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Rio de Janeiro Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro sits on the southern shore of the magnificent Guanabara Bay, stretching for 20 km between the sea and forest covered mountains, without a doubt Rio possess one of the most stunning settings in the world. As the former capital of Brazil and its second largest city, Rio de Janeiro is known for its legendary beaches including Ipanema and Copacabana, pulsating nightlife, outstanding museums and galleries,  Christ the Redeemer and is one of the major medical tourism destinations in Brazil after Sao Paulo.   

Rio de Janeiro is Brazil’s most dazzling city teeming with 6.32 million people in 2010 that emanates beauty from its people and its skyline. This city has it all: the rich, the poor, dramatic mountains, waterfalls, rainforest, a lagoon and orchid. It’s no wonder that this country with its obsession with beauty, contains over 4,500 licensed cosmetic plastic surgeons.  

Rio de Janeiro is a cosmetic surgery hub and home to Ivo Pitanguy, a founding father of cosmetic plastic surgery and founder of an institution that has trained over 500 plastic surgeons.  Areas of specialty that the city is known for include cosmetic surgery, neurology, cardiology, dental treatments, and bariatric surgery.  

Why Health Tourism in Rio de Janeiro?

As Brazil’s most popular tourist destination and as it prepares for the World Cup in 2014 and Olympic Games in 2016, the city is on a quest to upgrade itself to deal with the large influx of foreign visitors, with major infrastructure overhauls and upgrades to tourism facilities, this only helps to boost its medical tourism standing for patients seeking more affordable medical treatment.

Rio is a major research and development center for Brazil and home to several research facilities, as well as medical centers, private clinics, and JCI accredited hospitals featuring some of the best technology and most qualified medical staff found in Brazil. With greater increases in international patients seeking medical services, some hospitals have international patient sections with versatile language capabilities.

Featured Medical Providers and Healthcare Centers in Rio de Janeiro

Brazileza International

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Languages: English, Portuguese

Brazileza International was created to give people access to the highest quality cosmetic surgery, without having to pay the highest prices. That is, of course, with a Brazilian twist.

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