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:
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
Red Cross [Cruz Roja] Tel: 987-2-10-58
Medical Services Tel: 987-43915 Tel: 987-80710
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.