Scholarly Journal Articles


Adler, A., Shklyar, M., Schwaber, M. J., Navon-Venezia, S., Dhaher, Y., Edgar, R., . . . Carmeli, Y. (2011). Introduction of OXA-48-producing enterobacteriaceae to Israeli hospitals by medical tourism. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 66(12), 2763-2766. doi:10.1093/jac/dkr382

Bagchi, S. (2008). Growth generates health care challenges in booming India. Canadian Medical Association. Journal, 178(8), 981-983. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.080287

Balaban, V., & Marano, C. (2010). Medical tourism research: A systematic review. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 14(1), 135.

Bergmann, S. (2011). Fertility tourism: Circumventive routes that enable access to reproductive technologies and substances. Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 280-289.

Birch, D. W., Vu, L., Karmali, S., Stoklossa, C. J., & Sharma, A. M. (2010). Medical tourism in bariatric surgery. The American Journal of Surgery, 199(5): 604-608. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.01.002

Bishop, R. and J. Litch. (2000, Apr 8). Medical Tourism can do harm (Personal View). British Medical Journal, 320(7240), 1017.

Bryant, R. (2002). Despite turbulent times, Dead Sea draws medical tourism. Dermatology Times, 23(2), 8.

Bramstedt, K. A. (2007). Supporting organ transplantation in non-resident aliens within limits. American Journal of Transplantation, 22(2), 75-81.

  1. K. A., & Xu, J. (2007). Checklist: passport, plane ticket, organ transplant. American Journal of Transplantation, 7(7), 1698-1701. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2007.01847.x

Castonguay, G. and A. Brown. (1993). Plastic surgery tourism proving a boon for Costa Rica’s surgeons. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 148(1), 74-76.

Cheung, I., and Wilson, A. (2007). Arthroplasty tourism. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(11/12), 666-667.

Hippen, B. E., & Taylor, J. S. (2007). In defense of transplantation: a reply to Nancy Scheper-Hughes. American Journal of Transplantation, 7(7), 1695-1697. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2007.01840.x

Johnson, O. (2002, July 6). Bogotá launches health tourism project. British Medical Journal, 325(7354), 10.

Jones, C. A. & Keith, L. G. (2006). Medical tourism and reproductive outsourcing: The dawning of a new paradigm for healthcare. International Journal of Fertility and Women's Medicine, 51(6), 251-255.

Jones, J. W., & McCullough, L. B. (2007). What to do when a patient’s international care goes south? Journal of Vascular Surgery, 46(5), 1077-1079. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2007.09.003

Kangas, B. (2007). Hope from abroad in the international medical travel of Yemeni patients. Anthropology & Medicine, 14(3), 293-305. doi: 10.1080/13648470701612646

Karcher, H. (1996). German doctors protest against “organ tourism”. British Medical Journal, 313(7068), 1282.

Knopper, M. (2008). Medical Tourism Promotes R&R (rest and recuperation). Clinician Reviews, 18(5), 8-9.

Milstein, A., & Smith, M. (2006). America's new refugees — seeking affordable surgery offshore. The New England Journal of Medicine. 355(16), 1637-1640. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp068190

Mudur, G. (2004). Hospitals in India woo foreign patients. Bristish Medical Journal, 328(7452), 1338. doi: 10.1136/bmj.328.7452.1338

Nursing & Allied Health Source. (2007). Dental "Tourism" to reach 2.5 million mark in 2007 RDH, 26.

O’Connell, B. (2007). Have teeth will travel: dental tourism – informing the public. Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 53(4), 180-182.

Parshall, A. (1995, Dec 9). Controversy over psychiatric tourism. British Medical Journal, 311(7019), 1567.

Pennings, G. (2004). Legal harmonization and reproductive tourism in Europe. Human Reproductions, 19(12), 2689-2694. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deh486

Sobo, E. (2009). Medical travel: What it means, why it matters. Medical Anthropology, 28(4), 326-335. doi: 10.1080/01459740903303894

Sobo, E. J., Herlihy, E. & Bicker, M. (2011). Selling medical travel to US patient-consumers: The cultural appeal of website marketing messages. Anthropology & Medicine. 18(1), 119-136. doi: 10.1080/13648470.2010.525877.

Stephens, S. (2008). Healing the world: Reverse medical tourism. Magazine of Physical Therapy, 16(9), 26-29.

Suchdev, P, K. Ahrens, E. Click, L. Macklin, D. Evangelista, & Graham E. (2007) A model for sustainable short-term international medical trips. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 7(4), 317-320. doi: 10.1016/j.ambp.2007.04.003

Taquri, A. (2007). Medical tourism and the Libyan National Health Services. Libyan Journal of Medicine, 2(3), 109-110. doi: 10.4176/070530

Unti, J. (2008). Medical and surgical tourism: The new world of health care globalization and what it means for the practicing surgeon. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, 94(4), 18-25.

Urology Times. (2008). Medical tourists receive HIFU treatment abroad. Urology Times, 36(9), 12.