NUMBEO

Health Care in San Jose, Costa Rica

Component of health care surveyedSatisfaction %
Skill and competency of medical staff
75.00 High
Speed in completing examination and reports
40.22 Moderate
Equipment for modern diagnosis and treatment
67.39 High
Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports
61.36 High
Friendliness and courtesy of the staff
54.35 Moderate
Satisfaction with responsiveness (waitings) in medical institutions
36.96 Low
Satisfaction with cost to you
72.73 High
Convenience of location for you
78.26 High

Contributors: 23

Last update: September 2017

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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2 Comments so far

#joy miller on Feb 21, 2015 :
I went to Costa Rica for dental work. I had major work to do. I checked many offices because I had time to do that. I had a full mouth restoring. I am very happy. I saved 75% of what my US dentist wanted to charge me. I saved about $70,000 USD.!!! The dentist I went to was very caring and did really good work. My US dentist told me she was shocked at the good work and the cheap price. The office had better machines like xrays and tooth making machines in the laboratory and even the novacane shots were done by a special machine. The doctors were all really expert and all of the people workiing made me feel like I was special. I went to Dr. Marco Cavalini Dentist.
Costa Rica is very safe and there are many things to do.
#joy miller on Feb 21, 2015 :
I had emergency medical care at CIMA Hospital. I came from the U.S. and was sick on the airplane with food poisoning. I was taken to CIMA emergency when I landed in Costa Rica. Their care was rapid, efficient, friendly and the entire cost was less than 1 x-ray would have cost in the States. I had 3 IV's, every test they could run, medication, outstanding, considerate care that I paid for out of my pocket as I have no insurance.
Thank you Costa Rica.