Medical tourism, a booming Indian gem

From organ transplantation to cancer treatment to cosmetic surgery and neurosurgery
Advanced: India has made great strides in medical care and services, often world-class and at an affordable price. India is home to nearly half a million medical tourists and could surpass 1.1 million by 2020, drawn by state-of-the-art hospitals and unique surroundings.

India has always been praised for its unique combination of spiritual, psychological and physical care, including ancient traditions such as Ayurveda and yoga, in popular ashrams and wellness centers. For centuries, the subcontinent has attracted many foreigners, come to discover this heritage of infinite wealth, but also in general spirituality and well-being.

Other times, other diseases, contemporary India also today welcomes patients who come to treat chronic diseases that require complex care and operations. They can benefit from ultra-modern hospitals, especially private ones, and health services provided by excellent medical professionals and at very competitive prices compared to those practiced in Europe, for example, and even more so in the United States.

India is emerging as one of the world's leading destinations for medical tourism, with one foot in tradition and ancient medicine and the other in cutting edge technology. The latest study by consultancy Grant Thornton predicts that medical tourism in India should reach a turnover of $ 6 billion by 2018 and $ 8 billion by 2020.

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