Yes, you can access healthcare services that are as good as any you’d get in North America or Europe.
At both hospitals and private clinics, doctors and other medical staff are well-trained. They’re often educated abroad, mostly in the United States. And they’ll usually be able to speak to you in English.
Fifteen years ago, the Dominican Republic significantly reformed its health care system. In the big cities and major tourist areas like the North Coast, the quality of health care is first rate.
With the large number of expats living on the North Coast, it’s no surprise that the medical services available in Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete are as good as you’d get back home.
Major surgeries and more specialized services are available at a large hospital in Santiago, only an hour south.