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Life-Saving Journey, World-Class Care

Thousands of international patients make the decision each year to travel to Weston, Florida, to receive world-class care at Cleveland Clinic. As an academic medical center, Cleveland Clinic is internationally renowned for providing specialty medicine and treating the most complex of medical conditions, from heart disease and cancer to spine deformities and digestive disorders, among others. But, it is the level of service and care provided at Cleveland Clinic that makes it a true “destination” for healthcare.

Ensuring that patients feel at home at Cleveland Clinic, when away from home, is the role of the International Patient Services Center. Its staff is dedicated to meeting the unique needs and requirements of international patients by offering a variety of services designed to make sure that their visit goes as smoothly as possible.

The center assists with scheduling appointments, securing transportation and accommodations, arranging interpretation and translation services, and coordinating hospital admissions and financial transactions. In addition, the International Patient Services Center facilitates participation in Cleveland Clinic’s acclaimed Second Opinion Program.

Patients from across the globe choose Cleveland Clinic as their source for specialty medicine, with more than 60 countries represented among international patients last year. In particular, a large number of patients with ties to South Florida come from South and Central America and the Caribbean. As a result, the International Patient Services Center offers assistance to patients as well as their family members who come together for support and companionship.

Every life-saving journey to Cleveland Clinic from abroad starts with a phone call to International Patient Services. Its staff is committed to exceeding the needs of international patients and providing access to Cleveland Clinic’s world-class medical care.

To contact International Patient Services at Cleveland Clinic in Florida, call 1-954-659-5080 or toll-free from Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and United States call 1-866-898-8210, and toll-free from Dominican Republic call 1-888-156-2086. For more information, visit