Blog - Archive: September 2013

Three Myths about Physicians in Mexico

Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, September 13, 2013

webMedical tourism for Americans and Canadians is becoming more popular as health costs soar and the economy continues to fail.  Many have looked south to Mexico for a physician, but for others serious doubts hold them back.  Our health is our greatest asset and no one can afford to take a chance with health care regardless of how much money they can save. But, is it truly a risk to look for a physician in Mexico? Are you taking your life in your hands by seeking medical attention there?  Those who have been treated in Mexico give testimony to the quality care they have received. There is also documented evidence regarding the physicians in Mexico and the establishments they work for.  What do those who have been treated in Mexico say?  What are the facts? Let us consider three common myths: Continue reading…

Advantages of Surgery in Mexico

Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, September 2, 2013

Advantages of surgery in MexicoElective surgery in Canada can take a year or two from the date of the first doctor’s appointment.  In the United States, although the time frame may be more reasonable, the cost makes it difficult for many to finally decide it is time to have surgery.

For these reasons many have turned to Mexico to treat their medical and surgical concerns. One of Mexico’s main attractions is it’s proximity to Canada and the United States. Even in urgent cases Mexico is within reasonable distance to undergo surgical procedures. Contrary to the belief that surgery in Mexico is not as safe as surgery in North America, Mexico prides itself in its modern hospitals and medical center.   Continue reading…