About.com—March 26, 2015
All leading international US healthcare facilities are accredited. Top hospitals include: Hospital for Special Surgery (for orthopedics).
Because of its reputation for having some of the world’s best medical research and diagnostics, the US is also center for second opinions. A number of international hospitals serving the cross-border patient now offer e-consultations, often deploying sophisticated equipment that can accurately diagnose a wide range of conditions via telephone, web, and mobile devices. Although healthcare in the US is expensive—many say unreasonably and unjustly so—the expertise offered by American doctors and surgeons remains the envy of the world.
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