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Spain: A New Perspective on Medical Tourism
Spain's strong economy over recent years have provided for modern hospitals and well-trained health care professionals, making it an up-and-coming medical tourism destination.
In fact, the WHO health care rankings place Spain at 7th position for best health care system in Europe. The same report says that the Spanish are second-most satisfied with their health care quality in Europe.
Spain has more than 750 hospitals, 1.21 million beds and 450,000 doctors and nurses offering 2.4 million surgeries per year. The Spanish health industry bears an excellent reputation of the essential post operative care after any kind of surgery. This has led to millions of tourists flocking to Spain for medical treatment last year.
Spain offers a diverse set of medical treatments, equivalent to the best of the world. The Spanish medical system represents every possible medical specialty:
* Elective Surgery
* Orthopedic surgery
* Cosmetic surgery
* Eyesight surgery
* Obesity surgery
Major hospitals feature the latest high-tech equipment and the required staff to operate them. Most of Spain's clinics and hospitals feature a specialty wing offering special privileges for medical tourists.