The University Hospital in Krakow is a leading medical centre on the national scale, with rich longstanding traditions. Its renown has been built over decades by generations of physicians of high expertise and practical knowledge. The beginnings of the University Hospital in Krakow date back to 1788, when the General Hospital of Saint Lazarus was created.
The mission of the University Hospital in Krakow is to merge experience and tradition with the newest trends in medicine for the improvement of the patient’s health and wellbeing. Its main purpose is the pursuit to assure a complex medical care for the patient – beginning with prophylaxis through therapy do rehabilitation.
The University Hospital in Krakow is the biggest in Poland supraregional public hospital, not only providing therapy for patients but also training future medical personel.
The University Hospital in Krakow offers highly specialized medical care for out-patients and in-patients in the framework of different specialties represented by various clinical departments, institutes and out-patient clinics.
The University Hospital in Krakow is a place where patients can count on a quick diagnosis and effective therapy. It is a safe and friendly institution characterized by interdisciplinary, integrated and modern attitude towards therapy and care, applying modern diagnostics and therapeutics which make use of a unique equipment in our macroregion.