Top Travel Destinations for Medical Tourism

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

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3. United States

The U.S., home to some of the world's top medical specialists, played host to as many as 800,000 international patients seeking help with the most difficult health conditions, according to Patients Beyond Borders. Despite its high prices, the country's world-class care for the hardest-to-treat cases made the U.S. the third-most visited country for medical tourists last year.