MEDICAL SERVICES IN CANCUN, MAYAN RIVIERA, COZUMEL & MERIDA

Most 5 star hotels have a doctor or nurse in-house. Any hotel or even a taxi driver can recommend to you a source for medical advice or care. The Mexican health system is a 5-tier program. Most doctors or services will require you to pay cash, some accept credit cards. Keep all receipts for your reimbursement if you have medical insurance.

There are medical services available at:

CANCUN

The American Medical Care Center
Boulevard Kukulcan Km 8 [beside Plaza Quetzal]
Tel: 883-10-01
Tel: 883-01-13

American Hospital [24hr]
15 Viento St. [downtown]
Tel: 884-60-68
Tel: 884-61-33

Hospital Total Assist
Claveles 22 [next to Hotel Antillano]
Tel: 884-10-92
Tel: 884-81-16

Centro de IMSS
Avenida Coba west of Avenida Tulum
Tel:884-23-42

PLAYA DEL CARMEN

International Medical Services
35 Av. Between 2nd St. and Privada 2 north
Tel: (9) 873-04-93
Tel: (9) 873-13-44
Fax: (9) 873-13-43

Red Cross [Cruz Roja]
Juarez & 25th Ave. North
Tel: 98-731-233

Integral Hospital
Juarez & 15th South
Tel: 987-30-314

IMSS
30th [between 4 + 6 North]
Tel: 987-30-284

Urgencias-24Hr
1st Ave. South [20 + 25]
Tel: 987-30-326

COZUMEL

Red Cross [Cruz Roja]
Tel: 987-2-10-58

AKUMAL

Medical Services
Tel: 987-43915
Tel: 987-80710

MERIDA

Hospital O’Horan
Avenida de los Itzes [near the Parque Zoologico Centenario]
Tel: 924-41-00

Red Cross [Cruz Roja]
Tel: 924-98-13

Hospital costs are generally inexpensive for common problems [dysentery, diarrhea] and minor treatments such as stitches.

If surgery is suggested, if at all possible, wait until you get home and get a second opinion.