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North America Medical Tourism Market Research Report – Segmented by Treatment Type, Country (the United States, Canada and Rest of the North America) - Industry Analysis on Size, Share, COVID-19 Impact, Trends & Growth Forecast (2021 to 2026)

Pulished: April, 2021
ID: 1770
Pages: 145

North America Medical Tourism Market Size (2021 to 2026)

The size of the North American medical tourism market is estimated to grow USD 19.96 billion by 2026 from USD 8.30 billion in 2021, registering a CAGR of 19.2% during the forecast period.

Due to the presence of advanced medical technology and competence in medical services supplied in the region, North America is expected to be a significant host for medical tourists from all over the world. This is due to the region's improved medical services and the presence of highly trained medical experts with experience in a variety of areas, including neurology and cancer. Medical tourism is defined as cross-border travel to receive medical care in some form that may or may not be available in the traveler's home country. The adoption of favorable government policies encouraging the expansion of the medical infrastructure and substantial research and development (R & R & R&D) efforts are expected to propel the North American medical tourism market further.

The rise in cancer incidence due to variables such as lifestyle choices and pollutants has increased this growth. The number of cross-border visitors seeking high-quality cancer treatment is expected to rise as a result of this. A high probability of health insurance, higher service quality, and growing conformity with International Quality Standards are all contributing to the North American medical tourism market's rise in coming years. Patients can also receive comprehensive medical tourism packages from healthcare institutions and facilities, including travel-related services such as ticket booking, accommodation, and medical insurance. The proximity of the area to the United States is the primary driver of the market's expansion. Other reasons contributing to the rise of the medical tourism industry in Mexico include the availability of cheaper healthcare facilities when compared to the United States. Furthermore, the Mexican government's participation in the marketing of medical tourism has accelerated market growth. Increased R&D efforts in the field of healthcare, as well as an increase in geriatric population owing to baby boomers in North America, present lucrative opportunities for market players.

Also, an increase in the geriatric population due to baby boomers in North America and a boost in healthcare R&D activities offer market players lucrative opportunities. Besides, the cost of receiving medical treatment is still very high. While the treatments are quite reliable, it is predicted that the procedures tend to be on the pricey side. The primary health products are also quite extravagantly priced with this.

However, travel-related difficulties, communication problems, supporting documents, VISA approval issues, and lack of medical training and medical insurance un-acceptance in Mexico restrict the market growth. Uncertainty about treatment centers, the high cost of tours, and visitor safety concerns all restrict the industry's expansion to some extent.

This research report on the North American medical tourism market has been segmented and sub-segmented into the following categories:

By Treatment Type:

  • Cardiovascular Treatment
  • Orthopedic Treatment
  • Fertility Treatment
  • Neurological Treatment
  • Dental Treatment
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cosmetic Treatment
  • Others

By Country:

  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Rest of North America

Regionally, due to the presence of advanced medical technologies and experience in medical services offered in the area, North America is projected to be the primary host of medical tourists from around the world. Furthermore, the overall quality of medical services is considered higher in North America than in the rest.

The U.S. medical tourism market is the most significant country-level market globally and is predicted to register a massive growth rate during the forecast period. The U.S. is another essential North American tourism location, particularly for advanced cancer, neurological, and cardiovascular treatments. It is anticipated to account for a significant share during the forecast period.

The Canadian medical tourism market is likely to expand in the course of the study at the fastest CAGR of 15.5 percent from 2021 to 2026. Over recent years, the Canadian government is involved in medical tourism, proving to be very significant. Furthermore, efforts were made by the country's healthcare facilities to enter the medical tourism sector.

Mexico's geographical ease drives the market for Mexico-bound health tourists residing in the South, North & Central America, and the Caribbean. Moreover, current accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI) in Mexico, government intervention in the growth of medical tourism in Mexico, reduced costs in Mexico, and technological advancements in North American health care facilities are the other important drivers of the market. Other market growth variables include the availability of state-of-the-art medical technologies, increasing compliance with international quality standards, high service and quality, portability of medical insurance, and medical tourism marketing and advertising.


