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Hospital CIMA San José

CIMA (Center for International Medicine Advanced) San José is a 79-bed facility located in the developing San José, Costa Rica suburb of Escazu. Medical Tourism to San Jose, Costa Rica - Center for International Medicine Advanced (CIMA)

The CIMA Hospital is the second JCI-accredited hospital in Central America.  It is operated by the International Hospital Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. 

Foreign patients represent more than 25 percent of total patients at this facility, and this number continues to grow.


Estimated Costs for Select Procedures*
Southeastern US
Average Charge
Hospital CIMA
San José
Heart Bypass (CABG x 4)
$35,000 - $40,000
Heart Valve Replacement
$31,000 - $32,000
Hip Replacement
$14,500 - $15,000
Knee Replacement
$11,700 - $12,500
Spinal Fusion
$28,000 - $31,000
Hysterectomy (Vaginal)
$7,000 - $8,000


To schedule care at Hospital CIMA San José or any our network facilities, please contact us.


*Estimates are based on exchange rates as of March 2015. Hospitals charge in local currency, so actual costs depend on the exchange rate. Estimates do not include travel and costs which may arise from unforeseen complications. Savings on other procedures may vary.