Treatment in South Korea
Treatment in South Korea is one of the new promising brands, not only in Asian but also world market of medical tourism. In the last 10 years the health care system of this country was intensively developed at the expense of public investment in nonprofit hospitals, and now it is considered one of the best in Asia region.
All licensed public hospitals of South Korea were officially permitted to provide medical services to foreign patient in May, 2009. Today Korean medicine is highly qualified specialists of international renown, new technology in equipment of medical centers, advanced methods of diagnostics, treatment and service. In Korean medical centers patients can undergo as complex diagnostics programs (check-up) and specialized treatment according to established diagnosis in such areas as gynecology, urology, endocrinology, oncology, cardiology, ophthalmology, pediatrics, etc. Especially popular treatment among foreign patients is infertility treatment (IVF) and plastic surgery (plastic surgery of Asian eyelid, blepharoplasty, mammoplasty, etc.).
High quality of service in Korea is controlled by the government through accreditation of hospitals and rigorous evaluation program. The majority of medical centers in South Korea are non-profit organizations. Therefore, the safety and satisfaction of the patient is above profitability. Korean specialists meet with wide recognition among international societies.
Land of the Morning Calm, also known as South Korea, is famous for its excellent tourist infrastructure and a complex service. You will feel safe in this country even if you want to take walk late in the evening.
Seoul is not only a dynamically developing city with a complex of attractions for tourists, but also the center of medical service in Asia. Medical centers in Seoul are ready to receive Russian patients and strive to provide them with safety, comfort and convenience in their health care system.
First is high quality of medical services with minimum spending of time at reasonable prices. In Korea you can undergo diagnostics and treatment in a short period of time. The prices for diagnostics, treatment, and accommodation in Korea are optimal.
Secondly is the high level of medical equipment of hospitals with constant updating and introduction of new technologies. The highest level of medical care in hospitals of South Korea is supported by research and clinical trials of global importance, in particular in the area of oncology that allows to provide effective treatment of oncological diseases using the latest advances in medical science and technology (Da Vinci robot, Rapidarc radiotherapy, PET-CT, etc.).
In addition, the South Korean medical centers are widely used effective methods of traditional Korean medicine (you can take a course of oriental therapy for the treatment of diseases such as obesity, allergies, intervertebral disc protrusion, neurosis, etc. in some medical centers in Korea).
Thirdly is the close geographical location of Korea. South Korea is geographically very close for residents of the Far East. Distance from Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Seoul can be overcome in no more than 2.5 hours.
Fourth is the similar climate of Korea and Far Eastern region of Russia. The climate in South Korea (especially in Seoul) is similar to the Far East, and patients from Russia feel good during the treatment (this is especially necessary for patients with diseases in the area of cardiology, oncology, endocrinology).
Fifthly is the availability of special medical visas for tourists who come to South Korea for examination and treatment. For the patients, who come for examination or treatment to South Korea, special medical visas for a period of 3 months to 1 year (single and multiple) are issued. There is Russian-speaking staff that provides translation services and medical curator in the most of medical centers in South Korea.
Sixthly is the presence of Russian-speaking staff in hospitals of Korea. Translation services in most Korean hospitals are free.
We (Benefit Company) cooperate with as large University Multifaceted Medical Centers (KUIMS, Severance, Samsung, Hanyang, Inha, Soonchunhyang, Chonshim, Chung-Ang etc.), and with specialized non-diversified clinics such as Arumdaun Nara, Grand, Wooridul, Hangil, Sejong, Cheil, Miz Medi. Professors of global level in Korean medical centers receive patients with diseases in such areas as oncology, cardiology, neurosurgery, gynecology, ophthalmology, urology, pediatrics, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, etc.
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