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For big surgery, Delhi is dealing

Chicago Tribune, March 28, 2008
India is fast becoming the destination of choice for patients seeking complicated high-end procedures they can't afford or can't manage to schedule with a doctor they trust in their home country. In 2007, India attracted 150,000 "medical tourists" from the United States, Britain, Africa and elsewhere in South Asia. The patients are attracted to the country for their highly trained English-speaking doctors, quick appointments and bargain-basement prices.