Healthcare and medical tourism

The excellent geographical, climatic and environmental conditions as the perfect combination of seaside, mountains and mineral water are not the only assets that makes Bulgaria a suitable place for health promotion throughout the year. The country has also: refurbished world-class medical and rehabilitation centres and hotels; highly qualified and experienced healthcare staff; relatively low cost of medical services; well-developed network of private cosmetic surgery and dental clinics. Bulgaria has long-standing traditions in balneology and spa tourism, as internationally recognized medical doctors in various specialities such as heart disease, orthopaedics, oncology, dentistry and others. The most sought-after services include: the treatment of infertility, plastic surgery, dental care, hip replacement surgery and laser eye surgery. They are all reasonably priced and carried out by highly qualified specialists in Bulgaria. Some of the most popular procedures offered in Bulgaria are: Ophthalmic Surgery; Plastic Surgery, Dermatology and Cosmetology; Spine Surgery; Orthopaedic surgery – bone and joint diseases; Aesthetic Dentistry and Implantology; Assisted reproduction; Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation; Diagnostics and Prophylaxis. Bulgaria is also among the top EU countries according to the number of medical practitioners and dentists per 100 000 of the population. 369 is the number, with only Greece and Austria in front of us . Dental medical practitioners per 100 000 residents are 86, 2nd place and for average of 66 in the EU.

Facebook Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Alternative tourism combines tourist products or individual tourist services, different from the mass tourism by means of supply, organization and the human resource involved.