Patients world-wide choose Korea as their medical tourism destination, this is why.
It is well known that Korea has one of the most challenging and competitive education systems in the world. Over and above that only the best and brightest students make it to the medical profession, most of whom go on to become members of an American medical board. In Korea, nearly every doctor is specialized due to government regulations meaning above average care compared to other first world countries.
Korean tech giants like Samsung and LG are global household names, famous for their technological advances. These technical advances extend to all other industries in Korea, especially in the medical field, where Korea is one of the fastest adopters of robotics technology.
plastic surgeries in South Korea in 2019
medical tourist travelers to South Korea in 2019
Korea boasts some of the most state-of-the-art medical facilities in the world, for example Korea is ranked third for availability of high-end medical equipment in the OECD. That is better than the USA, Switzerland and Australia! This in combination with the government’s strict regulation of hospitals ensures medical facilities.
Type ‘Plastic surgery capital of the world’ into google and you won’t be shocked to find nearly every article pointing to Korea. Korea has the world’s highest plastic surgery per capita! Nearly a quarter of the Korean population has had some sort of procedure done, demonstrating the overall trust in the plastic surgery capability of Korea.
countries with visitors to South Korea for medical tourism
number of premium medical tourism companies in Korea