Healthcare in Buenos Aires

Healthcare in Buenos Aires, like most of urban Argentina, is of an exceptionally high standard. Expats in Buenos Aires will have access to a wide range of excellent medical facilities, and most find that the prices are considerably cheaper than those back home.

Public healthcare in Buenos Aires is widely accessible to locals and expats alike. Charges and quality of public healthcare can vary significantly, and while doctors tend to be well trained waiting for specialists can take time. Emergency care is generally free, even for tourists and foreigners. 

There are numerous excellent private clinics in Buenos Aires and many of the doctors have trained abroad, so most speak English. There are German and British hospitals (the British Hospital offers various healthcare plans) in the city as well. Buenos Aires is an increasingly popular destination for cosmetic surgery, where the procedures are professional and the costs a fraction of what they would otherwise cost in the USA or most of Europe.

Hospitals in Buenos Aires

Below are some of the most popular hospitals in Buenos Aires for expats:


British Hospital

Pedriel 74, 1280AEB


Hospital Alemán

Av Pueyrredon 1640, C1118AAT ​​​​​​​


Hospital General de Agudos

Av Cerviño 3356, C1425AGP​​​​​​​


Hospital Italiano

Juan D. Perón 4190, C1199ABD