Dr Gautam Allahbadia from mumbai talks about UAE drawing more medical tourists than ever

Tags: 
Dr Gautam AllahbadiaDr Gautam Allahbadia MumbaiIVFIVF Specialist in Mumbai

The UAE has lately cemented its position as the destination of choice for medical tourists, owing to its wide range of state-of-the-art technology, highly experienced doctors and affordable medical procedures.

Experts across the UAE's medical sector are optimistic about the country's progress in becoming the world's leading destination for quality healthcare in the coming years, more so as the government increases its budget for the sector. Currently, the global medical tourism market is reported to be around US$100 billion and is growing at a rapid rate of approximately 20 per cent year-on-year.

"The country has developed an advanced infrastructure of specialty healthcare service providers, offering a range of facilities. For example, the Millennium Medical Centre (MMC) IVF attracts patients from across the region who are looking for state-of-the-art infrastructure and effective fertility treatment. A robust healthcare infrastructure, renowned medical experts from around the world, and affordable treatment are some of the major reasons why people prefer the UAE for treatment," says Dr Gautam Allahbadia from mumbai

Primary destination for IVF

The availability of quality fertility treatment in the UAE is also attracting several medical tourists from Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world due to the ease of accessibility, competitive affordability and world-class quality treatment, offered by the country.

The fertility treatments offered by the country draw the largest number of medical tourists every year. A large medical tourism market combined with plenty of amenities and services are making Dubai a primary destination for fertility treatments. There are a number of clinics in Dubai that offer safer services, which otherwise are not available in other parts of the world.

For example, the facility to test for overall chromosomal normalcy in embryos, i.e. to detect if there are any genetic diseases running in the family – are making Dubai fertility treatments more preferred. Also, the UAE allows couples to opt for the gender of their choice as part of ‘Family Balancing’ (also known as ‘Gender Selection’) to achieve a proportionate representation of both genders in the family. The U.S. and the UAE are the only two countries where this is legal and is one of the prime reasons attracting medical tourists to the country.

“IVF is sought after not just locally, but it is one of the leading treatments undertaken by medical tourists in the UAE, especially in Dubai,” stated Mansoor Ahmed, director for healthcare and education for Mena region at Colliers International told Khaleej Times.

Viable options

With skilled ART clinicians and embryologists, fertility clinics in Dubai ensure premium healthcare facilities to patients. IVF Lite is another viable option offered by these clinics, which involves a soft stimulation protocol. It provides an efficient and cost-effective alternative to the conventional IVF.

Dr. Allahbadia, who heads the IVF team at MMC IVF says, “With IVF Lite, we give fertility tablets to the patients instead of injections. All the babies have pre-implantation genetic screening done, and parents are even able to choose the gender of the child.”

He explains further, "The cycle begins with a charted-out regimen of fertility inducing medications. All the confirmatory tests for pregnancy are performed before starting the procedure to avoid complications and offer a risk-free fertility treatment to the patients."

The fertility procedures in UAE are opening new doors to the couples hoping to experience the happiness of parenthood. In the light of the current developments, the Dubai Health Authority reportedly aims to attract around 500,000 medical tourists a year by 2020, making it a medical tourism hub. A number of hospitals and medical professionals have been involved in the process to achieve this target, offering flawless medical services to the foreign patients.

Increasing investment

The recent formation of a strategic partnership with China has also added to the influx. Chinese tourists, having increased by 120 per cent in the last five years are now looking at the UAE as an attractive medical tourism destination. Healthcare providers and investors alike are adjusting their products and services to serve them. According to medical tourism experts, Thailand received about 9 million Chinese medical tourists in 2016, and there is no reason why they would not divert their attention to the UAE.

“The field of reproductive medicine is a relatively younger field as compared to other fields of medicine. Over the past few decades, we have gained significant scientific knowledge and experience, improving the chances for couples to become parents. Our clinical research has helped translate our knowledge into practice, making us the leaders in our field," adds Dr Allahbadia.

