International Patient Services
Our reputation for top quality health care and our beautiful location on the Pacific Ocean attract patients from around the world.
Known for outstanding, culturally competent patient care, patients’ families also enjoy the cultural and recreational attractions that make San Diego a popular tourist destination, famous for its year-round mild climate.
Leading Specialties for International Patients
No two cancer cases are exactly the same. And there’s one place that truly understands that. Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health is the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and is ranked #1 in San Diego for cancer care.
Cardiology & Heart Surgery
UC San Diego Health provides comprehensive, compassionate care for patients with all stages of heart failure, both acute and chronic. Our collaborative approach offers you access to the latest diagnostic and treatment options, as well as research studies evaluating new therapies.
Neurology & Neurosurgery
Our Neurological Institute is a comprehensive care and research center, changing the course of neurological diseases in people’s lives every day.
Ear, Nose & Throat Care
Whether your condition is common or rare, you'll get the expert care you won't find anywhere else. Patients from around the country and world come to us for complex specialty care.
Gastroenterology & Digestive Diseases
You can access some of the most innovative and advanced treatments available because our physicians are on the frontlines of gastroenterology research.
Our Center for Transplantation is an international hub of clinical expertise and research and a leader in transplantation. Since 1968, our team has performed thousands of successful transplants.
Your patient coordinator is your advocate to help you access all the exceptional care and services you expect from a world-class hospital. We offer multi-lingual concierge services to guide you on your journey. We assist you before your visit, during your treatment in San Diego, and with coordinating follow-up care with your doctor back home. Contact our team today for information on how we can make your medical travel effective and efficient to get you back home and healthy.
Matching your medical needs with the best UC San Diego Health physician(s)
Arranging routine or specialty appointments and inpatient admissions
Scheduling comprehensive physicals that include VIP service
Arranging for medical records to be reviewed
Working with your home physician to discuss your complete medical history and arrange for a referral
Providing any necessary translation services for medical literature
Preparing a report that includes a treatment plan, an estimated length of stay and an approximate cost for your care
Second Opinion Medical Records Review
UC San Diego Health offers second opinion medical consults for patients and physicians outside the United States.
Our physicians and surgeons can work directly with your local physician or provide a written summary of our recommendation for your records. A video visit is possible only if the patient requesting a second opinion has a local physician who will be present during the visit.
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Highest Quality of Patient Care
At UC San Diego Health, you find exceptional doctors who are ready to help you achieve the best possible outcome. Many of our specialists are global leaders in their fields who attract patients from around the world.