U.S. sees increase in medical tourism
March 21, 2023
Recently, four people were kidnapped in Mexico, while one was allegedly there for cosmetic surgery. This is part of the growing trend of medical tourism.
A growing number of people are traveling internationally to seek medical care, sometimes to save money, sometimes because a procedure is not approved. Medical tourism can be dangerous.
Today, Dr. Frank LoVecchio, Medical Dir Clinical Research at the ASU College of Health Solutions, joins Arizona Horizon to take a look at whether the risks outweigh the benefits.