Fundacion Hospital Universitario Metropolitano

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Barranquilla, Colombia

Hospital description

The Fundacion Hospital Universitario Metropolitano – FHUM – (Metropolitan University Hospital Foundation) is in the city of Barranquilla. Barranquilla is a city on the Atlantic coast of Colombia, looking out onto the Caribbean Sea. The hospital is associated with the Metropolitan University, also in Barranquilla.

The FHUM is a non-profit institution that is part of the private health sector in Colombia. It was established in 1977 and registered in the national special registration after a resolution passed in 1993 by the Ministry of Health. The hospital has also been accredited by the health administration department of the Atlantic Coast region as a level 3 healthcare institution.

The hospital offers services in the following areas;

Burns unit
Emergency services
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
Nutrition and Dietetics
Speech Therapy
Occupational therapy
Mental Health services
Rehabilitation services
Molecular Biology
Flow Cytometry


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Spanish
Funding Status Private


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