With 224 beds and about 700 staff, Hospital Belén is one of the busiest hospitals in the region, where Over 6000 operations are carried out each year. The hospital is located in the city centre where it has been for over 460 years. All specialties are covered at the hospital and electives can be taken in any department, including surgery, emergency, pediatrics and internal medicine.
The hospital is located opposite the university faculty of medicine, near the city centre. This government funded hospital provides a comprehensive service for those with or without health insurance.
Hospital Belén is a busy hospital where students will experience complex and serious cases. We recommend an elective placement here for students who have completed their 3rd year of studies.