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Brazil Gets Credit For Helping Start Medical Tourism

Brazil originally opened up medical options for patients outside of the US! In 1999, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein was the first outside of the US to be accredited by JCI.

Greece Medical Tourism

It is no secret that Greece is commonly regarded as one of the top tourist destinations in the whole of Europe. As are many countries within Europe, Greece is rich in culture and heritage. Popularly labeled as ‘the cradle of western civilization’ by many, Greece is to be credited not only with the origins of philosophy and drama but for democracy as well. 
In recent years though, Greece has looked to spur its economy on by investing heavily in medical tourism. 

Medical institutions within the country are working in tandem with the Government to incentivize tourists from within Europe as well as beyond it, to visit Greece for medical treatments and procedures. Already a popular destination for medical tourists hailing from the UK, it seems as if Greece’s popularity is gradually rising among a host of other EU countries as well. 

Greece is particularly known for its specialist medical procedures relating to cosmetic reconstruction as well as its dental treatments. Another popular medical tourism procedure in Greece is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). This treatment is popular particularly for its high success rates at the affordable price, and the quality of the follow-up care provided by clinics across the country.
Equipped with high-end medical equipment and infrastructure, Greece offers a fantastic option for medical tourists in search of high-quality treatments, with low waiting times and at the most affordable prices. 

Greece is also filled with a number of natural spas, boasting thermal and mineral springs at over 700 locations, and as such represents a fantastic place to recover from a medical procedure or treatment.

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Why Medical Tourism in Greece

Although Greece would be classed as a relative newcomer into the European medical tourism industry, there is no doubt that the country has the required infrastructure in place to develop into a European medical tourism superpower in the coming years. In the ancient times, travelers from all across Europe used to visit Greece to sample the various healing treatments and tonics offered by the Greeks. In some sense, Greece c... Read More

Healthcare System and Quality in Greece

As of 2011, Greek nationals were privy to one of the most consistent and efficient healthcare systems both within Europe and worldwide. The National Health Insurance plan provided by the National Healthcare Service is a universal healthcare scheme available to all residents.  Emergency care is free in all public hospitals for all nationalities. Medical laboratory services are free to all Greece residents. Maternity c... Read More

Greece Visa Requirements for Medical Tourists

There are a number of nationalities that do not require a visa to enter Greece. These include all countries within the European Union as well as Canada, the United States, Japan, and Australia. Citizens of EU countries and non-EU countries with a visa waiver are permitted to visit Greece for a period of up to 90 days without a visa within any 180-day period as a tourist. Read More

Popular Destinations for Medical Tourism in Greece

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Featured Medical Providers and Healthcare Centers in Greece

Private Hospital Tsepeti

Crete, Greece

Languages: English, Greek

The hospital was founded in 1970, originally as a maternity hospital, by the famous gynecologist Sofoklis Tsepetis. This was the first and, remained so for a long time, the only clinic of its kind, in...

HYGEIA Hospital

Athens, Greece

Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI

Languages: English, Russian, Greek

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large Private Hospital that has operated in Greece since 1974, and is currently one of the largest private hospital units in our country.

It was founded in ...


Athens, Greece

Accreditation: ISO 9001

Languages: English, Greek

The private General Surgical Clinic “GENESIS ATHENS”, which has been operating only since late 2004, yet has already made a difference in the sensitive health industry. 


IVF Athens Center

Athens, Greece

Accreditation: ISO 9001

Languages: English, Greek

The IVF Athens Center started operating 6 years ago, in order to fulfill a vision: to help as many couples as possible to experience the miracle of birth of their own child!

All these y...

Mitera Hospital

Athens, Greece

Accreditation: ISO 9001

Languages: English, Greek

The birth of a child is a unique and priceless experience.

Preparing for, and most importantly, taking care of a new life poses a major challenge for Medical Science.

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