Finding The Best Medical Treatment Options in India

India is leading International destination for Advanced Medical treatment in Cancer, Heart, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Kidney, Liver, Gastroenterology, ENT, Plastic Surgery, etc.

But Finding The Best Doctor, Hospital who can provide High Quality Successful treatment at Affordable cost is very very important.


The Best approach to get started is,

  • Get detailed treatment Plan and Opinion
  • Ask for Cost Estimate
  • Doctor Profile and Hospital services
  • Video Consultation with Senior Doctor
  • Reviews, Testimonials and Success Rate
  • Decide the Best Doctor and Hospital
  • Apply for India Medical Visa

Evaluating Multiple Treatment Options including Doctor, Hospitals and Cost is Highly Recommended.


You might NOT make right decision.


What You Must know Before Travelling to India for Medical Treatment?


It’s wise to connect with treating Doctor and Hospital before you make final decision. You need to get all required information including,

  • Detailed treatment Plan, Required surgery, Technique used.
  • How much does treatment cost – Whether it includes Medicine, Post Operative care?
  • How many days it required to stay in Hospital and Hotel
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Services provided – Accommodation, Food, Language translation, etc.
  • Medical Visa Assistance, etc.

Indian Medical Visa

Patients coming to India for Medical treatment should apply for Medical Visa. However, recently Government of India allows Hospitals to treat patients without Medical Visa too.

There are two ways you can apply for Indian Medical Visa,

  • Medical Visa

  • Medical eVisa (online visa)

However, not all the countries are eligible for applying for an eMedical Visa.


Documents required for Indian Medical Visa,

  • Passport with 6 months validity and 2 blank pages.

  • Recent Passport size photographs

  • Photocopy of the passport

  • Print out of the visa application form

  • Proof of residential address

  • A medical document from the native country recommending a particular medical center for the treatment.

  • Passport copy of the attendant (for the medical attendant visa)

  • Proof of relationship with the attendant.

  • Medical reports from the doctor.


Indian Medical Visa Invitation Letter

Medical Visa Invitation letter from reputed Hospital in India is compulsory and same letter should be also sent to local Indian Embassy.

Indian Medical Attendant Visa

Attendants traveling with patient should apply for Medical Attendant visa. Maximum two can apply for Medical Attendant visa.  Attendants need to apply for a separate visa and will have to go through the same process of visa application as that of the main applicant.


Indian Medical Visa Processing Time

Indian medical visa gets processed between 48 hrs to 96 hrs. If it’s urgent medical visa application, you may receive approval on same day.

Steps for getting Indian Medical Visa

Following are steps required to apply for a medical visa to India:

  1. Fill Online visa application form.

  2. Print copy of the application after providing all required details

  3. Collect all the documents listed above.

  4. Visit the nearby India embassy in his/her country with appointment

  5. Submit application form along with the documents

  6. Once the visa is approved you will receive SMS or Email. Plan your travel dates accordingly.

Top 10 Indian Hospitals

1. Manipal Hospitals

Manipal Hospitals is leading Chain specialist Hospitals in India. Clinical Excellence is rooted in exceptional team of medical specialists, and highly trained nurses and para medical professionals. Patient centricity is at the heart of everything we do at Manipal Hospitals. The Dynamic team of medical and non-medical staff, the comprehensive services and the world-class facilities are what define the excellent Manipal International Patient Care Centre.

Locations: Bangalore, Delhi, Goa, Jaipur, Salem, etc.

2. Fortis Hospitals

Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Nepal, Dubai and Sri Lanka with 36 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 4,000 operational beds and over 415 diagnostics centres.

Locations: Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata


3. Max Hospitals

We are one of India’s leading providers of comprehensive, seamless and integrated world class healthcare services. MHIL has a network of 12 hospitals and 5 medical facilities in North and West India, we offer treatment across all 29 specialties. We have 2300+ leading doctors with international level expertise who are committed to provide highest standards of medical excellence at a fraction of international costs. Our NABH and ISO accredited hospitals offer best in class services to our patients. We understand seeking medical treatment outside your home can be physically and mentally difficult. So at Max, we are eager to get you home

Location: Delhi, Noida

4. Apollo Hospitals

Apollo Hospitals has emerged as Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare services provider and has a robust presence across the healthcare ecosystem, including Hospitals, Pharmacies, Primary Care & Diagnostic Clinics and several retail health models. The Group also has Telemedicine facilities across several countries, Health Insurance Services, Global Projects Consultancy, Medical Colleges, Medvarsity for E-Learning, Colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation.