A few of the companies playing a promising role in the North America medical tourism market analyzed in this report are Min-Sheng General Hospital, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, Samitivej Sukhumvit, Fortis Healthcare Ltd., Prince Court Medical Center, Bangkok Hospital Medical Center, Asian Heart Institute KPJ Healthcare Berhad, Raffles Medical Group, and Bumrungrad International Hospital.


                1.1 Market Definition                                    

                1.2 Study Deliverables                                  

                1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                                          

                1.4 General Study Assumptions                                

2. Research Methodology                                                           

                2.1 Introduction                                               

                2.2 Research Phases                                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research                           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research                 

                                2.2.3 Econometric Modelling                      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation                  

                2.3 Analysis Design                                         

                2.4 Study Timeline                                          

3. Overview                                                       

                3.1 Executive Summary                                

                3.2 Key Inferences                                         

                3.3 Epidemology                                              

4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                                    

                4.1 Market Drivers                                          

                4.2 Market Restraints                                    

                4.3 Key Challenges                                         

                4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market                                              

5. Market Segmentation                                                              

                5.1 Type                                              

                                5.1.1 Introduction                           

                                5.1.2  Orthopedic                            

                                5.1.3 Neurological                           

                                5.1.4  Cardiovascular                      

                                5.1.5 Fertility                     

                                5.1.6 Cancer Treatment                

                                5.1.7  Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Type                    

                                5.1.8  Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Type                  

                                5.1.9  Market Share Analysis, By Type                    

6. Geographical Analysis                                                              

                6.1 Introduction                                               

                                6.1.1 Regional Trends                    

                                6.1.2 Impact Analysis                     

                                6.1.3 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis                        

                                       By Geographical Area     

                                       By Type 

                                6.1.4  Market Attractiveness Analysis                     

                                       By Geographical Area     

                                       By Type 

                                6.1.5  Market Share Analysis                      

                                       By Geographical Area     

                                       By Type 

                6.2 United States                                            

                6.3 Canada                                         

7.Strategic Analysis                                                        

                7.1 PESTLE analysis                                         

                                7.1.1 Political                     

                                7.1.2 Economic                 

                                7.1.3 Social                         

                                7.1.4 Technological                         

                                7.1.5 Legal                          

                                7.1.6 Environmental                       

                7.2 Porter’s Five analysis                                              

                                7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers                        

                                7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers                    

                                7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants                     

                                7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services                              

                                7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry                     

8.Market Leaders' Analysis                                                         

                8.1 Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited                                  

                                8.1.1 Overview                 

                                8.1.2 Product Analysis                   

                                8.1.3 Financial analysis                  

                                8.1.4 Recent Developments                       

                                8.1.5 SWOT analysis                       

                                8.1.6 Analyst View                          

                8.2 Samitivej Sukhumvit                                               

                8.3 Fortis Healthcare Ltd.                                             

                8.4 Asian Heart Institute                                              

                8.5 Prince Court Medical Center                                               

                8.6 Bangkok Hospital Medical Center                                     

                8.7 KPJ Healthcare Berhad                                          

                8.8 Raffles Medical Group                                           

                8.9 Bumrungrad International Hospital                                  

                8.10 Min-Sheng General Hospital                                             

9.Competitive Landscape                                                            

                9.1 Market share analysis                                            

                9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis                                       

                9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                                         

                9.4 New Product Launches                                         

10.Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities                                                          


                a) List of Tables                                

                b) List of Figures                                              

  • Regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
  • Segment-level analysis in terms of technology, component, and type along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail
  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics
  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis
  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment
  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies
  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions
  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market
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  4. North America Cardiovascular Market, By Region, From 2021 to 2026 (USD Billion)
  5. North America Fertility Market, By Region, From 2021 to 2026 (USD Billion)
  6. North America Cancer Treatment Market, By Region, From 2021 to 2026 (USD Billion)
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  8. Canada Medical Tourism Market, By Treatment Type, From 2021 to 2026 (USD Billion)

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