Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
When we asked members in Peru if they typically need to travel to see specialists, they replied...
"Lima is the largest city in Peru and is home to some of the best medical specialists in the country. The city is home to a number of world-class hospitals and clinics, including the National Institute of Health, the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases, and the National Institute of Cardiology. Additionally, the city is home to a number of private medical centers, such as the Clínica Ricardo Palma, the Clínica San Borja, and the Clínica Anglo Americana. Other cities in Peru with excellent medical specialists include Arequipa, Trujillo, and Cusco. In addition, the Amazon region of Peru is home to a number of traditional healers and shamans who offer alternative treatments," commented one expat who made the move to Peru.
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- What are medical services in Peru like?
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- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
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Will I need to travel to see a specialist?If you live in Peru, newcomers to Peru would love to hear your answer to this question: