Hospital Santo Tomas

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Panama City, Panama

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The Hospital Santo Tomas (Saint Thomas Hospital) is the largest hospital administered by the Panama Ministry of Health and is also the most long-serving hospital in Panama. It was established in 1703 by the Bishop of Panama and has since grown from a small hospice into a leading hospital through a variety of expansions undertaken throughout its history; one of the largest expansions occurred in 1924 and in 2000 a further modernisation programme was established.

The hospital is a level one trauma centre, is also one of the biggest teaching hospitals in Panama and has a nuclear medicine facility.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Spanish (Castellan)
Funding Status Public


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