The number of hospitals in Bulgaria has increased substantially in recent decades. Now the country ranks highly among European countries in terms of the level of health services available. Sofia is the capital of the country and has a lot of good hospitals.
This is a short list of the best hospitals in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Ekaterina University National Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment in Sofia It is a major hospital with well-trained medical staff and state-of-the-art medical facilities under one roof. The hospital was established in 1984 and, over the years, it has become a leader in cardiac surgery and cardiology in Eastern Europe. The hospital also has facilities for diagnostic analysis and consultation, thoracic, abdominal and thyroid surgery; Transplant services for planned and emergency heart, kidney, liver and lung transplants, as well as combined transplants. The hospital is located at 52A “Pencho Slaveikov” blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria.
Tokuda Hospital Sofia JSC is part of Tokushukai Medical Corporation of Japan. The Sofia Center is the group’s first international facility; the group operates around 280 health centers in Japan. The latest integrated diagnostic facilities and laboratories, modern clinics, and well-maintained infrastructure make it a reliable healthcare facility. Hospital departments include internal medicine, maxillary-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’s address is 51b, Nikola Vaptsarov Blvd, 1407 Sofia, Bulgaria.
Aleksandrovska University Hospital for active treatment has been in operation since 1879. In 1917 it became the base of the Sofia Medical University and is the oldest university in the country for higher education in medical sciences. The hospital also serves as a research and training center and a medical care center where people from all over the country are referred. The hospital offers advisory services in dermatology, allergy and asthma, endocrinology, cardiology, neurology, nephrology, eye diseases, pediatrics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, psychiatry, and urology.
“Vitae” Created in 1991, it is the first multi-profile private hospital in Sofia. The hospital has modern equipment and facilities and offers treatment in a wide range of medical facilities. Hospital amenities include a clinical laboratory and other state-of-the-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.
Gurguljat Diagnostic and Consultation Center was established in 1996. The hospital generally focuses on three functions; diagnosis, surgery and extracorporeal lithotripsy. The surgery department deals with gynecology, endometriosis, urology, and ear, nose, and throat surgeries. The hospital specializes in extracorporeal lithotripsy, which is a procedure to break stones in the urinary system into microscopically small fragments. The hospital’s address is 148 B Rakovski Street, 1000 Sofia.
The Integrative Medicine Medical Center is a private clinic that specializes in integrative medicine. Treatment in the hospital is a combination of traditional, modern and alternative therapies for chronic and oncological diseases. The healing plan is based on the fundamental principle of holistic medicine and the treatment is carried out according to the requirements and conditions of each individual. The methods used are versatile such as nutritional therapy, detox treatment, phototherapy, immune therapy, insulin-boosted therapy, infusion therapy, etc.
National University Hospital is a specialty hospital that is the largest specialized cardiovascular hospital in the Balkan region. The hospital also serves as a teaching center. The hospital specializes in adult hemodialysis, neurology, and emergency neurology; it also has specialized facilities for children’s intensive care diseases, children’s cardiology and cardiac surgery.