Discover Medical Categories Available in Brazil

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery 28 clinics

Dentistry 18 clinics

Dentistry Packages 13 clinics

Hair Restoration 11 clinics

Cosmetology 9 clinics

Bariatric Surgery 8 clinics

Reproductive Medicine 7 clinics

Dermatology 6 clinics

Colorectal Medicine 6 clinics

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) 5 clinics

Gynecology 4 clinics

Oncology 3 clinics

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 3 clinics

Urology 2 clinics

Neurology 2 clinics

Endocrinology 2 clinics

Neurosurgery 2 clinics

Ophthalmology 2 clinics

Immunology 2 clinics

Orthopedics 2 clinics

Cardiology 2 clinics

General Surgery 2 clinics

Rheumatology 2 clinics

General Medicine 2 clinics

Vascular Medicine 2 clinics

Diagnostic Imaging 2 clinics

Gastroenterology 2 clinics

Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine 2 clinics

Allergology 2 clinics

Nephrology 2 clinics

Infectious Diseases 1 clinics

Spinal Surgery 1 clinics

Maxillofacial Surgery 1 clinics

Discover the Regions of Brazil

Araraquara 9 clinics

Belo Horizonte 3 clinics

Curitiba 12 clinics

Porto Alegre 1 clinics

Rio de Janeiro 18 clinics

Sao Paulo 16 clinics

Salvador 0 clinics

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About Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in South America. It is famous as home to the most successful national soccer team in the history of the FIFA World Cup, having won five world cups. With its large size, Brazil is filled with a variation of scenic landscapes. Visitors will find forests, jungles, mountains, beaches, rivers, as well as some of the largest and busiest cities in the world filled with colonial towns and skyscrapers. 

In recent years, the number of medical tourists visiting Brazil for treatment has been increasing significantly. According to WHO, Brazil has the best healthcare system in Latin America and it boasts around 64 JCI-accredited medical facilities. Recognized as the “World Capital of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery,” the country is well-known for its world-class surgery packages. Besides cosmetic treatments, many medical tourists also come to Brazil to receive other medical treatments, including cardiac surgeries, orthopedic surgeries, and fertility treatment. 

Popular Cities and Regions in Brazil

The second-largest city in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, is the most popular in the country. From the world-famous Copacabana beaches and trendy Ipanema beach to the epic Corcovado summit with the legendary Christ the Redeemer statue on its top, this city is filled with world-famous attractions. Another famous city in Brazil is São Paulo, a sprawling metropolis that is perfect for anyone who enjoys live music, fine dining, and wild nightlife. It also has a thriving art community, which can be discovered through the city’s art-house cinemas and experimental theaters. Some of the highlights of this city are the Museu de Arte, Teatro Municipal, and Ibirapuera Park.

Transport in Brazil

Tourists generally arrive at São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport or Rio de Janeiro Galeao International Airport. Both airports operate flights to numerous major cities around the world and are served by budget airlines in addition to major airlines. Since Brazil is very big in size, the easiest way to get around the country is domestic flights. Buses are also available. To travel around major cities, Brazil Metro and taxi are the best options.

Visas in Brazil

Brazil allows citizens of about 72 countries, including all EU citizens, the US, and Argentina, to visit the country without a visa for up to 90 days. All visitors must have a passport that is valid for at least six months following the date of arrival.

Weather in Brazil

Most of Brazil is located within the tropics. Therefore, the country generally enjoys a warm climate all year round, with two seasons: the dry season (March to November) and the wet season (December to February). 

Additional Info
  1. Local Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL) is the official currency of Brazil. The exchange rate from 1 USD is around 5.4 BRL.
  2. Money & Payments: ATMs are widespread and are the easiest way to get cash. Credit cards are accepted in many restaurants, hotels, and shops. Tipping is optional, but it is advisable to always tip parking assistants at least 2 BRL.  
  3. Local Language: Portuguese is the official language in Brazil. English is not widely spoken, but there are many people in tourist areas and major cities who can speak and understand English to some degree. 
  4. Local Culture and Religion: Christianity is the largest religion in Brazil and more than half of the population adhere to Roman Catholicism. 
  5. Public holidays: The most celebrated public holidays in Brazil are mostly Christian religious holidays. However, Independence Day and Civil Servants Day are also considered as major public holidays.