Hospital Nacional De San Marcos

District General Hospital | San Marcos, Guatemala

Hospital description

The Hospital Nacional De San Marcos is a large hospital in San Marcos, the capital of the San Marcos department, which is in the west of the country. The hospital was established in 1940 and is now associated with the San Marcos University. It was rebuilt in the 1980s due to the increasing problems of structural damage.

The hospital provides a range of services, including; trauma, psychiatry, obstetrics, gynaecology, internal medicine, dentistry and emergency services.

The mission of the hospital is in line with the Ministry of Public Health and Welfare as it is part of the national hospital network. The hospital is therefore charged with contributing to improving population health, with special emphasis on those at greatest need. The hospital strives to provide humane medical care that is characterised by excellence.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language Spanish
Funding Status Public


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