I’d like to focus on two components here: 1) American Embassy, and 2) Medical Services.

American Embassy

Here are some resources:





Contact info:

Embassy number: 01 536509 (Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm)

Duty officer number: 09 512 4330 (for after-hour emergencies only)

Department of State main number: 1-888-407-4747 (1-202-501-4444 for out of country) – 8am-8pm ET (Monday-Friday)

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) helped travelers to stay connected to the U.S. Embassy: https://step.state.gove/step/

Medical Services

For less serious issues:

SOS Clinic at Inya Lake Hotel (https://www.internationalsos.com/locations#Myanmar)

The daytime doctor is apparently from France. I went late afternoon and saw a very nice doctor from northern California (Dr. Chrisoph).

Consultation was about $88 (apparently this goes up after 6pm — I want to say by about $30 or so). They took my Visa credit card but changed a 5% processing fees. They have an in-house pharmacy and receptionist spoke English very well.

Contact number: 01 657 938

For serious issues:

IES (International Emergency Services) at Parami Hospital is run by Tony Owen and has a new emergency room  (https://www.facebook.com/iesparami)


International Clinic at Parami Hospital (Dr. Olivier), affiliation with Samitivej. 11th floor of Parami Hospital, No.60 (G-1), Parami Road, Mayangone Township, Yangon, Myanmar.


That’s apparently pretty much it for internationally-trained doctors. If worse comes to worse, Asia Royal Hospital and Victoria Hospital are fallbacks.