Author: 
yash

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
11 + 0 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.

Recent Articles

Get Inspire

Inspire Tags

Amphibious building style (1)Service (1)IELTS coaching Gurgaon (1)Finance (1)assisted hatching (1)spectro labs (2)Liz Murray (1)results (1)folding doors uae (1)Nobel Prizes (1)visa (1)George Bernard Shaw (1)wedding photographer in lucknow (2)Indian Successful CEOs (1)Jack Ma (1)High temperature geophones Calgary Canada (7)Low Frequency geophones Sao Paulo Brazil (1)Poem (1)Laws of life (1)access door supplier (1)Geophones Austin TX (2)Sports Quotes (1)Vibration Sensor Austin TX (7)Corporate video (1)dog dealers in bangalore (1)Sundeep Kochar (1)Jean Paul Friedrich (1)Vibration detectors Ontario Canada (4)Robert Collier (1)john dewey (1)safety equipment suppliers in uae (1)Henry Wheeler Shaw (1)SEO Expert Houston TX (3)Vibration Detector Houston TX (5)Benjamin Franklin (1)Sliding folding doors dubai (1)Inspirational story (1)Led Light Fixtures Houston TX (4)Want to Immigrate to Canada (1)Low Frequency geophones Brisbane Australia (1)Peace Quotes (1)Gilbert K. Chesterton (1)Harvey Mackay (1)Mahatma Gandhi (1)Jim Rohn (1)wire rope manufacturer (2)Health (3)Self Driving Car (1)Women (1)Anita Roddick (1)Low Frequency geophones Ontario Canada (2)creative (1)event (1)দেশের প্রথম সারির ব্যবসায়ী (1)Led Corn Bulb Manufacturers Houston TX (7)Relationship quotes (1)Adam Grant (1)C.S. Lewis (1)John F. Kennedy (1)canada education (3)Games (1)Persistence Quotes (1)Farmer (1)Low Frequency geophones San Francisco California (1)ielts (1)Inventors killed (1)trade show (1)canada Universities (1)Mary Kay Ash (1)condensing unit (1)Marvin Bower (1)air conditioning ducting supplies (1)Douglas Adams (1)Larry Bird (1)Oliver Sacks (1)professional (1)kolkata hospitals (1)Shaun White (1)stall (1)Immigrate to Canada (1)medical emergency (1)Miracle Man (1)John Quincy Adams (1)God Quotes (1)Chance Quotes (1)ccess doors manufacturer (1)Amit Kalantri (1)Quotes On Travel (1)Quotes on Sympathy (1)air conditioning company in dubai (1)Memorial Day (1)Appreciation Quotations (1)Freddie Highmore (1)Do it (3)Sports Inspiration (1)Low Frequency Geophones Dallas TX (6)Parents day Quotes (1)Wilfred Peterson (1)High Temperature Geophones Dallas TX (2)Andre Gide (1)SEO Expert HoustonTX (7)Hard Work Quotes (1)ICSI (1)Love Quotes (1)water testing lab in delhi (2)team work (1)Narendra Modi (1)sliding doors dubai (1)Merchant_Services_in_Houston (6)Yehuda Berg (1)Voltaire (1)Bearing Detector Dallas TX (2)James Heckman (1)plato (1)D.H. Lawrence (1)Passion Quotes (1)Shari Arison (1)William Feather (1)Norman Douglas (1)Virginia Postrel (1)Software Development Company Houston (12)Health quotes (1)Most Inspirational Quotes (1)Atlantic Ocean (2)dream quotes (1)M.Scott Peck (1)Lee Atwater (1)Parents (1)Vibration detectors London England (1)Quotations on money (1)Machine Balancing Geophones Austin TX (1)Gautama Buddha (1)Madonna Ciccone (1)Seismometer San Francisco California (1)Ryan International School (3)Julia Gillard (1)Jean Chatzky (1)study mbbs abroad (2)Eric Ripert (1)Marty Rubin (1)Tommy