Costa Rica hospitals & clinics attract a number of people from abroad for medical & dental treatment, well known as a tourist paradise, it has many unique advantages as a health care destination. With a literacy rate of 95%, it has been a peaceful democracy since 1949. Costa Rica hospital & medical system is one of the best in the world.
It has friendly people, great weather,beautiful beaches, mountains, rainforest, volcanoes & one of the lowest crime rates in the world.
The Costa Rica medical system is ranked by the WHO ahead of the USA & many other developed nations. The average life expectancy in Costa Rica is 78.7, one of the highest in the world.
Hospital in Costa Rica have been popular with patients for many years for plastic & cosmetic dental surgery. Recently there has been an increase in medical tourists for other advanced medical procedures. The cost savings in Costa Rica are from 30~80% compared to the United States prices. The Costa Rica hospitals have good experince in treating patients from the United States. There are a number of US Expats & retirees living in Costa Rica. Flight from USA & Canda to Costa Rica is about 3 to 8 hours depending on where one flies from.
Hospital Clinica Biblica in San Jose, Costa Rica, has taken the lead in expanding medical tourism in Costa Rica, providing medical tourists many cutting-edge medical procedures. It is a private not for profit medical organization. More information can be obtained on the Hospital Clinica Biblica web page.
Another popular private medical center, the CIMA hospital in San Jose, Costa Rica is a leading word class medical center. It is owned & managed by a leading US hospital corporation.
New Smile Dental Clinic is leading the growth of Dental Tourism in Costa Rica. More information can be obtained on the New Smile Dental Clinic web page.
Medical Tourism Corporation facilitates medical treatments at leading hospitals in Costa Rica and around the world. Please fill out the Medical Questionniare on this page for more information & medical treatment quotes from these hospitals.
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