One of the important benefits of living in Mazatlán – and Mexico in general – is the significantly lower cost of healthcare. Healthcare services generally are more than 50 percent less expensive than similar services in the U.S. and most developed countries.
There are several private hospitals that are well regarded, fully equipped and staffed to handle emergencies. Most have bi-lingual staff.
Hospital Sharp is regarded by many as the most modern and well-equipped hospital in Mazatlán. It provides:
- 40 private rooms
- Transplant department
- Cardiac and thoracic surgery
- Obstetrics and Gynecology, including delivery rooms
- Neonate Intensive Care
- Blood bank services
- Physical therapy and rehab
- Endoscopic technologies
- Ambulatory surgeries
- Diagnostic and imaging, including MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) services
Other good choices for expats include: Hospital Balboa, Hospital Marina and Clinica del Mar.
Dental services are also much less expensive. Well-trained dentists provide a wide range of procedures from cleaning to implants at more than 50 percent less than comparable services in the U.S. Many dentists are also bi-lingual.
For a list of a few dental providers in Mazatlán, visit this WhatCliniic webpage.