Locations: Across India

5. Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Hospitals is part of Parkway Pantai, a fully owned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare. In India, Gleneagles Global Hospitals operates a chain of multi-super specialty hospitals offering tertiary and quaternary healthcare services with over 2,000 beds and state-of the-art, world-class hospitals in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai. A pioneer in kidney, liver, heart and lung, Gleneagles Global Hospitals provides comprehensive services in the country.

Locations: Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai

6. BLK Hospitals

  • Largest private sector hospital in Delhi, India
  • Spread over 6,50,000 sq. ft.
  • 650-bed capacity | 125 critical care beds |17 state-of-the-art modular operation theatres
  • 1500 healthcare providers | 150 globally renowned super specialists | 300 medical experts
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery Systems
  • Cancer Centre | Centre for Chest and Respiratory Diseases| Centre for Child Health | Centre for Critical Care | Institute for Digestive & Liver Diseases | Heart Centre | Centre for Neurosciences | Institute for Bone, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedics Spine and Sports Medicine | Centre for Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery | Centre for Renal Sciences | Radiology & Imaging Institute

Location: Delhi


7. HCG Hospitals:

For years, HCG has been defining the future of cancer care in India by designing, building and managing cancer centres with a steadfast vision: To transform the cancer care environment by bringing core clinical services to one central place.

Our intent is to help patients live longer, better lives – and to improve cancer care one centre at a time. At HCG, each centre is a model of excellence, a place where physicians can achieve professional fulfilment and accomplish breakthroughs in patient care.

Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd (HCG), India’s largest provider of cancer care is at the forefront of the battle against cancer. Through its network of 20 comprehensive cancer centers spread across India, HCG has brought advanced cancer care to the doorstep of millions of people.

Location: Bangalore, Ahmedabad

8. Cytecare Hospitals:

Cytecare hospital has been designed keeping patients at the focal point, therefore, the placement and designs of all our patient rooms, consultation chambers, therapy rooms OTs, ICUs, walkways, parkings and lounges are also in accordance with our patients’ requirements.

The architecture and interiors have been planned to provide a serene and stress-free environment which caters to all 5 senses. We have invested in cutting-edge, energy-efficient systems for our hospital, which ensure advanced energy management for a green, eco-friendly environment.​​​​​​​

Location: Bangalore

9.  Jaypee Hospital

Jaypee Hospital at Noida is the flagship hospital of the Jaypee Group, which heralds the group’s noble intention to enter the healthcare space. This hospital has been planned and designed as a 1200 bedded tertiary care multi-speciality facility and has commissioned 525 beds in the first phase

The Jaypee Hospital is constructed across a sprawling twenty-five acre campus in Sector 128, Noida which is easily accessible from Delhi, Noida and the Yamuna Expressway.

Location: Noida

10. Jaslok Hospitals:

Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre is committed to treating patients with medical excellence, care, compassion & tenderness. It offers support to the patients and their family members, who find themselves in such environment where they have to interact with new people, new places, new doctors and other personnel.

The Hospital’s services include cutting edge technology. Jaslok Hospital is like a home of experienced medical professionals in enhancing the patient care. The Hospital is well known for launching the latest technologies in different areas of the Medical Field. Service excellence is achieved through an ideal blend of medical brilliance and personalized care.

Jaslok Hospital relies a great deal on innovation, introspection and to continuing upgrade and improves patient care. Our Hospital provides healthcare that includes prevention, excellent treatment, rehabilitation and health education for patients and their families.

Location: Mumbai

What Next?

Contact us here through call or Chat for further assistance on,

  • Detailed Treatment Plan and Second Opinion
  • Cost Estimate
  • Video Consultation with Senior Doctor
  • Doctor Appointment Booking
  • Medical Visa Invitation Letter and Visa Assistance

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