Medical care in Panamá
Marbella, as part of Panamá City, is located between Obarrio and Paitilla, which concentrates the most specialized medical centers together. The Paitilla diagnostic Center, Royal Center, Paitilla Hospital, Punta Pacífica Hospital (John Hopkins), World Trade Center and many more are examples of excellent modern medical care in this area.
The big clinics are open 24 hours a day, in combination with fast ambulance service, either private or the state 911. Regarding specialists, from family M.D, to pediatricians, to the most sophisticated medical care is available in one of these centers throughout the city.
Doctors in Panamá are considered excellent professionals. 80% of them have traveled abroad to receive secondary degrees in different specialties and improve on a second language, which is the reason why most of them are bilingual and so highly trained. They´re also in continuing education, attending seminars, receiving medical journals, and participating in international medical events.
All this is not to mention that visitors enjoy all included emergency medical care for 30 days absolutely free, courtesy of the government. The brochure must be requested on arrival at the airport.