Medical tourism is a process of leaving your home country in order to have treatment in another country. It is appealing for a wide variety of reasons, ranging from the cost of surgery at home to being immigrants who prefer to have surgery in their country of origin.
But what is the catch? Why does medical tourism seem so foreign? Find out and listen to our special guest Dr. Andres Smith, Medical Director of Emergency Services at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Medical Director of Global Patient Services for Sharp HealthCare, and President of La Cruz Roja (Red Cross) in Tijuana.