Top Travel Destinations for Medical Tourism

By Jordan Robertson - 2013-06-25T16:05:31Z

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7. Turkey

Some 110,000 foreigners visited Turkey in 2012 for medical treatment, making it the seventh most-visited country for medical tourists, according to Patients Beyond Borders. The country, which has more American-accredited hospitals than any other nation, attracts many foreigners seeking inexpensive eye check-ups and surgery. A major procedure such as spinal fusion can be 60 percent cheaper than in the U.S.