In India, the healthcare industry ensures transparency and accountability for patients across the globe. It simply focuses on providing a fair idea of treatment cost, programs and success rate for international medical tourists. Talking about Mumbai, it has India’s best healthcare. It has been possible due to a number of trusted NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers) and JCI (Joint Commission International) hospitals that are well-equipped with the latest, advanced treatment techniques. Also, there is a team of medical personnel of every department available to look after their patients throughout their medical journey.
Dr. Gautam Zaveri, Dr. Kaushal Malhan, Dr. Sachin Bhonsle are some of the well-known orthopedic surgeons at Fortis Hospital, Mumbai. These surgeons have attained fellowship certifications in their field of specialization. They have several years of experience in their profession and treated their patients successfully in the past. They have experience in performing spine surgeries, joint replacement, and arthroscopy of various joints.
Experienced orthopedic surgeons, technological intelligence, dedicated nursing staff and the center of excellence in various specialties have made Fortis hospitals one of the best hospitals to get treatment.
The hospital is equipped with India’s largest multi-organ transplant center under the supervision of a team of experts.
The hospital has a ‘Help Desk’ ensuring a smooth medical journey for international patients. The staff provides assistance in applying & extension of medical visas, language interpreter, follow-up services post-operative treatment and hospital stay.
Exploring and getting around in Mumbai with its organized transportation system.
Local Trains: It is the lifeline of the city considering the oldest railway system in Asia. The network cover 120 stations with four service lines.
Buses: The bus system covers almost the entire city with hundreds of stops. However, if you want a halt-free journey, then consider trains to avoid delays.
Kaali-Peeli (Black-Yellow) Cabs: They are the best mode to cover short distances especially in Southern Mumbai. The cabs are comparatively inexpensive as drivers strictly follow the meter system. Minimum fare is INR 22 as of now.
Auto-Rickshaws: They are cheap and convenient. However, beware of drivers who refuse to accept fares using meter system outside the city.
Cabs: Uber and Ola are trusted mode to explore and get around the city. They have a good record because of punctual drivers. They are the cheapest and comfortable mode of transportation for longer rides in the city.
As for international patients, everything is new and different as soon as they land in India. In such cases, it is important to have a guide that can help in planning your medical journey. That’s why a medical travel assistant company comes into the scene. Contacting a medical tourism company is a smart decision. They help in arranging everything from budget-friendly treatment to travel to accommodation including assistance in money exchange matters, arranging language interpreters, etc.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (BOM), located at Sahar in Andheri East, is an international airport that handles both domestic and international operations with free Wi-Fi available.
Patients undergoing medical treatment often need to stay a bit longer and may also need a medical visa extension. Also, there are various foreign consulates in Mumbai in case you might face any problem during your medical stay over here.
Australia, Canada, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Costa Rica, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, U.A.E. U.K.(Britain), USA have their consulates here.
Scoliosis Spine Surgery Cost in India ranges between USD 11000 to USD 13000. The success rate of Scoliosis surgery is 85-90%, depending on the curvature of the spine. The pricing includes the number of travelers, total stay in India, days in the hospital, days outside the hospital, etc.