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Healthcare in Azerbaijan

In this section we take a look at the Azerbaijani healthcare system. We take a particular interest in expat healthcare from private health insurance, to English speaking pharmacies and hospitals. We also have advice on donating blood and giving birth as an expat in Azerbaijan.

  • Nose Reshaping/Rhinoplasty

    Nose reshaping surgery or Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that is becoming increasingly requested in the Middle East. It is certainly the most sought after procedure after breast surgery, at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai Healthcare City, led by Dr Allen Rezai, pre-eminent consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon of Harley Street, London.

  • Uplift Surgery

    Breast Uplift surgery is the solution to sagging and uneven breasts, decreased breast volume, drooping nipples and stretched areolae, recreating a youthful shape and lift to your breasts. Elite Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery explain that every year, thousands of women undergo successful Breast Uplift surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results.

  • Health Insurance

    Expats are advised to opt for health insurance as it covers private healthcare and since many expats choose to go to private hospitals in Azerbaijan having the appropriate cover is strongly advised.

  • Dermapen with PRP Therapy

    For those with bothersome loose skin, fine lines & wrinkles, pigmentation or scarring, such as due to acne, surgery or trauma, Dermapen micro-needling with PRP Therapy stimulates the body's own natural healing processes and collagen production, resulting in a fresh, firmer and a more rejuvenated appearance that is both long-lasting and safe.

  • Giving Birth

    If you have chosen to give birth in Azerbaijan we have all the information for you. Birth by Cesarean section is considered the norm in Azerbaijan but you can also choose a natural birth, we also have info on screenings and hospitals.

  • Emergency Numbers

    Whether you have a health emergency or a fire or you would like to report a crime it is always a good idea to have the telephone numbers of emergency services stuck on your fridge.

  • Breast Reduction Surgery

    This surgery can be a life changing solution to large, heavy and uncomfortable breasts and in many cases can significantly improve the quality of a woman’s life. According to Dr Rezai from Elite Plastic and Cosmetic Group the results of the surgery will last for many years, but there are some other factors to take into consideration when thinking about doing the surgery.

  • Cosmetic Surgery On The Rise, But Is It For You?

    Recent years have seen a dramatic growth in the uptake of cosmetic surgery amongst people of all nationalities around the world, irrespective of race, colour or creed. What was formerly the domain of the super-rich and celebrities is today accessible to an ever-widening group of enthusiastic patients of more modest means, queuing up to adjust their appearance, correcting little anomalies here and there, and thereby improving their self-image and quality of life in general.

  • Visa Medical

    Every expat who applies for a residence visa in Azerbaijan will have to undergo a special medical exam at a specified hospital or clinic in Azerbaijan. We have the location and contact details for the hospitals.

  • Giving Blood

    The rare blood disorders Thalassemia and Hemophilia are quite prominent in Azerbaijan and blood donations help sufferers, especially children. We have the information on how you can give the gift of life and help one of these children.

  • Botox Vs Dysport explained by Elite Plastic Surgery

    There are many ways that people choose to treat lines and wrinkles, and one of them is to use an injectable treatment, such as Botox. However, you may have also heard of Dysport and are wondering about the differences between Dysport and Botox.

  • Breast reconstruction - your options

    The purpose of Breast Reconstruction is to restore the original shape and appearance of breast(s) following complete or partial breast removal in cancer patients or to address problems stemming from any number of causes, including congenital breast deformities. For most women diagnosed with breast cancer, in addition to radiation and chemotherapy, mastectomy is the best option, although in many cases this leaves them with psychological problems...

  • Pharmacies

    There are many pharmacies in Baku and we have listed them all, some are 24 hour and other do close for the night. We also list the English speaking pharmacies for your convenience.

  • Hospitals in Azerbaijan

    We have a list of the hospitals in Azerbaijan, we have also listed hospitals with emergency services. This listing includes the location and contact details of the hospital.

  • You can look younger without going under the knife!

    Most of us would like to look younger and today this is becoming increasingly possible and accessible to a greater number of people thanks to an ever widening range of non-surgical cosmetic treatments designed to rejuvenate the face with long-lasting results but without costly surgery and with no downtime. The 8-Point Facelift is one such treatment, recently introduced to this region by Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai, Healthcare City

  • Body Contouring- Getting your body in shape

    The term Body Contouring refers to any medical or surgical procedure that changes the shape of part or parts of the body through the removal of fat or skin or both together. Body Contouring in its many forms, and particularly Liposuction, is becoming increasingly popular in the Middle East.

  • Healthcare Overview

    The government hospitals of Azerbaijan are free. They generally provide good healthcare, however many of the medical practitioners do not speak English which is why expats tend to choose private health care. Read our overview to gain a better understanding.

  • Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai

    Headed by Dr.Allen Rezai, a leading Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon of international renown, who has for many years led a distinguished career both from his well-known clinic in the UK and worldwide... Our practice specialises in the most advanced techniques in Cosmetic, Reconstructive & Non-surgical Anti-aging Procedures. We have a strong belief in proposing the least invasive procedures possible...

  • Laser Vs. IPL Hair Removal

    The main difference between Laser and IPL is the process by which the light is produced, the type of light (wavelength) and how well it is absorbed by the different hair and skin types. An IPL produces varying wavelengths, which is types of light found on the visible light spectrum whereas Laser produces one single and precise wavelength, an intensely concentrated beam of light that is proven to target hair growth, so there is no ‘hit and miss’....

  • Considering a nose job?

    Rhinoplasty, a.k.a. the 'nose job', is a plastic surgery procedure that is becoming increasingly requested in the Middle East. Pre-eminent consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr Allen Rezai announces that Rhinoplasty is now the most sought-after surgical procedure at their DHCC clinic. Rhinoplasty surgery (commonly known in the media as a 'nose job') is one of the most frequently requested surgery

  • Breast Reconstruction Following Cancer

    Read about one woman's experiences of breast reconstruction following breast cancer. A little over a year ago we reported on a post-mastectomy DIEP Flap breast reconstruction operation which had been carried out for the first time in the Middle East at the Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai by a team led by Dr Allen Rezai, Medical Director of Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group based in Dubai Healthcare City.

  • Breast Augmentation Surgery

    Breasts are one of the defining features of being female, and have a significant influence upon a woman’s appearance and body image. An increasing number of women are looking to improve or enhance their look, with breast surgery.

  • Transform your look with blepharoplasty, a.k.a. Eyelid Surgery

    Discovering the benefits, results and what to expect of eyelid surgery we spoke with with Dr Allen Rezai, Lead Surgeon at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group of Dubai Healthcare City, an internationally renowned Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, and a specialist in both surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments. Dr Rezai explains that “As we age, our skin naturally loses some of its elasticity. This can cause a build-up of loose skin around the eyelids that, in the upper lid, can fold

  • Ear reshaping surgery in Dubai

    Few surgical procedures are as satisfying to patients as ear reshaping surgery, known as otoplasty. Around the age of five or six, children regularly become aware of their prominent ears and are frequently teased at school by their peers. Otoplasty is almost always successful in correcting this deformity and has a positive psychological impact not only on children but also on their parents!

  • Tuberous Breast Correction Surgery at Elite Plastic Surgery

    Tuberous breasts develop during puberty if the skin does not stretch adequately, resulting in abnormal development of the breast tissue.Thanks to the techniques of modern reconstructive breast surgery, many people, men and women, who might have gone through life suffering the psychological traumas of lack of confidence due to this condition, are now able to go about their daily routines in a new happier way

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