What is Medical Tourism?
Medical Tourism is used when people seek medical treatment to another country due to higher level of quality, affordability and better access to care. Most often in medical tourism, treatment and vacation to the chosen destination are combined.
Why Japan Medical Tourism?
JMT is the leading company in the business of supporting individuals who are seeking medical treatment abroad. We provide innovative and quality services through our world class partners who understand the needs of the clientele.
Why are patients traveling internationally for Medical Tourism?
Patients are traveling because of the high level of quality, affordability and better access or better availability of healthcare.
Who are medical tourists?
Medical tourists are residents of other nations primarily seeking medical care to a chosen country.
What services are included?
There are variety of services incorporated in our medical travel program and packages. We will provide everything you want to know throughout the entire process.
Why is medical care so much cheaper in certain countries?
Here are some reasons:
• Lower cost of labor
• Lower real estate values
• Lower construction costs (to build hospitals)
• Favorable exchange rates
• Lower government taxes
• Cheaper medical supplies/equipment/medications
How can I correspond with your doctor?
As part of our service, we will assist in your initial consultation between you and the doctor before traveling. Communication can be conducted via phone, email, and/or video-conference, if desired.
What if I don’t find the procedure/treatment that I am looking for on your website?
If you are looking for a specific procedure/treatment that is not listed on our website, feel free to contact us so we could assist you in your search. Our partners cover a wide range of medical treatments and procedures.
If I bring a relative or friend, will there be an additional charge?
We encourage our clients to bring a companion along with them. The only extra expense that your companion will incur will be the cost of the flight, meals, and other travel essentials.
Can I make my own flight arrangements?
Yes. But we strongly recommend using our affiliate travel partners so that in the event that you need to make any changes to your medical itinerary, we can easily work with them to make those changes on your behalf.
Can I book my own hotel stay?
Yes. You can choose your own hotel. However, we strongly suggest our affiliate hotels. This is based upon their proximity to the hospitals, reputation for customer service, safety, amenities, and convenience.
Will I worry about the language?
No. All of our partner hospitals have staff that speak fluent English, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Thai.
Can I go "sight-seeing" after my treatment?
Yes. Part of our packages is the option to have "sight-seeing" at the same time as having the medical care chosen following the authorization and recommendation from your doctor.