Monterrey - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

Available medical care is high-quality at the private hospital, Zambrano. There is some risk of Zika. - Feb 2021

Amazing hospitals. People from around the world come to Zambrano hospital for treatment. Air quality can be poor. - Sep 2018

Great quality medical care however it is not necessarily very cheap and cost must be paid up front. - Aug 2015

Medial care and dental care are TOP NOTCH. - Mar 2014

There are many US-trained doctors here, although many have left for the US due to the drug violence. - Oct 2012

Our experience and the experience of everyone we talked to was great. But it's a "you get what you pay for" situation. For instance, I went to a doctor about a minor problem, spent 20 minutes with the doctor (no nurses or orderlies), he turned out to know English and spoke to me in English, was very nice, in the end charged only $100 USD. (In the U.S. it would have been 2 minutes with a harried doctor for $400 or so.)Later, I cut my hand and the guy they had stitch it up was their plastic surgeon!However, I've heard that if you are going to one of the hospitals in the poorer neighborhoods the quality is terrible. - Oct 2010

Medial care here is great! It's not very expensive at all, and you can find English-speaking doctors. There are many women who have had their babies here and said they received better care than in the States. - Jul 2010

Great medical care. Most doctors are U.S. trained and many speak English. There are several good hospitals. - Jan 2008

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