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tourist hospital/doctor care in Cuba

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tourist hospital/doctor care in Cuba

Anyone have personal experience of emergency tourist healthcare ? Im ve ry aware of the poor deal the average Cuban gets in respect ot healthcare,maybe its better than the average US citizen without paid-up medical insurance ? But thats another subject altogether.

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I was treated in Varadero for a blood clot in my leg (I am 37 and this was 9 years ago.).

I received very good care, my issue was dealt with promptly and efficiently. No worries whatsoever. I speak excellent Spanish...but no need. They spoke perfect English and some French.

Indeed, it was pretty much like any walk-in clinic here. We are however talking about a tourist clinic.

Can't speak of other hospitals as I have not been.


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Can anyone tell me if there is a hospital in varadero, cuba with ER to treat cardiac patients? We are traveling there in dec and would like to know what they have, where, and how quickly they can help in case someone needs help. May be you can provide me with hospital name ( address?) and or the name of a good cardiologist. Would they just send a patient to Florida.

Thanks for helping me have peace and mind during our holiday!!!!

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Yes the hospital closer to Varadero is in Florida and they will make you swim to get to the emergency .....You see your a first time poster or one that posts with another name who has nothing to doo tonight .

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25. Re: tourist hospital/doctor care in Cuba

Hi DID.., there is a fairly well equipped medical facility in Veradero..,but if you are worried about this,make sure you have up to date travel medical coverage..,and being sent to a US hospital is almost completely out of the question.

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26. Re: tourist hospital/doctor care in Cuba

Although rare, I believe I recall a situation where a lady was flown to Miami in serious or critical condition. I don't recall the her problem or the result

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