A patient checks in at the International Patient Center front desk

The International Patient Center at Massachusetts General Hospital is a full-service office that assists foreign patients seeking a consultation, a second opinion or medical treatment.

#1 Research Hospital. Caring for Patients from 120 Countries.

Thank you for considering Massachusetts General Hospital for your care or a loved one’s care. Mass General is America’s #1 Research Hospital and Harvard Medical School’s original and largest teaching hospital. Consistently ranked among the top hospitals in America by U.S. News and World Report, Mass General cares for thousands of international patients each year at our hospital in Boston.

Here are just a few of the reasons our international patients choose us for their care:

We’re the #1 research hospital in America.

Mass General is home to the largest hospital-based research program in the United States with more than $900 million (USD) in annual research funding. Patients travel the world for our unique ability to bring cutting-edge scientific discoveries to the care and treatments our patients need most. Mass General doctors and scientists are dedicated to treating the most challenging conditions. Providing you the best care possible is our purpose, passion, and life’s work.

Our physicians are Harvard Medical School professors.

Mass General is the largest and original teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School where virtually all of our physicians serve as faculty. Our patients tell us they find comfort in knowing their Mass General doctor is among the best and brightest in medicine.

We’re a global leader in medical care.

Mass General is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. In 2015, Mass General was recognized as the #1 hospital in the nation and in 2019, we were recognized as #2 in the nation. Mass General is ranked in 14 medical specialties. This is a testament to the breadth and depth of our expertise.

Our patients are cared for by world leaders in their fields.

Our multidisciplinary physician teams are known worldwide for innovations in cancer, digestive disorders, neuroscience, heart disease, orthopedics, transplantation, urologic diseases, trauma care and more. Mass General unites physicians across disciplines to give the most advanced and compassionate care to every adult and child.

Our International Patient Center is a dedicated, full-service and multilingual office that helps overseas patients access medical care at Mass General.

From appointment scheduling to travel arrangements, our International Patient Center staff’s sole purpose is to help make your Mass General journey as healing and stress-free as possible.

For these reasons and more, thousands of international patients from more than 120 countries travel to Mass General each year seeking medical care, a second opinion or treatment unavailable anywhere else in the world. We encourage you to contact our International Patient Center team to learn more about starting your care journey at Mass General.