Foreign patients medical care
FSBI of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, NMRRC’s branches provide highly qualified medical care to cancer patients worldwide for more than 120 yearsRegistration of migration
P.Hertsen Moscow Oncology Research Institute – branch of NMRRC of the Ministry of Health of Russia was the first scientific institute in Europe specialized in oncology that provided medical care and the first oncological hospital in Russia. The Institute provides traditional and modern treatment, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, photodynamic therapy, combined treatments to patients with tumors of various localization; develops new methods of diagnosis and treatment programs. Our goal is to cure or considerably prolong the life of patients and to ensure best possible quality of life after treatment. Annually, P.Hertsen MORI performs more than 7000 high-tech cancer treatments and more than 5000 surgical treatments. P.Hertsen Moscow Oncology Research Institute is a reference centre in surgical oncology for medical organizations in Russia, CIS countries and Europe. Surgeons of the P.Hertsen MORI have been successfully using minimally invasive techniques in gynecologic oncology and oncourology, video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy/segmentectomy, gastrectomy, resection of liver and mediastinal tumors. In the breast cancer department, plastic surgeons perform immediate breast reconstruction during the same procedure as oncologic resection.
A.Tsyba Medical Radiological Research Centre – branch of NMRRC of the Ministry of Health of Russia – was established in 1962. It is the leading center in Russia in diagnostic radiology, radionuclide therapy, cell and molecular radiobiology in the treatment of cancer, palliative medicine and the development of new radiopharmaceuticals. The Center specializes in surgical, chemoradiotherapy and combined treatment of patients with tumors of various localization; develops and applies new methods of diagnosis and therapy that improve prognosis and quality of life after treatment. Annually, A.Tsyba MRRC provides high-tech treatments to more than 16000 patients. The Centre specializes in the following areas: proton therapy, brachytherapy, radio and chemoembolization, radionuclide therapy. The Centre is a world leader in the treatment of cancer using radiopharmaceuticals. One of the varieties of radionuclide therapy is radioiodine therapy to which there is often no alternative method for patients suffering from papillary and follicular thyroid cancer. In its clinical practice the Centre uses adoptive immunotherapy using NK cells and other cytotoxic lymphocytes. Application of adoptive immunotherapy improves the standard chemotherapy outcomes, reduces the number of postoperative complications and the number of infectious complications, improves prognosis and the quality of life of a cancer patient. This therapy is offered to otherwise non-responsive patients and can be performed at any stage of treatment.
N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology, established in 1979, is a branch of the Federal State Budgetary Institution NMRRC (National Medical Research Radiological Centre) subordinate to the Russian Federation Ministry of Health. The N. Lopatkin Institute is the main Federal research institution for urology and andrology in the Russian Federation. Specialists of the Institute perform urological, oncourological, endourological and neurological surgical operations of a wide range. The Institute provides medical care in the field of pediatric urology and kidney transplantation. More than 4,000 urological diseases patients undergo surgical treatment at the Institute every year, of which 70 percent are performed by using minimally invasive, namely endo – and laparoscopic technologies. Complex treatment of severe cases of urolithiasis (ICD) in adults and children is performed, using all types of surgical operations, including: open, percutaneous, retrograde intrarenal interventions and remote lithotripsy. The metabolic disorders diagnostics and correction methods have been developed to prevent relapses of ICD, taking into account genetic, alimentary and metabolic risk factors. A wide range of reconstructive plastic interventions on the urinary tract is performed for both adults and children, including all types of urine derivation, operations for urinary incontinence, urinary fistulas, ureteral and urethral strictures, including the use of vascularized flaps, cheek mucosa and microsurgical techniques. Important component of the N. Lopatkin Scientific Research Institute of Urology’s clinical activity is Andrology. The Institute specializes in the treatment of andrological diseases, performs diagnostics, conservative and operative treatment of diseases of the prostate and scrotum, erectile dysfunction, male infertility, correction of metabolic syndrome and androgen deficiency. Genetic diagnostics of hereditary syndromes in male infertility is performing. Using microsurgical techniques, sperm sampling is performed for additional reproductive technologies.
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- Personalized approach
- High-tech treatment
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The ADVISE for medical tourists on how to get treatment in the Federal state budgetary institution NMRRC of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation
First step for medical tourist
Foreign patients with no Russian Health Insurance, having the desire to be treated in the NMRRC, are kindly advised to send their request for treatment to Patients relations department: email@example.com Please note, the patient’s personal medical documentation (Russian language translation is preferable) are highly appreciated, to speed up the process of making a preliminary decision about the further tactics of examination and treatment. The request processing period is no more than 3 days. Please, call the Patients relations department by phone number: +7 (495) 945-83-85, working days, 00.00 to 00.00, Moscow time. Upon the results of the request consideration, a preliminary treatment plan will be drawn up and the cost of treatment will be calculated.
