Puerto Vallarta has hosted various conferences for the Medical-Hospital Industry during this year. It has the necessary infrastructure to hold any type of event of this nature, and also the amenities a modern city offers, making it an excellent reason to choose this destination, with the added advantage of being surrounded by mountains and beautiful beaches.
Puerto Vallarta presently has internationally certified medical institutions, providing a quality of service comparable to world-class hospitals.
Thousands of travelers from all over the world visit Puerto Vallarta for medical treatments and surgery. The infrastructure, doctors, competitive prices, quality of service and all the extras that this destination has to offer, to make patient recovery easier, has put Puerto Vallarta in first place in regards to medical tourism.
According to the Puerto Vallarta Visitors and Conventions Office, at least 10 Medical Industry conferences, were held here in 2014. The same number of conferences are to be held in the next six months.
The LXXIV National Congress of the Mexican Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery was held here. Puerto Vallarta, also is headquarters for the “Consejo Mexicano de la Industria del Turismo Médico,” CMITM, (Mexican Medical Tourism Board). It serves as medical tourism spokesperson with the federal government, to establish joint work as an association, and make the most efficient use of the public policy put into place by the Departments of Economy and of Health.
Puerto Vallarta is, without a doubt, an excellent option not just as an ideal place for vacation, but also to take care of one’s health. It is a perfect location for Medical Tourism conferences and congresses, as it stands out in several ways and can be shown internationally to be a world class destination.
Dr. Maximilian Andrew Greig is an Orthopaedic Joint Surgeon in Puerto Vallarta with postgraduate degree from Germany. Member of the American Academy of Surgeons and an active member of the Mexican Federation of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
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