Panama is a country located in Central America that borders the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica. Panama is in a unique location filled with vibrant urban life, casinos, nightclubs, lush rain forests, mountains, volcanoes, national parks, deserts, and beaches. The Panamanian government has a strong relationship with the United States and currently uses the US dollar as it’s currency. Their economy is very diversified with a strong economic base, modern hospitals and roads, and a highly developed international banking sector. Panama has a very large expat community. Roughly 20,000-30,000 US citizens live in the country to enjoy one of the most attractive emerging tourism destinations in the world. Panama currently has 2 JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited hospitals. Medical tourism has been growing very rapidly in Panama. The medical procedures are known to be far less expensive than most other countries in Latin America. Healthcare costs can also be as much as 80 to 90 percent cheaper compared to United States. Aside from cost savings, Panama has excellent healthcare services, several US trained and board-certified doctors and medical staff, and top hospitals that have affiliations and are duly recognized by international medical organizations. If you choose Panama as the destination for your medical procedure, there are a vast number of activities to engage in that will provide you with an amazing experience and many joyful memories.