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Welcome to Our Hospital

Families from around the world come to Nemours seeking hope, second opinions and life-saving treatments. We welcome them with open arms. Our mission to help every child have a healthier and happier future extends beyond the borders of any one country. Through our International Medicine Program, we see children in nearly every pediatric specialty.

International families are particularly interested in Nemours for our expertise in: 

  • organ transplants
  • cancer treatment
  • heart surgery
  • neurosurgery
  • complex orthopedic surgeries

During your time at Nemours, our team can:

  • recommend places to stay
  • help with transportation needs
  • make suggestions for places to shop
  • connect you with places of worship 
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We’re Here to Help Children From All Over the World

Nemours provides world-class care for international families, including life-changing surgeries and treatments.

  • We’re nationally ranked in several specialties. Our hospital regularly ranks top in the nation for many specialties, including orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery, cancer and GI surgery.
  • We’re experts in complex spine surgeries. International families seek out the expertise of our physicians, especially for skeletal dysplasia and other complex spine conditions.
  • We have language interpreters available 24/7. At Nemours, we never want language to be a barrier. Our interpreter services can accommodate families from all over the world.
  • We have financial specialists who work directly with families. Our team works with a variety of international payers, including governments, embassies, insurances and sponsors. We will always provide you with a cost estimate.
  • We help families plan travel. We can help arrange travel and help you figure out if you need to obtain a visa.
  • 50+ We’ve treated children from countries all over the world
  • 1,000+ Children from around the globe we’ve treated for skeletal dysplasia
  • >90% Liver & kidney transplants exceed national average at 1-year survival

See Our Hospital

From our park-like campus and free parking, to private patient rooms and kid-approved play areas, our children's hospital in Wilmington, Del., is like no other. And it’s only 20 minutes from the Philadelphia airport.

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