International Services

We have many programs available to international patients, to make their health care experience as comfortable as possible.

For help finding the right doctor, booking travel, or getting access to the medical information you need, we are here for you.

Support and care for our global community

Our commitment to providing quality service to our international patients matches the caliber of care you expect to receive at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. We offer an individualized approach to serving the unique needs of our international patients—before, during and after your visit.

When you work with International Medical Services to arrange your medical care, you are paired with a member of our team who is an expert in addressing your unique needs. We are committed to making each patient's stay an exceptional experience.

Our services include providing help with the following:

  • Information about services, programs and physicians.
  • Medical cost estimates and billing arrangements.
  • Identification of a physician to meet each patient's unique needs.
  • Appointment scheduling, including consultations and follow-up care.
  • Facilitate communications with physicians, family and friends and home.
  • Interpretation services in multiple languages.
  • Transportation and accommodation.



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International Medical Services are available at the following location:

I had the "Cyber Knife" for my brain tumor and was seen by each of you for my past stroke and left ventricular aneurysm. My family and I appreciate your professionalism and caring attitude at Stanford. I did have a full recovery of the illnesses and am back working in the city of Beijing.

-IMS Patient