Many of our patients at the Disc Replacement Center of Excellence travel to us from around the world. With so much experience, we are able to easily accommodate and cater to any and all our out-of-town patients.
Many of our patients from outside Los Angeles decide to stay for a period of time after their surgery to ensure a safe and successful recovery. Others prefer to stay simply to enjoy the environs of Southern California. Patients also come to us from neighboring cities in California. These include Bakersfield, Irvine, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach.
Out-of-Town Patient Services
Our staff at the Disc Replacement Center of Excellence is skilled at making your stay as comfortable as possible. In order to do that, some of the services we offer include:
- Assistance with translation
- Access to post-operative recovery centers
- Aid from a travel agent
- Recommendations for tourism and local activities
- Help from private nurses
Discounts on Hotels and Travel
In addition to all the other benefits, we also offer our patients discounted rates at several top hotels in Beverly Hills.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the most commonly used airport for our fly-in patients. It is only a short drive from the Beverly Hills location of our surgery center. When it comes to car service, we recommend CoolRide. This can get your to and from your hotel or the airport. The number for CoolRide is (888) 391-3219. You can call yourself, or we would be happy to handle it for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the easiest way for those who live outside the United States to contact the Disc Replacement Center of Excellence?
A: You contact us by phone or online. To contact us by phone, simply call (888) 309-2848. To contact us online, simply email us and we will do our best to answer you within 24 hours.
Q: How soon is it safe to fly again after my surgery?
A: This depends on your specific procedure, but in general it is best to allow for a short recovery time, especially before boarding a long flight. You may want to stay in a recovery center, such as Pearl Recovery, after your surgery in order to ensure the comfort, safety, and success of your recovery. Our patients typically wait anywhere from a day to a week to recover before flying.
Q: Do you offer help getting a visa or passport?
A: Yes, we do offer assistance to our international patients, including services such as a travel agent, who can assist you with acquiring the necessary travel documents such as visas and passports.
Q: How do I get the Disc Replacement Center of Excellence surgical facilities?
A: We’re located at La Peer Health Systems on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. There are several ways to get there. For patients who fly to Los Angeles, both Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank offer taxi rides directly to the surgery center. Patients who already live in California may drive or take the Amtrak train.
Contact the Disc Replacement Center of Excellence
Our extensive experience accommodating out-of-town visitors to the Disc Replacement Center of Excellence means you never have to worry about coordinating difficult travel plans. Our goal is to make your trip here as easy and comfortable as possible. For more information about flying in from out of town, contact our surgery center directly. You can call us at (888) 309-2848 or send an email. We look forward to hearing from you.
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