Editorial Team

The International Medical Travel Journal is owned and managed by LaingBuisson International Limited. The editorial team for IMTJ also works on LaingBuisson's other online publications in the healthcare sector such as Treatment AbroadPrivate Healthcare UK and HarleyStreet.com.

IMTJ welcomes articles and contributions from all within the industry. Find out how to contribute an article to IMTJ.

Keith Pollard - Editor in Chief

Keith Pollard is a regular speaker and commentator on medical tourism and the independent healthcare sector. Keith writes the Health Tourism Blog on IMTJ, which addresses some of the challenges and issues faced in the health tourism and medical travel sector, and provides suggestions on how both the industry and the individual participants can maximise the business opportunities that the marketplace presents. 

Jenny Jenkins – Managing Editor

Jenny Jenkins has six years’ experience in publishing in the healthcare industry, and many more years working in marketing professional services industries worldwide.  As Managing Editor of IMTJ she reviews submissions from external authors, writes articles and oversees the regular news and analysis of medical tourism activities worldwide which are published on the site. For a guide on article submissions for IMTJ, visit here.

Ian Youngman - News and features

Ian is a writer and researcher specialising in insurance, healthcare and medical tourism. He writes regularly for a variety of magazines, newsletters, and on-line services. He also publishes a range of insurance and medical tourism reports and undertakes research for companies. An ACII, with an honours degree in Economics from the University of Liverpool, Ian was a co-founder of The General Insurance Market Research Association. He also has widespread experience within the insurance industry at management level, working for brokers, a bank and an insurance company.

Contributing Authors

IMTJ has a dedicated group of contributing authors  who are knowledgeable about the medical travel industry and willing to share their expertise with industry colleagues. 

View the list of contributing authors to access their profiles and read their articles.

Editorial policy

IMTJ does not provide advice on medical conditions and treatments. Neither does it recommend specific providers of healthcare services and treatment. All content is reviewed by the editorial team before publication. Information on healthcare services is drawn from authoritative sources to ensure that it is accurate, and up to date.

Press releases: Disclaimer

IMTJ disclaims any inaccuracies in the content contained in the press releases held on this site. We are unable to assist with any information regarding these releases. Any questions regarding information in a press release should be directed to the contact person or company shown in the release. Read full disclaimer.



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