Clinica Medellin is a private institution that was founded on October 4, 1947 by Dr. Joaquín Aristizábal. The clinic’s creation was inspired by the infrastructure and organization of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. This medical landmark is ISO 9001 certified for transfusion medicine, imaging and physical medicine as well as rehabilitation. Facilities currently include two branches which operate in El Centro (downtown) as well as the upscale neighborhood of El Poblado. With an ever increasing emphasis on foreign patients, Clinica Medellin has become one of the leaders in medical tourism for the city of Medellin.
Clinica Medellin is a leader in adult surgery, and it has specialized in congenital heart surgery. It is the only clinic to perform the procedure of laser transmyocardial revascularization for persistent angina, and it is a pioneer in the placement of endovascular prosthesis (stent) for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm. The cardiology unit at Clinica Medellin is made up of a professional group of interdisciplinary surgeons with the highest qualifications enabling comprehensive care for patients with heart problems. Patient safety is a paramount concern regarding cardiology procedures at the clinic. As such, a commitment has been placed on the latest surgical procedures and advancements including technology, science and service. This reputation has garnered national as well as international attention amongst medical specialty service providers worldwide. Some of these cardiac specialties include hemodynamics, interventional cardiology and the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, electrophysiology, arrhythmias and pacemakers, non-invasive and pediatric cardiology as well as specialized medical consultations.
Clinica Medellin has individual care units for cardiology, intensive & special care, imaging, neurosurgery & urology. Counting 110 beds at the downtown unit and 23 beds in El Poblado, Clinica Medellin is capable of serving patients with warm assistance and cutting edge technology options. It has 10 modern surgery rooms in total that are shared by both branches. Assistance for international patients is provided by Jorge Mario Puerta Soto.
Other services offered at Clinica Medellin incude Anesthesiology • Cardiology • Cardiovascular Surgery • Vascular Peripheral Surgery • Thorax Surgery • General Surgery • Pediatric Surgery • Plastic Surgery • Dermatology • Physiotherapy • Gyneco obstetrics • Internal Medicine • Nuclear Medicine • Neurosurgery • Neurology • Otolaryngology • Ophthalmology • Orthopedics • Pathology • Pediatrics • Radiology • Urology
DOWNTOWN & El POBLADO
TEL: (574) 512-7320 (International Patients)
Clinica Medellin Website (*spanish only)