International Health

The Patient Experience

Each year Northwestern Medicine welcomes patients from around the globe seeking world-class medical care.

Start your journey to better health

The team at Northwestern Medicine International Health welcomes patients from around the globe who seek advanced treatment for a variety of medical conditions. With a clear focus on you and your needs, our team will work with you and your traveling companions to see that you feel welcome and are comfortable from the time you arrive until you are ready to return home.

Supporting your journey

Patients who travel to Northwestern Medicine receive personal support and assistance throughout the healthcare journey.

Other personalized services available include:

  • Coordinating the transfer of your medical records
  • Providing translation services as needed
  • Arranging banking services and helping with financial information
  • Offering concierge services for you and your travel companions
  • Assisting with dietary requirements
  • Connecting you with places of worship

Coordinated Medical Care

Important to your personalized treatment plan will be the collaboration between the physicians providing your care at Northwestern Medicine and your personal physician from home. Once we understand your unique healthcare needs, our International Health representatives will coordinate appointments to make the most of your time at Northwestern Medicine. We are available to escort you to and from appointments and we can arrange for medical translation services as needed.

Learn more about the services and support available through Northwestern Medicine International Health.