What is medical tourism? Why is it so popular?

Medical tourism, also known as medical travel or healthcare tourism is getting more popular. A large number of patients are striving to travel abroad for medical care – from dental work to knee surgery – to save money and to combine a visit to the doctor with a vacation. What pushes patients to seek medical treatment abroad? People go overseas for the purpose of obtaining health care for various reasons: it’s much cheaper, they face with long waiting lists at home, their home country lacks quality facilities or the medical procedures they need are not available or illegal in their own country.

Why Ukraine?

Cost:
The main reason for seeking health care abroad is the cost of medical procedures. In Ukraine you can save 40-70% on your treatment, even after you have paid for your travel and accommodation.

Latest technology
Ukrainian clinics are modern and equipped with the advanced technologies and state-of-the-art  facilities.

Expertise
Doctors in Ukraine are well-educated and experienced. Most of them constantly continue their professional development, training in the USA or in other countries in Europe.

Availability
Medical travelers  have an opportunity to access medical services that are illegal in their home country (for instance, IVF). Apart from this, you can obtain immeadiate treatment, while your home country can face long waiting lists and waiting times in health care.

Leisure and tourism
While the main factor for medical tourists heading abroad is affordable health care, the opportunity to visit a new travel destination and enjoy great leisure activities is an additional benefit. Ukraine, the second largest country in Europe, has so much to offer. Kyiv, Lviv, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Odessa, and more… Every city is unique.

How can our team help you?

Reliable clinic & right doctor
There’re plenty of clinics and doctors in Ukraine offering their services. But how to choose the best clinic or find the right doctor? Clinics we collaborate with are located all over Ukraine, including Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odessa, Lviv and other cities, and should meet our strict eligibility requirements.

Language barrier
For travelers with little experience traveling to non-English speaking countries, like Ukraine, going abroad for medical purpose can be really stressful. We, at UA Destination, aim to make your stay in Ukraine as comfortable and pleasant as possible, providing you with translation and 24 hour support.

Travel arrangements
No one knows the country better than a local person. We, the best medical tourism company in Ukraine, will do our best to help you with all your travel things, arranging your entire trip  to Ukraine, including airport pickup, hotel, sighteeing tours and more.

Top hospitals for medical tourism in Ukraine

  1. NBScience EmCell: Globally recognized for their work in stem-cell research and medical treatments, NBScience EmCell is a Clinical Department and a laboratory complex operating in a 1,200 sq. ft. building with seven VIP rooms for patients.
  2. American Medical Center Correct: Located in Kyiv, the American Medical Center is one of the longest serving and most trusted healthcare providers in Ukraine. They focus on delivering 24/7 primary care as well as assistance with medical specialties.
  3. Medikom: First established in 1992, this private Ukrainian clinic find the best professionals to provide the best care to patients. Doctors and healthcare providers working at Medikom must first go through three stages of a selection process, ensuring that visitors only receive the best care from the most qualified professionals.

Common treatments done by medical tourists in Ukraine

  • IVF
  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Frozen Embryo Transfer
  • Embryo donation

Cost of medical treatments in Ukraine

The following are cost comparisons between Medical procedures in Ukraine and equivalent procedures in the United States:

Medical Procedures
 ProcedureUS HospitalsThe UKRAINEAverage Savings
IVF Cycle+Eggs$12,000$5,50054%
Cavity Treatment and filling$200$7562%
Breast Implant$3,700$1,15368%

Traveling to Ukraine

Average estimated travel time in hours

From/ToThe UKRAINE
New York9
Los Angeles15
Miami13
Toronto10
Paraguay9.5
Venezuela13
Bolivia9
Dubai5.5
Riyadh7.5
Kuwait7
London4

Entry and exit requirements to Ukraine

To gain entry to Ukraine, you must have a valid passport or a residency permit if your stay will be longer than 90 days. Those coming for work or the study abroad receive what’s known as a long-term visa for their extended stay. It is recommended that you apply for a visa not less than two month prior to your departure date.

Statistics for medical tourism in Ukraine

The Ukraine was recently ranked 16th in a study identifying the most visited countries for medical tourism. In 2016, approximately 13 million people traveled to Ukraine for tourism. An estimated 3% of those tourists were in the Ukraine for medical purposes.

Dental prices in Ukraine:

How much can you expect to pay for dental care in Ukraine? How much does dental implant cost in Kharkiv, Ukraine? This price list will you give you a general idea of the costs of dental procedures.

Dental work

ServicePrice, EUR
Exam0
3D-diagnostics (CT): one jaw30
Porcelain-fused-to-metal crown (PFM)150
Laser-sintered PFM crown170
Zirconium crown270
Dental implant (turnkey solution)from 530
Dental filling60
Wisdom tooth extraction85
Root canal treatment75

Enjoy your dental vacations in Ukraine!

Looking for affordable dental treatment in Europe? The dental care services in Ukraine that we offer will help you address any oral health concerns you may have, including toothaches, infections, jaw pain, tooth trauma, dental cleanings and hygiene, implants, braces, bridges, dentures, crowns, root canal treatment and other conditions.

Traveling abroad for dental work? See a dentist in Kharkiv! Whether you looking for a cheap dental implant in Ukraine or just need a dental crown, we are here to help you.

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