Practitioners and clinics in Florence that provide medical services in English
Every tourist’s worst nightmare is to get sick while traveling abroad. It is important to take care of your health, dress according to the weather and do some prior research about available medical services nearby your travel destination.
Getting professional medical assistance without experiencing a language barrier is pretty accessible for tourists in Florence. Here, we put together a short list of clinics and practitioners that can accommodate English-speakers seeking medical assistance during their stay.
MedinAction provides on-call medical services with qualified English-speaking doctors in Florence arriving straight to your hotel, office or any place of your choosing. You can book an appointment with a physician online through the website, mobile app or by phone. The process is very simple and straightforward. You fill in your details and either request a doctor to visit or have a live chat. In addition, online medical consultations are available. Medinaction accepts cash, online payments via PayPal and direct payment from a number of insurance providers. This option works for travelers, foreign students and expatriates.
Contacts: +39 320 40 65709
INTERNATIONAL HEALTH FLORENCE
The international department at Casa di Cura Ulivella e Glicini developed International Health Florence to assist all visitors with their medical needs efficiently and competently, offering round-the-clock individualized and compassionate care to international patients. Located conveniently just 15 minutes from the city center by tram, International Health Florence offers 24/7 care and specializes in a range of services; from general medicine, traumatology, cardiology, to radiology, to psychology and a plethora of others.
Contacts: +39 331 636 9001
Another option with a similar on-demand house visit concept is offered by Medelit medical services. Highly experienced English-speaking professionals are available for operations every day of the year from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. It is an option in case you need to schedule an appointment during the weekends or bank holidays. They also accept insurance payments as well as provide a wide variety of services and post-appointment treatments.
Contacts: 02 87 366 070
IFCA, Villa Ulivella e Glicini
This private hospital provides diagnostic, physical and internal medicine services, starting from lab analysis and including, dental care, dermatology, traumatology, cardiology, surgery and rehabilitation. The clinic is located in the Rifredi area, and the historical building is surrounded by greenery. Since 2002 the clinic has offered treatments for patients post-surgery, in ordinary hospitalization, day-hospital and outpatient settings. It is a reliable option in case of any travel emergency or more serious illness.
Contacts: (+39) 331 636 9001
Via del Pergolino, 4/6 – 50139 Firenze
For appointments: firstname.lastname@example.org
DR Silvia Kurpanik
A general practitioner for the whole family, experienced and qualified doctor from Germany residing in Florence. She can provide medical assistance in 5 languages: Italian, English, Polish, German, and Spanish. She mainly provides diagnostic services as well as general medicine for adults and children, holistic and psychosomatic medicine. This is the doctor to come to if you are suspecting a food poisoning or any bacterial infection and you want to get a fast diagnosis and effective short-term treatment. Working hours every day from 9am – 9pm.
Via Antonio Cocchi, 18 – Florence
Via 27 Aprile, 19R – lorence
DR Stephen Kerr
Another experienced general practitioner from London residing in Florence. He is a family physician, who also provides services connected with gynecology, contraception and birth control. His practice is well known among expats and study-abroad students as he offers a generous discount for undergraduate and masters students. Appointment can be made by call or email and scheduled between 10am and 12:30pm and from 2pm till 4:40pm, Monday to Friday. He also accepts “walk-in” patients from 3pm till 5pm. Payment options vary from cash (in Euros), Visa / Mastercard card, and even include Apple / Google pay. His clinic also accepts GeoBlue Worldwide insurance and European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Contacts: +39 335 8361682
Piazza Mercato Nuova 1, 4th floor, Studio Medico