UCSF Medical Center is recognized throughout the world for innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research. UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have been named among the nation’s premier medical institutions for 15 consecutive years, ranking as the fifth-best hospital in the country and #1 in California in US News & World Report‘s 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” survey.
UCSF’s nationally preeminent programs include cancer, children’s health, the brain and nervous system, organ transplantation, women’s health, and behavioral health. UCSF Medical Center ranks in the top 10 nationally in 13 adult specialties, all of which also rank first in Northern California: cancer; diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose, and throat; geriatrics; gynecology; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; ophthalmology; orthopedics; psychiatry; pulmonology; rheumatology; and urology.
UCSF International Services staff coordinates all aspects of care for patients from around the world. Each patient receives care in an environment that respects diverse cultural traditions and backgrounds. We offer specialized care and personalized approaches to the most serious of health challenges with a deep insight into our patients’ medical histories, current situations, and future needs. The International Services team at UCSF Health has nine full-time employees that speak ten languages, including Arabic, Farsi, Chinese, Urdu, Hindi, Tagalog, Swiss German, and French. In addition, we have translation and interpreter services in 150 different languages.
Our adult and pediatric centers of excellence include:
- Bone marrow transplant
- Cardiac surgery
- Fetal treatment
- Pulmonary care
- Transplant (liver, kidney, lung)
- Digestive Health
- General Surgery
- Neuroscience (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
- Plastic Surgery
- Primary Care
- Women’s Health
With a mission to advance health worldwide, UCSF is committed to collaborating with leading international providers and organizations to improve the quality of healthcare. At UCSF, we are driven by the idea that when the best research, the best teaching, and the best patient care converge, we can deliver breakthroughs that help heal the world. Our collaboration programs include telehealth (including remote second opinions), advisory and consultation services, education & training, and joint research.International Solutions Email • International Solutions Website