Thousands of Americans Are Crossing the Border into Mexico Every Year to Get Affordable Medical Treatment

May 20, 2019

(Newsweek) – Hundreds of thousands of Americans are crossing the border into Mexico each year to receive a wide range of treatments, including medical services, dental care and cosmetic surgery, experts in what has become known as “medical tourism” say. According to Josef Woodman, the CEO of Patients Beyond Borders, an organization advocating for medical travel, as many as 800,000 to 1 million American citizens make the trip from the U.S. to Mexico for affordable treatment each year.

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