The Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region, the top tourist region in France
Its Mediterranean and very sunny climate, its heritage, history and gastronomy make it an exceptional destination, and very popular with international clientele. Provence has a number of very high-standard infrastructures, including an international airport 25 minutes away from the centre of Marseille and Aix-en-Provence.
The latest-generation TGV (high-speed train) places it 3 hours away from the heart of Paris. An exceptional motorway network quickly connects all town centres in the region.
France is the 5th most developed country and the first most visited country in the
world. Choosing to undergo surgery in France is choosing the best health system sup
-ported by a strong national economy and highly developed and managed hospital infrastructure.
The World Health Organization places France in first place among the most developed and successful countries for medicine.
France has the most advanced medical technologies and infrastructures in the world:
France is a world leader at welcoming patients from abroad.
The top medical cluster in the Mediterranean
Marseille offers a hospital platform of excellence:
– 4 public hospitals
– 3500 beds
– 111 operating rooms
– 2 Gamma Knife units, 5 Gamma camera
– 2 PET scans
– 5 MRI
Marseille public hospitals manage 67,732 surgeries, 1 million consultations and close to 250 transplants every year. Within Marseille hospitals, the Institute of Movement and Musculoskeletal Health is a structure without equal, revolutionary on the medical and scientific fronts in France and Europe
– Orthopedic surgeries, hip and knee replacements