• Medical Tourist Korea.com

    Medical Tourist Korea.com is your Trusted Partner

    Medical Tourist Korea.com is your trusted partner to find the highest quality, best priced medical care available. We have agreements with the largest and most advanced medical institutions in the country. Our strategic partners are typically the … [Read More...]

  • Medical Tourism

    In the World of Medical Tourism

    Medical Tourism in Korea has grown from hundreds of patients a few short years ago, to an estimated 200,000 by 2012 thanks to a boom in cosmetic surgery and the fast growth in capabilities and new technologies such as stem cell research, anti-aging, … [Read More...]

  • Korean Medical Expertise

    with a World-Class Medical System

    Korea's Healthcare system has grown by leaps and bounds over the past twenty years, rivaling that of major post-industrial economies in many areas including longevity, where according to the OECD, Korea now enjoys an average life span of 84 years, … [Read More...]

  • Korean Technology

    Korea is a Global Technology Leader

      Out of the ashes of forty years of Japanese occupation and a devastating civil war that demolished the infrastructure and economy of the whole country, Korea has emerged as an advanced economy with a trillion dollar GDP and leading global … [Read More...]

  • Mountain Temple

    with a Rich and Fascinating History

    Stuck between China to the west, Japan to the East and Russia to the North, Korea has always been surrounded by powerful neighbors that would influence the country's history and  politics. It is a testament to the Korean people's tenacity  that they … [Read More...]

Jun
03

Cell Phones and Cancer Update

Cell Phone Cancer Link?

Editor’s Note: For those of us who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s watching the big tobacco companies repeatedly deny any link between cigarettes and lung cancer, this all seems very familiar. It looks like there is a crack in the armor now, despite the money that will inevitably be poured in to fill…
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May
08

Korean Lessons on Gastric Cancer

Gastric Surgeons Visit from Brazil

A group of gastric cancer specialists from Brazil who are visiting Korea this week were duly impressed. The five visiting doctors from Sao Paulo had entered the operating room at Yonsei University’s Severance Hospital in Sinchon, western Seoul, on Monday, to watch Dr. Noh Sung-hoon perform gastric surgery on a cancer patient. During the procedure,…
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Apr
22

Opening of the CRCID

0422 St Marys

    Research on Transplantation Immunity, Autoimmunity and Custom Treatment System through the Genetic Combination Analysis MTK Note: This is another example of major medical advancements resulting from the combination of University Hospital Systems and government support for the healthcare industry in Korea. On February 18th 2011, The Catholic University of Korea Seoul St. Mary’s…
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Apr
12

Korea’s “Beauty Belt” serves thousands of International Travelers

Cosmetic Surgery

Korea is quickly emerging  as the GO-TO destination for cosmetic surgery, and dermatology.  All the nation’s trends and advances in the industry of physical beauty and aesthetics start in Gangnam-gu, the district where everyone is gorgeous and made up. Both men and women flock to the area to enhance their appearance, as more than half…
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Apr
10

Hyundai develops robot for Surgery, FDA Approves

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MTK.com Note: This is another example of Korea’s push into robotic surgery, a discipline that is already very prevalent in the many of the larger hospitals. Hyundai Heavy Industries and local venture firms have succeeded in localizing high-tech robotic equipment for artificial joint operations, the company said Monday. The country’s top builder developed bodies and…
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Apr
08

South Korea’s Boom in Medical Tourism

Male medical worker looking seriously

South Korea has long been a destination for Asians seeking plastic surgery, but now the country is aiming to be a destination for people seeking many other medical services. MTK.com Note: With excellent outcomes and a vibrant market for international travelers for cosmetic procedures (over 16,000 foreign patients in 2010), Korea is branching out to…
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