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International Patients

Welcome International Patients!

Doctors Hospital is the best hospital in the Caribbean, as proven by our accreditation by Joint Commission International.  Our doctors are at the leading edge of medicine and comprise of over 200 US and UK trained physicians representing nearly every medical specialty.

If you are one of the hundreds of patients who come to Doctors Hospital from outside of the Bahamas each year, the International Patient Center can help you make a smooth transition.  The International Patient Center is dedicated to meeting your special needs.

The International Patient Center at Doctors Hospital is a complete service for patients visiting Doctors Hospital from countries outside of the Bahamas.  From managing medical consultations and hospital admissions, to language assistance, to travel and hotel arrangements, our International Associates are committed to making international patients and their families feel comfortable during their stay. 

Personalized Care

Our exceptional medical expertise is matched by our commitment to personalized care.  From our patients' initial inquiries through their follow-up medical care back home, our liaisons act as a single point of contact to assist patients throughout their stay.

Coordinating Medical Care

Board-certified physicians at Doctors Hospital are dedicated to overseeing you and your family through every step of your healthcare.  We have pioneered many revolutionary procedures, and a lot of health tourists come to us for medical care or elective procedures.  Some of the healthcare procedures we render include:

  • Cardiac Surgeries
  • Total Knee/Hip Surgery Replacements
  • Kidney Transplants
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
  • Dialysis
  • Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Prostate Cancer Treatment 
We ensure that our patients get the best in quality healthcare services.  Using the most sophisticated techonology for diagnosis and therapy, we maintain international standards and our accreditation by Joint Commission International to keep our health visitors coming to the Bahamas for world-class healthcare.


The Executive Health Program is designed to help busy executives and VIPs manage their most important asset - their health.  Using a seemless approach to world-class healthcare, the Executive Health Program delivers a core preventive healthcare service in half a day.

Patients with the Executive Health Program receive a complete physical examination and one-on-one consultation with a board-certified internist, as well as basic diagnostic studies and tests, to provide a comprehensive evaluation of their health status.

For more information about our International Patient Services Center, contact Cherry Martin:

Telephone: (242) 302-4713


Relax and Recover in Paradise

About The Bahamas

Imagine a world where you can't tell where dreams begin and reality ends.  These are the Islands of the Bahamas and they are like no other places on Earth. 

Paradise exists just 50 miles off the coast of Florida.  Once you land in the Bahamas, you will realize the beauty of each island extends far beyond our extraordinary natural wonders. It's the smiles on the faces of the Bahamian people. The unique sounds of our rich culture.  The warm weather climate.  The warm hospitality of our heritage and our colorful history.

The moment your toes touch the sand and your gaze meets the water, you know you're in the Islands of The Bahamas. It's the comfortable ease, the instant sense of belonging.  It's finding that your departure from everyday life is also your arrival at an extraordinary place within yourself.

Relax, recover and rest assured Doctors Hospital caters to the needs of thousands of international patients from across the world.  For over half a century and accredited by Joint Commission International, Doctors Hospital provides world-class healthcare.

We look forward to taking care of all of your healthcare needs in the beautiful Bahamas.

For more information about the Bahamas visit

For more information about our International Patient Center email Cherry Martin at


Executive Health & Wellness Programs

Doctors Hospital has designed the Executive Health and Wellness Program, a complete annual physical, to provide executives with top-quality healthcare along with a complete annual prevention plan.
The Executive Health Program places a special emphasis on your particular healthcare priorities, searches for undetected health problems and provides you with guidelines for staying healthy and fit throughout the year.
Your half-day check-up, performed with state-of-the-art medical technology at Doctors Hospital, comprises an extensive set of examinations including a complete history and physical, lab tests, Electrocardiogram (ECG), chest x-ray,  nutrition assessment and counseling, vision and hearing exams, that will provide you with a comprehensive overview of your physical health. You can also include additional tests to target your medical risk factors or family history.

