Columbia: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 20,000
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Tourists 2019 4.5 million
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Population 2021 51.3 million
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Colombia has long tried to promote itself for medical tourism, based on a small handful of internationally accredited hospitals, with most struggling to keep or international accreditation. US companies operate stem cell clinics there.


Medical tourism numbers in

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism has suggested that medical tourism in Colombia has grown by 264% between 2012 and 2018, going from 5,501 patients to 20,021 in 2018.


Medical tourism numbers out

A few hundred.


Medical tourism promotion

The Colombian government is beginning to promote the South American country as a medical tourism destination, where visitors can receive high quality-low cost treatments such as cosmetic surgery and dentistry.

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