14 October, 2020
Three services of the Hospital Clínic among the best in the world in the ‘World’s Best Specialized Hospitals’
The Hospital Clínic Group of Barcelona has had three of its Institutes included in the ‘World’s Best Specialized Hospitals‘; a classification that recognizes the best hospitals in the world by speciality. The Clinical Cardiovascular Institute (ICCV), led by Dr. Marta Sitges, the Clinical Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (ICMDM), directed by Dr. Josep Vidal, and the Institute of Hemato-oncological Diseases (ICMHO), with Dr. Álvaro Urbano-Ispizua at the helm, are among the best in the world in their respective specialities according to the list produced annually by Newsweek magazine.
1 October, 2020
Dr. Fernández-Valencia performs hip replacement surgery without hospitalisation for the first time in Spain
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona has performed, for the first time in Spain, a hip replacement surgery without the need for hospitalisation. Although in recent years it had been possible to cut the hospitalisation time in half (from 7 days to 3.5 days), the operation had not been possible without hospitalising the patient. The intervention was carried out by Dr. Jenaro Fernández-Valencia, from the Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Service and Head of the Hip Section of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and barnaclínic+. The patient was operated on more than 2 months ago (on July 7th) and has not presented any complications. Leer más…
22 July, 2020
At barnaclínic+, the health and safety of our patients and staff is the most important thing. To protect both you and ourselves, and thanks to the experience acquired by the centre in the management of the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, we have clearly defined hygiene and protection protocols based on the scientific evidence available. In accordance with these, we have put in place the corresponding safety measures for COVID-19.
1 July, 2020
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona is the only center in Spain that has begun to perform robotic cardiovascular surgeries with the Da Vinci robot. Doctors Daniel Pereda and Elena Sandoval, from the Clínic Cardiovascular Institute, have so far performed 14 interventions with this technique, all of them successful. Most of these interventions were mitral valve repair surgeries. However, this type of intervention offers numerous benefits in the treatment of multiple cardiac pathologies, as stated by Dr. Daniel Pereda, surgeon of the Clinic and barnaclínic+.
11 June, 2020
In the de-escalation phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in which we find ourselves, it is, and will be, fundamental to correctly diagnose the illness. Furthermore, it is going to be vitally important to identify those persons who have recovered from the illness and its possible post-recovery consequences. Therefore, in barnaclinc+ we have designed various diagnostic protocols for distinct patient profiles: diagnosis of COVID-19 before admittance, confirmation of contact, and evaluation and treatment of the effects post COVID-19.
29 May, 2020
All barnaclínic+ services have reopened between May 11 and 20, and will gradually resume their normal activities. To guarantee the safety of both our patients and professionals, hygiene and disinfection measures have been taken, spaces have been adapted and protocols and paths have been redefined.
If you have any questions about our opening hours and contacts, active services or security measures, you can refer to this selection of frequently asked questions.
29 November, 2019
A few days ago, Clarivate Analytics published the Highly Cited Researchers list that identifies the most influential scientists in the world. Four professionals from barnaclinic+ medical staff are present on this list, which brings together 1% of the most cited experts in their specialties. So, among the best scientists in the world , we have doctors such as Josep Dalmau , Ramon Estruch , Francesc Graus and Eduard Vieta.
27 November, 2019
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona is the second best Spanish hospital according to the 2019 Health Reputation Monitor (Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria, MRS). The first place was won by the Hospital Universitario La Paz, while Gregorio Maranon Hospital closes the Top3. The Clinic was also chosen as the best hospital in Spain in the following medical specialties: Gastroenterology, General and Gastrointestinal surgery, Hematology, Nephrology and Pulmonology.
25 November, 2019
Last October 31st, Dr. Berta Diaz-Feijoo and Dr. Aureli Torné, both professionals at Gynecology barnaclínic+, performed the first robot-assisted complex gynecological surgery of the Hospital Clínic Group of Barcelona. Dr. Diaz-Feijoo states in the video that “the race for robotic surgery has only just begun.”
26 September, 2019
From this September, barnaclínic+ Medical Oncology is providing its patients with the best liquid biopsy test currently available for advanced cancer, Guardant-360. Thanks to the agreement between the Medical Oncology and Pathology departments of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the company Guardant Health, the Clínic will be the first centre in Europe to routinely use one of the most advanced liquid biopsy tests on the market.