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Public and private Hospitals

Hospital La Paz 
Paseo de la Castellana 261 - Metro Begoña
Tel.: 91 727 70 00 
Public hospital. Beware, there are two emergency departments: paediatric emergencies and general emergencies. Don’t waste time going to the second one with a child. You will have to wait quite a long time and, they will eventually send you to the paediatrics department 10 minutes walk away! 

Hospital Ramón y Cajal 
Carretera de Colmenar Viejo (N 607) - Km 9
Tel.: 91 336 80 00 
Public hospital.

Hospital del Niño Jesús 
Avenida Menendez Pelayo 65 - Metro Sainz de Baranda

Tel.: 91 503 59 00 
Public hospital. For children only.

Hospital Quirón  
Calle Diego Velázquez 11 - Pozuelo
Tel.: 902 151 016 
A private hospital with a very good reputation. They in particular offer a very complete check up. 

Ruber International 
Calle La Masó 38 - Mirasierra
Tel.: 91 387 50 00 
Private clinic. Many specialists have a private consultancy at Ruber.

Hospital de la Zarzuela 
Calle Las Pleyades 25 - Aravaca - A6 - Exit 10

Tel.: 902 10 24 00
Private clinic. Many specialists have a private consultancy here. 

Hospital San Rafael 
Calle Serrano 199 - Metro Concha Espina
Tel.: 91 564 99 44 
Private hospital. Excellent paediatric department. 

Hospital Sanitas-La Moraleja                                                                    
Avenida Francisco Pi y Margall - Sanchinarro
Tel.: 902 10 24 00
This private hospital opened 5 years ago and is very useful for those who live in La Moraleja. It has seperate emergency departments for children and adults.

Hospital Monteprincipe 
Avda. de Monteprincipe s/n - Urb. Monteprincipe - Boadilla del Monte - M40 - Exit 41

Tel.: 902 089 800 
This private clinic received the award for best private clinic in Spain in 2001.


Centro Medico Materno Infantil Senda

This medical centre which is open 365 days a year is exclusively for children from 0 to 15 years old. You will find all the specialities you need including paediatricians, dermatologists... It has an excellent reputation.



Centro Médico La Moraleja

Very comprehensive practice, including an emergency service. The receptionist speaks English and some of the doctors do as well.