Bratislava - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

Medical care in Slovakia is NOT great. Most people go to Austria for any medical care. The closest facility is about 20 mins away in Austria. Even during COVID we were able to cross the border for medical reasons/appointments. Medical care in Austria is GREAT. - May 2021

Good physical therapy. Have not had any other experience. - Aug 2017

Medical care isnt the best but there are good options nearby. Medissimo is a private facility in Bratislava, Heinburg Hospital is about 15-20 minutes drive in Austria, and many doctors in Vienna. There was a good English-speaking dentist in Bratislava who was reasonably priced and knew how to complete the government insurance forms. - Jun 2017

If you get seriously ill better take an ambulance to Vienna. - Feb 2017

No special health concerns. Many people go to Vienna for routine medical care. - Sep 2016

No particular concerns. Medical care in Slovakia is a bit post-communist, but world class medical care is available just across the border in Austria, either in Hainburg for routine care or Vienna one hour away for any type of care. I medevaced to Vienna to have my son last year. - Jun 2015

No special health concerns. Emergency care is probably adequate. Routine procedures should be handled in Vienna or on home leave. - Dec 2009

Great medical care is available, but it's not in Bratislava. They can handle minor issues and broken bones, but that is as far as I would trust them. Just about everyone goes to Vienna or one of the fine Austrian Clinics just across the border. Generally no more than ½ hour to 45 min. - Apr 2010

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