Medical in the DR
The Dominican Republic is home to great medical solutions. While on vacation or living in a forgien country, it is always important to know that reliable and affordable medical care is available close by.
CMC - Centro Medico Cabarete
Founded by Dr. Spitali from Puerto Plata, this facility has state of the art equipment - with the ability to do x-rays, mammograms, sonograms and CAT-scans.
They have a 24 hour Accident and Emergency department, as well as on call general practitioners, gynecologists, pediatriciians, urologists, orthopedis surgeons, and neurosurgeons. They have their own ambulances, as well as an ICU (Intensive Care Unit) and NICU (Neonatal ICU).
Dr. Spitali heads up a regular staff of thirty (30), they accept foreign medical insurance, and will soon be ready to accept local Dominican insurance companies as well. Even without insurance the rates are very low compared to North America and Western Europe. The quality of care is excellent and many have already given high praise to the people operating this clinic. Many medical tests can now be done right at this clinic, without the need to travel to Puerto Plata or Santiago.
Located on the main highway between Sosua and Cabarete, just around the corner from Grand Laguna Beach!
Emergency Telephone: +1-809-571-4038
Web site: www.centromedicocabarete.com
Hospital Metropolitan de Santiago
One hour and 20 minutes away, the Hospital Metropolitan of Santiago (HOMS) is the largest hospital in the Dominican Republic and one of the most modern hospitals in Latin America and the Caribbean, with 300 doctors offices, 400 beds, 16 operating rooms, a hotel and other specialized units.
HOMS not only takes care of the Dominicans’ health but also allows foreigners to have the opportunity to receive high quality health care at low prices in what is called "health tourism".
Phone: +1 829-947-2222
Also, in Cabarete and Sosua, ten minutes from Grand Laguna Beach, the Servi-Med Centre can help with emergency medical assistance and are available 24 hours a day.
Sosua / Cabarete
Servi-Med Dr.Gidion or Dr. Naurio
Carretera Cabarete 25
Centro Medico Bournigal
In the Puerto Plata area (about twenty minutes from Grand Laguna Beach) there is a well equipped private clinic called "The Bournigal" or "Centro Medico" which has an excellent reputation.
Centro Medico Bournigal
Antera Mota Street
PO BOX #25
Tel.: +1-(809) 586-2342
Fax: +1-(809) 586-6104
The Dominican Republic offers all kinds of quality dental services, teeth cleaning, crowns, root canals, bridges, dentures, veneers, gum treatment, whitening and more.
The fees are less than 40% of what the treatment would cost in countries such as Canada and the United States. Return from vacation with a brand new smile, and a lot to smile about!
Phone: +1 809-571-0964