Surgical Travel Packages Are Available and Customized for Each Patient
CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd, the leader in orthopedic medical tourism, announced today the first
Bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacing surgery performed by its
affiliated doctor, Dr. James Mackenzie, in the Turks and Caicos Islands. This is the first bilateral hip resurfacing for the Turks and Caicos Islands.
"I was in constant pain, and wanted to move on, help my own patients
and, most importantly, enjoy my family. Without good health, many good
things in life lose their luster," said Ken Burns, the bilateral hip
Dr. James Mackenzie, renowned hip and knee surgeon based in Calgary,
Canada, who performed the December surgeries, travels to the Turks and
Caicos Islands during his personal time, operating on patients whose
surgical travel package is facilitated through Global MedChoices-TCI.
"We can't believe how things have changed in the last month," said Barry
Hornberger, one December patient. "My wife accompanied me, we extended
our stay in the Turks and Caicos nearly 2.5 weeks, and I began my
recovery process and physical therapy. Now, I'm home, continuing my
recovery and living again. I'm riding my stationary bicycle again and
enjoying my grandchildren. The whole experience has been so positive."
"The care Barry received from the hospital staff and the Global
MedChoices team was incredible. It was like nothing we have ever
experienced before," included Barry's wife, Leslie-Anne Hornberger.
Global MedChoices-TCI surgical travel packages are customized by patient
procedure, surgical requirements, travel upgrades, travel companion(s),
and additional days requested in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
"We are pleased to offer another option to patients who are in pain and
want quality, timely medical care at affordable rates," said Collin
Childress, CEO of Global MedChoices. "A total joint replacement package
can start at $25,000 depending upon the patient's diagnosis and travel
Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd (www.globalmedchoices.com) offers a new choice for affordable, timely, accessible and quality
orthopedic care in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Procedures are
performed at medical facilities in vacation or resort destinations by
North American surgeons who travel to the destination. Travel,
procedures, paperwork and processes are handled from the point of
departure to return. Patients receive continuum of care in both the
hospital and at home.
Now there is a choice in healthcare. It's Your Choice. Global
SOURCE: Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd
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