Lasorda (1)Women Quotes (1)Led Wall Pack Light Houston TX (7)Innovation (1)Invention (1)Seismic products Houston TX (4)Christiane Northrup (1)Mark Frauenfelder (1)Nick Vujicic (1)Yuval Noah Harari (1)Satchel Paige (1)Hydrophone and Dual Sensors Dallas TX (5)Calvin Coolidge (1)Abraham Lincoln (1)Failure quotes (1)W. C. Fields (1)LED Landscape Spot and Flood Lights Houston TX (6)Lou Rawls (1)Indian Film Actor (1)best Immigration consultancy firm (1)Sudha Chandran (1)Vibration detectors Calgary Canada (7)Maya Angelou (1)John D. Rockefeller (1)design (2)management institute (1)Healthcare (7)Better building construction (1)stock trading (1)dog puppies for sale in bangalore (1)Bearing Detector Austin TX (7)Aesop (1)buy dogs bangalore (1)Knowledge Quotes (1)Refrigeration Products Supplier in UAE (1)Marriage Quotes (1)Ryan Pinto (1)Seismometer Brisbane Australia (1)Richard Branson (1)William Makepeace Tahckeray (1)Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1)tarot for career (1)১ নম্বর কোম্পানি (1)Bearing Detector Houston TX (6)water testing lab (2)Leo Buscaglia (1)Erma Bombeck (1)High temperature geophones Quebec Canada (1)study in canada (1)Martin Luther King Jr (1)Marcus Tullius Cicero (1)Website Development Company Houston (12)eligibility requirement Canada PR (1)PR Visa consultants in Delhi (1)A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (1)Poetry (1)Inspiration (3)Walt Disney (1)Tom Freston (1)Positive Thinking Quotes (1)Charles Dickens (1)Marathon Racer (1)pgdm colleges hyderabad (1)Daniel Goleman (1)study in New Zealand (1)oil company uae (1)investment (2)Quotations on Stregnth (1)IVF (9)Stephen Covey (1)buy dogs in bangalore (1)Low Frequency geophones Quebec Canada (5)Time management (2)abroad education consultants (7)Faith quotes (1)Randy Pausch (1)Albert Einstein (1)Barack Obama (1)neet question bank (1)Fly Solo (2)Quotations on Valentine Day (1)Hermann Hesse (1)Geophone Suppliers Houston TX (4)Jacky Ickx (1)business school hyderabad (1)Aarohi Pandit (2)John Powell (1)Dalmia Family (1)J.K. Rowling (1)Hilarie Burton (1)Steve Jobs Quotes (1)Nayati Healthcare (2)Niira Radia (2)Brene Brown (1)Quotations On Memorial Day (1)Geophones Houston TX (4)Rick Steves (1)Low Frequency geophones Calgary Canada (8)Salman F Rahman (2)Success (10)Orson Scott Card (1)Successful woman (1)Dusk to Dawn Led Light Bulb Houston TX (7)Kumar Mangalam Birla (1)PPC (1)cantilever racking supplier (1)Alexander Graham Bell (1)SEO services (1)Steven Wright (1)Experience Quotes (1)Peggy Fleming (1)Achievement (4)kids activities in dubai (1)Bookkeeping services in Dubai (1)Bill Clinton (1)Tom Peters (1)Led Area Light Houston TX (7)Self driving car in Bangalore (1)Jeff Hawkins (1)Damian Woetzel (1)Healthy lifestyle blog (1)King Solomon (1)apply for PR Visa (1)Angela Merkel (1)Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1)Thomas Carlyle (1)George Horace lorimer (1)Behaviour (1)Pallam Raju (1)Rod Blagojevich (1)earth-quake resistant (1)Judy Blume (1)Rick Pitino (1)Angela Ruggiero (1)Led Flood Lights Houston TX (5)Security Velocity Sensors Houston TX (4)Gerald Chertavian (1)Ecommerce Development Houston (1)Og Mandino (1)Helen Keller (1)esma approved ac manufacturer (1)inspirational quotes (1)Religion Quotes (1)Share Market (2)Legal Quotes (1)Web Development Company Houston (12)Travis Bradberry (1)folding doors dubai (1)Vibration Sensor Houston TX (4)Howard Schultz (1)B. F. Skinner (1)Business person (1)Brain Tracy (1)holidays in dubai (1)Team work quotes (1)Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1)water testing (2)SEO Company in Houston (11)Jon Oringer (1)William Butler Yeats (1)Do the work (1)neet practice papers (1)Fathers day quotes (1)Conrad burns (1)lifting equipments manufacturers (2)Aristotle (1)Top Led Light Manufacturers in USA (5)Micky Ward (1)IVF Specialist in Mumbai (11)testing lab in delhi (2)Vapor Tight Led Houston TX (7)Failure Management quotes (1)Jane Addams (1)Immigration Quotes (1)Harry Stack Sullivan (1)Sympathy (1)air conditioning companies in dubai (1)Soft skills (1)Mark Twain (1)Dr Goral Gandhi Mumbai (2)Andrew Shue (1)MLM consultant (3)democritus (1)Alexander Solshenitsen (1)Spirituality Quotes (1)Peter drucker (1)Dr Goral Gandhi (2)Healthy and fitness blogs (2)Karin Slaughter (1)Point_of_Sale_Houston (6)UL Fire Damper (1)Sean Swarner Everest Climber (1)Led Canopy Lights Houston TX (7)Web_Development_Company_Houston (1)Vibration Detector Dallas TX (6)Richard Carlson (1)tips to hire top photographers (1)Refrigeration Products in UAE (1)Dalmia Health (1)Refrigeration Companies In UAE (1)Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1)Funny Quotes (1)institutes for SAT exam preparation (1)Software Companies in Houston (9)SEO Company (1)Melody Beattie (1)Happiness quotes (1)assisted reproduction (2)C. JoyBell C Biography (1)Goral Gandhi (1)Suzy Kassem (1)Real estate (1)chain block manufacturer (2)chain block suppliers in uae (1)Refrigeration Spare Products Supplier in UAE (1)wedding photography in lucknow (1)Wall Mount Led Lights Houston TX (7)Humanity (1)Benjamin Disraeli (1)Leadership Quotes (1)Friendship Quotes (1)Dr Gautam Allahbadia (18)Young Jeezy (1)chapter wise questions for neet (1)mba vs pgdm (1)free online tarot card reading (1)benefits of IVF (1)Low Frequency geophones Minneapolis Minnesota (1)mep consulting engineers (1)Creativity (3)study visa (1)Credit_Card_Processing_Companies_Houston (6)Alex Morritt (1)Hope (1)Dale Carnegie (1)Ecommerce Web Development Houston (3)Quotes on Teenage (1)Dr T.P.Chia (1)Leo Rosten (1)Valentine Day (1)pgdm courses (1)Seismometer Sao Paulo Brazil (1)Low Frequency geophones Los Angeles California (1)Leonard Cohen (1)David Levithan (1)Ronald Ross (1)SAT exam preparation (1)Low Frequency geophones Tokyo Japan (1)Best astrologer in India (1)sliding door (1)chain sling manufacturer (2)Never Give Up Quotes (1)Commercial LED Outdoor Lighting Houston TX (7)Building (1)Henry J. Kaiser (1)team management (1)Refrigeration Equipment Dubai (1)Isak Dinesen (1)AMRI Hospitals (1)inspiring (1)Commitment quotes (1)Poorna Malavath (1)No idling (1)James Altucher (1)Bobby Scott (1)Mobile_Payments_Houston (6)Bookkeeping services in abu dhabi (1)Dubai with Kids (1)Hope Quotes (1)best wedding photographer (2)Best Led Light Bulbs Houston TX (4)Scientists (1)Business