Instituto De Neurociencias

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Guayaquil, Ecuador

Hospital description

The Instituto De Neurociencias, formally Hospital Psiquiatrico Lorenzo Ponce, is a psychiatric hospital in Guayaquil, which is the largest and most populous city in Ecuador. The city is the centre of Ecuador’s manufacturing and business enterprises. The hospital is a specialist institution with a long history, which provides care for patients from all over Ecuador due to the ease of accessibility.The hospital provides treatment for both adolescents and adults and provides both long term psychiatric care and rehabilitative care.

This institute is one of the non-profit dependencies run by the Charity Board of Guayaquil, which provides care to patients with mental, neurological and addictive behavior problems in Ecuador.

The new model offers a comprehensive and integrative attention to the different disciplines involved in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders characteristic of cognitive and behavioral neurosciences, and also encourages the active participation of other actors, especially family members and other structures. of society, and points out the needs for the implementation of a model of awareness and involvement of society in the monitoring and inclusion of recovered patients.


Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language Spanish
Funding Status Public


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