Every year, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals welcome children and their families from outside the United States. UCSF International Services is here to ensure that language and distance aren't obstacles to accessing our world-class diagnostic, treatment and specialty care services.
Why choose UCSF
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, in Oakland and San Francisco, rank among the nation's top hospitals in 10 specialty areas, according to U.S. News & World Report. These are cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.
As part of receiving care at a leading research institution, our patients enjoy notable benefits, including opportunities to access cutting-edge care through more than 1,500 active clinical trials (studies of promising new treatments). UCSF is one of the highest-funded public academic institutions by the National Institutes of Health and has won nearly every prestigious prize in the health sciences, with a faculty that includes six Nobel Prize winners.
By uniting experts in both patient care and medical research, we are proud to drive advancements in treatment and technology that serve patients here and around the world.