Specialised facilities

Východoslovenský ústav srdcových a cievnych chorôb, a.s. Košice (Eastern Slovakia institute for cardiovascular diseases)

Established in 2010, the Institute is the principal facility focusing on the treatment of severe cardiovascular diseases in Eastern Slovakia, ranking among the most well-equipped and state-of-the-art facilities in the region.


Východoslovenský onkologický ústav, a.s. Košice (Eastern Slovakia oncology institute, joint-stock company)

Offering comprehensive outpatient and inpatient health care to patients with oncological conditions, the Institute covers everything from diagnostics through treatment to continuing health care. As for inpatient care, the facility provides care in the spheres of oncology, onco-otorhinolaryngology, and onco-gynaecology, as well as complex anti-tumour treatment, including radio- and chemotherapy. In addition to providing theoretical and practical classes for secondary medical school students, as well as practical and theoretical university courses aimed at health care professionals, the Institute also participates in science and research projects and training scientific researchers.

ORL Humenné, s.r.o. (Otorhinolaryngology Humenné)

Offering therapeutic and preventive care as a specialised medical facility, ORL Humenné specialises in the field of otorhinolaryngology and uses state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The facility also provides same-day, outpatient surgery in the field of general and plastic surgery for VŠZP and Union health insurance policyholders.


Železničná nemocnica s poliklinikou Košice (Railway hospital with a polyclinic in Košice)

With a history of 40 years, this medical facility is a general hospital originally established to provide health care services to railway employees, including railway accident intervention.

Letecká vojenská nemocnica, a.s., Košice (Military air force hospital in Košice)

With a history going back as far as the year 1858, this Type II polyclinic is the only medical facility in Slovakia providing comprehensive health care to members of the country’s armed services, as well as military and civil aviation personnel. The hospital provides services to patients insured with any of the health insurance companies in Slovakia, as well as those without health insurance, including self-paying foreign nationals.


An example of the network of health care services in the region:

Name of Hospital Nemocnica Košice-Šaca a.s. 1. súkromná nemocnica Detská fakultná nemocnica Košice (Children´s Faculty Hospital) UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL of LOUIS PASTEUR, KOSICE The oncological institute of East Slovakia
International certification/ evaluation FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality management system, EN ISO 14001:2004 Enviromental management system ISO 9001 Baby Friendly Hospital ISO 9001/2015 ISO standards EN ISO 9001:2008, EN ISO 14001:2014N
What Clinical Departments they have Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Department of Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Department of Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Burns and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Radiology, Department of General Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Newborn Department, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Medicine, Department of Longterm Patients, Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, Eye Department,ORL Department, Haematological Transfusion Department, Diagnostic Center, Hyperbaric Center, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Estetique Center Clinic of Pediatrics Clinic of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine Clinic of Neonatology Department of Pediatric Surgery Department of Pediatric Neurology Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology All clinically relevant departments excluding heart surgery Department of clinical oncology, Department of radiation oncology, Department of otolaryngology, Department of gynecology, Department of radiology, Intensive Care unit
How many percentage of Doctors/Nurse can speak English. 50% about 90 % of Doctors and about 15- 20 % of Nurses Doctors almost all, nurses almost none 30 % of Doctors/ Nurse can speak English
English language at the Reception desk Yes Yes No No
Working hours Clinics: 7:00 - 15:00 Call - emergency phone 24 hours/7 days 24 hours/7 days 07:30 - 14:30
Emergency treatment for 24hours. Yes Yes Yes Yes

Name of Hospital Železničná nemocnica s poliklinikou Košice (Hospital of Slovak railways) Svet zdravia net Eastern Slovakian Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases Aviation Military Hospital
International certification/ evaluation ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 a OHSAS 18001:2007 In preparation for accreditation of 'SAK', like JCI accreditation, only localized for Czech and Slovak republic. We have Certifications of Quality : ISO 9001 : 2008, ISO 14001: 2015, OHSAS 18001: 2007 ISO 9001
What Clinical Departments they have Inpatients dpts: Internal medicine dpt, General Surgery dpt, Orthopedic Surgery dpt with low back neurosurgery, Neurology dpt., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation dpt., Dpt of anaesthesiology and intensive care. Outpatients dpts: General practitioners, Algesiology – Pain management, Angiology, Dermatovenerology, Diabetology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology, Haematology, Surgery, Internal medicine, Daytime Outpatient Care - One day surgery, Cardiology, Neurological outpatient clinics, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery outpatient clinics, Otorhinolaryngology, Pneumology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rheumatology, Urology, Radiology department with complete range of diagnostic and treatment imaging services such including CT, MRI, Employee and Community Health and Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Neurosurgery Center for the Region of Eastern Slovakia, Clinic for Anaestesia and Intensive care, Full medical service for criticaly ill patients, Clinic of Cardiac Surgery, Covers the full program of adult cardiac surgery except heart transplant program, Clinic of Cardiology including unit of invasive Cardiology, Unit of Invasive arytmology, Cardiological ICU , Dept. of angiology, Covers full program of invasive cardiology including 24 hours PCI program, full program of invasive artymology including electrophysiology, ablations of atrial and ventricular arhytmias, implantation of pacemalers and ICDs, full program of invasive angiology/ radiology including aortic and carotid stenting. Clinic of Vascular Surgery, Covers the full Program of vascular Surgery including hybrid endovascuar Procedures Department of geriatry and gerontology, Ambulance of Aviation medicine, Ambulance of Functional diagnostics, Abulance of Surgery, Ambulance of Internal Medicine, Ambulance of Otorhinolaryngology, Ambulance of Neurology, Ambulance of General Medicine, Ambulancet of Dermatology, Ambulance of Gynekology, Ambulance of Psychology, Ambulance of Psychiatrics
How many percentage of Doctors/Nurse can speak English. approximately 30 % about 90 % of Doctors and about 20 % of Nurses approximately 40 %
English language at the Reception desk We have no reception desk, but we have good new navigation system No No
Working hours 7:00 - 15:00 7:00 - 15:00 24 hour service on all Clinics 7:00 - 15:00
Emergency treatment for 24hours. Yes Yes No

Source: Košice city