In addition to alternative medicine like ayurveda and naturopathy, India is famous for tertiary care procedures like bone marrow transplant, cardiac bypass, eye surgery and orthopedic surgery. Recently, India is also gaining importance for bariatric surgeries and organ transplants. Top corporate hospitals in Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and other tier I cities are the ones attracting the patients from other countries to India.
Increasing internet penetration and number of people relying on online media to access healthcare information has led to easier access to hospitals and doctors across the globe. This compounded with mushrooming of healthcare startups has given a new shape to medical tourism industry in India.