VoyagerMed Inks Deal With Strategic Partner and Investor - Strengthens U.S. "In Bound" Medical Tourism Platform

VoyagerMed, an innovative online marketplace exclusively for medical tourism to the best U.S. doctors, has raised venture funding in a seed round financing by CL Global Healthcare, Inc. This investor has strategic relationships that include over one million patients and 20,000 doctors in China that will help broaden the reach of VoyagerMed's online network and help launch its enterprise model.

Nov 20, 2015, 06:00 ET from VoyagerMed

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VoyagerMed is pleased to announce the closing of its series seed round led by CL Global Healthcare, Inc. This investment will help launch the enterprise version of its successful on-line marketplace for medical tourism to the best U.S. doctors. People from all over the world have used VoyagerMed to help find the best doctors. And now with the closing of this investment round, the company will take their medical tourism model to companies throughout the U.S. with an expanded enterprise healthcare model.

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"We are excited to be a part of the mission of VoyagerMed, to bring the world's patients to the best doctors in the U.S. for health care," said Mr. Hong Zhou, of CL Global Healthcare Fund. "We are eager to see the company expand to the corporate sector with their medical tourism platform that will help companies minimize costs. Also, the CL Global Healthcare's network in China will be a strategic part of the expanding presence of the VoyagerMed platform. Part of the growth stage for the company is to create a platform for traveling patients that want access to the best American doctors and reach a broader, global audience through our Chinese relationship."

"I am very proud to collaborate with CL Global Healthcare," said VoyagerMed CEO Anthony Girand. "It is validation of our model and shows that the future of health care includes a more global mindset for the great physicians and surgeons that are part of the growing VoyagerMed network. The plan is to build the first independent brand for medical tourism that you can trust. Much like innovative centers Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins and MD Anderson have done to expand their brands globally, we will bring that same marketing power to independent doctors all over the U.S."

Anthony Girand and his co-founder and chief medical advisor Struan Coleman, MD/PhD who is on staff at the leading orthopedic surgery center in the U.S., launched the VoyagerMed platform to help expand the reach of American doctors. The doctors who are part of the network currently include Brian Cole, Harrison Lee, David Rappaport, Ronald Hillock, Victoria Veytsman, Bahram Ghaderi, Shahin Gadir, Dr. Raj and many others. The specialties currently served by VoyagerMed include orthopedics, spine, plastic surgery, fertility, cancer, heart and dental.

VoyagerMed is a Startup Health Academy company and Anthony Girand is a proud member of their Health care Transformer platform.

Mr. Hong Zhou, who represents CL Global Healthcare in New York, will be joining the company's board of directors.

About VoyagerMed 
VoyagerMed is an online marketplace for medical tourism exclusively to U.S. based doctors. It is a leading innovator in the medical tourism space. The company is addressing a growing market for travel to the U.S., which is now $5Billion. The online marketplace supplements the founder's vast network of specialists through an aggregated online listing of doctors who currently specialize in the needs of traveling patients. The model will be expanded to include U.S. companies seeking to save costs on healthcare by using a medical tourism option for selected procedures such as knee replacement or spinal fusion. The company is based in New York City. For more information visit, call 888-892-9572 or email

About CL Global Healthcare
CL Global Healthcare is a Delaware registered medical service company. It serves as a bridge to link China and US medical services, by making full use of advanced medical technologies and services in US to provide high-quality health care services to patients from China. The company is based in New York City.

SOURCE VoyagerMed