Why in Greece

Greece is the place where wonderful experiences never end.

Why in Greece

With so many choices available for a medical tourist, it is difficult to figure out why to select one country over another.

That is where Greece stands out as an increasingly popular destination for medical tourists.

Located in the south of Europe, Greece is famous  for meeting  all kinds of  expectations of its millions of tourists, including of course, its medical tourism. Athens, the capital of Greece, offers today to its visitors a unique experience; a  journey in its 6.000  year history.  This journey includes the chance to see renowned monuments and masterpieces of art of the antiquity and the  Middle Age, and become acquainted with the architectural heritage of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Year - round visitors are fascinated by Athens and Greece, one of the most attractive and charming capitals and countries of Europe. Greece is the place where wonderful experiences never end. With so many islands there is always more to explore to discover, to see, to taste to feel! Expand your senses in a place where the elements of nature offer countless possibilities.

Enjoy!


Why should you consider Greece for your spine surgery?

Here are some facts that will help explain, why to get treatment of   Spine Surgery in Greece

1. Our Doctors are expert in the field of Spine Surgery

Add to this the fact that Greek Hospitals and Doctors are reaching out to Medical Tourists to offer high quality healthcare usually at a fraction of the cost of treatment in their home country, and Greece really could be the perfect destination for your Medical Journey

2. Location and Convenience

Greece is easy for Western visitors to get to. It takes only a few hours to fly to Greece from most European capitals (approximately 6-8 hours from the United States or Canada). Citizens of most countries can get a 90-day visa to stay in Greece, and European, Canadian, and US citizens can simply buy a visa on arrival. The international patient Department can help you make the necessary arrangements.

3. Cost of treatment

The cost of getting spine treatment in Greece is lower even when comparing with other medical tourism countries. It is at the most 10% to 50% of what will be charged in the US or UK. Above all you will find the same standards upheld that you would have found in your country. The healthcare system is ranked as one of the highest in the world and according to the World Health Organization, costs for healthcare in Greece remain one of the lowest in the world. Greeks have one of the highest life expectancies in the EU and are amongst the healthiest people in the world.

Benefits of surgery in Greece

  • Save money - You can make significant savings compared to your country costs 
  • Save time - You can beat national health care system waiting lists 
  • Excellent quality - Our surgeons are world's best 
  • Effective and seamless after care program 
  • Treat yourself and your family member
  • You can even turn your trip into a holiday 

4. Fluent English speaking hospital staff

There is high professionalism in the Greek medical industry. All doctors, nurses and paramedical staff will speak to you in English. Now you don't have to worry about not being understood.

5. Waiting times for surgeries and other treatment is lower than in other countries.

Many patients come to Greece after learning that they would have to wait for months to undergo a similar surgery in their country. Rather than waiting for a long time and suffer in the meanwhile, flying abroad for medical treatment is a much better option.

6. A large number of private hospitals where the medical facilities and serving doctors can be compared to the best in the world.

Private Hospitals in Greece which operate to exceptional standards and offer world class healthcare.  Henry Dunant Hospital Center bears the name of the Swiss humanitarian and founder of the Worldwide Red Cross movement, as its core values are rooted in the concepts of care, support, solidarity and respect for human dignity. 

It is owned by "IMITHEA S.A." and is one of the biggest and most technologically advanced hospital centers in the healthcare services sector, both in Greece and in the wider region of Southeastern Europe. 

It was constructed in 2000, in accordance with the specifications of the 517/91 Presidential Decree, its bulldings have been conceived and designed to function, solely and exclusively, as a hospital. 

It serves its values diligently, always with a human centric focus, by providing services that ensure human health and well being, it continuously invests in the development of medical science and consistently supports local communities and society as a whole through its Corporate Social Responsibility program.

7. State of the art technology available to treat even the most difficult medical cases.

Hospitals in Greece are constantly acquiring the latest equipment and state-of-the-art technology to deliver the widest range of services. Greece is known for medical treatments where advanced healthcare is required: such as organ transplants, cardio-vascular surgery, eye surgery, etc. Greek hospitals are equipped with high end technologies such as Gamma knife, Cyber knife, IMRT, brain suite, Novelix TX, PET Scan, IGRT, etc.

8. Convalescence in Greece

Greece is the perfect place to convalesce after spine treatment. Greece beaches`s all have their own charm and beauty and there are lots to choose from. Greece boasts about 3000 islands, only There are also 752 thermo-springs dotted around the country. Many of them are classified by the National Institute for Geographical and Mineral Research as therapeutic. A trip to the springs could be just the type of relaxation needed after medical treatment.

Some facts fοr surgeries in Greece :

1. Our Doctors are expert in the field of Spine Surgery

2. Location and Convenience

3. Cost of treatment

4. Fluent English speaking hospital staff

5. Waiting times for surgeries and other treatments is lower than in other countries

6. A large number of private hospitals where the medical facilities and serving doctors can be compared to the best in the world.

7. State of the art technology available to treat even the most difficult medical cases.

8. Convalescence in Greece

Some facts for the country:

Greece is located in south-eastern Europe. It has a population of 10,815,000.The country is a Presidential, parliamentary Democracy, having joined the European Union in 1981.

Currency: The national currency of Greece since January 1, 2001 is the euro. You can exchange currency at the airport, at private currency exchanges and banks.

Dialing code: The international dialing code of Greece is +30 .

Time zone: Athens time is seven hours ahead of Eastern standard time, two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time and one hour ahead of central European time.

Climate: Greece has a mild climate, with sunshine more than 260 days a year.

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