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Athens Medical Center

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Athens Medical Center
Member of Athens Medical Group
Summary
  • SpecializationGeneral Hospital
  • Location 5-7 Distomou Str., 15125 Μarousi, Attica Greece
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Short Description
  • Overview

     

    Athens Medical Center (AMC) consists of five independent buildings, superior in design and functionality. Facilities include the General Hospital, Paediatrics Center of Athens, and the GAIA Maternity Clinic.
    AMC has a capacity of 319 beds, 19 operating rooms, and an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) equipped with 24 beds.

     

    Services

     

    Athens Medical Center offers a full range of services to patients, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. AMC’s internationally acclaimed medical staff, assisted by exceptional nursing staff as well as well as its innovative, cutting-edge medical technologies and equipment ensure its leading position as top medical institution in Greece. Its parent company, Athens Medical Group, ranks among the top private hospital networks in Europe.


    Accreditations
    Athens Medical Center is committed to continual improvement in the provision of services, backed by quality management systems and TUV Hellas certified according to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 22000:2005. AMC has received the international TEMOS “Quality in International Patient Care” certification, certifying our adherence to the highest standards of quality for the provision of complete healthcare services to travelers and foreign patients worldwide. Additionally, AMC also boasts the TEMOS “Excellence in Medical Tourism” for its exceptional services for medical tourists and their complete care cycle. We are proud to have been included in the United Nations Diplomatic Council (DC) “Best hospitals worldwide 2014 & 2015” and “Preferred Partner Hospital 2016, 2017, 2018”.
    Athens Medical Center has accomplished a number of global-level medical achievements, such as:
    •    robotic cholecystectomy on a woman in her 7th month of pregnancy,
    •    diaphragmatic hernia – gastro-esophageal reflux,
    •    kidney cyst removal
    •    pericardium cyst removal
    •    robotic bubonic lymph node removal for locally advanced penile cancer, etc.
    The physicians of Athens Medical Center are among the best on an international basis. Some of our breakthroughs concern the implementation of new methods in the area of interventional cardiology including, but not limited to, treatments for transdermal aortic valve insertions and related heart diseases, and procedures for brain embolisms.

     

    Many of Athens Medical Center’s medical units are global Centers of Excellence and highly specialized departments. These include the Clinic of General, Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery (EAC-BS, European Accreditation Council for Bariatric Surgery), the Upper Extremity Microsurgery Department and the MRI-CT Department.

     

    The hospital has established important partnerships and agreements with renowned international corporations and organizations, such as the Asklepios Kliniken – the largest medical services provider in Europe; GAIA Maternity Clinic’s exclusive collaboration agreement with the British Fetal Medicine Foundation – Europe’s leading provider of education, training, and research on Fetal Medicine; AMC’s recognition for advanced post-graduate training by the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO).

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Clinic Departments/Treatments

Departments

Description

Orthopedic

The Orthopedic Department is on duty and operates 24 hours a day, providing a high level of medical-nursing services in state-of-the-art spaces, as well as the possibility of free choice of the treating physician between a team of experienced scientists and specialized Orthopedic Surgeons.

Oncology

The Athens Medical Group has state-of-the-art oncology centers where, as part of an interdisciplinary approach, the latest medical protocols for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer are applied. The Oncology department provides top services, because its state-of-the-art equipment and the specializations of its doctors, allow the implementation of treatments that are impossible in other health units. The Oncology Department also works with the world-renowned Cancer Center , MD Anderson Cancer Center , in the USA.

Neurosurgery

The Neurosurgery department is staffed with specialized scientific staff and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, aiming to offer high quality services for the diagnosis and treatment of the whole range of diseases of the brain and spine. The Neurosurgery Department is on duty 24 hours a day , with its specialized and experienced Doctors - Neurosurgeons available at any time for the drastic treatment of even the most urgent cases.

Neurology

The Neurology Department has specialized and experienced doctors to treat the full range of neurological diseases The main neurological disorders examines the neurologist is, the stroke , the multiple sclerosis or multiple sclerosis , the epilepsy , the headache , the Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders , the dementia and other degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer Alzheimer's , infections of the central nervous system , such as e.g. meningitis , herpetic encephalitis and others, dizziness and vertigo , myasthenia gravis , diseasesspinal cord and peripheral nerves , muscle diseases and more.

