International Patient Services


Our International Patient Services Program is designed to offer international patients state-of-the-art medical care in an environment tailored specifically for the most discriminating individual. International patients choosing our program for their healthcare needs will experience world-renowned physician expertise, superior nursing care and cutting-edge technology found in only the most advanced medical centers. International Services also recognizes the unique needs of individuals from other countries and provides a spectrum of personalized services designed to make for a most extraordinary patient experience.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s health and emergency medicine, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ by Healthgrades® for the 10th year in a row. Only 24 of the nation’s 4,500 hospitals have earned such a consecutive distinction. The Hospital has also been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and as one of the 2013 America’s Best 100 Hospitals for Cardiac Care and Gastrointestinal Care. Healthgrades has also awarded the Hospital with the 2013 Women’s Health Excellence Award™ for the fourth consecutive year and the 2012 Emergency Medicine Excellence Award™ for the third year in a row.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital was also recognized for the third consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-2014 Best Hospitals listing as a top-ranked hospital in the South Florida metropolitan area.

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HEART & VASCULAR INSTITUTE

The Christine E. Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute opened at Boca Regional in 2006, which made it the first open-heart program started in Palm Beach County in over 22 years. The Institute has performed over 1,000 open-heart procedures – the majority of which are performed off-pump – more than 15,000 cardiac catheterizations and over 800 angioplasties.

Diagnostic Testing Services
  • Cardiac Catheterization Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
  • Electrophysiology Studies
  • Exercise Stress Tests (Treadmill Tests)
  • Holter Monitor
  • Myocardial Biopsy
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
Surgical Services
  • Angioplasty
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Endoscopic Vein Harvesting
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Valve Replacement/Repair
  • Surgical Ablations
  • Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation: including state-of-the-art mini-maze surgery
  • Endovascular Aortic Surgery
Facilities
  • Cardiac Catheterization Lab: state-of-the-art rooms for diagnostic and interventional procedures, placement of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators
  • New, Cardiovascular ICU for patients recovering from open-heart, vascular and thoracic surgeries
  • Post Coronary Intervention Unit
  • Cardiac Step Down Unit
  • Cardiac Telemetry Unit: provides continuous monitoring of heart patients who are having complications or are recovering from a cardiac event/procedure; a radio-frequency telemetry monitor in each bed sends a signal to the central nursing station
  • Post-Surgical Cardiac Rehab: programs designed for faster, fuller recoveries and improved quality of life under direction of specially trained staff
  • Advanced Arrhythmia Center
  • Hybrid OR Center of Excellence for Heart Failure Care
Click here to visit the Christine E. Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute

CANCER INSTITUTE

The Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute is revolutionizing the treatment of cancer and patient care.
  • The Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute at the Harvey & Phyllis Sandler Pavilion opened in November 2008. The state-of-the-art, award winning $73 million, 98,000 square-foot facility houses the Hospital’s imaging, radiation, chemotherapy and cancer support services, as well as its clinical research capabilities
  • One of the largest cancer programs by patient volume in the state of Florida
  • Internationally renowned physicians in cancer treatment
  • Specialized physician expertise in breast, urological, head and neck, thoracic, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary (liver and bile ducts) and bloodborne cancers
  • Dedicated Multimodality Center where patients are seen by multiple sub-specialists in genetics, surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, pathology and imaging at the same location on the same visit
  • The latest technological advancements and the most sophisticated diagnostic services and treatment available
  • Most advanced imaging technology available
  • The Center for Hematology-Oncology
  • Only facility in south Florida with AccuBoost™ technology
  • Novalis Tx™ – image guided radiosurgery – the most precise treatment available
  • Oncology Social Workers guide patients, offering support and education through group and individual counseling
  • Cindy Bertuch Rosencrans Life Expression Program (The CINDY Program) addresses questions, emotions, decisions and challenges that arise for the cancer patient and their loved ones
  • Patients benefit from the Lynn Cancer Institute’s affiliations with major academic cancer centers including Moffit Total Cancer Care™
  • Research nurses improve patient access to clinical trials and facilities
  • Pain and symptom management, genetic testing and specialized diagnostic services
Click here to visit the Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute

WOMEN’S HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE

The Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute – The Center for Breast Care, offers a full range of comprehensive services including screening, diagnostic care and treatments.
  • Internationally renowned physicians in breast imaging
  • Same-day mammography results and consultation
  • Clinical breast exams and high-risk evaluation
  • Perform over 90,000 diagnostic procedures a year
  • No prescriptions needed for screening mammograms (over the age of 40)
  • State-of-the-art imaging technology
  • Genetic testing for high-risk patients
  • Breast MRI, breast PEM (Positron Emission Mammography), breast ultrasound and bone density
  • Breast cancer risk assessment/genetic counseling
  • Access to leading clinical imaging trials
  • World-class breast cancer program
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Mobile digital MammoVan
  • Rated in the top 5% in the nation for Women’s Health Excellence™ by Healthgrades®
Click here to visit the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute

ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE

Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute offers care in a variety of sub-specialties, including arthritis treatment, hip and knee replacement, spinal surgery, shoulder surgery and sports medicine. The dedicated team of physicians, nurses, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals is focused on improving the lives of patients by alleviating pain, promoting speedy recoveries and returning patients to a state of independence.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital performs anterior hip replacement, providing patients with a faster recovery, less pain and enhanced mobility. We specialize in joint resurfacing, an alternative to total joint replacement. Our state-of-the-art navigation system gives our orthopedic surgeons added precision in the operating room.

The Hospital’s orthopedic unit provides a host of patient amenities including private rooms, WiFi and flat screen televisions.

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PATIENT & GUEST SERVICES

The BocaCare International Patient Services Program is dedicated to meeting the needs of patients and their families who come to Boca Raton Regional Hospital from all around the world. Our International Patient Center prides itself on providing highly personalized care, with compassionate and knowledgeable staff members who are attuned to the particular needs of all cultures and strive to make the experience of all patients and family members as pleasant and comfortable as possible. In order to meet the diverse needs of all our patients, Boca Raton Regional Hospital provides personalized liaison services, which include the following:
  • Coordination of hospital, physician and diagnostic services appointments
  • Physician referral services
  • 24-hour emergency services, including air ambulance coordination services
  • Assistance in finding physicians/specialists within your insurance network
  • 24-hour translation services in 180 languages
  • Travel arrangement assistance
  • Transfer of medical records to and from your primary physician
  • Fulfilling any special nutritional or spiritual needs The International Patient Center also provides assistance with financial concerns, such as:
  • Coordination with primary insurance and travel assistance companies
  • Estimates and discounted package pricing for uninsured, self-paying patients
  • Coordination of advance deposit payments (wire transfers, etc.)
In addition to providing our patients with the best possible clinical care, Boca Regional collaborates with the Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, to provide patients and their families with accommodations that are second to none. The Boca Raton Resort & Club is world renowned for its elegance and the many amenities it provides to each of its visitors.

ABOUT THE CITY OF BOCA RATON

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is located in Boca Raton, Florida, one of south Florida’s most premier and idyllic oceanside destinations. It is home to many of America’s most successful business people, as well as a haven for celebrities, philanthropists and members of society.

Whether our international patients are traveling alone or with companions, Boca Raton provides renowned dining, entertainment and recreational experiences. The City is also rich in cultural diversity and enjoys a longstanding reputation for being a most welcoming community for international visitors.

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