We are the combination of four hospitals: the General Hospital, the Children’s Hospital, the Women’s Hospital and the Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital. We are part of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus: a world-leading health park where healthcare plays a crucial role.
Below we will list the departments and units that form part of Vall d’Hebron Hospital and the main diseases that we treat. We will also make recommendations based on advice backed up by scientific evidence that has been shown to be effective in guaranteeing well-being and quality of life.
We will guide you from your first visit to the centre, allowing you to find all the departments and make the most of our facilities. Whatever the reason for your visit, we will explain how to get about the hospital.
The Paediatrics Department at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital integrates several sections and units of specific paediatric areas.
We provide assistance from birth to adolescence. As an integrated center at the Vall de Hebrón University Hospital, we facilitate the transfer of child patients to adults within the same hospital.
Vall de Hebrón Children's Hospital is one of the centers with the most capacity to solve complex pediatric processes in Catalonia and Spain.
The Vall d'Hebron University Hospital's Paediatric Department includes various sections and units from specific paediatric areas (paediatric subspecialities):
The Paediatric Department staff includes 52 specialist paediatric doctors to help provide the care, teaching and research the department is responsible for. It also has the necessary nursing and administrative staff, as well as assistants who help with our research and social work and much else. The 60 paediatric residents in their specific areas receive training and take part in care during their time in the various units within the department.
We provide care for all types of paediatric patients, from infants to adolescents, with acute and chronic paediatric diseases corresponding to the areas mentioned above. You can find more information about each specific section and unit on their respective web pages.
There are 60 paediatrics residents at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, totalling 15 per year. In recent years, Vall d'Hebron Paediatrics has consolidated its position as the number 1 destination for new resident doctors, and obtained the best results of all hospitals in Spain in the 2017 medical exams.
The Paediatric Department is responsible for significant teaching activity as part of the Autonomous University of Barcelona medical degree, with a paediatrician professor, three professors certified by the Spanish National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation (ANECA) and a professor accredited for advanced research by the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Catalonia (AQU), together with six associate medical professors.
The Paediatric Department also teaches Masters courses in paediatric subspecialities: Paediatric endocrinology, infectious and immunodeficiency diseases, paediatric neurology and paediatric pneumology and allergology.
The Paediatric Department's research is among the most important on the Vall d’Hebron campus, with specific lines that are listed in the individual descriptions of the Sections and Units concerned.
Growth and Development
Multidisciplinary Nursing Research Group
Maternal and Foetal Medicine
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