medical tourism is not new phenomenon in the world as well as in Iran. In the past some people from neighbor countries especially from Arab countries of Persian Gulf came to Iran especially to Shiraz city to get health care services.
According to the Health Tourism Strategic Council Iran had 105,000 medical tourists in the Iranian year ending March 2017.Iran is the nose job capital of the world with SEVEN times more procedures than the U.S.
Geographical proximity, hot and cold mineral springs in various parts of the country as well as low-cost and high quality fertility treatment, stem cell treatment and dialysis, as well as heart, cosmetic and eye surgery, has created new opportunities in Iran’s health tourism.
The high quality of plastic surgery, patients' satisfaction and low prices have led to a growing number of people willing to go under the knife in Iran.