The number of hospitals in Bulgaria has risen substantially in the last few decades. Now the country ranks high among European countries in terms of the level of healthcare services available. Sofia being the country’s capital has a large number of good hospitals.
This is a short list of the best hospitals in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Ekaterina University National Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment at Sofia is an important hospital that has well trained medical staff and state-of-art medical facilities under one roof. The hospital was established in 1984 and over the years it has emerged as a leader in cardiac surgery and cardiology in Eastern Europe. The hospital also has facilities for diagnostic and consultation analyses, thoracic, abdominal and thyroid surgery; transplantation services for planned and emergency heart, kidney, liver and lung-transplantation, as well as combined transplantation. The hospital is located at 52A “Pencho Slaveikov” blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria.
Tokuda Hospital Sofia JSC is part of the Tokushukai Medical Corporation of Japan. The centre at Sofia is the group’s first international set up; the group operates about 280 healthcare centers in Japan. Latest integrated diagnostic facilities and laboratories, modern clinics and well maintained infrastructure make it a reliable healthcare centre. The departments at the hospital include internal medicine, maxilla-facial surgery, neonatology, minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology. The hospital has a separate unit that supports and assists foreign patients. The hospital address is 51b, Nikola Vaptsarov Blvd, 1407 Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Aleksandrovska University Hospital for active treatment has been operational since 1879. In the year 1917 it became the base for the Sofia Medical University and is the oldest university in the country for higher education in the medical sciences. The hospital also serves as a research and training centre and a healthcare hub where people are referred to from around the country. The hospital offers advisory services for dermatology, allergy and asthma endocrinology, cardiology, neurology, nephrology, eye diseases, pediatrics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, psychiatry and urology.
“Vita” set up in 1991 is the first private multi profile hospital in Sofia. The hospital has modern equipments and facilities and offers treatment in a wide range of medical facilities. The amenities at the hospital include a clinical laboratory and other state of art diagnostic amenities. The medical branches for which the hospital provides treatment are cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, internal diseases, neurology, pediatrics, general surgery, urology, hematology, obstetrics and gynecology and psychiatry.
Centre for Diagnosis and Consultations Gurguljat was established in 1996. The hospital is broadly focused on three functions; diagnosis, surgery and Extracorporeal Lithotripsy. The surgeries department deals in gynaecology, endometriosis, urology, and ears nose and throat surgeries. The hospital specializes in Extracorporeal Lithotripsy which is a procedure to break the stones in the urinary system into microscopically small fragments. The hospital address is 148 B Rakovski Street, 1000 Sofia.
The Medical Centre for Integrative Medicine is a private clinic that specializes in integrative medicine. The treatment at the hospital is a combination of traditional, modern and alternative therapies for chronic and oncological diseases. The healing plan is based on the main principle of holistic medicine and the treatment is carried out as per the requirements and conditions of each individual. The methods used are versatile like the nutrition therapy, detoxification treatment, photo therapy, immunologic therapy, insulin potentiated therapy, infusion therapy etc.
National University Hospital is a specialty hospital that is the largest specialized hospital for cardio-vascular diseases in the Balkan region. The hospital also serves as a teaching centre. The hospital specializes in haemodialysis, neurology and emergency neurology for adults; it also has specialized facilities for children’s intensive therapy diseases, children’s cardiology and heart surgery.