Cardiology

The Medical Center of Athens has a fully equipped and organized cardiology clinic with excellent scientific and nursing staff and advanced technology equipment that is at the disposal of the patients at any time, ready to deal with, with exemplary completeness, any acute or chronic cardiac event 24 hours a day.

Cardiac Surgery

The Cardiac Surgery Department has the most modern diagnostic and invasive equipment covering the entire range of medical specialties, including Cardiac-Thoracic-Large Vascular Surgery. The Cardiac Surgery Department applies innovative methods with spectacular results , which guarantee the professional and scientific perfection of our surgeons. The latter were trained and worked for more than two decades in internationally renowned university clinics, where they held managerial positions.

Thoracic Surgery

The Thoracic Surgery Department performs many thoracic surgeries, the majority of which concern patients with lung cancer. All thoracic and thoracoscopic surgeries are applied and performed for both thoracic neoplasms and other benign diseases, always in accordance with the rules of modern medicine and thoracic surgery.

Invasive Cardiology

The Department of Interventional Cardiology and Electrophysiology has as its main commitment and mission the performance of primary angioplasty at any time and day , ie the immediate opening of the blocked artery in case of acute myocardial infarction with excellent results. The method of primary angioplasty is internationally established as the best treatment of acute myocardial infarction, requires readiness and experienced staff and is performed in very few centers in our country on a 24 / hour basis.

Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology Department is fully equipped, organized and staffed with excellent, specialized gastroenterologists and experienced support staff. The Gastroenterology Department specializes in the valid diagnosis and effective treatment of diseases of the digestive system (esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, bile ducts and pancreas).

Vascular Surgery

The Vascular Surgery Department performs all surgeries related to the diseases of the vessels of the human body, applying minimally invasive vascular techniques , the classic open vascular surgery and / or a combination of them , with the ultimate goal of the best possible result for the patient . The methodical and holistic approach of the patient starting from the modification of the predisposing factors and reaching to the possible intervention ensure excellent results for the patients of the Vascular Surgery department.

Robotic Surgery

The Department of Robotic Surgery features the renowned robot, Da Vinci Xi HD, Edition 2019, the only robotic surgery system approved by the American Food and Drug Administration. Robotic surgery is used by specialized physicians throughout the range of surgeries

Rhinology

The Rhinology Center of Athens is the first in Greece specialized Medical Unit with the subject of diseases of the nose and sinuses of the face and peak operation of the Endoscopic Surgery of the Rhine and Sinus . The Athens Rhinology Center is widely known for its distinguished clinical activity, but also for its active participation in many rhinological scientific events in Greece and abroad (Britain, Australia, Poland, Austria, Hong Kong, Croatia, Turkey, Romania, B ). Indicatively, it is mentioned that its Director has participated from 2005 until today in 49 Rhinology Seminars locally and internationally, of which 38 included demonstration of surgical techniques in cadaveric preparations. To date, he has 197 guest lectures in Greek and English, and has been honored for his contribution to the development of Rhinological Societies in Poland and Romania.

Magnetic Resonance

The MRI department is one of the best equipped departments in Europe with state-of-the-art MRI scanners. The highly experienced medical staff of the MRI department guarantees the best medical care, while the specially trained technological and nursing staff ensures the high quality of the examinations, the safety and the comfort of the patients.

Interventional Radiology

The Interventional Radiology, benefiting from the rapid developments in technology, ensures accurate imaging, the safest approach and complete treatment. The digital angiography, which is the basic application of interventional radiology, remains the most reliable method of imaging of vessels, while offering the possibility of therapeutic intervention in lesions that may emerge.

Computed Tomography

The CT department is one of the best equipped departments in Europe with state-of-the-art multislice CT scanners. The highly experienced medical staff of the CT department guarantees the best medical care, while the specially trained technological and nursing staff ensures the high quality of the examinations, the safety and the comfort of the patients.

Ultrasound

The Department of Ultrasound offers a wide range of diagnostic and invasive examinations for adults. The wide range of purely imaging examinations performed in the Department of Ultrasound is supplemented by invasive diagnostic procedures (biopsies-punctures and nephrostomies - drainage - pseudoaneurysm thrombosis). The equipment of the Ultrasound department , which follows the development of each new technology, allows the performance of all new applications of ultrasound , such as 3D imaging , the use of ultrasound contrasts and elastography .

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