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Become an International Patient

If you are interested in becoming a patient at Rush, follow these steps.

International Health Services Hunter SuiteStep 1: Contact us

Please contact our office either by phone, email or by completing an international appointment request form online. A member of our team will provide further details about what we need from you to start coordinating your visit to Rush.

Phone number: 001-312-563-2488
Email address:

Step 2: Send your medical records

If additional records or information are required or requested, please send them via mail or fax. All medical records must be in English. Please use a medical transcription service to transcribe your medical records.

Mailing address:
Rush University Medical Center
International Health Services
1725 W. Harrison St., POB Suite 110
Chicago, IL 60612 USA

Fax: 001-312-563-2599.

Step 3: Coordinate your visit

After receiving your medical records, our team will work with you to set up your appointments and coordinate your visit. Please let us know if any family members will be joining you and if they also require medical services.

Step 4: Make travel and accommodation plans

Our team will work with you to make sure that your visit to Rush is as smooth and comfortable as possible.

  • Learn more about accommodations near Rush.
  • Find out more about Chicago.

Financial responsibility

We accept multiple forms of payment, including the following:

  • Self-pay: Visa, American Express, MasterCard or bank wire
  • International insurance: Only select international insurance companies are accepted. Contact us to find out if we accept your international insurance.
  • Government payers: Our staff works continuously with embassies and other select government payers
  • Cash

For help coordinating and understanding your financial responsibility, please call us at 001-312-563-2488.

Traveling to Rush

Chicago has two international airports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport
  • Chicago Midway International Airport