Information for International Traveling Patients

Connecting Patients Around the World to Advanced Health Care

When patients or loved ones receive a complex medical diagnosis, they want to feel confident that they will have the best medical care possible. For many, that means seeking treatment at UPMC.

UPMC Global Care makes that journey more convenient with complementary services to help patients and their families navigate the UPMC network.

Our team provides financial services and hospitality and logistical services to help supplement UPMC’s world-renowned clinical programs, including:

  • Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports Medicine and Concussion
  • Transplant
  • Ophthalmology
  • Other Specialty Services

Together, we help patients access UPMC in the most comfortable, stress-free manner possible.

About UPMC

UPMC is a U.S.-based world-renowned health care provider that is inventing new models of accountable, patient-centered care. The city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania serves as headquarters for our U.S. operations, while UPMC has had a global presence for more than 20 years with facilities and clinical collaborations in Italy, Ireland, China, and Kazakhstan.

A passion for innovation lies at the heart of what we do, and together with our internationally-recognized clinical and research programs, this translates into advanced, personalized care for patients from across the globe.

Our affiliated institution the University of Pittsburgh, has been among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since the 1990s. Together, we’ve pioneered groundbreaking approaches to complex problems with leading programs both in the U.S. and around the world.


UPMC Global Care makes it easy for referring physicians, embassies, and patients to access UPMC’s extensive array of exceptional health care services and expertise. For more information about second opinion services, or to learn more about virtual, in-country, or U.S.-based programs and services, please fill out the form below.