Malaysia, as one of Asia’s most recognized developing countries, has immense potential in an increasingly important medical tourism sector. Healthcare in Malaysia is under the responsibility of the government’s Ministry of Health, and has an efficient and widespread system of health care. Malaysia is eyeing the medical tourism sector which is inherent with considerable revenue–generating potential as patients in developed western countries are looking for good quality but low–cost sites which offer not only medical services but also have attractive tourism attributes. For the health–conscious traveler, Malaysia offers a unique combination of good quality, low–cost healthcare and an attractive tourist destination. While visiting Malaysia, the travelers can undergo medical check and use facilities involving preventive wellness, spas, cosmetic and dental surgery, etc. Malaysia offers a wide choice of state–of–the–art private medical centers boasting an impressive array of sophisticated diagnosis, therapeutic and in–patient facilities. The popular medical procedures available in Malaysia include eye surgeries, orthopedics, cosmetic, urology, neurology, rheumatology, endocrinology, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, and cardiology.


The number of medical tourist arrivals in Malaysia is increasing year on year, driven by factors, such as availability of good healthcare infrastructure, government support through promotional programs, and well–skilled medical professionals. Indonesia is the leading source market for Malaysia medical tourism. Medical institutions have promoted cardiology and orthopaedics in high demanding areas like Indonesia and the Gulf states. India is the second leading source market for Malaysia medical tourism accounting for XXXX% market share in 2014. Japan stands at the third position in the Malaysia medical tourism market being closely followed by China and Hong Kong. United States, United Kingdom, Libya, Nepal, Bangladesh, Iran and Australia are the other emerging market for Malaysia medical tourism.


iGATE RESEARCH report titled “Malaysia Medical Tourist Arrivals and Spending Forecast To 2020” is a 104 page report containing 92 Figures and 2 Tables. This report analyses the top 23 source market for Malaysia Medical Tourism.

The Malaysia Medical Tourism Market have been studied from 2 viewpoints.

I. Medical Tourist Arrivals in Malaysia - Country Wise (2006 - 2020)
II. Medical Tourists Spending in Malaysia - Country Wise (2006 - 2020)


Actual and Forecast for Medical Tourist Arrivals and Spending in Malaysia - 23 Countries Analyzed

1. United State
2. United Kingdom
3. Virgin Islands, British
4. Germany
5. France
6. Libya
7. Indonesia
8. China and Hong Kong
9. Nepal
10. Japan
11. India
12. Myanmar
13. Singapore
14. Philippines
15. Bangladesh
16. Korea
17. Vietnam
18. Iran
19. Saudi Arabia
20. Oman
21. Australia
22. New Zealand
23. Rest of the World

Source of Information

iGATE RESEARCH employs rigorous primary and secondary research techniques in developing distinctive data sets and research material for business reports. This report is built by using data and information sourced from Proprietary Information Database, Primary and Secondary Research Methodologies, and In house analysis by iGATE Research dedicated team of qualified professionals with deep industry experience and expertise.


Research Methodologies

Primary Research Methodologies: Questionnaires, Surveys, Interviews with Individuals, Small Groups, Telephonic Interview, etc.

Secondary Research Methodologies: Printable and Non-printable sources, Newspaper, Magazine and Journal Content, Government And NGO Statistics, white Papers, Information on the Web, Information from Agencies Such as Industry Bodies, Companies Annual Report, Government Agencies, Libraries And Local Councils and a large number of Paid Databases.