Areas of Clinical Expertise

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UCLA Health is known for providing world-class health care. Our physicians are global leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of countless medical conditions, and our hospitals are consistently ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. For decades, our expert team has cared for thousands of people — in Los Angeles and throughout the world — using the latest medical advances and technologies.

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UCLA Health: Why Choose Us for International Care?

Our patients come from near and far (at least 140 countries) to receive our exceptional care. Our extensive interpreter services make sure you and your care team can easily communicate.

When you choose UCLA as a partner in your health, you benefit from our:

Renowned medical expertise: UCLA is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the best medical center in the western United States and one of the top hospitals in the U.S. These recognitions illustrate the outstanding care we offer to people with a wide range of health concerns.

Seasoned doctors: More than 200 UCLA physicians are listed among the Best Doctors in America. Many of them are leaders in their fields and have extensive experience caring for people from many countries and cultures.

Advanced treatment options: Our team has a long track record of success in caring for complex conditions. We have access to many of the latest medical advances and technologies that help us treat a wide range of acute and chronic health issues. Our doctors and scientists are leading biomedical research that explores new ways to fight disease.

Broad scope of care: You can expect exceptional quality from our diagnostic and treatment services. With four hospitals and more than 250 community offices and outpatient clinics, UCLA Health can care for complex conditions, such as rare cancers and brain tumors. Our transplant surgeons save and improve hundreds of lives each year.

Personal guide: When you come to UCLA, your team of international patient coordinators will help you access an array of support services. They’ll connect you to resources and help you navigate your treatment. Our personalized approach starts with your first contact with UCLA. Learn more about our international patient support services.

Online second opinions: With advanced video-conferencing technology, you can get a second opinion from one of our medical experts — without leaving your home. We can coordinate these services for almost any specialty, including cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery and orthopaedics. Get a second opinion.

Focus on the future of medicine: The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is one of the premier research and educational institutions in the U.S. Our research scientists participate in promising clinical trials and contribute to notable medical advances that improve patient care while molding the next generation of doctors.

Where We Most Excel: Our Medical Specialties

At UCLA Health, we strive to reach new levels of medical excellence. Our doctors and scientists pioneer work across an astounding range of disciplines — from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. We aim to offer the latest medical advances to every patient who walks through our doors.

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