India ranks among the best in the world in terms of Medical Tourism. Owing to the presence of the best hospitals, state-of-the-art infrastructure, traditional hospitality and the best services in economical packages, Medical Tourism in India is a booming sector. Trans India Holidays Pvt. Ltd., specialises in organising Medical Treatment & tours in India. When it comes to our guests, we ensure that they are provided only the best.
We are pleased to offer our clients a quality medical treatment in leading hospitals and medical centres in India. Specialists of our company will undertake a full cycle of organizational issues related to treatment: consultations on choosing a medical institution for the profile and depending on the disease, the organization of spa treatment or in-patient treatment, the organization of flights and transfers to the place of treatment, visa support, translations of medical documentation, provision of interpreter services for the period of stay abroad, as well as information support during inpatient stay. Treatment in India, presupposes a wide range of medical services in various areas of medicine, ranging from diagnosis and disease prevention, to inpatient treatment as well as sanatorium treatment.
Medical Tourism in India
India is rapidly growing globally in the sector in Medical Tourism. As per the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), The Medical Tourism sector in India has already crossed the billion-dollar mark and is estimated to cross worth of US Dollars 07–09 billion by 2020. Already having made its name as a global health destination, India has a medical tourism sector growing by 30 per cent each year.
According to the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), the primary reason that attracts medical value travel to India is cost-effectiveness, and treatment from accredited facilities at par with developed countries at much lower cost.
As per The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Grant report released in October 2015, India was one of the lowest-cost and highest-quality of all medical tourism destinations, it offers wide variety of procedures at about one-tenth the cost of similar procedures in the United States. Patients from Bangladesh and Afghanistan accounted for 34% of foreign patients. Russia and the Commonwealth Of Independent States (CIS) accounted for 30% share of foreign medical tourist arrivals. Other major sources of patients include Africa and the Middle East. In 2015, India became the top destination for Russians seeking medical treatment. The estimated numbers will touch the 9-million mark by 2020.
A Medical Visa is an official document issued by the Government of India to a tourist seeking to enter the country on medical grounds. You can get a Medical Visa, if you would like to seek medical treatment only in recognized specialized hospitals / treatment centers in India. Up to two attendants, who are relatives or friends, are allowed to accompany the patient, under separate Medical Attendant Visa.
The visa can be applied online, or by post or at the consulate.
At present, medical travellers from more than 160 countries can apply for a Medical e-Visa. You just have to apply, pay a fee online and receive their electronic visa. Travellers with one single medical e-Visa can stay in the country for 60 days on arrival, with entry up to 3 times in a single calendar year.
Medical attendant visa can be also applied online which
Required Documents to Apply Medical eVisa
• A copy of passport in PDF format.
• A digital passport photo in JPEG format.
• A letter from the hospital in India on its letterhead in PDF format.
• A credit/debit card or Paypal account.
The Indian Medical e-Visa is valid for entry through 26 designated Airports (i.e. Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam) and 5 designated seaports (i.e. Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai). However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
Validity of visa and the extension of visa
Medical eVisa can be extended further for a year by the Foreign Regional Registration Office (FRRO) or the State Government if the patient shows the medical certificate or if the same is advised by recognized/reputed/specialized medical institutions of India. If extension is required after this also the Ministry of Affairs has the power to do this on recommendation of Foreign Regional Registration Office (FRRO) or the State Government, assisted by correct medical papers. The same procedure will be applicable for the attendant who is travelling under Medical Attendant Visa with the patient.
Procedures and conditions for applying Medical Visa for India
The following procedures and the conditions for which one can apply for a medical visa to India:
Medanta – The Medicity
Medanta – The Medicity - is one of the India's largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. It was founded by eminent cardiac surgeon, Dr. Naresh Trehan. The institution has been envisioned with the aim of bringing to India the highest standards of medical care along with clinical research, education and training. The institute includes a research center, medical and nursing school. It has 1250 beds and over 350 critical care beds with 37 operation theatres catering to over 20 specialties.
