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Table 3 Marketed Procedures

From: Canadian medical tourism companies that have exited the marketplace: Content analysis of websites used to market transnational medical travel

Company Health Services Marketed
Axiom Health Solutions Interventional cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cosmetic and plastic surgery, hand and micro surgery, medical & surgical gastroenterology, neurology & neurosurgery, spine surgery, surgical oncology, orthopedic surgery, vascular surgery, brain surgery, bone and joint surgery, eye surgery, minimal access surgery, obesity surgery, maxillofacial surgery, thoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, dental care and dental surgery, transplant surgery, and other treatments
Canadian Healthcare International (CHI) Specific procedures are not identified though total hip replacement and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair are used to compare cost of care in Canadian facilities versus institutions in other countries
CubaMedicare Drug and alcohol rehabilitation, pigmentary retinosis, neurological rehabilitation, vitiligo, psoriasis, and alopecia, cosmetic surgery, odontology, dental implants, orthognatic surgery; alternative therapies, stroke rehabilitation, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, brain injury rehabilitation, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, aquatic therapy, physical therapy, anorexia nervosa treatments
EcuMedical Resources International Ltd. cancer, cardiology, cosmetic surgery, day surgery, diagnostic imaging, hip surgery, knee surgery, minimally invasive surgery, neck and spine surgery, neurology, orthopaedics, second opinions, urology, VIP services
First Choice Medical Tourism General medical surgery, dental surgery, cosmetic surgery, optical surgery, spa retreats
Health Trips knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder replacement, spinal surgery, correction of deformities, beating heart surgery, cosmetic surgery
Health Vacations, Inc. MRI outsourcing, endocrinology surgery, orthopedic packages, ophthalmology packages, spinal surgery, diagnosis and treatment of allergies, preventive health check ups, executive health check ups, preventive heart checkup, whole body check up, and additional treatments, access to specialists in cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, urology, endocrinology, rheumatology
International Medical Network Cardiovascular, orthopedic, neurosurgery, female reproductive system, gastro-intestinal, cosmetic, dental, IVF
JD Healthcare Assisted reproduction, plastic surgery, bone and joint surgeries, cancer treatment, cardiovascular surgery, eye surgery, general surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, dental surgery, dermatology, and additional treatments
LAM International (Logistic. Assistance. Medical International) Heart transplants, liver transplants, lung transplants, kidney transplants
MedAsia Bariatric surgery, cardiovascular surgery including minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery, PTCA and stent, and cardiac catheterization, orthopedic surgery including total joint replacement, spine surgery, and arthroscopy, other treatments
MedExpress Tourism Dental implants, weight loss, cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, urology, cardiology, eye corrective (Lasik), cancer, general surgery
Medi-Pro Medical Management MRI scans, CT scans, body imaging, X-rays, arthroscopy, bariatric surgery, cardiology, endocrinology, internal medicine, neurology
MedSolution Cardiac care, chemical dependency programs, cosmetic & plastic surgery, dental care, gastric surgery, heart surgery, infertility treatments, orthopedic surgery, urogenital surgery
Medtourlink Hysterectomy, cataract, Lasik eye care procedures, breast lift, tummy tuck, facelift, rhinoplasty, dental implants, dentures, crowns and aesthetic dentistry, MRI, X-ray, PET, CT diagnostic scans, laser procedures
Reach Health Services & Outsourcing Cardiac surgery and cardiology, minimal access surgery and urology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, obstetric and gynecology, oncology, cosmetic/plastic surgery, preventive health checks, diagnostic services
Recover Discover Healthcare Knee replacement surgery, hip replacement surgery, hip resurfacing, adult & pediatric cardiac care, oncology treatments, bariatric care, laparoscopic gastric band, gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, neurosurgeries, spinal care, infertility management including IVF, cosmetic care, additional surgeries
Royal Med Services Hip replacements, other joint replacements, breast augmentation, liposuction, and other procedures
Speedy Surgery Global Healthcare Allergy, cardiology, dentistry, diabetes and endocrinology, ear, nose and throat diseases, eye laser refraction, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedic, plastic surgery, preventive health check, radiology and imaging services, and additional procedures
Star Hospitals cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedic, neurology and neurosurgery, eye care, cosmetic surgery, dentistry, comprehensive and preventive health checks, weight loss, obstetrics and gynecology, IVF, additional treatments, yoga, Ayurvedic consultation, stress management, weight reduction, spine and joint care
Sun Medical Group Dental surgery, eye care, cardiac interventions, orthopaedic surgery, cosmetic surgery
The InciDental Tourist bridgework, partial and full crowns, laser tooth bleaching, implants, inlays, onlays, veneers, root canals, extractions, and other dental procedures
Tooth Tourism Dental bonding and contouring, dental bridge, dental crowns, dental fillings, dental implants, dental veneers, dentures, gingivectomy, root canal, teeth whitening
Unbelievable India Plastic surgery, correction of congenital malformations, reconstructive surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, hip replacements, Ayurvedic medicine, dental procedures, other treatments
Victus Global Healthcare Heart bypass, heart valve replacement, hip replacement, hysterectomy, knee replacement, spinal fusion, additional treatments