Medical Tourism for Australian
Going overseas for a medical procedure (medical tourism) :
Medical tourism is when you go overseas for medical treatment. Each year, over 15,000 Australians travel for medical tourism. Most people don’t suffer serious complications.
This page is for Australians planning to travel overseas for a medical procedure. If you’re overseas and need help, see our advice on how to get medical assistance overseas.
Common procedures Australians undergo overseas :
The most common types of procedures Australians undergo overseas are:
- cosmetic surgery
- dental procedures and surgery
- heart surgery
- in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and other fertility treatments
- gender confirmation surgery
- stem-cell therapy
- cancer treatments
Common destinations for medical tourism
Many Australians travel overseas for health care to save money. This is especially the case in South-East Asia for cosmetic and dental surgery. Some common destinations for Australian medical tourists are:
- South Korea
Most medical tourists go overseas to save money. However, some go for experimental or alternative treatments unavailable in Australia. This can be the case for Australians travelling to the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK).
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