The second step for medical tourist
The treatment coast for the patient is determined in accordance with the price policy at the NMRRC at the moment of conclusion of the contract with the patient. Medical care is provided after the 100% prepayment. Upon the extra requests of the patient, the Institute provides additional services. Namely:
• Specialized medical vehicle transfer from/to Moscow Airports transfer.
• Individual support of the patient from the moment of application to the end of treatment.
• Patient’s medical documentation Russian language translations.
You can find the legal regulations that define the specifics of providing medical care in Russia to foreigners by the link below.
The third step of the medical tourist
The cost of treatment is determined at the face-to-face consultation in one of the branches of the Center in accordance with the price list in effect at its branches at the time of signing the contract with the patient. Provision of medical care is subject to 100% prepayment. Additionally, the Center provides assistance in such services as:
- Meeting at the airports in Moscow in specialized medical transport;
- Personalized support of the patient from the moment of treatment up to the end of the treatment;
- To become acquainted with legal acts determining the peculiarities of medical assistance to non-Russian citizens in Russia click here.
If you have any questions, please contact the Patient Relations Department by phone at +7 (495) 945-83-85 on workdays from 08.00 to 17.00 Moscow time.
Advanced technologies in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, implementing in NMRRC of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation
Medical tourist’s route
for foreign citizens, entering the Russian Federation for medical treatment
for foreign citizens, entering the Russian Federation for medical treatment.
ATTANTION! 1) The visit of a foreign citizen to the Russian Federation for the purpose of treatment under the restrictions adopted by the Russian Federation, taking into account the current epidemiological situation, should be considered as an urgent need to provide highly qualified treatment by medical personnel of medical institutions of the Russian Federation.
2) If a foreign citizen provides false information to receive permission to enter the territory of the Russian Federation for treatment and provides when crossing the state border of the Russian Federation false documents confirming an invitation for treatment in medical institutions of the Russian Federation, in this case, criminal liability is provided for under article 322 of the Criminal Code “Illegal crossing of the state border of the Russian Federation”.
This information notification is valid under restrictions related to the current epidemiological situation for a current coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
1.Foreign citizen is supposed to choose a medical institution for medical services application. Please note that the form of ownership of a medical institution does not matter, whether if they are private or national, a foreign citizen has the right to apply everywhere.
A list of some medical institutions can be found on the website
2. After the medical institution is chosen patients should contact its representatives. A medical institution may request information from a foreign patient that is necessary to clarify the possibility of providing medical services requested by a patient, as well as to check the possibility on issuing documents for an invitation.
3. Currently, the following procedure applies for processing documents for entry into the territory of the Russian Federation:
a) For citizens of foreign countries that are subject to a visa-free regime, in conditions complicated by the current epidemiological situation associated with a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), in accordance with paragraph 1 of the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation “On amendments to the orders of the government of the Russian Federation of March 16, 2020, – Paragraph 635-r, 27 March 2020 and Paragraph 763-r, 6 June 2020. – Paragraph 1511-r,
a foreign citizen has the right to enter the Russian Federation for the purpose of treatment upon presenting valid documents proving their identity and recognized by the Russian Federation in this quality, and visa or without visa in the cases stipulated by international treaties of the Russian Federation, as well as documents (copies of documents), issued by the medical institution confirming the invitation to the treatment, with the period of treatment or the documents (copies of documents), issued by the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation. Thus, when crossing the border of the Russian Federation, along with an identity document, a patient should present documents issued by a medical institution confirming the invitation to treatment, indicating the period of treatment (copies of documents).
b) Dealing with citizens of foreign countries who are not subject to the visa-free entry procedure to the Russian Federation, in the case of a positive reply of a medical institution regarding the possibility of providing medical services to a foreign citizen in this medical institution, such a medical institution should apply to the migration Department of the territorial body of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia at the regional level with a request to issue an invitation to enter the Russian Federation for a foreign citizen or a stateless Person for subsequent registration of an ordinary business visa for the purpose of “treatment».
Please pay attention, we note that the list of documents provided with the application, the procedure and terms for issuing the invitation are defined in paragraphs 24, 27, 62-82 and 122-131of the Administrative regulations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation on the provision of state services for registration and issuance of invitations to enter the Russian Federation for foreign citizens and stateless persons, that is approved by order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia No. 735 of September 21, 2017 (this information is available on the official website of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia (MVD.RF) in the subsection “Legal information “of the section” For citizens»)
An invitation from a Medical institution is sending to a foreign citizen to apply to a diplomatic mission or Consulate of RF, and the RF entry visa issue procedure is held considering the invitation. Thus, when entering the border of the Russian Federation, patient should present personal identity documents and Visa along with documents issued by a medical institution confirming the invitation to treatment, indicating the terms of treatment (copies of documents).
4. Important to note: when planning a visit to the territory of the Russian Federation at present time, the patient should take into account current information on the epidemiological regime of the region of the Russian Federation to which the foreign citizen is supposed to go. This information can be clarified on the website of “Rospotrebnadzor”