Malaysia has placed itself amongst top 5 destinations for medical tourism. Being a former British Colony, English is widely spoken by doctors and at major tourist places. The health care facilities are as good as western countries which gains the confidence of medical tourist as they don’t have to go through many problems.
Malaysia caters over half a million medical tourists every year specialising in treatments such as robotic surgery, orthopaedics, cardiology, oncology, fertility and dental treatment, bariatric and aesthetic surgery.
Its advantages being no language barrier, fewer visa restrictions (although letter required from where medical treatment is being carried out) and easy navigation around town, qualified professionals being trained from institution in UK, USA and Australia and its natural beauty such as beaches, islands, forests and resorts.
Post treatment a medical tourist can combine travel plans as Malaysia has exotic beaches, islands, forests and natural parks which provide peaceful environment to enhance recovery and make it a memorable trip. There are many countries whose national does not require visa to enter Malaysia however there are few who need visa. There is no medical visa as one can take treatment on tourist visa.
It is strongly recommended to contact the embassy or expert regarding visa requirements before travelling for medical assistance.