If you are planning a trip to Almaty for medical assistance or consultation, then this overview is for you. We provide information on the organizations and services to consider in our city. 

The first and foremost thing you should know is that you can always rely on comprehensive professional support from the Almaty Medical Tourism Association.

The list of opportunities and tasks of the Association includes:

• Accompanying and providing round-the-clock assistance to medical tourists in solving organizational and medical issues;

• Organizing familiarization tours to clinics and healthcare facilities in Almaty.

• Maintaining a unified database of medical institutions ready to provide medical services to foreign citizens.

However, if you are considering Almaty as a potential source of business and professional connections in the healthcare field, the Association is also ready to assist you. Here are just a few examples of its capabilities:

  • exchange of experience, training, and professional development courses for medical specialists;
  • training of persons involved in medical tourism in the specifics of this area;
  • Increase in the number of international partnership agreements on cooperation in the field of healthcare system;
  • Establishing partnerships with international airlines that offer discounted airfares for medical tourists.
  • Consulting services, organizing congresses, conferences, seminars, and exhibitions.
  • Participation in the development of prospective and current programs on health development issues.

Why Kazakhstan?

In the list of services most popular among medical tourists in Almaty are in vitro fertilization and dentistry. Foreigners are satisfied with the price and quality of the issue. For example, the cost of IVF procedures in Kazakhstani clinics starts from 2,000 USD, while in European medical centers, it will cost about 15,000 USD, and in clinics in the USA and Canada, it is much more expensive. For example, the cost of in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures in Kazakhstani clinics starts from $2,000 USD, whereas in European medical institutions, it can be around $15,000 USD, and in clinics in the United States and Canada, it’s even more expensive.

At the same time, surrogate motherhood, sperm and egg donation, and cryopreservation of sex cells and embryos are legally permitted in Kazakhstan. And in Turkey and Italy, the issue of surrogacy is still prohibited. As well as donations. Similarly, surrogacy and cryopreservation are not legally recognized in Germany.


Various sources estimate the number of medical tourists traveling globally each year to be between 5 and 16 million.

Reproductive Medicine

Among the leaders in the field of IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) in Almaty is the Institute of Reproductive Medicine (IRM). Interestingly, this is the first (and therefore the most experienced) IVF laboratory in Kazakhstan.

65 doctors 

2 professors 

2 Doctors of Medical Sciences 

9 Candidates of Medical Sciences 

70 members of the nursing staff/ representatives of middle medical personnel

38 members of the junior medical staff

Number of visits per shift: 600 people

However, the best recommendation for IRM is the clinic’s high success rates, which have already attracted patients from over 40 countries around the world. People come for treatment from both nearby and distant countries / far abroad.

In recent years, the flow of patients from Germany, Turkey, Italy, China, and the USA has increased. The main thing that foreign couples emphasize in the work of IRM is the high level of service provision. Everything is in line with international standards.  Add to those high results, modern equipment, and the professionalism of specialists.

The highest innovative achievements of the IRM team in recent years can be considered the use of the Japanese method of ovarian tissue cryopreservation in cancer patients in order to preserve reproductive function, which will allow them to have their own children in the future after chemotherapy and radiation therapy. With the help of modern high-tech equipment, an embryo with a normal set of chromosomes can be selected, which will prevent the birth of a child with genetic diseases.


Another reason why tourists choose Almaty is the Orthodontic and Implantology Center “Doctor-Stom.” The center was founded in July 1998. Its team has more than twenty years of successful work on its account. It occupies a leading position in the market of dental services in the city and the country.

Moreover, the clinic has a comfortable, ergonomic layout and its own car park. The work is carried out with modern equipment, including a sterilization room with five levels of control.


Over 17,000 satisfied patients and a great reputation. Over 5,000,000 successfully placed dental implants. The center has been awarded with state diplomas and awards in the field of medicine. 

Today Doctor-Stom provides foreign patients with all types of dental services. From surgery – tooth extraction of any category of complexity, prevention and hygiene, correction and plasty of frenulas of the tongue, lips, and soft tissues of the oral cavity. To implantation – installation of the best premium-class implant systems: Straumann from Switzerland and Aifa-Bio from Israel. Implantation is performed painlessly, without blood, incisions, swelling, or the need for stitches.

The clinic also specializes in orthodontics, offering correction of any complexity of bite using the latest generation self-ligating braces. They can also provide you with the Invisalign clear aligner system, along with 3D modeling of your future smile. In orthopedics, they offer ceramic veneers, crowns, bridges, and inlays made of zirconia dioxide. In the field of therapy, they provide treatment for cavities and their complications, teeth whitening, and dental restoration. In periodontics, they offer treatment and prevention of gum diseases such as periodontitis and gingivitis, as well as professional oral hygiene.

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