Mexico: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 300,000
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Tourists 2019 45 million
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Population 2021 130.3 million
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The quality of Mexican healthcare has been driven up by universal healthcare in Mexico, but safety and quality of dental and medical care in small clinics in border towns is often questionable. Most business is cheap dental and weight loss surgery where quality varies.


Medical tourism numbers in

Quoted figures vary from 200,000 to 1.5 million.


Medical tourism numbers out

Thousands cross to the US for healthcare and to have babies born there.


Medical tourism promotion

Visit Mexico promotes medical tourism and cosmetic surgery.

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