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Ohio Patient Thanks India and WorldMed Assist For Heart Surgery Overseas; His Indian Surgeon Thanks U.S. for Superb Training
Date:3/4/2009

Apollo Hospital, Dr. Trehan began with a battery of tests. "I could never have afforded these tests in the U.S.," he said. Test results showed that Konczak's mitral valve needed to be replaced. "We'd both hoped it could be repaired, but because bacteria had eaten a hole in the valve, repair wasn't an option."

"The surgery was a matter of a few small incisions--he didn't have to cut me open. I was out of ICU in two days, and walking around by the fifth day. I couldn't be more pleased with the care I got from the entire medical team."

Konczak acknowledged that excellent care is available in the U.S., but his experience in India was unlike anything he'd have expected at home. An entire team of doctors, nurses, administrative and housekeeping staff, plus WorldMed Assist facilitators, were at his beck and call, frequently checking on his progress and making sure all his needs were met. His entire bill for the trip including all medical, travel, lodging and even his companion's expense, was $20,000--85% lower than the stand-alone hospital bill he was quoted.

When Konczak was bidding his farewells and thanking his team for all their care and attention, Dr. Trehan interrupted him. "You should include the U.S. in your thanks. I learned my profession there, and now I'm propagating all the knowledge I acquired from my very accomplished U.S. teachers," he said.

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