Medical Tourism and mashhad
Mashhad metropolitan areas in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorasan Razavi and the second city of immense Iran after Tehran, is an area of the city of Mashhad 17358 square kilometers in the basin discovery, and at the southern end sedimentary plain Birch is located and two mountain ranges thousand mosque in north.
Mashhad, spiritual capital of the country and the city of contrasts; is a great city which is compact, lovely and has many modernizations across with a proud history and heritage of traditional Islamic architecture. It is due to the shrine of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of Shiite; that every year millions of his lovers and respectors to Imams (AS) come to visit and pray in the holy shrine.
Mashhad having experienced doctors and medical centers with international standards is one of the major poles of medical tourism in Iran and the region. The city has gained a very well reputation as one of the major medical tourism destinations of West Asia and the Middle East. Throughout the Medical Tourism in Mashhad, patients get the opportunity to travel to this historic and religious destination, and also take advantage of top quality and cost-saving health services. Mashhad has the largest referral centers with many departments such as Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Maternity, General Clinic, Laboratory, Radiology, Dentistry, Animal Autopsy and many more are equipped with state of the art technology and modern tools.
Mashhad boasts some of the best hospitals in the region and most of its private hospitals top the chart with internationally recognized quality standards and provide accommodation facilities. Mashhad, with the cheaper cost of treatment, highly qualified experts and doctors, easily ranks among the top centers of Medical Tourism in the country. In 2014, the city saw some 14,000 medical tourists who came looking for treatments. The cost of medical services and surgeries are very low compared to those in most developed countries.