There are several excellent hospitals located in the Stockholm region, both public and private medical institutions. They offer leading specialists and best available treatment also for cross border patients. Read more about these instututions below. If you want to request treatment at any of these Medical institutions, please contact our international patient office.
Danderyd University Hospital
Danderyd University Hospital is one of Sweden's major acute care hospitals as well as the largest maternity hospital of Northern Europe. It is also actively engaged in university medical training and conducts research on the most common diseases.
The primary focus is on internal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, obstetrics, gynecology, general surgery and urology. Other areas of expertise include complex shoulder and hip surgery, obesity surgery, as well as highly skilled care and rehabilitation of patients with heart conditions.
The hospital is also prominent in cardiology, especially in research concerning the connection between heart attack and kidney failure. Our profound knowledge of the major diseases provides ideal conditions for clinical research in areas such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke and obesity.
Danderyd Hospital has been named Sweden's best for cardiac care and ranks highest when it comes to stroke care. The hospital has a national respiratory center and Sweden's first center for cardiac, renal and diabetic treatment (HND). It also hosts the largest university clinic in Sweden for rehabilitation medicine as well as the leading speech clinic in Stockholm.
Capio St Göran’s Hospital
Capio St. Göran's Hospital is Sweden's only private emergency hospital and one of the largest, regarding number of patients treated. As part of the Capio group, one of Europe's leading private healthcare companies, this hospital for adults has a unique access to the latest knowledge and good ideas that flows quickly from the whole of Europe. Alongside the nordic region, Capio provides services in France, Germany, Spain, Great Britain, among other countries.
This highly professional hospital offers patients a broad spectrum of medical specialties, such as:
- Emergency medicine
- Stroke care
- Plastic surgery
- Breast surgery
- Upper gastrointestinal surgery
- Lower gastrointestinal surgery
- Hand surgery and other orthopedic surgery
Capio St. Göran's Hospital is also cooperating with the public health care, in order to find new solutions to strengthen the position of the individual in the healthcare system.
St. Erik Eye Hospital
As one of the world's leading eye specialists, St. Erik Eye Hospital are conducting planned as well as emergency eye care for patients from all over Sweden and abroad. St. Erik Eye Hospital is also a world-class university teaching hospital, and a leader in research, development, education and training in partnership with Karolinska Institutet.
The mission is to offer a comprehensive range of ophthalmic services, under our own direction and via collaborative partners. Specialist areas are cataracts, contact lenses, cornea, glaucoma, medical and surgical retina, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastic surgery, oncology, orbit (eye socket), pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, refractive surgery and uveitis.
Stockholm South General Hospital
With around half a million patients a year, Stockholm South General Hospital (Södersjukhuset) has the largest emergency care unit in the Nordic region. The health facility also operates one of the largest maternity clinics in Sweden. The high number of admissions ensures consistent refinement of staff skills as well as providing excellent opportunities for clinical research and teaching.
As a measure of success, nine out of ten patients are satisfied with the medical care they receive, as well as the overall treatment at Stockholm South General Hospital.
The hospital is organized into twelve departments: Anesthesia/ICU, Cardiology, Digital Imaging, Disaster & Emergency Medical Centre (DEMC), Emergency Care, Hand Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Orthopedics, Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, Specialist Care and Surgery.
The Sachs' Children's and Youth Hospital provides care services to children and young adults up to the age of 18. This includes treatment for emergency and acute temporary conditions as well as lifelong illnesses. Sachs' Children's and Youth Hospital emergency unit treats about 17, 600 children every year.
The hospital comprises several clinics, a daycare facility and home care service, as well as emergency and other clinics. A number of other local pediatric clinics are linked to the Sachs' Children's and Youth Hospital.
Stockholm Center for Spine Surgery
Stockholm Center for Spine Surgery opened in 2016 in completely new and state-of-the-art premises with the latest technology. The clinic is centrally located in Stockholm in quiet surroundings. The clinic has eight surgeons with extensive experience in all kinds of spine surgery and they perform approximately 1500 spine surgeries per year. That makes it one of the largest spine clinics in Scandinavia.
Rehab Station Stockholm
Rehab Station Stockholm is an affiliate of Praktikertjänst, Sweden's largest private health care provider. We offer a medical, scientific and forward thinking approach to medical rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries, orthopedic injuries, stroke, multiple sclerosis or general neurological problems. Regardless of diagnoses, our goal is for each patient to regain or maintain an active role in society, with a high degree of autonomy and good quality of life.
Each patient receives a custom-tailored, personalized rehabilitation plan and is surrounded by a handpicked multidisciplinary team with expertise in rehabilitation medicine, neurology and pain management. The Spinalis Clinic at the Karolinska University Hospital is located at Rehab Station Stockholm, and we also have close collaboration with Karolinska Institute, one of the world's leading SCI research centers.
Individual treatment teams
At our training facility, in-patients and out-patients get to train in the skills needed to live a normal everyday life. Many of the rehabilitation instructors use wheelchairs themselves, and teach from their own experience.
The multidisciplinary teams are comprised of:
- Neurology specialists
- Physicians in rehabilitation medicine
- Rehabilitation instructors
- Occupational therapists
- Speech therapists
- Health Coaches
- Sexology/Fertility Counselors
On the premises we have wheelchair accessible single rooms, a fully equipped gym and a restaurant. All in-patients also have access to cable TV, Wi-Fi and telephone. Relatives are welcome to stay in our guestrooms, and other family accommodations can also be arranged nearby. We are located in The Royal National City Park, only 10 minutes from central Stockholm and 25 minutes from Arlanda Airport.