The University Clinic of Krakow is a multi specialty medical institution in Poland, which receives more than 75,000 inpatient and over 380,000 outpatients annually.
Facts & Figures you need to know about the hospital:
- 32 specialized departments; opening of the first branch of neonatology in Poland;
- 3900 employees, of which more than 200 are Krakow doctors of the highest category;
- 71 polyclinics; 8 diagnostic centers;
- Medical equipment of the latest generation;
- Advanced methods of treatment; access to innovative drugs.
The University Clinic of Krakow is the only Polish medical institution that treats rare endocrine diseases: acromegaly, panhypopituitarism, ACTH-dependent and ACTH-independent Cushing syndrome, late adrenal hyperplasia. Only here the malignant tumors of the endocrine system are diagnosed and treated. Annually, more than 2,000 inpatients and 12,000 outpatients from around the world seek help from the hospital's endocrine department.
The surgical department in the University Clinic of Krakow was named the most high-tech and safe surgical department in Poland for the fourth time in a row according to the authoritative edition of Newsweek.
The editorial staff makes up the rating of surgical departments, based on the % of successful operations, the level of patient satisfaction, the quality of medical equipment and feedback from competitors.
In 2008, specialists in the department of neonatology rescued infants who were born on the 25th week of pregnancy with a weight of 570-800 g. After discharge of the babies from the clinic of Krakow, the doctors continued to monitor their health condition on an outpatient basis and noted that the mental and physical development of these children corresponds to the development full-time peers.