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Tenerife Health International Service (THIS): Surgery and hospital treatment in Tenerife

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Tenerife Health International Service (THIS) is a group of leading health professionals in Tenerife that combine safe and high-quality medical and aesthetic services with the unbeatable weather and tourism opportunities of the island. THIS offers outstanding healthcare services at fair, appropriate and affordable prices. They take care of all aspects of a trip to Tenerife for medical and aesthetical treatments and surgeries, including hotel reservations, transfers and translation services, scheduling tourist activities and arranging golf holidays.
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Specialities available at THIS include urology, gynaecology, gastroenterology and hepatology, ophthalmology, neurology, dentistry and implantology, plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine, orthopaedic surgery, hair transplantation, general and obesity surgery, neurosurgery, interventional cardiology and interventional radiology, blood testing as well as preventive healthcare packages. Other medical and aesthetic interventions are available upon request. Their aim is to ensure patients and visitors to the island enjoy a relaxing holiday while at the same time undergoing medical or surgical treatment safely and with confidence.

THIS offers affordable European high-quality medical and aesthetic services in an ideal climate. 

Supported by government agencies, THIS works with 13 specialist clinics that excel in terms of technology, experience and reputation. Fully supported throughout their medical or aesthetical holiday, visitors are encouraged to relax and enjoy themselves in one of the best climates in the world, while at the same time undergoing medical or aesthetical treatments and surgeries with complete peace of mind.

Specialist medical services


Based at the Instituto Médico Urológico, Dr Estaban González de Chaves Fernández is an experienced urologist with a specialist interest in screening programmes for the early detection of urological cancer, andrologic surgery (vasectomy, penile prosthesis, Peyronie’s disease), male genital plastic surgery and endoscopic surgery of the prostate. The urology service covers four main areas: urinary incontinence, andrology, general urology and laser surgery.


A fourth generation Tenerife doctor, Dr Francisco Montes de Oca was the first specialist in Spain to be certified by the Institute of Vaginal Rejuvenation with Laser in Los Angeles and to perform cosmetic surgical vaginal rejuvenation techniques. Trained in UK and based at Ginefem Clinic, he also specialises in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery, pelvic floor surgery, gynaecological oncology surgery and selective high-resolution and 4D ultrasound.

Gastroenterology and heptology

Trained in Spain and the UK, Dr Hernández Guerra de Aguilar provides medical management of gastroenterology and liver conditions at a well-established and highly-respected clinic in the heart of Santa Cruz. His specialist interests include screening for colon cancer using advanced endoscopic techniques, liver disease, prevention of oesophageal and gastric cancer, assessment of gastroesophageal reflux, endoscopic treatment of oesophageal varices, duodenal peptic disease, anorectal pathology and pancreatic biliary pathology.


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Led by Dr José Alberto Muiños, an eye surgeon who trained at the prestigious Barraquer Institute in Barcelona, the Muiños Ophthalmological Clinic is a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical technology. Treatments available include refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK and implantation of intraocular lenses), presbyopia surgery, cataract surgery, surgery of the retina, squint correction surgery, oculoplastic surgery and blepharoplasty.

Dentistry and implantology

Dr José María Montes de Oca is a dentist and Master in periodontics and implantology. Based at Centros de Calidad Dental de Canarias, he provides a comprehensive range of dental services including full mouth rehabilitation with dental implants using the teeth-in-a-day technique, zygomatic implants, micro periodontal surgery, zirconium and porcelain prosthetics, ceramic veneers, teeth whitening and root canal treatment.

Plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine

Dr Antonio García Hernández is a highly experienced and extensively trained plastic surgeon. Based at Centro Salud Estética, he employs the most advanced techniques, therapies and aesthetic treatments to offer a comprehensive range of procedures for the face and body, including facelift, breast augmentation and lifting, breast reduction, liposuction, abdominoplasty, male genital cosmetic surgery, mesotherapy, Botox, chemical peels, non-surgical fat removal, laser treatments for the skin and laser hair removal.

Hair surgery and hair loss treatments

Based at Bonome Clinic, Dr Elizabeth García Bonome is an experienced specialist in aesthetic medicine and a pioneer of surgical treatments for hair loss in the Canary Islands.  She offers the latest treatments for male and female pattern baldness including FUE, FUSS, eyebrow transplantation and PRP with the best guarantees.

