Penn Global Medicine (PGM)

The Penn Difference

Penn Medicine offers excellence in patient care and service with a staff committed to all patients from around the globe, regardless of how complex a health condition might be. International patients who come to Penn Medicine can take advantage of the following benefits.

Access to Comprehensive Health Care

  • Preventive and consultative services
  • Diagnostic imaging and testing
  • Drug therapy and surgical treatment
  • Coordinated follow-up care

Exclusive Penn Medicine Services

  • Roberts Proton Therapy Center – the largest and most advanced facility in the world for this precise form of cancer radiation treatment
  • Penn Heart and Vascular – advanced integrated care options found at only a select few centers in the country
  • TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) – Penn invented the world's first minimally invasive robotic surgery technique to remove tumors of the mouth and throat
  • The largest multispecialty robotic surgery program in the U.S.
  • Penn Medicine offers patients personalized medicine with tailored treatment options to match the specific preventive or therapeutic needs of every patient.

Programs and Staff that Excel in Patient Care and Service

  • A staff committed to patients from around the globe, no matter how complex their health condition may be.
  • Leaders in health care, and are pioneers in new treatments for disease, advancements in medicine and surgery, and breakthroughs in research
  • Pioneers in immunotherapy, creating vaccines from patients' own cells to fight cancer
  • Developed one of first breast and ovarian cancer risk evaluation programs in the United States
  • Leaders in preventive cardiology, identifying new genetic risk factors for heart disease
  • Restored sight in children and adults with congenital blindness using gene therapy
  • Established the Department of Clinical Effectiveness and Quality Improvement, with a sole focus on patient safety, clinical best practices and patient satisfaction
  • Created the Center for Evidence-based Practice (CEP), a national leader in improving the way research findings are applied to clinical operations
  • Are world leaders in research, and offer patients access to the latest treatment options before they are widely available

More Experience Means Better Outcomes

  • Established the Department of Clinical Effectiveness and Quality Improvement, with a sole focus on patient safety, clinical best practices and patient satisfaction
  • Created the Center for Evidence-based Practice (CEP), a national leader in improving the way research findings are applied to clinical operations
  • Are world leaders in research, and offer patients access to the latest treatment options before they are widely available
  • Penn Medicine is known for success rates that are equal to, and in most cases exceed, the national averages