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Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Monday through Friday

Email: internationalmedicine

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Complete our online form to learn more about international patient options.
Go to Our International Medicine Contact Form »

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Appointment Process

International Medicine Program

Our Nemours International Medicine Program attracts families, physicians and educators who know that pediatric specialties are necessary and not always available around the globe. It is the Nemours promise to help every child — no matter where they live — have a healthier and happier future.

If you’re an international patient, we start with the appointment process. Your first contact should be made by phone, email or through our international medicine contact form.

What to Expect During Your Visit to Nemours

Once you contact our office, our team will contact you within 24 business hours to assist you through the steps below. Before, during and after your child’s care, you’ll have one person from the international medicine team who will always be your single point of contact.

Before Your Visit
  • fill out a new patient contact form
  • gather and translate your child's medical records to English
  • our team will work with the doctors to determine the most appropriate physician and treatment plan
  • our team will schedule your child’s appointment dates and times
  • travel and visa confirmation (if necessary)
Financial Services
  • cost estimation
  • insurance verification
  • payment options
Travel and Lodging
  • airport options
  • ground transportation options
  • hotels and long-term accommodation options
During Your Visit

Once you arrive at your selected hotel or lodging, our international medicine team will provide the following services:

  • contact you upon your arrival
  • meet you before your first appointment
  • provide financial counseling
  • escort you to your initial appointment
  • help schedule additional appointments
  • assist with any pharmaceutical and medical equipment needs
  • assist with guest services needs
  • provide medical records as they become available
After Your Visit

As you prepare to return home, our team will assist you with:

  • follow-up with Nemours physicians
  • facilitate communication with the treating physician in your country
  • provide copies of your Nemours medical records to take home with you (as they become available)
  • assist with pharmaceutical needs
  • schedule follow-up appointments (if necessary)

Medical Records: Patient Records From Your Child's Doctor

Your child’s medical records must be received and translated before we can schedule an appointment. Medical records are protected by HIPAA privacy laws in the United States.

  • Your child’s records must be translated into English before we can proceed with scheduling an appointment. 
  • You can send medical records to Nemours via email, FedEx, postal service or even fax.
    • Email:
    • Fax: +1 (302) 298-8986
    • Postal Address:
      Attention: International Medicine Program Office
      1600 Rockland Road., Wilmington, DE 19803 USA
  • Medical record translation is a patient’s responsibility. You can send us records already translated, or we can arrange to send it out for translation at your cost.  

Insurance We Accept

Nemours contracts with international insurers. Our dedicated international medicine team can assist you with insurance questions and other financial services before, during and after your visit. Contact Us to Learn More »

Referral Process

For International Physicians

Refer a patient to Nemours with our international medicine contact form. Go to Online Form »