Comments for: Medical tourism: Maine man one of many patients heading overseas for cheaper surgery

Posted July 25, 2013, at 3:12 p.m.

Jeff Wheeler has always wanted to travel to Southeast Asia. He also happens to need shoulder surgery. Next week, he’ll cross both items of his to-do list with a trip to Thailand. His itinerary concludes with a stint in a Bangkok hospital. Wheeler, who lives on Westport Island, a small …

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