Kerala is one of the few states in India which spends almost 9% of the GDP on healthcare. The synergy between the hospitals & tourism industry in Kerala is excellent. This south Indian state is all set for a leap into the global medical tourism industry. With more & more healthcare giants setting up hospitals alongside traditional Ayurveda in Kerala, this state has already enjoyed being a popular global destination for international visitors for the past few decades. The moderate weather throughout the year & a charming landscape have equally contributed, for the growth of this favored status. As of now, the high priority for healthcare in Kerala is provided by the government so as to give thrust to this relatively new aspect of tourism. Imagine recuperating on a 10-day journey in a houseboat journeying through the Kerala backwaters after an extensive general surgery at Aster Medcity in Kochi.
Affordable Healthcare with Exotic Tourism
Kerala is well connected by flights from the Middle East, South Asia & European medical tourism markets. Moreover, this state has an established network of hotels, travel companies, food outlets & transportation which has been serving a successful tourism boom for over 30 years. Over this time, healthcare services have attracted international visitors from all around the world. The addition of advanced & sophisticated international standard hospitals to the existing network is sure to boost & reaffirm Kerala as the top medical tourism state within the subcontinent. Last but not the least, affordable & low-cost medical solutions have been a key factor in luring a variety of medical tourists from several countries including those in the developed world.
Advanced Medical Treatments in Kerala
While the pleasant Kerala weather throughout the year will wholeheartedly support recovery after treatment, the excellent diverse landscape of Kerala which blends a variety of elements like beaches, hills, national parks, tea gardens & backwaters along with a pinch of ethnic culture, is irresistibly attractive to an international patient. Some of the best medical solutions currently available in Kerala include –
- General Surgery
- Cardiac Care
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Dental Care
- Fertility Treatments
- Transplant Surgery
- Ophthalmology – Eye Care
- Alternative Medicine
Specialty Hospitals in Kerala
There is a cure for every kind of medical problem in Kerala. For patients seeking plastic surgery, expert surgeons can provide correction of congenital malformation, breast reconstruction, hair transplant, butt augmentation & a wide spectrum of beauty enhancing cosmetic surgeries. Dental treatments are also extremely popular with international tourists coming to Kerala. A variety of dental procedures sought by them also includes jaw replacement surgery which costs only about 50% of what they would need to pay in their own countries. Access to state-of-the-art technologies & specialized orthodontic clinics is also comparatively low cost in India.
Travcure Medical Tourism Cost Advantage
No one knows Kerala like Travcure healthcare consultants do. Hip replacement surgery which normally costs about $12,000 in US & other countries outside India will cost just about one third in Kerala. Dental fillings which would cost about $400 in Austria would cost a mere $10 in Kerala. There is an alluring cost difference of about 60 – 70% for international patients it is no surprise that thousands of them are finding a perfect solution to their medical problems in Kerala. Travcure medical experts are associated with over 20 multi-specialty & super-specialty hospitals like Aster Medcity, Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, SUT Hospital, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Lakeshore Hospital & many more offering meticulous services within aesthetically furnished environments, tourists can, in fact, enjoy some of the best facilities available anywhere else in the world.