Future trends in medical tourism and wellness: Club med or club medic?

Frederick J. DeMicco, Erfan Rezvani, Jingyan Wang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


With healthcare costs sky rocketing and some medical specialties in short supply in some countries, patients are traveling abroad to seek the medical advice and treatments they need. This chapter looks at the availability, cost, and opportunities in the growing field of medical tourism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedical Tourism and Wellness
Subtitle of host publicationHospitality Bridging Healthcare (H2H)
PublisherApple Academic Press
Number of pages31
ISBN (Electronic)9781771885065
ISBN (Print)9781771885058
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Heart-valve replacement
  • Hospitality
  • Hotel
  • Inferior medical care
  • Medical facilities
  • Medical tourism
  • Physicians

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • General Medicine


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