While there are several English-speaking doctors in Hoi An, not all have a good reputation. Below are our recommendations:
Dr Tran Thi Bich Van
Hours | 4.30 pm – 6.30pm / 7 days
Add | 602 Hai Ba Trưng
Tel | +84 (0) 935 618 713
“She is cheap, responsible about the medicine she prescribes and will refer you to a good specialist if she can’t treat the problem.” Hoi An Expat
Dr Ho Thi Tuyet Van (Pediatrician)
Hours | Mon – Sat 4pm – 7pm; Sun 8am – 12 noon
Add| 652 Hai Ba Trưng
Tel | +84 (0) 905 524 224
“The doctor speaks a bit of English but is fluent in French; has a slightly arrogant attitude but good with kids.” Hoi An Expat
Dr Nguyen The Cuong
Hours | Mon – Sun 7am – noon & 1.30pm – 7pm
Add | 114 Tran Cao Van
Tel | +84 (0) 235 386 1864
“He is very good, been going to him for a couple of years now.” Hoi An Expat
Hours | Mon – Fri 11am – 12.30pm & 5pm – 7.30pm; Sat – Sun 7am – 12.30am
Add | 74b Le Loi
Tel | +84 (0) 235 386 1419
“I have used him several times during the years and I’m happy with his professionalism and his prices. He works also at Hoi An Hospital.” Hoi An Expat
The Family Medical Practice is similar to a Western clinic back home. They have English-speaking doctors, allow direct bulk billing and have modern facilities.
Specialty Doctors - Hoi An
American, Nurse Monica, constantly gets rave reviews within the Hoi An community. With over 20 years experience dealing in all aspects of medical care from dermatological problems, prescriptions, medication care to injections, burns and more, her mobile service is highly recommended.
‘Cate’ specialises in acute injury treatment, neuromuscular and connective tissue therapies as well as general massage. She has pre-medical and massage training/qualifications from the United States. Appointments need to be made 24 hours in advance. Cost, 600,000 vnd / 1 hour. Cate has a mobile service so specialises in ‘outcalls’. She has her own massage table and equipment.
Tam Duc Anh (Physiotherapist/Back Issues)
Hours | Mon – Sun 7am – 6.30pm
Add | 87 Pham Van Dong, Tan An (off Le Hong Phong)
Tel | +84 (0) 913 459 823
Tam Duc Anh knows ‘his stuff’. A session costs 200,000vnd and involves ultrasound heat therapy, spinal decompression (back stretching machine) and one excellent ‘spine loosening’ massage.
Mr Tam An – Hoi An (Acupuncturist)
Hours | Monday – Sunday 1pm – 6pm
Add | 98 Nguyen Van Cu
Tel | +84 (0) 906 467 467
Tam An, highly skilled in the area of acupuncture, has cured many Hoi An tourists and expats. Also a practitioner of herbal medicine, he is testament to the product: one look at his luminous, glowing, radiant, line free skin will have you grappling to buy every herb in his booty.
Dr. Phan Ngo Huyen (Eye Specialist)
Hours | Mon – Sat 11am – 12am & 5pm – 7pm
Add | 61 Tran Hung Dao
Tel | +84 (0) 235 3861 110
English and French speaking doctor.
Mr Thien Phu (Optician/Optical)
Hours | 9am – 7pm / 7 days
Add | 333 Nguyen Duy Hieu
Tel | +84 (0) 235 392 5277
Has good eye testing equipment and issues scripts.
Dr. Hon (Dermatologist)
Hours | Mon – Sat 8am – 11am, 3pm – 5pm.
Add | 425/2 Cua Dai (down the alley next to the Memority Hotel)
Tel | +84 (0) 905 940 333
Dr Hon is highly regarded by many expats for skin issues. He also speaks French and his prices are the same for foreigners and locals. He does his own medicine.
Dr Bao (Back Specialist)
Hours | 8am – 5pm Mon – Sat
Add | 95 Phan Tu, Da Nang
Tel | +84 (0) 905 300 196
Recommended by several Hoi An & Da Nang expats. Send a text before visiting as he is often in surgery.
Thom Zydervelt DC (Chiropractor)
Hours | Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm
Add | Chiropractic Danang, 64 Le Van Thu, Da Nang
Tel | +84 (0) 905 480 972
New Zealand trained chiropractor who came to our attention due to rave reviews from expats. Cost: 500vnd for a hour session.
Dr Diep – Da Nang (Acupuncturist)
Hours | Monday – Sunday; 8am – 4.30pm
Tel | +84 (0) 905 124 793
Dr Diep speaks English, has electrode acupuncture, does anti-inflammatory injections and can prescribe strong drugs! On top of all that, although he’s based in Da Nang, he will travel to Hoi An.