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Brigham and Women’s Hospital has been consistently ranked as a top hospital by U.S. News & World Report and ranked among the best hospitals in many specialty areas, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrine disorders, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatric care, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology. The Brigham has thousands of world-renowned physicians who use the latest breakthroughs and scientific innovation to provide advanced, expert care. Our specialists have received national and international awards and recognition for being the best across many fields, including:
Learn more about the Centers of Excellence and Clinical Departments that Brigham and Women’s has to offer.
Our International Patient Center care team is dedicated to providing a seamless care journey for international patients at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. From managing medical consultations and hospital admissions to travel and hotel arrangements, our staff is committed to making international patients and their families feel welcome and cared for during their stay.
Our International Patient Center is a full-service center dedicated to helping patients navigate their care journey starting with the very first outreach. Prior to arranging an appointment and traveling overseas, your care team is available to answer any of your questions about your care and personal needs. Additionally, the team will review your medical records, translate your medical records for your Brigham and Women’s Hospital physicians (if needed), discuss financial requirements and share details about what to expect upon your arrival.
Throughout your stay in Boston, you’ll have a dedicated patient program manager who will be readily available to coordinate all your medical appointments, facilitate timely communication with your care team and assist with all logistics of receiving care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
In addition to the support provided by your designated patient program manager, the dedicated International Patient Center care team serving you before, during and after your stay includes:
At the end of your visit to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, your health care team will provide all that is needed for your follow-up arrangements and continued care in your home country, which may include virtual visits with your Brigham providers.
For more than a century, patients have traveled to Brigham and Women’s Hospital to receive some of the best medical care in the world. Now you can also access the expertise of Brigham and Women’s Hospital physicians from the comfort of your home.
Our virtual care offerings vary based on your country of residence and are conducted in accordance with local laws and regulations. Virtual care may be helpful given travel restrictions and barriers due to COVID-19.
Depending on regulations and your medical needs, available services may include:
Medical interpreters are available to join your virtual visits and facilitate smooth communication.
To learn more about medical services and virtual care options for our international patients, call our International Patient Center at +1-617-732-5777 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST), or email BHIntl@bwh.harvard.edu.
For more detailed information about seeking an appointment, visit our contact page.
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