Fly In Out of Town PatientsAt the Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence, our goal is to make our patients feel safe and stress-free. Additional accommodations are available for our patients visiting the Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence. As medical tourism increases, we strive to offer the very best personalized service and care to help accommodate our out-of-town patients.

A great number of our fly-in patients plan to stay two or more days in LA to allow for safe recovery. A lot of our patients even choose to stay two weeks or longer and make a vacation out of it their visit.

Out-of-Town and International Patient Services

We want to make your stay an exceptional one. The following accommodations are available to help you have an pleasant stay:

  • Travel agent for flight coordination and transportation
  • Translation services
  • Post-operative recovery centers in Los Angeles, such as Pearl Recovery
  • Private nurses
  • Other medical or travel related coordinating

Discounted Travel and Hotel Rates

Our international and out-of-town patients are offered discounted hotel rates at various Los Angeles Hotels (full list provided at the bottom).

Many of our patients fly into the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). LAX is not far from the Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence. We strongly recommend CoolRide for comfortable car transportation to and from your hotel of choice.  Scheduling with this Los Angeles based ride service is pretty simple. Just call (888) 817-1439. We also are more than happy to handle this for you if you wish!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the best way to contact the Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence if I live outside the U.S.?

A: Travelling patients are able to call the listed phone number for our outpatient surgery center, but the best way to contact us is via email (in our contact form). Our offices will strive to respond within 24 hours. To schedule your appointment, we require your contact information prior to booking your consultation.

Q: How soon after my surgery can I board a long flight, including an international flight?

A: Depending on the details of your procedure, we may recommend that you stay in a recovery center such as Pearl Recovery for a short period of time following your surgery, before you can board a long haul flight. This is to ensure your comfort and safety, as well as the success of your recovery. Usually, this time can be anywhere between a day and a week, depending on your unique case.

Q: What if I need to acquire a visa or passport in order to travel to your surgery center?

A: For international patients, we offer all-inclusive services to assist you throughout the process, including a travel agent who can coordinate your visa, passport and any other travel documents, along with flight, hotel and transportation arrangements.

Q: What is the best way to get to the Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence?

A: Our surgery center is located at La Peer Health Systems, which is on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. There are a few different ways to travel to the surgery center. Patients who fly into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) or Bob Hope Airport in Burbank can take a short taxi or limousine ride to the surgery center, while patients traveling within California also have the option to take the Amtrak train as well. Please refer to our outpatient surgery center map for details.

Contact the Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence

Lots of our patients fly in from other cities or countries, so we are skilled in accommodating any special needs or concerns, as well as making sure each of our patients is taken care of with the highest quality of patient care. If you are traveling from outside of the Los Angeles area for surgery, then this is the surgical center for you! We also welcome patients from the neighboring cities around LA. Many of our patients come from Bakersfield, Irvine, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach.

For additional information about medical tourism and flying in from out of town for your surgery, you can contact our outpatient surgical center. Please fill out our online contact form and detail where you plan to fly in from, or call our office at (888) 817-1439.

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