Ciudad Juárez medical tourism guide and specialists

(Border city with El Paso TX.)
Without a doubt, Ciudad Juarez is the most famous and iconic border city in Mexico, it shares a border with its sister city El Paso, TX. These two cities congregate into a single, metropolitan center, offering all tourist from Texas and New Mexico unmatched access to a qualified and experienced medical surgeon. This ease of access extends to the entire city, it doesn’t matter if you cross the bridge by foot or on your car, you’ll find something to do near you.
Local weather: 35.25 °C
You can stay in El Paso and cross the border in the morning get your procedures done and then enjoy the rest of the day just exploring the downtown area of Juarez, admiring the Cathedral, or the Museum of the Revolution, and if you go a bit further you will the famous Plaza de la Mexicanidad and its iconic X sculpture, and return to El Paso without any problems in the afternoon.
You also can stay in Ciudad Juarez and experience the great hotels and low prices; Either way, your experience will be great.

There are also plenty of natural vistas to experience, like the Samalayuca Dunes, a beautiful sea of golden sand perfect for relaxing with your family. This, along with the many shopping malls, makes it one of the most varied medical tourism destination in the country.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.

This city offers 3 crossing international bridges located across the city.
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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the nearest embassy, consulate or consular agency.
U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez
Paseo de la Victoria #3650 Fracc. Partido Senecú Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico C.P. 32543
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 334-624-2102
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Consulate of Canada in Monterrey
Torre Gomez Morin 955 Ave. Gomez Morin No. 955, Suite 404 Col. Montebello 66279 San Pedro Garza Garcia, N.L. – Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 81-2088-3200
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-81-2088-3200
Safety tips
In the past Ciudad Juarez experienced plenty of social and political turmoil; however, it continues to be a safe destination for millions of tourists that cross the border every year to experience everything this city has to offer.
Crossing the border
Approximate time to cross the border at peak hours (4pm-6pm)
Bridge of the Americas
Vehicle: 1:00 hrs.
Pedestrian: 3 min.
US Fee: -
Paso del Norte
Vehicle: 1:00 hrs.
Pedestrian: 1 min.
US Fee: $3.50
Vehicle: 1:00 hrs.
Pedestrian: 10 min.
US Fee: $3.50
Arriving by land
If you decide to drive to Ciudad Juarez using your car or a rental car, we suggest that first, you check with your insurance provider to learn if they will cover you in the city. Remember that your car needs to have insurance in order to drive in Ciudad Juarez, and the driver must carry his or her drivers’ license.
Distance to El Paso TX. (Approx.)
Albuquerque - 230 miles
Gilbert - 325.3 miles
Horizon City - 15 miles
Las Cruces - 41.9 miles
Lubbock - 300 miles
Oklahoma City - 573.2 miles
Phoenix - 344.9 miles
How to move around the city
It’s very simple to arrive to the city by car, but if you prefer it you can call a taxi, an Uber or ask for private transportation to easily move around the city.
Arriving by air
You have the option of flying to El Paso or arriving directly to Ciudad Juarez.
Ciudad Juarez International airport offers shuttle services and taxis for travelers. If you prefer it, you to call an Uber, just take into account that the driver might ask you to walk one block away from entrances.
Common flights to El Paso TX. (Approx.)
Atlanta - 3:45 Hrs.
Chicago - 3:15 Hrs.
Dallas - 1:45 Hrs.
Denver - 1:55 Hrs.
Houston - 2:00 Hrs.
Las Vegas - 1:40 Hrs.
Los Angeles - 2:00 Hrs.
San Antonio - 1:20 Hrs.
Where to stay?
It doesn’t matter if you’re staying in Ciudad Juarez or in El Paso TX, it’s very easy to find a wide selection of hotels and motels with prices between $30 - $80 USD per night.
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Additional information
Ciudad Juárez attractions
Museum of the Revolution in the Border
La Rodadora
Samalayuca Dunes
Mercado Juarez
Sand Dunes
El Paso attractions
Plaza Theatre
El Paso Museum of Art
Hueco Tanks State Park
El Paso Zoo
Places you can drive from Ciudad Juárez (Approx.)
Samalayuca - 45 miles
Chihuahua City - 220 miles
Creel - 356 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
Monument of the
Raramuri starring to the sand dunes in samalayuca
Muref museum at night
Events for medical tourism in Ciudad Juarez
Tecate supremo
Music festival
Date: Between March and May
Venue: Parque el Chamizal
Events for medical tourism in Ciudad Juarez
Juarez Fair
Date: Between June and September
Venue: Plaza de la Mexicanidad
Events for medical tourism in Ciudad Juarez
Festival Internacional Chihuahua
Cultural festival
Date: Between August and October
Venue: Varies per event
Events for medical tourism in Ciudad Juarez
Festival Internacional del Tequila y del Mariachi
Music and cultural festival
Date: September
Venue: Plaza de la Mexicanidad
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.
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