IRAN, one of the oldest civilizations of the world, the land of unique historical places, friendly people, delicious foods…

…And of course, Iran Medical Tourism


As health and medical tourism spread across the world, IRAN with its wide range of low-cost treatments and high standards in medical research and health care services and some of the world’s best doctors and health care facilities, has now become a very affordable and attractive destination for worldwide medical tourism. Offering high quality healthcare services at a much lower costs and zero waiting time, IRAN’s hospitals and clinics are equipped with the latest high end technologies and provide the patients with a wide range of high quality treatments and procedures, unparalleled in terms of cost-quality.

Healthcare in IRAN

Iran is one of the best countries in Education & Training for Health Professionals. The country boasts over 50 medical schools, producing over 3000 doctors each year. With over 400 medical research facilities, IRAN is ranked the 19th country in medical research field.

In 2013, Bloomberg News ranked Iran 45th most efficient healthcare system ahead of United States and Brazil. In IRAN an extensive network of public clinics offers primary health care at low cost.

The country has a reputation for its medical excellence and is a truly unique tourist destination and is quickly becoming a pioneer in the field of medical tourism.

In August 2014, IRAN host the 1st Conference and Exhibition of Health Tourism for Economic Cooperation Organization countries. In this event representatives of the health ministries as well ambassadors from 9 ECO member states, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) envoy, and the representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) took part.


Together with a high level of professionalism and quality of service and very well developed and regularly monitored regulations by the Health Tourism Committee and advanced high quality standards, IRAN’s hospitals and clinics are equipped with latest technologies offering patients a wide range of medical treatments and efficient medical services.

Medical Visa

IRAN has also reformed its regulation and visa regime in granting medical visas. In an attempt to boost its tourism sector, the country has now eased its regulations in obtaining medical visas for those who wish to take advantage of the country’s well educated and skilled professionals and highly advanced medical facilities along with their families for a pleasant medical-holiday package travel.

Over 30,000 medical tourists enter Iran each year. Recently the country witnessed a 30% increase in number of tourists who travel to IRAN in order to receive medical treatments.


Affordability is definitely a number one factor in IRAN’s medical services and treatments compared to other countries. Thousands of medical procedures are available at a competitively lower cost, making a medical trip to IRAN economically reasonable.

What You Can Expect?

Medical tourists in IRAN undergo complex surgical procedure in the hands of highly trained professionals and medical specialists, enjoy their recovery time in multi star hotel hospitals and also an exquisite holiday in Iran.

You can expect to find highly trained professionals in internationally accredited hospitals and clinics and facilities. All hospitals and clinics in IRAN are required to have a valid license to operate in health tourism. IRAN’s internationally accredited hospitals are equipped with the latest technologies and medical experts to offer high quality and affordable surgical procedures.

Those who are looking for state of the art medical treatment and also those who wish to take advantage of IRAN’s world renowned cosmetic professionals, can also cease the opportunity to enjoy IRAN’s true four season climate and indulge in its exquisite cuisine. The country’s historical, cultural and natural attractions along with its traditional etiquette of hospitality will turn any medical procedure into a trip of a lifetime with cherished memories unlike any other medical experiment you’ve had before.

Oh Yes, The Persian Hospitality

Persian are known for their hospitality. Ask any backpacker who has ever been to IRAN and they will go on and about how warm and friendly the people of IRAN are. Respect and kindness extended towards guests is one of the main Persian traits that warms the heart and makes you truly feel at home.