University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain
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University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona
University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona
University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona

About the hospital

University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona is Spain's leading worldwide multidisciplinary hospital. The clinic opened in 1867 and proposed services for solving the most complicated cases of children's diseases and primary treatment of children and pregnant women. Also, the University Pediatric Hospital conducts pediatric clinical research the most in Spain. The medical center collaborates with the Institute of Neuromedicine, the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona, ​​and the Center of Engineering Biomedicine of the Polytechnic University. All parts of this cooperation are focal points at various stages of biomarker, treatment, and drug research and development to cover the entire research process. As a result, the hospital has 28 European accreditations and numerous awards for high-quality medical discoveries.

Annually, University Pediatric Clinic in Barcelona treats 200,000 children and accepts more than 3,200 deliveries. The hospital's modern "baby-friendly" building is designed for 306 beds, 134 outpatient wards, and 13 operating rooms. Hospital Sant Joan de Deu was one of the first in the world to eliminate visiting hours and restrictions for pediatric patients. Parents can be close to their children in almost any part of the hospital. Children can watch their favorite 3D movies during MRIs thanks to advanced glasses, and dogs are sometimes brought in to help with post-operative rehabilitation. The walls of the premises are painted in various children's illustrations and bright colors that children like so much.

Since 2013, hospital-based BCNatal has offered a high level of subspecialty clinical care for obstetricians, gynecologists, neonatologists, and other specialists in pediatric and adult medicine and surgery. The clinic is a pioneer in fetal surgery and has one of the world's most complete experiences in this field. The oncology department is a new impetus for the work and development of intercontinental cooperation projects, thanks to specialists who treat all known oncological diseases in children. The Barcelona Children's Hospital is the first center in Europe to test treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, transplant two kidneys from the same donor to two identical twin children, and implant a bionic arm into a child. Real international stars work in the hospital. One of them is Brugada, who described the heart syndrome of the same name. His experience has made him a world leader in radiofrequency ablation, having performed more than 30,000 such procedures with outstanding results.

It is difficult to find similar hospital analogs worldwide because science and treatment are harmoniously combined to effectively treat all children's diseases. The endless achievements of the University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona are challenging to list at once. All elements are thought out as much as possible for children and their parents, and the entire staff of the hospital is aimed at obtaining the best solutions in the treatment and rehabilitation of the most challenging and rare diseases.

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Founded in 1867
225,000 patients
306 beds available
37 departments

Is pediatric neuroblastoma treatment available at the University Hospital Sant Joan de Deu?

The clinic offers the most modern treatment of pediatric neuroblastoma in the country. By investigating anti-GD2 antibody immunotherapy in high-risk patients, an incredible success rate of over 90% was achieved without requiring further transplantation or high-dose chemotherapy.

Should I choose the clinic for the treatment of intrauterine diseases?

Real surgical geniuses have developed a unique 3D mapping of a placenta using ultrasound and MRI to determine the best access to the fetus. Thanks to the endoscope and 3D navigation, doctors can perform effective operations on the fetus without the risk of terminating the pregnancy.

What is the success rate of bone marrow transplants in kids at the hospital?

The clinic offers various types of transplantation with a high level of success: almost 100% survival rate for autologous transplants or from a related donor and 70-80% for transplants from an unrelated donor. Such indicators are high compared to international ones and testify to high professionalism.

Can I apply for surgical treatment of epilepsy?

The hospital delivers a broad range of surgical services through functional neuroimaging and intracranial electrodes. Doctors perform focal removal, parietal-temporal-occipital hemispherectomy, callosotomy, laser ablation, and vagus stimulation without unnecessary trauma and minor complications.

Doctors in University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona

About the city

Barcelona is the beautiful, cosmopolitan capital of Spain's Catalonia region. Many sights of Barcelona are known all over the world. The city is proud of its industry, large port, and magnificent views, which thousands of curious tourists visit yearly.

Barcelona is famous for the masterpieces of many great artists, architects, and writers, such as Antoni Gaudi, Pablo Picasso, and Salvador Dali. Architects worldwide admire Gaudí's work as one of the most unique and distinctive styles in modern architecture. Its architectural heritage attracts many tourists, such as the Sagrada Familia, Parc Guell, the fabulous House of Batllo, and the quaint House of Mila. In the heart of Barcelona is the unusual atmosphere of the Gothic Quarter, where tourists can visit Barcelona Cathedral, Pignatelli Palace, and the Museum of the History of the City. The city is full of traditional cafes and cozy restaurants where visitors can try the freshest seafood, Jamon, and sangria. Located from Mount Montjuic, the Magic Fountain is one of the city's symbols, where unforgettable shows occur every evening.

Barcelona is one of the main shopping centers in Spain. The Catalan capital has over 30,000 shops, many of which are located on Las Rambla, a pedestrian shopping street. The city can be easily recognized by taxi cars, a highlight. All cars have been black and yellow for almost 100 years in memory of Antonio Gaudi. Barcelona has several sports teams, both professional and amateur. FC "Barcelona" is one of the two largest in Spain and the world, the multiple winners of the championship in Spain. Barcelona also is one of the world's leading cities in terms of the efficiency of medical care. Medical tourism in Barcelona is becoming more and more popular. The city's medical centers open their doors to patients from all over the world. Teknon Medical Center Barcelona and University Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Deu Barcelona are leaders in the private healthcare system.

Barcelona has many original leisure options that make guests want to come here again and again. Barcelona combines the charm and serenity of the historical center with the avant-garde modern neighborhoods and intense pace of life in one of the most visited cities in the world. Walks by the sea, evenings on rooftop terraces with skyline views, vast green spaces, the sports port, the Olympic Ring of Barcelona, ​​and many exciting moments associated with the Barcelona football club - all this will give an unforgettable experience on the trip.

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