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The Global Services team at Children’s National Hospital has facilitated the international patient journey for more than 20 years. We’re here to help you with every aspect of your visit and treatment. Well-versed in the linguistic, cultural and religious needs of many different countries, our team bridges cultural gaps in order to make your family feel more at home.

Read our facts at-a-glance to learn more about Children’s National and the international patient experience.

Children’s National Hospital: A Top-Ranked Children’s Hospital in the US

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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Becoming an International Patient

Our Global Services team understands the challenges of traveling abroad for medical care and is readily available to assist you with every aspect of your journey, including appointment scheduling, interpretation services and making sure your cultural and religious needs are being met.

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Our Family-Centered Care Philosophy

Children’s National provides support services for families that span their range of needs during their treatment journey.

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Patient Stories

If your child needs to travel for care, our Global Services team is here to support you every step of the way. Learn how we've helped families from around the world on their treatment journey.

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Preparing for Your Visit

As you prepare for your stay at Children’s National, know that our team will be by your side to help in any way you need throughout your visit.

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International Remote Second Opinion Program

This program provides families with access to leading pediatric specialists at Children’s National Hospital without ever having to travel outside of their home country.