Everything truly is bigger in Texas. Dallas, the most populous city in the state, is abound with unique cultural experiences, shopping, cuisine and more. The great thing about this big city is that you can travel to Dallas on a budget. From museums to parks to almost month-long fairs, there are so many attractions to choose from when visiting this Texas metropolis. And, as can be expected being a state that shares a border with Mexico, Dallas has a vibrant Latin American community, even a cultural center dedicated entirely to Latino Culture. Couple that with the Asian festival that happens in Texas every year and you’ll only begin to realize the diversity Dallas has to offer. One industry that certainly is bigger in Texas is healthcare. Move over cowboys because the doctors are here. For patients seeking top quality care and budget friendly travel, the city of Dallas just might be the perfect medical destination in the U.S.
Situated in the heart of Dallas, Baylor University Medical Center is a leading institution when it comes to a few major specialties. They’ve ranked nationally for 23 years in a row, making the hospital a consistent choice for patients from all over Texas, the United States and many places around the world. Ranking highest in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, doctors at Baylor are ready to treat the most complex of gastroenterological medical conditions. And, knowing that there are currently close to 1000 research projects taking place at Baylor University Medical Center, patients can expect innovative treatments right at their bedside. Just as Baylor is a hub of medical research, UT Southwestern Medical Center is a campus full of innovation, education and excellent patient care. This 231-acre campus is home to the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, a national cancer institute designated cancer center. From cancer treatment to breast reconstruction, there are new treatments and procedures being developed by the medical experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center every day.
Though everything might be bigger in Texas, compared to many other major American cities, Dallas offers a vibrant tourist experience at a price that won’t break your budget. With a major international airport and an abundance of food, culture and hospitality options, patients traveling to Dallas can expect to get more than what they pay for. This city might just be the hidden gem when it comes to medical tourism.