Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and is the major political, cultural, and financial center of the country. Mexico City is the federal district with political autonomy within Mexico and is an important financial center in Latin America. This global city has been a major tourist destination and is home to several World Heritage Sites as declared by the UNESCO.
Mexico City has a number of modern hospitals in both private and public sectors. Many of these hospitals offer high quality medical service at global standards. With many internationally known hospitals, visitors to Mexico City can be assured that their health needs will be properly addressed. All the leading hospitals are provided with service of English speaking staff.
The ABC Medical Center formerly known as American British Cowdray Hospital is the most popular, world class hospital in Mexico City. This service oriented, private health center with an excellent reputation is located at Calle Sur 136, on corner of Avenida Observatorio Col. Las Americas. Two well-known hospitals, the Hospital Americano and Sanatorio Cowdray combined to form this hospital in 1941. It has grown considerably through the years to become the premier health center of the country, which is a favorite in the foreign communities also. This hospital with 200 beds, 10 operating theaters and 7 outpatient surgery units is well known for its service ethics, best possible diagnostic, medical and surgical service, excellent management and possession of sophisticated devices and modern medical technology. This is the only private hospital in the city to attain the prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI) and General Health Council (CSG) accreditations which assures high quality and standards of hospital’s operations and facilities. More than 1,400 doctors are consulting in the 40 well equipped specialty centers. Some of these are neurology center, cancer center, transplant unit, nutrition, obesity and metabolic center which are particularly well known. The hospital has modern cardiovascular center, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care, advanced endoscopy unit, hemodialysis unit and a lung cancer early detection clinic. The Center also has College of American Pathologists (CAP) approved modern clinical, anatomical and pathological laboratories. The ABC Medical Center has state-of-the-art medical equipment including PET-CT Medical Imaging Unit, tomography, MRI, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and digital mammography. The hospital has excellent emergency service and heliport. The ABC Medical Center is also a renowned training center and has established another 60 bed hospital at the Santa Fe Campus. Telephone: 5230-80-00: 5515-83-59 (Emergency) 5230-81-61
Medica Sur is another reliable, modern, private hospital in Mexico with national and international reputation. This hospital located at Puente de Piedra 150 Col. Toriello Guerra Tlalpan, D.F. Medica Sur was established in 1982. Today Medica Sur is one of the most well known and best-equipped hospitals in Latin America staffed with many of the country’s most eminent doctors. The hospital is highly ranked for its state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technology. The hospital has well equipped departments in all relevant clinical and surgical fields and their departments of cardiology, neurosurgery, oncology and imaging diagnosis are especially well known. The hospital is popular among foreign patients too and the hospital has established a separate international section for the convenience of expatriate seeking medical treatment. Medica Sur offers very comfortable accommodation in 53 rooms including 12 luxury suites. It also has additional on site facilities including pharmacies, gift shop, bank, restaurant, coffee shops, ecumenical church and internet. The hospital has achieved approvals from many prestigious international organizations like ISO 9001-2000, Federal Office for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), General Health Counsel and The College of American Pathologists. In addition to the general sections, the hospital operates many special clinics and treatment units like the liver clinic, child/teen obesity, aesthetic surgery, anorexia. Telephone: 5606-60-11, 5606-22-77
Hospital Angeles Pedregal is another leading private hospital in Mexico with international standards and is located at Camino a Santa Teresa 1055 Col. Heroes de Padierna C.P. 10700 Mexico City. The hospital is notable for its outstanding quality, care and technological edge. Hospital Angeles Pedregal is a general hospital with 239 beds in 189 rooms including luxurious suites. The hospital offers high quality clinical, diagnostic and surgical service of global standard in all departments to meet every medical need of patients and employs more than 1,300 eminent doctors. The hospital has different specialized clinics like diagnosis clinic, adult and international traveler vaccination center, integral vascular disease center (CIEV), anxiety and depression clinic, bone metabolism clinic, integral care clinic for obese patients and ophthalmic laser clinic. The hospital also provides modern ICUs, umbilical cord stem cell bank, intermediate therapy unit, physiotherapy and rehabilitation department, respiratory support unit, blood bank, hemodialysis unit, magnetic resonance imaging unit, radio surgery and radiotherapy department and PET-CT0 unit. The hospital’s imaging section with departments in radiology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonography and computed tomography and clinical laboratory are comparable to the best in the world.