Mya Care Blogger 08 Aug 2023

Updated 8th August 2023

As of August 2023, there are no COVID-19 travel restrictions in India. If the situation changes, the article will be updated as necessary.

Healthcare in India has quickly become one of the most popular options for travelers due to its fast-growing private sector, highly affordable treatment costs and quality medical services[1].

Universal Healthcare

Healthcare in India has always opened itself up to allowing foreigners in for treatment. As a result, many of the best hospitals offer English speaking staff, Western-style food and sometimes even professional translators to help those who are non-English speaking.

On average, medical tourists visiting to acquire healthcare in India are from[2]:

  • Bangladesh and Afganistan (34%)
  • Russia and other Commonwealth of Independent States (30%)
  • Middle Eastern countries and Africa (20%)
  • The US and the UK (16%)

Some of the most popular cities frequented for healthcare in India are as follows:

  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi

Cutting Edge Medical Facilities

Private healthcare in India has seen an explosion of interest and development thanks to the overwhelming number of foreigners who seek inexpensive medical treatment there. Many privately owned hospitals boast the latest medical equipment, cutting edge technologies and world-class specialists. These facilities are still offered at lower prices than those found in Western countries.

A Wider Selection of Treatments

Healthcare in India offers a wide selection of treatments from world-renowned medical experts to alternative therapies and spa treatments. Amongst the most successful specialties, India has earned a reputation for muscle reconstruction surgery, heart surgery, as well as liver and kidney surgeries.

India also has a very rich history in terms of Ayurveda and alternative medicine. In some cases, Indian healing traditions and herbal expertise have been passed down for more than 3000 years! Many travelers take full advantage of being able to learn about Indian herbs while they are there. Herbal supplements are available over the counter at a fraction of the price.

A Rich Cultural Heritage

India's rich cultural heritage and beautiful temples provide medical tourists with a truly alluring experience; catering to both the health enthusiast and avid explorer alike. Many arrange tours to view India’s ancient historical sites in between their medical appointments, depending on the nature of their trip.

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