My name is Sandra Mirabal, I am 25 years old. I was considering weight loss surgery for quite some time but came to a dead end when I found out my insurance did not cover the procedure. As if by a miracle, I was presented with the opportunity to have the surgery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Most people, as I was, would be hesitant to fly literally round the world to have a surgical procedure done in a country they have never been too. I convinced myself that the United States cannot be the only country in the world with advanced healthcare and I was more than right.
I arrived in Kuala Lumpur on June 28, 2007. I was greeted and picked up at the airport by the warm and friendly staff of CureOnTour. They made sure that I and my partner traveling with me were comfortable and made it known that they will be with me every step of the way.
I had surgery on July 02, 2007. The hospital was state of the art, as good as any American hospital with incredible professional and friendly staff who were there immediately to fulfill my every need with a friendly face. I cannot begin to express how happy and satisfied I am with the healthcare system in Malaysia. They truly care about your well being, as healthcare should be all around the world.
To date I have lost 71 lbs and I am 5 months out from surgery. I had no complications and I am enjoying my new life. Take my word for it, you will never regret going to Malaysia to do your surgery!
Besides having surgery, I had the opportunity to do some traveling and sightseeing in Kuala Lumpur. The country has a large diversity of cultures and incredible friendly people. I loved it so much; I cannot wait to visit Malaysia on vacation again. I was also surprised to see how inexpensive everything is.