Hospital Universitario De Maracaibo

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Maracaibo, Venezuela

Hospital description

The Hospital Universitario De Maracaibo is a teaching hospital in the city of Maracaibo and is affiliated to the University of Zulia. The hospital is quite an advanced facility and covers a wide range of medical specialties, including some complex surgeries; the hospital is one of the leading hospitals in Venezuela for Aortic Valve Implant surgery and has an excellent intensive care department.

The hospital is a referral centre for those specialties classified as ‘non-basic’ in Venezuela (those not available in the general hospitals). It provides the following specialties in five core fields;

Surgery: General surgery(abdomen and emergency), thorax, hand, plastic and reconstructive maxillofacial, oral, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, oncology, renal, and trauma and orthopaedics.

Medical: Nephrology, internal medicine, urology, proctology, endocrinology, immunology, virology, bacteriology, dermatology, critical medicine and intensive care, mastology, epidemiology and neurology.

Paediatrics: Surgery, oncology, infectious diseases, kidney disease, a specialist paediatric intensive care unit and neonatology,

Maternity: Gynecology and obstetrics,

Dentistry: Periodontics, endodontics, orthopaedics, orthodontics and oral surgery.


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


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