Artemis Hospital, established in 2007. It is a multi-specialty hospital healthcare venture launched by the promoters of the Apollo Tyres Group. It has 380 beds. Artemis Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2013. It is the first hospital in Haryana to get NABH accreditation within 3 years of start up. Designed as one of the most advanced in India, Artemis provides an in-depth expertise in the sphere of advanced medical & surgical interventions, comprehensive mix of inpatient and outpatient services. Artemis aims to provide excellent medical care in a compassionate environment and a practice dedicated to pioneering research, empowering the health care professionals and the diverse communities we serve.
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitalswas established by Dr. Prathap C Reddy in 1983. Apollo Hospital is a multi-specialty tertiary acute care hospital with 710 beds and one of the most sought after destinations in Asia for healthcare. It also did successfully catalyze the private healthcare revolution in the country. Apollo today has made every aspect of their lofty mission a reality. Along the way the journey has touched and enriched 42 million lives that came from 120 countries. Over the past three decades Apollo Hospitals' transformative journey has forged a legacy of excellence in Indian healthcare. Its presence encompasses over 10,000 beds across 64 hospitals, more than 2200 pharmacies, over 100 primary care & diagnostic clinics, 115 telemedicine units across 9 countries, health insurance services, global projects consultancy, 15 academic institutions and a Research Foundation with a focus on global clinical trials, epidemiological studies, stem-cell and genetic research.
|S.N.||Procedure||Stay in hospital|
|A||Adult Cardiac Procedure & Surgeries|
|1||Coronary Angiography||1 Day|
|2||Coronary Angioplasty with one stent (package)||3 Days(1 day ICU+2 days room)|
|Coronary Angioplasty with two stent (package)||3 Days(1 day ICU+2 days room)|
|3||Coronary Artery Bypass Graft||8 Days(2days ICU+6days room)|
|4||CABG High Risk||CABG High Risk 8 Days(2days ICU+6days room)|
|5||Redo CABG(package)||9 Days(3days ICU+6days room)|
|6||Single Valve replacement (MVR/AVR)||8 Days(2days ICU+6days room)|
|7||Double Valve Replacement||8 Days(2days ICU+6days room)|
|8||CABG+ Valve repalacement||8 Days(2days ICU+6days room)|
|9||Bentall Surgery||9 Days(3days ICU+6days room)|
|10||Triple Valve Replacement||8 Days(2days ICU+6days room)|
|B||Paediatric Cardiac Procedure & Surgeries|
|1||Cardiac Cath||1 Day|
|2||Device Closure of ASD(Procedure)||3 Days(1 day ICU+2 days room)|
|3||Device Closure of PDA (Procedure)||3 Days(1 day ICU+2 days room)|
|4||Device Closure of VSD(Procedure)||3 Days(1 day ICU+2 days room)|
|5||TOF-DORV Repair PAED||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|6||ASD/VSD Closure(Surgery)||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|7||BT SHUNT with Bypass||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|8||BD Glenn On Bypass||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|9||Fontan Procedure||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|10||Arterial Switch||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|11||Redo Open Heart Surgery||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|12||Bentall Surgery||12 Days(4days ICU+8days room)|
|1||EPS Study||1 Day|
|2||EPS+ RFA||1 Day|
|3||3 D Carto Ablation||3 -4 days|
|4||ICD Implantation||3 -4 days|
|5||Pacemaker Dual Chamber||3 -4 days|
|D||Bone Marrow Transplant|
|E||Cyber Knief Surgery||1 day|
|F||Total Knee Replacement|
|Unilateral TKR(Surgery)||6-7 Days|
|Bilateral TKR(Surgery)||7-8 days|
|G||Total Hip Replacement|
|Unilateral THR(Surgery)||6-7 Days|
|Bilateral THR(Surgery)||7-8 days|
|H||Cochlear Implant||3-4 days|
|I||Liver transplantation||17 Days|
|J||Kidney transplantation||10 days|