Iran has fast gained a reputation as one of the major medical tourism destinations of west Asia. Iran’s hospitals are among the best in the region and most private hospitals have internationally recognized quality standards. Iran has become the chosen destination for medical travelers from all across the world due to many reasons. The cheaper cost of treatment in Iran, highly qualified doctors, and picturesque tourist destinations. Most private hospitals in Iran provide accommodation facilities to tourists. Given Iran’s low cost of living, the accommodation does not cost a lot to the medical tourists. Iran ranks as among the top centers of medical tourism in Asia . In 2015, about 100,000 foreign patients sought treatment in Iran. Many hospitals have set up international Patients department to cater especially to the international patients. The government Sector is actively promoting medical tourism in Iran. As a result the number of private hospitals providing quality medical care to international patients has increased over the years.
The official language is Persian or Farsi, but English is spoken and understood by a majority of the doctors and health staff. Medical and surgical procedures in Iran cost only 20 to 25 percent of the same in USA or UK.The prices of medical and surgical procedures are a fraction of those in developed countries. For example, a breast enlargement procedure in Iran costs around $2500, whereas in UK it costs between $5000 and $7000. Thus, patients achieve a full 50 percent saving. Patients seeking a full facelift including upper and lower eye lid lift, brow lift and neck lift would have to pay out about $3000 in Iran. Whereas in the UK, this procedure would cost between 5,500 and $8,000. A normal cardiac bypass surgery (CABG) would cost around US $4,000-6,500 in Iran.
A number of orthopedic procedures are available such as hip and knee replacement and spine surgery. Many hospitals specialize in latest techniques and treatments such as minimal invasive surgery, cartilage and bone transplantation, spine surgery and limb sparing surgery. All kinds of musculoskeletal problems ranging from Arthritis to sports injuries, to complex broken bones, bone tumors and childhood conditions like scoliosis are treated most effectively. A wide range of spinal surgeries including fixation, stabilization and fusion are regularly undertaken Joint Replacement Surgery Shoulder/hip replacement and bilateral knee replacement surgery using the most advanced endoscopic surgery and arthroscopy are done at several hospitals in Iran. Knee joint replacement costs about 5000 Euros in Iran where’s in the UK, a similar surgery using the same implants and medical consumables costs around 10,000 Euros.
The cost different for most eye care procedures in Iran vary as high as 8 to 10 times from that of USA and UK. Some of the treatments available are:
- Eye Lasik Refractive Packages
- Lasik Eye Surgery
- Lasik Treatment
- Laser Refractive Surgery
- Refractive Eye Correction Package
- Natural Eye Care Treatment
- Vision and Eye Care
- Eye Refractive Care Packages
There are several Dental Care packages available. However, these will be based on the requirements of the person and his holiday needs.
There is a huge difference between the dental care package (about 7 to 8 times when we speak of Top- end dentists
Deciding to change the way you look through cosmetic surgery or Plastic surgery takes courage and a lot of consideration. It is your body, so naturally you will want to place it in the safe hands of someone who is highly respected in the field of Plastic surgery and Cosmetic Surgery.
A heart care surgery which costs in the region of USD 30,000 in USA can cost as low as USD 5,000 in Iran. This clearly states the price difference that exists in Iran when compared to the west.
The heart surgery technology in Iran is contemporary and world class and the volumes handled match global benchmarks. Our doctors also specialize in offering surgery to high risk patients with the introduction of innovative techniques like minimally invasive surgery. Their success rate at an average of 98.50% is at par with leading cardiac centers around the world.
Surgical treatment packages are offered in following areas:
- Cardiac Surgery And Cardiology
- Open Heart Surgery
- Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
- Pediatric Intervention
Visa to Iran
Nationals of most countries in globe do not require a visa for a stay of less than two weeks in Iran. For stays more, the nationals of countries, require a visa.