There are hospitals in most cities.  The larger hospitals are located in San Jose, Escazu and Alajuela.  These hospitals have world class facilities.  In fact, medical tourism is a booming industry in Costa Rica.  Some of the more popular hospitals include CIMA Hospital and Hospital Clinica Biblica in San Jose.  There is also a CIMA Hospital in Liberia.

Most towns have a clinic and pharmacy.  Pharmacists can prescribe some medicines that are only available as a prescription in the United States.

Follow this link to the United States Embassy website, which provides a complete list of hospitals and recommended physicians.


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