Do you return from your vacation feeling just as exhausted as when you left? From travel logistics to finding activities, vacation planning can detract from the rest and relaxation that you deserve. Imagine a truly restful and restorative vacation experience. With Biltmore Restorative Medicine & Aesthetics, this dream vacation is well within your reach.
Asheville Medical Tourism
When an individual travels out of state or country for a medical procedure, they are engaging in medical tourism. Traditionally, people travel to foreign countries for medical procedures because it is not offered or is more expensive in their hometown. It is estimated that up to 750,000 U.S. residents travel abroad for care each year. Cosmetic surgery, dentistry, and heart surgery are the three most common procedures that people undergo on medical tourism trips.
Today, medical tourism is popular to individual who seek a private retreat for their procedures. Travelling patients are able to rest and recover on their own schedule, all the while enjoying a dream travel destination. The greatest challenge when considering medical tourism can be the process of fully vetting a doctor and facility far from home.
Asheville: A Healing Haven through the Years
Tucked away among the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, scenic Asheville is the perfect destination for your next vacation. Plus, with Biltmore Restorative Medicine & Aesthetics’ expert care and wide array of services you can customize a medical regimen so you can look better, love better, and feel better. The majority of our procedures at Biltmore Restorative Medicine & Aesthetics require little to no downtime for recovery so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the many sights and sounds of Asheville.
Asheville has a historical reputation as a haven for healing and renewal. As early as 1795, records document the town’s widespread reputation as a uniquely therapeutic place. Wellness tourism in the area grew rapidly during that time, and skyrocketed after the WNC Railroad line expanded to reach the town in 1880. This made the town easily accessible nationwide. Since then, the town curative reputation has attracted world-renown medical professionals.
For its reputed healing mountain air, many patients sought treatment in the Asheville area. The town build boarding houses to accommodate this influx. Individuals seeking top of the line medical care made the pilgrimage to Asheville, and they relocated permanently bceause the town so enchanted them. Edwin W. Grove and George Vanderbilt were among these incomers who were originally drawn to the area for its pioneering medical care.
Your Restorative Vacation
From the beautiful natural setting to the bustling atmosphere of downtown, Asheville medical tourism has wide variety of attractions to capture interest of the whole family. While you are getting a Vampire Facial, your family can go hiking, shopping at the outlets, or exploring downtown. With so much happening, there is something for everyone to enjoy! And, after your procedure, you can meet up and join them for a show, wine-tasting, or trolley tour. If you choose to make the trip alone, maximize your restorative experience and take advantage of the many other Health and Wellness Activities in the area or retreat into nature for a mental and emotional break from your everyday anxieties.
In order to relieve stress and help guide you through planning your trip, Biltmore Restorative Medicine & Aesthetics has created an Out of Town Patient Guide, in which you will find detailed information about lodging, transportation, attractions, and our services. Rest assured, Biltmore Restorative Medicine & Aesthetics offers the highest level of care. Dr. George Ibrahim is a highly regarded and trained medical professional. The patient testimonials for Biltmore Restorative Medicine & Aesthetics speak for themselves.
We hope to hear from you soon to help you plan the Asheville medical tourism vacation of your dreams!