Instantly access our personalized services, ranging from pre- and
post- adoption consultation and evaluation to on-going primary care.

The International Adoption Program at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital can prepare you for the unique challenges of traveling overseas. We can help transition your child to a new life in your home. Let us help you experience the tremendous joy that an adopted child can bring to your family.

No matter where you live, our international adoption specialist, Dr. Elaine Schulte, is available in a secure, online setting for consultation and a wide range of adoption services, including 24/7 telephone and e-mail access. Dr. Schulte responds to online requests within one business day. Our free International Adoption Program brochure will give you information on:

  • Secure, online pre-adoption consultations through Cleveland Clinic MyConsult
  • Pre- and post-adoption evaluations
  • Ongoing primary care
  • Urgent access to medical specialists while overseas

As part of Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, the International Adoption Program has the full support of more than 300 pediatricians and pediatric specialists who offer care in all pediatric medical subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital is ranked among "America's Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S.News & World Report.

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Access MyConsult Online Pre-Adoption services from anywhere in the world with the click of a mouse. You can find more information about MyConsult Pre-Adoption Consultation services in our free brochure.

Consider a MyConsult Online Pre-Adoption Consultation for a child you are adopting internationally when:

  • You want a comprehensive pre-adoption consultation with Dr. Schulte, who will review the child's medical information and provide on-going, 24/7 access for as long as you need it.
  • You are traveling to a country to adopt a child through a blind referral and you would like an adoption medical specialist to be available 24/7 for immediate review of the child's records.
  • Your agency has recommended that an adoption medical specialist review the child's medical records and help prepare you for any medical, developmental or transitional issues.
  • You would like an adoption medicine specialist to perform a one-time review of the child's medical records.
  • You want general information about international adoption.

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To contact the International Adoption Program, please call 866.848.3857