The International Patient Services Department is proud to offer many services to assist you and your family. We can assist with coordination of referrals and appointments. Our team provides immediate access to interpreters through a combination of in-person, video, or telephonic interpretation. We can interpret most languages, with close to 200 languages available from any hospital phone. We can also assist with transportation from the airport and from your residence to the hospital, lodging reservations, as well as other services (banking, phones, etc.). We will help facilitate a smooth transition home, including communication and coordination with your referring physicians and providing the appropriate supplies and education.
Lurie Children’s is also able to provide telemedicine consultation services. Telemedicine currently provides immediate, interactive access via videoconferencing to virtually any of Lurie Children’s more than 1,000 pediatric specialists. This technology has been used around the world to diagnose infants with serious congenital heart diseases; interpret thousands of medical imaging exams; and help assess, stabilize, and treat critically ill children.
Lurie Children’s has over 1,400 physicians and allied health professionals in 70 pediatric specialties ready to treat the most complex diagnoses and was ranked in all 10 specialties by US News & World Report. Our hospital also provides several unique programs, including our Institute for Fetal Health, which provides comprehensive pre-birth counseling and pediatric care planning for pregnant women carrying babies with medical problems.
- Digestive Health
- General Surgery
- Neuroscience (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
- Plastic Surgery
- Primary Care
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is excited to expand our educational partnerships throughout the world. Lurie Children’s currently has a partnership with Zhengzhou Children’s Hospital (ZCH) in Zhengzhou City, China. The partnership provides educational exchanges with the physicians at ZCH to provide further education and academic learning in the area of pediatrics. In addition, the exchange allows for peer-to-peer consultation between the pediatric specialists at ZCH and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as well as patient consultation via telemedicine. Lurie Children’s is excited to expand our educational partnerships throughout the world.International Solutions Email • International Solutions Website