quotes (1)Motivational Quotes (4)M.J.Ryan (1)encouragement quotes (1)Ocean Bottom Seismic Houston TX (4)hire a best immigration consultancy firm (1)Australia Education Consultants (1)Tony Robbins (1)Strength (1)Endometriosis (1)Monique Murphy (1)Epictetus (1)storage solutions dubai (1)Houston Software Development Company (11)Punctuality (1)Jamie Oliver (1)IAS COACHING in DELHI (1)Criss Angel (1)love tarot (1)Dr Gautam Allahbadia Mumbai (18)Success quotations (1)Shiv Khera (1)Wisdom Quotes (1)Lucius Annaeus Seneca (1)Life Quotes (1)Arthur C. Clarke (1)hvac companies in dubai (1)Never give up (2)Nelson Mandela (1)Siri Hustvedt (1)Hunter S. Thompson (1)Groucho Marx (1)Laurence J. Peter (1)Alan Greenspan (1)James Humes (1)best wedding studio in lucknow (1)exhibition (4)VIDEO (2)Hope quotations (1)Robert Gately (1)Orison Swett Marden (1)Leadership (1)Time management skills (1)stall designer (1)Dalmia Group (1)neet questions chapter wise (1)Change Quotes (1)Security Velocity Sensors Dallas TX (7)Mother Quotes (1)Earl Nightingale (1)Courage Quotes (1)Glenn Greenwald (1)University of Otago (1)Robert De Niro (1)Emma Thompson (1)Vibration detectors Quebec Canada (8)Ludwig van Beethoven (1)Mother Theresa (1)Bernard Baruch (1)neet mock test (1)Dubai Refrigeration Companies (1)Kofi Annan (1)gate barrier dubai (1)Apple CEO (1)New Year's Quotations (1)Quotations on Patriotism (1)Software Development in Houston (12)Seismometer Perth Australia (1)Oprah Winfrey (1)John Dryden (1)mep services (1)Conan O Brien (1)Vince Lombardi (1)Julius Erving (1)Louis Pasteur (1)dog sellers in bangalore (1)বাংলাদেশের শীর্ষ প্রতিষ্ঠান (1)neet online mock test (1)wedding photographer (2)Abdul Kalam Quotations (1)Marathon (1)Credit_Card_Processing_Companies_in_Houston_TX (6)Team Building Quotes (1)Self-Discipline Quotes (1)concrete building (1)Honesty Quotes (1)Positive Thinking (1)Bangladesh (1)Alibaba Founder (1)Steve Jobs (1)Safety (1)Ferdinand Marcos (1)Scilla Elworthy (1)Erykah Badu (1)Bill Gates (1)Quotations on Romance (1)Humor Quotes (1)Paul Watson (1)Custom Software Development Houston (9)Vibration Detector Austin TX (7)Amy Schumer (1)Mikaela Shiffrin (1)Kamal Hassan (1)Hydrophone and Dual Sensors Houston TX (4)IVF success (1)Darell Hammond (1)Thad Cochran (1)Celebrity astrologer in india (1)Smoke Dampers (1)horizontal life line system (1)Low Frequency geophones London England (4)Entrepreneur (1)tarot card reading (1)commodity trading (1)hygiene unit (1)Analytical Testing Lab (3)Clare Boothe Luce (1)online mock test for neet (1)Vision Quotes (1)pgdm (1)Yogi Berra (1)Dalai Lama (1)Seismometer London England (5)things to do in dubai with kids (1)Rabindranath Tagore (1)C.G. Jung (1)Daniel H.Pink (1)Naveen Jain (1)Emotional Quotes (1)Goral Gandhi IVF (1)Earl Wilson (1)Matt Cartwright (1)Construction (1)Dave Ramsey (1)IMT is one of the Best Business school in Hyderabad. IMT is offering management education keeping pace with Global MBA environment. (1)Charles Lamb (1)Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1)Sydney J. Harris (1)oil companies in dubai (1)wedding photography trends (1)Geophone Suppliers Dallas TX (1)James Whitcomb Riley (1)NRI Privilege Health Card (1)Mary Anne Radmacher (1)High Temperature Geophones Houston TX (3)Attitude Quotes (1)stall designing (1)বাংলাদেশের শীর্ষ ব্যবসায়ী (1)Robert Breault (1)Team Management Quotes (1)Top 10 Indian CEO’s (1)Patrick Henry Hughes (1)LED Panel Lights Houston TX (6)Merchant_Services_Houston (6)Joe Morgan (1)Best Overseas Education consultants in UAE (1)New Year (1)H.Jackson Brown (1)Learning Quotes (1)Spiritual Leader (1)Sania Mirza (1)Music Quotes (1)Shannon L. Alder (1)Low Frequency Geophones Houston TX (3)Teachers’ Day Quotes (1)Bertrand Russell (1)Rudyard Kipling (1)Sanjay Dalmia (1)UL Classified fire damper (1)neet mock test papers (1)Vincent Nichols (1)Punctuality skills (1)MLM business (3)Romance (1)Seismometer Los Angeles California (1)Swami Vivekananda (2)Management quotes (1)Oscar Wilde (1)BTL activities (1)Digital marketing (1)Money (1)Great Quotes (1)Inventors (1)transformer oil in uae (1)Madam Grace Pinto (1)Margaret Heffernan (1)High Temperature Geophones Ontario Canada (4)Lou Holtz (1)top business school hyderabad (1)Marya Mannes (1)Diet food recipes (1)Conrad Hilton (1)cantilever shelving systems (1)William Morris (1)New Zealand education consultants (1)wedding photography (1)Family Quotes (1)Paul Mellon (1)Mark Pocan (1)Education Consultants (2)Curtis Carlson (1)Goal Setting Quotes (1)Vibration Sensor Dallas TX (7)canada immigration (1)Thomas Edison (1)Truth (1)Fitness Quotes (1)Mini Led Flood Light Houston TX (6)Drake (1)Anthong Foxx (1)Michelle Obama (1)Toy Testing (1)Intelligence Quotes (1)Niira Radia Nayati Healthcare (2)high speed doors uae (1)education quotes (1)Hard work (3)Refrigeration Spare Products (1)Andrew Carnegie (1)Studying Abroad (3)AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar (1)Machine Balancing Geophones Houston TX (4)Henry Ford (1)Vincent Van Gogh (1)Patriotism (1)Julie Andrews (1)Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (1)William Arthur Ward (1)b-school -for -finance-india (1)Mahatma Gandhi Quotes (1)Seismometer Tokyo Japan (1)petroleum companies in sharjah (1)Steven Pressfield (1)Successful people (1)Mireille Guiliano (1)Nature Quotes (1)James Cash Penney (1)Jobs (1)Stephen King (1)Tracy Morgan (1)Marc Benioff (1)Joseph Addison (1)Paul J.Meyer (1)neet question papers with answers (1)Low Frequency geophones Perth Australia (1)Quotes (1)dogs for sale in bangalore (1)Inspire (2)Geophones Dallas TX (1)Machine Balancing Geophones Dallas TX (6)Software Development Company in Houston (10)Brian Greene (1)Low Frequency geophones Frankfurt Germany (1)Albert Schweitzer (1)hospitals in Eastern India (1)Sophie Swetchine (1)Beximco Group (1)Integrity Quotes (1)Communication Quotes (1)foreign education experts (2)Merchant_Processing_Houston (6)SAT Coaching Classes in Delhi (1)Failure Management (1)education (5)Running (2)Vera Nazarian (1)ahu unit manufacturer (1)mep consultants (1)PGDM course (3)Miguel de Cervantes (1)Refrigeration Equipment UAE (1)Bookkeeping services in UAE (1)Jacob A. Riis (1)Winston S. Churchill (1)Harriet Beecher Stowe (1)Fire Damper (1)Quotes on Truth (1)Brian Acton (1)Jessica cox (1)Ernest Hemingway (1)Embryologist (1)