Josef Woodman

Through our work with leading American-accredited hospitals and clinics, international Ministries of Health, Ministries of Tourism, top private hospital associations, and public-private initiatives, Patients Beyond Borders has located the world's most trustworthy medical destinations, the top facilities, doctors and specialists around the world. Our mission is to help patients locate the highest-quality, most affordable care, and to provide information and advice that helps give you the confidence to make the best choice among your many options.


As CEO of Patients Beyond Borders, Josef Woodman has spent eight years touring more than 200 medical facilities in 35 countries, researching and vetting international healthcare options. Co-founder of MyDailyHealth (1998) and Ventana Communications (1987), Woodman's pioneering background in publishing, health and technology has allowed him to compile a wealth of information and knowledge about international medical care, telemedicine, wellness, integrative medicine and consumer-directed healthcare. Woodman has lectured at the UCLA School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Duke Fuqua School of Business, Scientific American and the International Society for Travel Medicine. He has keynoted and moderated conferences on medical tourism and global healthcare in 20 countries. He has appeared in numerous print and broadcast media, including The Economist, The New York Times, CNN, ABC News, Fox News, Huffington Post, Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, and more. Woodman is an outspoken advocate of affordable, high-quality medical and preventive care for healthcare consumers worldwide.


MA History of Ideas, University of South Florida

Josef Woodman

My medical travel journey began nearly a decade ago, when my father searched for less expensive medical options in Mexico. He saved a bundle and lived to tell about it!   I've since found that everyone knows someone who is one diagnosis away from financial difficulty due to a healthcare condition. Patients Beyond Borders has helped thousands find world-class, affordable healthcare, anywhere.  I hope these pages open a new world of medical and wellness options for you as well!

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