Mexico is a country located in the southern part of North America. Mexico has the worlds largest number of native Spanish speakers and is the third largest country in Latin America. Known as the land of extremes, Mexico has many beautiful beaches, deep canyons, dense rainforests, and a very vibrant culture. Mexico is one of the top destinations for medical tourism in Latin America. Mexico currently has 8 JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited hospitals. The quality of health care services in Mexico is comparable to US hospitals. One of the major reasons Mexico is chosen for medical tourism is the affordable cost of medical services which costs 70- 75% less than in the US. Some other driving factors are: Mexico has highly experienced doctors with excellent patient safety records, state-of-the-art facilities, and low prescription costs. The majority of Mexican hospitals are excellent, and are staffed by highly trained and often English-speaking doctors. If you choose Mexico as the destination for your medical procedure or vacation, there are many wonderful destinations, archaeological sites, ecotourism, and adventure that awaits you!