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Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism

A medical traveler is anyone who ventures across international borders for high quality medical care they can’t receive in their own country. The most popular services sought are cosmetic surgery, dentistry, cardiovascular or orthopedic treatments and scans, health screenings and second opinions.

The U.S. now ranks as the world’s second most popular destination for medical tourism. Here in Orange County, the University of California Irvine (UCI) and Hoag Hospital are actively involved in medical tourism.

Hoag Hospital promotes their executive physical program in China in association South Coast Plaza. Meanwhile, UCI has a robust medical tourism program, the result of their global relations, reputation and service; they are currently exploring the possibility of expanding their executive physical program.

 A new facility to those interesting in medical tourism is the Nutrilite Experience Center. Based in Buena Park, the center promoted the eduation of personal health and wellness through the use of cutting edge reseach.