Yucatan, one of the most popular destinations for medical tourism

(Photo: La Revista Peninsular)

National and international patients requiring clinical treatment increasingly identify Yucatán as an ideal destination to receive specialized and high-quality hospital care, including Mayab’s Lighthouse (Faro del Mayab), which is consolidating as the largest medical center in southeastern Mexico. (Photo: La Revista Peninsular) Governor More...

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The General Hospital had an investment of around 1 billion pesos (Photo: La Verdad Noticias)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

New Cancun general hospital opens its doors

CANCUN — The new General Hospital “Dr. Jesus Kumate Rodríguez” opened its doors on Friday March 10. This facility, with investment of 1 billion pesos, will create a center of care for patients More...

Surgery Area Access
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Medical Tourism market grows in Mexico and the Yucatan

With a population of more than 122 million and the only developing destination in North America, Mexico is the 15th largest economy in the world. Its healthcare system is a mix of public and private, and the destination More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

More Important Than Your Passport!

Recently the Yucatan Times interviewed John Klug, a Senior Representative for Travel MedEvac. TYT: John, you’ve said that Emergency Medical Evacuation protection is more important than a passport.  What do you More...

Managing a “High – Risk” pregnancy without panic
By Yucatan Times On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Managing a “High – Risk” pregnancy in Mérida without panic

Having a baby seems like something easy and natural. A woman gets pregnant, waits to the due date and gives birth. If it is a natural birth (without a surgery), the woman usually goes home after a couple days and More...

Victoria Medical Cancun. (PHOTO: riviera-maya-news.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Part of Victoria Medical Cancun temporarily closed after death

CANCUN — Victoria Medical Cancun was partially closed last week after a woman died. A section of the medical facility was shut down by the Federal Commission for the Protection against Health Risks (Cofepris) More...

Star Medica Hospital in Merida.
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Expats highly rate health care in Mexico and Central America

The quality of healthcare is of the most critical things people should consider before moving abroad, especially retirees.  But how is the healthcare abroad?  Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin that gives some More...

Dixie Stinson. (PHOTO: wlfi.com)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

How to avoid a medical nightmare in Mexico

The headline read: “Woman trapped in Cancun hospital and forced to pay $100,000+”. It could happen to anyone. The Riviera Maya Times (sister website of The Yucatan Times and San Miguel Times) recently More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Lipocontour: sculpt your body silhouette in Mérida, Yuc.

Without a doubt, liposuction is one of the most requested procedures when looking to improve your silhouette. This procedure should always be performed by a certified experienced professional plastic surgeon to More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Merida, Yucatán: A hub for medical care

There are several views on medical tourism in Mexico, but it is important to realize that to talk about Mexico is to talk about a country with different styles and particularities. There are characteristics that More...