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HOMS Torre - Hotel - dohealthwlel

HOMS bets to make Santiago a reliable health tourism destination

The Metropolitan Hospital of Santiago began the construction of a new professional tower-hotel and opened its Bariatric and Digestive Institute -Meta Integra-, in a...
U.S. Consulate appreciates Centro Medico Bournigal in the Dominican Republic. dohealthwell

Unites States recognizes touristic medicine of the Bournigal Medical Center

Puerto Plata - Press Release. The United States Consulate in the Dominican Republic recognized the Bournigal Medical Center for the health services they provide...

Orthopedic robotic surgery now coming to the Dominican Republic

Dr. Jose Natalio Redondo, president of the Grupo Rescue, announced that orthopedic robotic surgery is coming to the Dominican Republic, for the benefit of...

HOMS urologist becomes first in DR to perform prostate cancer robotic surgery

Dr. Marcos Arias, member of the urology team at the Metropolitan Hospital of Santiago -HOMS- became the first Dominican doctor to perform robotic surgery...
Punta Cana Medical Center

Punta Cana Medical Center: first internationally accredited general hospital in the DR

The Punta Cana Medical Center, a member of Grupo Rescue, received the international accreditation certificate through the Qmentum International-Accreditation Canada (AC) program, becoming the...
Jetblue CEO Robin Hayes

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes: the Dominican Republic is a safe destination

The CEO of JetBlue Airlines, Robin Hayes, described the Dominican Republic as a safe destination in a meeting he held with president Danilo Medina. Hayes...
Dr. Luis A. Betances

How many medical travelers come to the DR for weight loss surgeries?

Bariatric surgical procedures cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold and almost all are done successfully, according to...