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from Around the Globe

International Patients

Consultations for Out-of-State & International Patients

If you are living out of California or abroad, and want a consultation for a newly diagnosed or recurrent pituitary tumor, brain tumor, skull base tumor, or orbital tumor, our physicians can promptly review your imaging studies and other tests, and provide a recommendation on treatment options, including possible clinical trial participation. We also help patients with spine and neck conditions.

There is no charge for such initial evaluations and these preliminary reviews and recommendation can be done through email or by Skype. Based on our review of your records and imaging, we can typically provide a financial quote for all services recommended within 1-2 days. Please complete this short form to start the process:

For Pituitary, Brain, or Skull Base Tumor Consultation

We also provide VIP concierge services for our out-of-state and international patients. Please contact us to learn more.

Concierge Services and Amenities

Should you decide to visit us for treatment or further evaluation, our International Patients team can assist you and make your visit as stress-free as possible.


Our financial team can rapidly put together a financial quote for all services including consultations, diagnostic tests, surgical fees and facility fees.


Providence Saint John’s Health Center is located in West Los Angeles in the city of Santa Monica, California, and a short drive from Los Angeles International Airport. Prior to your arrival, our team can help facilitate your transportation from the airport. Directions

Custom International Services

We make every effort to accommodate dietary or religious requirements and we are able to provide interpreter services in several major languages.


Our team can recommend local hotel accommodations at special rates. Hotel listing

Visitor Information

We can help you find information about restaurants, local attactions, shopping and entertainment.

Optional VIP Hospital Amenities

The VIP Caritas Suites at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is a premier, luxury patient care unit that offers expert medical care combined with highly qualified, compassionate nursing attention.

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