Orthopaedic surgery

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CECOTEN is a modern orthopaedic surgery centre offering a range of services from a team of 13 specialists. Services available include trauma surgery, joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery, arthroscopic reconstruction of knee ligaments, shoulder surgery, paediatric surgery for congenital orthopaedic conditions, foot surgery, spinal surgery for degenerative conditions and tumour, management of bone and joint infections, rehabilitation and pain medicine.

General and obesity surgery

Dr Iván J Arteaga González is a Professor in the Department of Surgery of the University of La Laguna (ULL) and an expert in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. He provides a range of general and obesity surgery procedures including laparoscopic obesity surgery, gastric bypass, tubular gastroplasty, metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer, laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, laparoscopic hernia surgery and laparoscopic gastro-oesophageal reflux surgery.


Dr Juan Lourido is Neurosurgeon at the Hospital Universitario NS Candelaria. With an integrated approach to patient care and a special interest in glioma, neuromuscular diseases, spinal column diseases and paediatric neurosurgery, he provides a range of brain and spinal surgery services including treatment of cervical and lumbar degenerative disc disease, minimally invasive spinal surgery (MIS), intradiscal therapies, neuro-oncology, treatment of gliomas and meningiomas, and paediatric neurosurgery.


Based at the Antonio Alayón Neurological Center, Dr Antonio Alayón is a highly trained neurologist offering a holistic and interdisciplinary approach for chronic brain pathologies and other neurological conditions. His specialist interests include the prevention, diagnosis (including second opinions) and treatment of stroke and neurodegenerative diseases, and the diagnosis and management of neuropathic pain.

Blood testing

Laboratorios González Santiago (LGS) is the biggest private medical clinic in the Canary Islands in the blood testing field. Founded in 1988 the clinic has today 35 centres in the Canary Island and offers the highest levels of quality, privacy and efficiency. LGS Analysis provides clinicians and patients with clinical analysis and pathology services as well as management of haemotherapy units. It also has a wide catalogue of more than 3,500 tests, including, among others: clinical biochemistry, clinical hematology, immunology, endocrinology, allergies, microbiology, parasitology, serology, toxicology, molecular biology, genetic tests, Paternity, nutritional medicine and anti-aging. In pathological anatomy THIS offers studies of all types of biopsies, cytology, FNA, immunohistochemistry, molecular and second opinion studies.

Interventional Cardiology

At Hospital San Juan de Dios interventional cardiology services are provided by a team of highly qualified professionals with extensive experience in conducting invasive cardiac studies, both hemodynamic and electrophysiology. Interventions include a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as well as supplementary tests such as Doppler echocardiography-high resolution, stress echocardiography, stress tests, holter ECG 24 hours, monitoring Ambulatory Blood Pressure (MAP), among others.

Interventional Radiology  

The Unit of Interventional Radiology at Hospital San Juan de Dios brings together the wide experience of the professional team with allied professionals and cutting-edge technology to ensure patient safety and comfort.  Treatments available in the unit include catheter angiography, angioplasty and vascular stent, biopsies, placement of central venous access, treatment of vascular malformations, endovascular treatment of claudication and diabetic foot, endovascular treatment of carotid injury.

Medical tourism in Tenerife

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THIS is based in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, joint capital city of the Canary Islands. The vibrant city offers a wide range of tourist activities including bars, restaurants, historic buildings, museums and outdoor festivals, as well as being home to the well-known Playa de Las Teresitas and the lush forests of the Anaga Mountains.  

Tenerife is easily accessed by air from the UK and the rest of Europe and is a very popular tourist destination with exceptional attractions for visitors. In fact, The Canary Islands welcome more than 40 million tourists every year. The high quality of private and public healthcare in Spain is internationally recognised, and Tenerife is a good example of outstanding levels of medical and aesthetic services, helping it to become an increasingly attractive destination for medical tourism.

As a complementary offer to its medical and aesthetical services, THIS provides also a comprehensive range of medical tourism services for its clients:

  • Hotel bookings
  • Transfers and translation services
  • Arranging tourist activities
  • Golf holidays
  • Wellness and relax options
  • Home or hotel nursing

Contact details

Tenerife Health International Service (THIS)
Calle Pi y Margall 31, bajo
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Tel: +34 659 221 551

Email: info@this.org.es

Web: this.org.es




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