Health Vocabulary in Spanish for Travelers and Medical Professionals

Updated: Feb 24, 2021

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Health Vocabulary in Spanish

In this article, you will find a list of vocabulary and expressions that might be useful for your next doctor's visit in a Spanish speaking country. If you are a health care professional, it will also be very useful for the next time you have a patient who only speaks Spanish.

When visiting other countries, it’s a good idea to be prepared for this situation. Even if you don’t need to use them (hopefully), it’s a great vocabulary practice.

Let’s get started with basic vocabulary, followed by common expressions and dialogues to practice.


First, let's learn the parts of the body.

Body parts (Partes del cuerpo)

Body Parts Vocabulary in Spanish