Athens Medical Center
Athens Medical Center (AMC) consists of of five (5) independent buildings, of excellent design and functionality. It consists of a General Hospital, a Pediatric Clinic, and GAIA, an Obstetrics-Gynecology Clinic.
It has a capacity of 310 beds, 24 operating rooms, and an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with (30) beds. In 2013, the Center provided healthcare services to more than 162,000 in- and out-patients.
Athens Medical Center offers a full range of services to patients, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our experienced medical stuff, highly skilled and internationally accomplished, assisted by our well-trained nursing staff, combined with our investments in innovative, cutting-edge medical technologies and equipment, have established the Athens Medical Center as the most advanced and reliable medical institution in Greece. Its parent company, the Athens Medical Group, is among the top private hospital chains in Europe.
Athens Medical Center is focused on continuously improving the provision of its services through the use of quality management systems. It is certified by ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 22000:2005 certifications. Moreover, it has received the international Temos “Quality in International Patient Care” certification, proving that the Center meets the high quality standards of this International Organization and the specifications for the provision of integrated healthcare services to travelers and foreign patients worldwide, and the even more prestigious Temos “Excellence in Medical Tourism” for its exceptional services to medical tourists and their complete care cycle. It has also been awarded the “Best Hospitals Worldwide 2014” certificate from the Diplomatic Council (DC).
A number of global-level medical achievements have been accomplished at the Athens Medical Center, 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.
Doctors of Athens Medical Center have been among the pioneers of implementing new methods of interventional cardiology, e.g. inserting a transdermal aortic valve and related heart diseases, brain embolisms, etc.
A number of a number of AMC’s medical units are global Centers of Excellence. Examples are 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, which is the largest medical services provider in Europe. GAIA Maternity Clinic has an exclusive collaboration agreement with the Fetal Medicine Foundation (UK), which is the leading institute in Europe in the provision of education, training, and research on Fetal Medicine.
Last but not least, the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO) has recognized Athens Medical Center as an advanced postgraduate training center.