Patient Care

Karolinska University Hospital is one of the top medical centers in Europe. We believe that patient care, research and education must all play equally strong roles in our effort to extend and enhance people’s lives.

Why choose Karolinska University Hospital

As a patient at Karolinska University Hospital you will have personalized attention and always receive high quality care. As a major teaching hospital we educate and train tomorrow's medical specialists and health care professionals.

Our vision: Patient first.

How to apply for medical treatment

Karolinska University Hospital is collaborating with Stockholm Care AB for administration of our international patients. 

If you are a patient and want to request medical treatment or to obtain a medical second opinion, please contact Stockholm Care AB before submitting your medical documents.

Get a medical second opinion from us

A medical second opinion is valuable if you have a difficult health situation or if you are unsatisfied with your treatment options. You can have medical evaluation by a specialist at our hospital to confirm your diagnosis, review your current treatment plan and explore possible treatment options at home or at Karolinska University Hospital.

Medical care at Karolinska University Hospital

Why chose Karolinska University Hospital?

Highly advanced medical care

We are the largest university hospital in Sweden and a national referral center within highly specialized care.

Swedish health care system

The Swedish health care model is well recognized and has one the best outcomes in the world.

New possibilities from research, development and innovation

We are looking for better and more innovative solutions to health care problems that makes health care more efficient, cost effective, accessible and safe.

Future health care demand new forms of collaboration.

Interaction Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet

We are part of an academic health care system including clinical research and education of the highest international quality.

Karolinska model for partnership

We are interested in long-term partnerships providing stable basis for knowledge transfer and mutual development. 

Quality in care

With experience from over 30 years of quality registers, we can support your development of high quality care.

Areas of service:

  • Cross border medical care either by referring patients or by tele medicine and health care at a distance (e-health).
  • Consultations such as medical second opinion, multi disciplinary team meetings at a distance or other medical and management consultations.
  • Education and exchange of expertise.
  • Joint clinical research and innovation projects.