International Patient Program

If you have been considering medical treatment abroad, you dont have to look far.Al Hilal Hospital’s International Patient Program offers the best options for medical care abroad.
Al Hilal Hospital launched the ‘International Patient Program’ on 17th Oct 2010 at the hospital in association with Wellspring India Meditour Pvt. Ltd.; a company providing comprehensive patient services dedicated to facilitate advanced Medical and Surgical treatments through a network of some of the best and well known hospitals in India.
H.E. Dr. George Joseph, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Bahrain launched the programme at the hospital. Speaking at the event he said “when I say I am happy, I really mean it because the concept of this extended service will benefit many expats as well as Bahraini patients.” “Al Hilal Hospital has taken the lead in establishing this useful service” he added.

Program Highlights

  • Inexpensive High Quality Treatment – 35% to 60% savings on cost
  • No Waiting time
  • Value Added Treatments
  • Recuperation Packages
  • Tourism Holidays

Advantages of taking treatment in India

  • Skilled Manpower
  • State of the Art Infrastructure
  • Efficient post-operative care
  • Cost efficient advanced treatment

Highly specialized Treatments in India in areas of

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dental Treatments
  • Ophthalmic Treatments

Other paramedical treatment options that are specific to India are

  • Recuperation Holiday In Health Spas
  • Ayurvedic Treatment/ Massage
  • Yoga Courses

Services offered for International Patients

The following would be the services that would be available for health care customers and those accompanying them. Charges would apply based on the nature of service requested.

  • Flight ticketing services
  • Tele-conferencing facility
  • Choice of accommodation : 3/4/5 star hotel or service apartments
  • 24 hour cab service with choice of vehicle.
  • Medical facilities such as nurses, ambulances, wheelchairs.
  • Interpreters for non-English speaking patients.
  • Local travel insurance schemes
  • Personal assistants – individuals who would escort the healthcare customer for the entire duration of the patient’s stay in India.
  • Communication accessories such as mobile phones, laptops and broadband access cards to stay connected with their home-country.
  • Accompanying holidays and recuperative services in spas and health resorts.

4 Steps of International Patient Program

  • Enquiry
  • Pre-travel
  • Stay in India
  • Post-travel follow up.

This stage involves a patient requesting details about travel to India for treatment through Wellspring. When such an enquiry is received the marketing partner is requested to collect the following details about the patient:

  • Personal details.
  • Medical records and history.
  • Choice of place and hospitals for treatment.

Once the patient confirms his choice of treatment, Wellspring India would provide a detailed itinerary.
The patient can choose for the following services that would have to be provided in his/her home-country:

  • Visa services
  • Air travel to India
  • List of services: Apart from the hospital arrangements, a list of services would be offered as a bouquet for the patient to choose from to make his/her stay comfortable in India.
  • Documentation: An Agreement is signed between the Patient and the hospital.

Stay in India
Assistance is provided for suitable accommodation including 3/4/5/ Star Hotel stay for family members.

Post-operative follow-up
There might be instances where the patient might require periodic follow-up. All Follow up will be undertaken at Al Hilal Hospital. Where patient needs periodic treatment, arrangements are made to travel to the hospital in India as required.

Hospital Network

Wellspring is partnered with the following hospitals now in Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore.


  • Apollo Hospitals
  • Dr. Cherian’sFrontierLifelineHospital
  • SriRamachandraMedicalCenter
  • ChettinadHealthcity
  • Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Clinic
  • Soundarapandian Bone & Joint Hospital


  • NarayanaHrudhalaya, Nethralaya& SPARSH group of hospitals
  • HOSMAT hospitals
  • Global Group of hospitals
  • Fortis group of hospitals (Fortis Group with 37 hospitals )


  • CARE group of hospitals
  • Asian Institute of Gastroenterology
  • Yashoda Hospital


  • Lakeshore hospital

Ayurvedic Resorts and hospitals

All of Wellspring’s ayurvedic alliances are in different parts of Kerala. This not only includes exotic holiday resorts that offer ayurvedic massages and services but, also exclusive ayurvedic treatment centers that work medical miracles.

  • Kadavu Resorts, Calicut
  • ShreedharyamEyeHospital, Near Cochin
  • Vaidyaratnamayurvedic hospitals, Trichur
  • SomatheeramAyurvedic Resort, Trivandrum

Diagnostic Centers

This is for the parental care, corporate packages and the overseas sample testing procedures. Wellspring is currently partnered with various diagnostic entities in Chennai. Diagnostic samples in for blood and urine are sent in special chartered aircrafts from Middle Eastern and European countries to leading diagnostic laboratories in India. The labs in India are expected to send the reports within 48 hours.