A Personalized Approach to Healthcare

There will be a knowledgeable Doctors Hospital Associate available at all times to provide detailed explanations or to answer any questions you might have.
Below is a sample of the screening tests the Executive Health Program offers:
  • Complete medical history
  • Health risk appraisal
  • Comprehensive physical examination
  • Extensive Diagnostic Laboratory Tests
  • Chemistry Profile (total protein, albumin, calcium, phosphorus, glucose, blood urea nitrogen, uric acid, creatinine, total bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, SGOT, SGPT
  • Electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2)
  • Thyroid Profile
  • Lipid profile (cholesterol, triglycerides, high density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein)
  • Ferritin
  • Complete Blood Count (includes platelet count and differential)
  • Hemoccult Sensa Kit (50 years and older or as indicated)
  • Urinalysis
  • A light meal will be provided after testing
  • Sensory Function Tests
  • Comprehensive visual examination
  • Hearing Screening
  • Heart & Lung Tests
  • Chest x-ray
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Lifestyle Counseling
  • Nutritional Assessment and Counseling
  • Women’s Health
  • Mammogram (women 35 years and older)
  • Gynaecological Exam (Thin Prep Pap smear and HPV Testing)
  • Men’s Health
  • Prostatic Specific Antigen –PSA
Recommended tests will vary according to age, lifestyle, gender, symptoms, physical and biochemical make-up and medical history. 

Additional Services

Our goal is to provide you with information and services that will improve your lifestyle and health in the future. We provide a variety of services that you may elect during your visit at Doctors Hospital.
We also offer the following health tests and packages, for an additional fee in conjunction with the basic package:
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • CT Scan of Chest (Lung Screening)
  • Bone Densitometry (Osteoporosis screening)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • HIV Antibodies Test
  • Tuberculosis screening
  • Vaccinations

Cardiac Health Package:

  • Cardiac Lab Profile
  • Cardiac CRP, Homocysteine Level,  Lipoprotein
  • Cardiac Stress Test
  • Heart Scan (Calcium Scoring)

Advanced Cancer Profile:

  • CA-125
  • CEA
  • AFP


Our physical examinations include an important follow-up component. Upon completion, we will furnish you with a thorough report and the opportunity to discuss your results with the doctor.  Your satisfaction is our foremost objective. Your executive health physician will send you a letter outlining areas that may require additional medical attention or medical follow-up with a specialist.  In addition, you will receive copies of your tesst results and a report regarding your health risk appraisal.  If you wish, we will also send the information to your personal physician. 

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Doctors Hospital’s Executive Health and Wellness Program is geared towards ensuring that leaders of businesses in the Bahamas maintain their health and maximize success in life and in business. The service is efficient, private and accommodating to your individual healthcare needs.
Utilizing the best in medical technology and conducted by an outstanding medical team, the Executive Health and Wellness Program includes a comprehensive physical examination and an individualized prevention plan, as well as advice on preventive measures such as nutrition consultations.
This program unites diagnostic excellence with the latest in preventive medicine. Screening tests, medical history, and physical examinations are designed to detect heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other serious medical conditions at their earliest stages. Comprehensive, confidential, executive physical examinations are tailored to each patient’s age, sex, family and personal health history, as well as other health risk factors. 

Scheduling your Executive Health Exam

To arrange for your Executive Health and Wellness Exam, email or contact Doctors Hospital Specialty Clinic at (242) 302-4684. This department offers full concierge service to assist you. During your visit, free wireless services, complementary refreshments from Doc’s Café, and a private lounge will be your disposal. 

Respect for Your Valuable Time

Most examinations are completed in one half-day visit. We strive to minimize waiting time between services and provide you with privacy and comfort during your visit.

Feeling Right at Home

People choose Doctors Hospital for their annual Executive Physicals for high quality of service and individualized patient treatment. The warm atmosphere and staff are always available to make you feel comfortable and right at home.

Healthcare for All Ages

We are able to serve your entire family, including men, women and children. Our medical team includes Board-certified internists as well as the full complement of medical specialists from the Doctors Hospital Medical Staff.

Get to Know Doctors Hospital

For over 50 years, Doctors Hospital has been acclaimed for its commitment to providing quality, safe, compassionate healthcare and is accreddited by Joint Commission International.   Doctors Hospital is a full-service acute care hospital with a proud tradition of professionalism and personalized attention. We remain dedicated to caring for the healthcare needs of the community and the people we serve.
For more information or to make an appointment email or call Doctors Hospital Specialty Clinic (242) 302-4684.

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