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Developers plan one-stop medical facility in Tijuana convenient to Americans

Developers plan one-stop medical facility in Tijuana convenient to Americans

For decades, U.S. patients have crossed into Tijuana for lower-cost medical care, from plastic surgery to dental procedures to stem-cell treatments. Developers of a planned high-rise now say they hope to capture a share of that market, offering a wide range of services in one facility, just yards from a San Diego border crossing.

The owners of New City Medical Plaza envision a 26-story tower with doctors offices, a medical lab, a surgery center and an adjacent 140-room hotel. The idea is to provide a single location easily accessed by U.S. patients. They plan to be up and running within three years.

The facility would be part of a complex of high-rises near the San Ysidro Port...

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