Medical Care on the Dominican Republic North Coast

Medical care is available in every town and city on the north coast, with 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 centre 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.

Emergency Contact Details

– Cabarete

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

– Santiago

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 Santiago Tel: 829-947-2222