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Medical Care

Medical care is available in every town and city on the North Coast, with more comprehensive medical care offered in the bigger cities on the island. A private nationwide ambulance service, “Movi-med,” operates in Santo Domingo, Santiago, Puerto Plata and La Romana; its telephone number is 532-0000 in Santo Domingo and 1-200-0911 outside Santo Domingo. “Movi-med” expects full payment at the time of transport.

In Cabarete and Sosua, the Servi-Med Center can help with emergency medical assistance and is available 24 hours a day. In the Puerto Plata, there is a well-equipped private clinic called “The Bournigal” or “Centro Medico” which has an excellent reputation.

If you wish to get an insurance contact Sabine A. Mertes at 1-809-885-2260 or send an email to

Emergency Contact Details


Dr. Gidion Plaut
Carretera Cabarete
(809) 571-9520

Diagnóstico Médico Dra. Mayans
Diagnostic imaging and clinical laboratory in the heart of Cabarete
Diagnostico Medico Dra. Mayans
Plaza Ocean One, Local 3316
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Phone: (809) 571-0861


CMC Cabarete
Autopista 5
+1 (809) 571 4403
+1 (809) 571 4696

Puerto Plata

Centro Médico Bournigal
Antera Mota Street
Puerto Plata
Dominican Republic
Tel.: (809) 586-2342
(809) 586-4140
Fax: (809) 586-6104


The best hospital in the entire region is the HOMS Hospital in Santiago. From Sosua and Cabarete, it is approx. 1.5-2-hour drive.

Hospital Metropolitano de Santiago Tel: 829-947-2222

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