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Orthopedic Care for International Patients

For those who wish to seek our high-quality orthopedic services from outside the United States, please reach out to our Global Patient Services (GPS) team who can assist in providing information on the following:

  • Finding a Doctor: Choosing the right orthopedic surgeon for your specific needs
  • Government Services: Please note that due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, you may be restricted from obtaining a Visa for travel. Please consult the U.S. State Department website or your local U.S. Embassy before booking any procedure at Hoag Orthopedic Institute
  • Paying for Care: Whether it be through insurance, self-pay or government / Embassy-sponsorship, our dedicated financial services team is ready to work with you to facilitate a seamless billing and payment process
  • Hotel Information: Includes preferred rates for HOI patients and family members
  • Airport Information: John Wayne Airport (SNA) is located in Irvine, and the closest airport to Hoag Orthopedic Institute. Alternatively, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 45 miles away with convenient taxi and private car booking services available to bring you to Orange County

Before you Visit

Please be prepared with the following items which are needed to review your case and determine your treatment plan:

  • Medical Records in English including specialists’ reports, labs, radiology and lab test results
  • A summary letter from your physician(s) discussing the details of all diagnoses and treatments received, and testing that has been conducted.
  • Contact information for all primary and specialty physicians

For more information, or, to begin the process of booking your procedure, please contact our Global Patient Services team here.