Mission and Vision
Our mission is to deliver leading-edge patient care, research, and education. Our vision is to heal humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering and delivering acts of kindness.
UCLA Health: Why Choose Us for International Care?
Our patients come from all walks of life and call more than 140 different countries home. At UCLA, we make every effort to ensure you always feel comfortable and confident in your care.
People who choose UCLA as a partner in their health can expect:
Renowned medical expertise: For 33 years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has placed UCLA Health on its honor roll, a distinction reserved for only 20 hospitals in the nation. We garnered top-10 rankings in 11 specialties, including oncology, pulmonology and gastroenterology. This and other accolades attest to the outstanding quality of care our teams consistently deliver across a range of specialties.
Celebrated doctors: More than 200 UCLA Health doctors are listed among the Best Doctors in America. Our doctors, surgeons and scientists are leaders in their fields, consistently at the forefront of biomedical research. UCLA clinicians are pioneering work across a vast range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Meet our team
Innovative treatment options: We have many of the latest medical advances and technologies at our fingertips, including CAR T-cell therapy, brachytherapy, and pelvic medicine and reconstruction. This means we can treat a wide range of acute and chronic health issues with therapies unavailable in many other countries. Our expertise allows us to care for patients facing extremely complicated medical situations.
Broad scope of care: With four hospitals and more than 250 community offices and outpatient clinics, UCLA Health can care for complex cases, such as rare cancers and brain tumors. Learn about our areas of clinical expertise.
International health made easy: When you travel to UCLA for care, you’ll never walk the path to health alone. Your patient coordinator will help you access an array of services — all designed to streamline your care. We help you navigate treatment and guide you to support services. Our personalized approach starts the moment your journey begins. Learn more about our international patient support services.
Online second opinions: Thanks to advanced telemedicine technology, you can benefit from UCLA’s medical expertise without leaving your home. Our doctors use a secure, HIPAA-compliant, health care video-conferencing platform to provide second opinion consultations to patients all over the world. We coordinate these services for a wide range of specialties, including cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery and orthopaedics. Get a second opinion.
Focus on the future of medicine: Our doctors and scientists are pioneering novel biomedical research that explores new ways to fight disease. Because we regularly participate in notable clinical trials, we can offer you the most promising health therapies, sooner. Our focus on academic medicine helps mold the next generation of medical experts.
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