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Numerous Thai Hospitals Have Earned Prestigious JCI Accreditation

And the first to meet Joint Commission International standards in the whole of Asia was Bangkok’s celebrated Bumrungrad International Hospital, meaning it was the first Asian facility to pass muster in over 350 international standards on their rigorous checklist.

Chiang Mai Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is one of the great Asian cities, and is always ranked high in travel magazine and international surveys. It is ideal for medical tourists not only because of its treatment facilities, but also because of the range of its post-treatment spas, resorts and alternative healing centers. Although hidden away somewhat in the north of the country, and in Bangkok’s shadow, Chiang Mai is nonetheless an excellent alternative in many ways, and well worth considering.

Why Health Tourism in Chiang Mai?

This is a big city with a small town feel, and a short drive in any direction takes you out into the rice fields and surrounding mountain peaks. Meanwhile, within the city’s confines are many international restaurants, bookstores, pubs, clubs, universities and world-class hospitals. There are numerous, beautiful resorts found both within and nearby Chiang Mai that are ideal for recuperating. Medical tourists can enjoy diverse cultural activities before or after their treatments, including watching cultural performances, taking a handicraft workshop and attending a Thai cooking or massage class. Those feeling a little more adventurous might consider visiting elephant camps or perhaps a nearby hill tribe mountain village, some within an hour of Chiang Mai.

Getting There and Around

Chiang Mai is commonly known as Thailand’s second city and is essentially the de facto capital of northern Thailand. It is easily accessible with an international airport offering many domestic and international flights daily. The train line from Bangkok also ends in Chiang Mai. Vehicles can easily be rented in Chiang Mai, either with or without drivers, and there are a wide variety of local transportation options available.

Featured Medical Providers and Healthcare Centers in Chiang Mai


Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort

Chiang Mai, Thailand


Languages: Thai, English, Chinese, Italian, French, German, Japanese

Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort is an internationally renowned healing center founded by Taoist Meditation Grand Master Mantak Chia. Immersed in fifty acres of beautiful gardens with hundreds of bo...

The Cabin Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand


Languages: English, Thai

As Asia’s most respected drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre, we offer affordable, high quality addiction treatment in an environment designed for healing and growing. Located in the charming...

Oasis Spa Lanna Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand


Languages: Thai, English, Japanese

Oasis Spa Lanna is an elegant day spa where the client becomes the center of the "Lanna Experience" a graceful pampering that defined Northern Thailand's golden era.

Locate inside Chia...

Chiang Mai Spa Mantra

Chiang Mai, Thailand


Languages: Thai, English

We are a newly well-established spa centre branching from the “ITM”, the famous leading Thai massage school of Chiang Mai. With specialisation over years in the art of massage hospitality,...

RarinJinda Wellness Spa Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand


Languages: Thai, English, Japanese

RarinJinda Wellness Spa Chiang Mai offers clients wellness, good health and luxurious pampering in a spa sanctuary. RarinJinda is an urban spa fully equipped with all of the latest spa technology and ...
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