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.
Shingles is a skin outbreak caused by a viral infection of the nerves found just below the skin. The virus that causes it is the same as the virus that causes chicken pox. Unlike chicken pox, shingles is not seasonal and may appear at any age, although it more commonly appears in people over 50.
One measure to prevent the appearance of new cases of this virus among people living near a sufferer is the disinfection of objects contaminated with nasopharyngeal secretions or skin lesions in patients with chicken pox. It is therefore important to wash your hands before and after coming into contact with infected people or objects.
To improve the itching and discomfort of this virus, apply:
It is easy for people with shingles to pass it on to others, so when skin wounds are open and pussy avoid any contact with people who have not had chicken pox, especially pregnant women, new born babies and immunodeficient people.
Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplants
Endocrinology and Nutrition
Paediatric Oncological Surgery Unit
Diagnostic and Interventional Haemodynamics
Echocardiogram and cardiac imaging unit
Hereditary Angioedema Unit
Physics and Radiation Protection
Intensive care medicine
Coronary care unit
Cardiovascular Critical Care Unit
Strokes and Cerebral Haemodynamics
Haematology and Haemotherapy
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)
Aortic pathology and Marfan syndrome
Abdominal wall surgery
Clinical and molecular genetics
Corneal and Ocular Surface Section
Inherited Heart Disease
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tobacco cessation (quitting smoking)
Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain Management
General and Digestive Surgery
Endocrine, Metabolic, and Bariatric Surgery
Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults
Uveitis and Eye Inflammation
Angiology, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Transplants
Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology
Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
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