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International Patients Traveling to UPMC

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​Neurosurgical International Patients

UPMC provides world-class medical care for patients from across the United States and around the world. Patients from five continents have traveled to UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for world-class neurosurgical care.

UPMC’s surgeons have pioneered and refined techniques that allow them to care for patients with an array of tumors, lesions, and other neurological conditions of the brain and spine.

We have treated thousands of international patients from:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Bolivia
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • France
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Trinidad
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • USA (virtually every state)
  • Venezuela
  • Yemen

Global Care Services

UPMC Global Care offers a wide range of free services to ensure that international patients and their families receive coordinated care throughout their stay. We are committed to making your experience at UPMC as comfortable as possible.

Prior to your journey to the United States, a Global Care representative will be assigned as your contact. Your Hospitality Care Manager will work closely with you to assist with any housing, transportation, administrative, translation, religious, or cultural concerns.

Global Care Services Include:

  • Hospitality Services
  • Visa Assistance
  • Transportation Coordination
  • High-Quality Care from Expert Clinicians
  • Discharge Planning and Follow-up

For information and assistance, please contact UPMC Global Care at:
Phone: 01-877-320-8762
Email: globalcare@upmc.edu​​

Meet Karina Tapia
When this Mexico native and active mother of two was diagnosed with a large brain tumor that was disturbing her vision, she turned to the experts at UPMC thousands of miles away. ​