Hospitals in Dubai
Dubai has been ranked 22nd best global destination for medical tourism by the Medical Tourism Index.
The growth of medical tourism in Dubai is indicated by the number of tourists; the city received 326,649 medical tourists in 2016, with an increase of 9.5 percent from the previous year. The growing health tourism in Dubai can be attributed to highly qualified medical professionals, absence of long waiting lists, international quality of treatments provided, and a pleasant environment for recovery after surgery.
Medical Tourism Services in Dubai
For tourists, healthcare in Dubai offers treatments such as orthopedic, ophthalmology, fertility, cosmetic, dental, and wellness treatment. Most medical tourists come from Asian countries (37 percent), GCC countries (31 percent) and Europe (15 percent). Recently, it has also seen a growth of Chinese tourists (120 percent).
Government organizations such as Health Tourism Council play an important role in making Dubai a globally recognized destination for elective health and wellness treatments. With the growth of the industry, many medical tourism companies in Dubai have started offering attractive packages combining the health and tourism interests of travelers.
Healthcare Costs in Dubai
Medical tourists require two kinds of insurance- travel insurance and health insurance. In Dubai, these are usually issued within 48 hours and are valid for three months (extendable up to three months). The health insurance covers any medical complication and emergency medical treatment related to the medical procedure of the medical tourist, amounting up to $ 50,000 (AED 183,500) and costs AED 150 per individual.
The starting charges of some medical procedures are as follows:
Dubai is a well-known destination for shopping and sight-seeing. Thanks to Dubai’s booming healthcare tourism sector, you now have one more reason to visit Dubai. If you are thinking of availing medical services in Dubai, TMI Medical Tourism can help you in the decision-making regarding all aspects of your medical tour, from planning the destination to getting the procedure done and the follow up.