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Becoming an International Patient

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The Global Services Division features a dedicated team experienced in providing world-class services to international patients and families seeking medical care in the United States. Our team understands the challenges of traveling abroad for medical care, and we work diligently to coordinate the clinical and logistical aspects of the visit, making sure that each child’s unique cultural, linguistic and religious needs are being met.

Our international patients have 24/7 access to a robust team of doctors, nurses, coordinators and interpreters, ensuring that our patients get timely appointments, easy access to information, and convenient communication with health care providers.

Contact Global Services

To get in touch with the Global Services team, please call +1-202-476-5779 or email.

Step 1: Getting Started

Step 2: Financial Services

Step 3: Coordinating Care

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International Remote Second Opinion Program

Our Remote Second Opinion Program allows you to access Children’s National experts even if you can’t travel to Children’s National. Our renowned physicians review your child's medical information and compile a comprehensive report to inform your family's decisions for follow-up care.

The Patient Journey

Learn about the excellent care children and families from outside of the United States will receive from our Global Services team when they seek care from our specialists. You’ll also get a look at our Children’s Research Institute, where efforts to find innovative solutions to childhood diseases are among the best in health care in the United States and around the world.

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Online Appointment Request Form

The experts at Children’s National Hospital give children and their families the best possible care with innovative medical techniques and family-centered healthcare services.