• Summary
  • Why Mexico
  • Travel Notes
  • Our Selected Hotels
  • The Healthcare System
  • Costs
  • About Mexico

Mexico is fast becoming one of the most preferred destinations for US citizens seeking plastic surgery and other healthcare services. Low traveling cost and proximity to the United States has been drawing people towards this country.

Regardless of the city you are choosing, you will enjoy great care, reasonable price and a friendly staff. So if you are planning on combining your vacation with a surgical procedure, make sure you visit one of the best hospitals in Mexico.

Cosmetic surgery in Mexico has gained a lot of importance thanks to highly qualified knowledgeable doctors. Medical staffs at various hospitals and clinics are well trained to handle and treat the patients with professionalism and provide them with high-quality services to help them enjoy a fast recovery.

Why Consider Mexico for Cosmetic Surgery?

Cultural festivals, margaritas, beaches and plastic surgery – these words help summarize Mexico as a vacation spot as well as one of the best destinations for patients looking forward to undergoing plastic surgery. With the booming trend of medical tourism in Mexico, tourists are visiting this country to avail plastic surgery services at cost effective prices.

In 2015, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery ranked Mexico as number 5 behind US, Brazil, South Korea and India for performing the highest number of non-surgical as well as surgical cosmetic procedures.

There are some reason why traveling to Mexico to undergo plastic surgery procedure will be beneficial.


As compared to the United States, Mexico offers plastic surgery at an affordable price. The factors affecting the cost of surgery include the experience of the doctor, his expertise, and the procedure. Therefore, patients can avail services from board-certified doctors at a fraction of the cost as compared to services offered in the United States.

High-Quality Services

Mexico ranks number 8 for the highest number of qualified plastic surgeons across the country. These surgeons are board certified and well qualified to perform surgeries. So if you have done your research right, you will be able to get your hands on top-notch medical treatment at a fraction of the price.


Many people travel from Canada and America to Mexico because it lies close to its border. This cuts down the traveling time and makes people feel closer to their home.

Travel and Accommodation Costs for Plastic Surgery in the Mexico

Are you thinking, “Is it possible to travel on a budget to Mexico?” If so, the answer is yes. If you are traveling to Mexico, a little knowledge of Spanish will work in your favor as it will help you communicate with ease. Mexico is a popular tourist country as well as a favorite destination for people looking forward to going under the knife.

Getting in

By Plane

Getting in Mexico is easy from the United States or Canada as the countries share borders. There are hundreds of regular flights that fly daily and connect Mexico with a majority of United State’s cities. Canadian residents can also choose to travel by Air Canada, Sunwing or West Jet to travel nonstop from their city to this beautiful country.

If you are traveling from the United States, you need to clear custom and immigration at the first entry point in Mexico, irrespective of the fact whether that is your final destination or not. Some commercial airline also links Australia and other European countries with Mexico directly.

By Train

San Diego is one place in the country that is easily accessible via railways. You can take the San Diego trolley from downtown to the California border but the train cannot be used to travel across the border. Identical to a majority of countries in the Americas, Mexico also has intercity passenger rail, but they were phased out in the mid-20th century.

By Car

If you are carrying an automobile insurance, you would be disheartened to know that it will not be accepted in Mexico. But tourists and plastic surgery patients can get their hands on long-term or short-term policies which carried mandatory liability coverage, legal assistance coverage along with accident cover.

If you are traveling to Mexico on your own car, you need to get your hands on necessary permits before you are allowed in the country. It is also vital to obtain Mexican auto insurance if you wish to drive around the city as auto insurance policies of other countries are not accepted in the region.

By Bus

While in the country, you can choose intercity bus system to travel between different destinations as it is the most effective mode of transportation in the world. There are several independent countries that offer their bus services however all of them use a centralized ticketing system.

When in Mexico, you will come across different kind of accommodations that vary from 5-star hotels to hostels. You can pick one up based on your requirements and budget.

The Health Care System

The World Health Organization (http://www.who.int/healthinfo/paper30.pdf) ranks Mexican healthcare system on 61st rank among 191 countries of the world. Private hospitals and clinics in Mexico offer high-quality services and care which are comparable to the services offered in the United States. Some of the best hospitals in the country are based in Monterrey, Mexico City, and Guadalajara.

If you are someone traveling from America, you will be impressed to know that waiting time does not exist in Mexico. There are a number of clinics that cater to Americans in cities like Mexicali, Tijuana, and Laredo. Moreover, the costs of medicines in the county are almost half of the cost of medicines available in Canada or the United States.

Patients traveling from around the globe to Mexico for a plastic surgery are offered a private room and personal interaction with the surgeon before the surgery is planned. Hospitals in the country are equipped with the latest technology, trained doctors, experienced medical professionals, and modern equipment to cater to patients seeking medical help.

The country presently boasts of 9 Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospitals including the Galenia Hospital. Some of these hospitals are also CSG accredited given by Mexican General Health Council.

About Mexico

Mexico is all about sand, sea, architectural wonders and sky. When in the county, you get a chance to discover the quiet towns, celebrated jungles, deserted beaches, captivated forest and lively villages. Because when you are here, everything is possible.

Mexico, officially known as the United Mexican State, lies in the southern portion of North America. It is the sixth largest country in Americas as it covers more than two million square kilometers. This vibrant and beautiful country is filled with amazing people, spectacular architecture, delicious food and a lot more. It has a lot to offer to travelers and medical tourists.

Mexico is a federation that compromises of 31 states along with a special federal entity, Mexico City which is the most populous city and the country’s capital. While in the country, you can easily find hostels, hotels and budget accommodation to suit your requirements.

Medical advancement and a significant number of world heritage sites in the country attract tourists all around the year. According to the World Tourism Organization, Mexico is one of the most visited countries in the world. The Mexican government also promotes the country heavily to attract tourists from different parts of the world.

Quick Facts about Mexico

(1) Estados Unidos Mexicanos is the official name of the country

(2) Corns, chocolate, and chilies were introduced to the world by Mexico

(3) A very rare species of rabbit – Volcano Rabbit is found here

(4) Children in Mexico don’t get presents on Christmas Day, rather 6th January is a day of big celebrations in the country

(5) Mexico city is sinking by 15 to 20 cm a year, therefore, the country’s infrastructure is under threat.

(6) Bullfighting was introduced in Mexico by Spanish conquerors

(7) Mexico is situated in “Ring of Fire”, earth’s violent volcano zone

(8) USA and Mexico fought a war from 1836 to 1838, after Texas gained independence from Mexico

(9) Mexico houses the largest pyramid in the world called Great Pyramid of Cholula

(10) A majority of Mexicans speak Spanish

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