Medical Tourism Options in Puerto Vallarta By Gerald Witt on May 14, 2021

medical tourism puerto vallartaThe impact of Medical Tourism in Mexico has been increasing over the last few years and Puerto Vallarta is a prime destination for weight loss surgery and other medical tourism options in Mexico. In Mexico, great health care advances have been possible making this country a global center for quality medical attention including state-of-the-art world-class hospitals and doctors with more experience than anywhere else in the world. This situation has strengthened the economy of Mexico in different sectors such as hotels, restaurants, hospitals, and tour operators among others.

Puerto Vallarta, being one of Mexico’s top vacation destinations, is also one of Mexico’s leading medical tourism destinations.  Puerto Vallarta not only a world-class destination with an international airport but a wide range of surgery options, medical treatments, and procedures with highly qualified medical personnel and world-class hospitals and facilities.

Healthcare in the United States has become increasingly unaffordable for many Americans and in Canada, the wait times for the Canadians to have surgery keeps getting longer and longer. Americans must pay very high prices for medical care, including consultation fees, diagnostic tests, hospitalization, and medication. That is why many of them decide to travel to Mexico and cities such as Puerto Vallarta for medical treatments which will not only save them up to 75% off the US prices but also provide great quality care and facilities that are on par with the United States and Canada for healthcare systems. This way the patient has the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful destination and make a vacation out of their surgery and during their recovery.

Puerto Vallarta is known as a tourism paradise but over the last 20 years, this beautiful and friendly city has become a mecca for medical services and hospitals with state-of-the-art technology which makes the coastal destination an excellent option for international medical tourism. Tourism in Puerto Vallarta has increased steadily over the years and makes up to 50% of the city’s economic activity. This growth has spilled over the city limits into Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, and the entire Bay of Banderas.

Puerto Vallarta Mexico is a conveniently located destination for Canadians and Americans due to their proximity to their country and obviously to the quality services, certified doctors and surgeons, great quality hospitals, the safety of the place, low prices, and spectacular places and attractions to visit.  Puerto Vallarta with its International Airport receives visitors from all over the world.  As such, each year thousands of visitors arrive at the shores of this beautiful city to relax, enjoy delicious food, and find top-quality medical treatments performed by the most professional and experienced doctors in Mexico.

A few of the leading doctors in their specific fields in Puerto Vallarta is Dr. Juan F. Hidalgo and Weight Loss Team at the CMQ Riviera Nayarit Hospital, Dr. Alejandro Guerrero, the cities leading Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Roberto Lara de La Fuente, Puerto Vallarta’s renowned Spinal Surgeon, and Orthopedic Surgeon, and Dr. Benjamin Armenta, the only dentist in Puerto Vallarta to offer same day All on 4 dental treatments and implants.  These doctors are the very best in their respective fields and all are located in Puerto Vallarta.

Mexican medical doctors and surgeons are well trained and have studied and worked on the latest technologies. English is widely spoken which helps the patients feel welcome and comfortable in the city of Puerto Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico has been prominently positioned as a top choice in Mexico for Medical Tourism, especially for:

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Orthopedics Surgery
  • Plastic Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • ENT
  • Dentistry
  • Spinal Surgery

The opportunity to have surgery in world-class hospitals with highly qualified surgeons has become the choice for many patients to change their lives fixing their medical issues while saving up to 75% of the total cost for their entire treatment and surgical procedure while reducing the waiting times and enjoying the beauty of paradise.

For more information regarding Clinics/ Hospitals and Weight Loss Options mentioned in this article:

Weight Loss Team – Bariatric Center at the CMQ Riviera Nayarit Hospital



telephone: Toll free 1(800) 404-9064 or + 1(818) 949-6911

Dr. Alejandro Guerrero – Plastic Surgeon



Dr. Benjamin Armenta – Dental Surgeon – Implants/ All on 4



Dr. Roberto Lara De La Fuente – Spinal Surgeon/Orthopedics



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The Weight Loss Team

The Weight Loss Team in Puerto Vallarta is dedicated to the continued weight loss success of every patient. Through our state-of-the-art technology, advanced techniques, and easy access to online support, patients can expect successful weight loss surgery that creates lasting results. Patients travel from around the world to our practice to experience:

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities
  • Experienced Surgeons
  • Multiple Surgical Options
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Methods
  • Affordable Care
  • Life-Changing Results

If you're ready to lose weight and sustain a healthy, happy lifestyle, contact our Puerto Vallarta practice by filling out our online form or calling 800-404-9064.

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