISO), (JCI) and British Standards Institution (BSI).

Progress Indian Hospitals:

Private hospitals provide their services for more than 60% of patients to have treatment in India.

Usually, private hospitals in India provide a full service which is a combination of personal services in hotels and best services of healthcare.


Apollo Hospitals:

Apollo groups are considered the biggest companies of healthcare services in Asia, as they have international level institutions.

It expanded to include several international institutions including hospitals in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Punjab, and Kolkata. The Apollo group associated with Johns Hopkins International hospitals.


Fortis Hospitals:

Fortis manages more than 10 hospitals of healthcare services in many different locations in India, including New Delhi, Bombay, Chennai in New Delhi and four accredited hospitals by JCI.


Columbia Asia Hospital:

Healthcare group includes several hospitals in India as well as a number of other Asian countries, their major hospital is in India which is Columbia Asia Referral Hospital in Bangalore, it’s an accredited hospital by NABH.


Wockhardt Hospitals:

Include hospitals in Bangalore and the other in Bombay. Wockhardt Hospitals are private institutions linked to Harvard Global Health Institute. There are related to Blue Cross Blue Shield which is an insurance company providing health insurance to more 106 million.


The medical procedures of travelers to India
Indian hospitals provide wide services and procedures to patients who come to get treatment as follows:

India Entry and exit requirements

The exception of the citizens of Nepal and Bhutan, all foreigners from other countries including the European Union countries, the United States and Canada need a visa to enter India.

India does not allow to issue "visa on arrival", so you must obtain visas first from the embassy or consulate in the Indian state tourist.

Issuance of visa requirements includes a passport valid for at least 190 days, fees of visa, personal photos similar to passport photos and visa application. 

The case of medical travel, you may be multiple entry visas valid for a period of 6 months to one year.


Malpractice Laws in India:

Indian doctors are responsible for their medical activities. Medical malpractice issues in India is the responsibility of consumer courts. Compensation is limited to cases that have been an actual medical damage.

Travelers are advised to have treatment in India with the help of an insurance company to secure their visit.

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