El Salvador is a free market economy, located in the heart of America. More than three decades ago, the country took a course towards economic transformation. Today, El Salvador has the capacity to offer state of the art technology in medicine at competitive prices. Bilingual surgeons and medical specialist with degrees, specializations and fellowships obtained internationally, mainly in the US and Europe.
In medical technology, El Salvador is the pioneer in Latin America to offer Masep INFINI, high-tech medical equipment with intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery system for treating and/or dissolving brain tumors. The equipment is located in the International Center of Cancer in San Salvador.
El Salvador Med Center is also the pioneer in Central America to do research, training and applications of innovative stem cell treatments to help children with autism, treat Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, erectile dysfunction among others and is widely used for cosmetic purposes as skin rejuvenation.
In addition, El Salvador, has the only Ophthalmic Medical Center in the region with the Pan American Eye Center, established as leaders in the industry, constantly innovating its technology and pioneering surgical procedures such as:
Excimer Laser Refractive Surgery. Corrects myopia, hypermethropia and astigmatism.
Cataract surgery with phacoemulsification technique (small incision, no stitches, no injections)
Vitreo, retina and macula surgery, with the new technique of micro-incision sutureless.
Keratoconus Surgery with Crosslinking and Intrastromal Rings
LenSx® one of the few in Latin America with this laser system, designed for a more effective refractive cataract surgery.
Venocentro is the first laser center in El Salvador dedicated exclusively to the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins. They have the most modern and advanced laser equipment for veins treatment such as Doppler and YAG laser 1064 and Endolaser Biolitec and Ohmic Thermolysis surgeries.
Furthermore El Salvdor has achieved international certifications, in the last two years for 30 medical centers, including clinics and hospitals. This has attracted more than 19,000 patients into the country in 2014 (8.5% more than in 2013) from the United States for medical treatment and to take advantage of the savings up to four times less than the cost of medical services would have to spend at home, and to enjoy the beauty and benefits that our country offers.
The warmth and friendliness of our people and the workforce always makes the difference in the experience our customers live. We have a dollarized economy, there are no hidden costs, and to get to El Salvador is easy with over 450 flights weekly to and from North and South America with an average of 3.5 hours per flight.