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Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud


Madrid, Spain

Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud - Overview

Quirónsalud is Spain’s leading provider of health services. Although it is a young brand—born of the merger between idcsalud and Quirón—we have over 60 years of experience caring for people’s health and well-being.

Quirónsalud offers patients comprehensive health care that encompasses all medical specialties. We have more than 70 medical centers throughout Spain, a highly regarded professional team, the latest technology, flourishing research and education programs, and a management model based on a solid commitment to quality.

Expert care and a vision of medicine based on personalization, warmth, and connection with the patient—because we believe in person-to-person health

More than 60 years caring for people.

Quirónsalud offers patients comprehensive health care that encompasses all medical specialties. We have more than 70 medical centers throughout Spain, a highly regarded professional team, the latest technology, flourishing research and education programs, and a management model based on a solid commitment to quality.

The group currently features:

  • 5 Da-Vinci robotic surgery systems
  • 1 Gamma Knife radiosurgery system
  • 1 CyberKnife radiosurgery system
  • 21 linear accelerator systems for radiotherapy
  • 11 PET-CT scanners
  • 81 MRIs

The group has, among others, the following hospitals, located in the main cities of Spain. All of them have international airport services within 30 miles (50 Kms) and have professional staff ready to assist and provide first class care to international patients coming from all over the world:

Quirónsalud is a point of reference within the private health sector in Spain. The Hospital Group strong research activities give patients access to the latest technologies in innovative treatment.

  • Clinical trials: 1001 research studies, of which 649 are clinical trials and 352 are epidemiological observational studies, with a total amount 1.224 research projects and 967 scientific publications.
  • R&D initiatives taking place in virtually all regions where the company is present.
  • Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz and its Health Research Institute is the only ministry-certified institute of its kind in a privately managed health center in Spain.
  • The group currently has seven university hospitals.

We at Quirónsalud focus on caring for the health and well-being of people, putting top-quality health services within their reach. As part of this effort, we understand that quality standards play an important role along our path toward excellence. Our quality-management system is designed based on the Group's strategy and is adapted to the structure, care activity, and size of each health center, thereby allowing the quality system to be used as an organization-wide improvement tool.

Our commitment to quality has driven us to apply several complementary management systems, including those of Joint Commission International, European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme (DIAS), and certification under the ISO standards.

We take a patient-centered approach to both care and non-care activities. These non-care activities include ancillary services performed by the Group companies Health Diagnostic and Servicios, Personas y Salud, which have also successfully attained their own quality and environmental-management certifications.

Quirónsalud health centers uphold the organization's commitment to quality by adhering to the guidelines of the Management Policy

A structure is in place to ensure fluid communication of the objectives and indicators that make it possible to assess efficiency and continuously improve in the work we do. The excellent feedback patients give our hospitals and the numerous prizes and recognitions they have earned from governmental and private-sector entities attest to the effectiveness of this communication.

We at Quirónsalud recognize that quality standards play an important role along our path toward excellenceWe promote quality driven standardization in all our health centers through their engagement with ISO 9001 quality norms. We currently feature 38 hospitals and clinics with center-wide certification and 6 departments with individual quality certification.

We are committed to sustainable development, and in furtherance of this commitment 15 of our centers are certified for environmental management under the ISO 14001 standard.

Quirónsalud promotes responsible use of natural resources, including  rational and efficient energy consumption. Thanks to these efforts,  3 of our health centers are certified under the ISO 50001 standard for energy management

The occupational safety and health of our staff is a priority in our organization, which is why we have a management system certified under the OHSAS 18001 standard.

We apply the EFQM model for excellence in management, and 5  of our health centers have been accredited by the EFQM to date.

Placing quality at the center of what we do has been fundamental to Centro Medico Teknon's successful effort to obtain the Joint Commission International accreditation. This recognition from the world's gold standard in health care is a great source of pride for the organization, as it is the culmination of concerted effort to attain world-class levels of quality.


Quirónsalud deals with all medical and/or surgical specialities, with particular emphasis on the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer in its integrated oncology units, which are considered centres of excellence in Spain. Assisted reproduction is also one of the areas of expertise of the Quirónsalud Hospital Group, with specialized units available in each of the Group’s hospitals. The fact that these units form part of the structure of the hospitals means that patients can carry out all complementary tests and consultations in the same centre, a bonus in terms of privacy and trust. All the latest advances are available in all the centres and we perform the most novel techniques within the field. Plastic surgery is another of the major specialities of the Quirónsalud hospitals, witnessed by the excellence and renown of the plastic surgeons making up these units. All necessary resources are available to these surgeons for solving their patients’ problems and for ensuring their peaceful and satisfactory recovery in select surroundings.

Quirónsalud is well known for its work in areas such as cardiology, gynaecology or ophthalmology, but it is also worth mentioning the medical check-up units, which provide a rapid and efficient service to patients who require a detailed and personalized evaluation of their state of health in a quick, discrete and well-organized manner.

Quirónsalud’s circle of success is completed with our care for the patient and the family, who are always offered the best in terms of hospitality (individual rooms, rooms with a window, select gastronomy, etc.) and an attentive and friendly approach from all the staff members of our hospitals.

We are proud to have the most prestigious specialists in the country within each field of specialty, thanks to our hospital network and programs of internal and external training, where staff share their knowledge and know-how with all our professionals, regardless of their location.


Quirónsalud has a multidisciplinary team of oncologists made up of experts in cancer of the breast, lung, and prostate, as well as colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, kidney cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, and solid tumors.

We also have a strong radiation-therapy area for treatment of brain tumors, prostate cancer, lung cancer, and brachytherapy for breast cancer.

The company also invests heavily in research aimed at finding a cure for hematologic diseases such as leukemia, lymphomas, and myeloma.Thanks to the excellence of our medical teams and high levels of investment in technology (e.g., brachytherapy, simulation for radiation therapy, tomotherapy, GammaKnife radiation therapy) we have successfully positioned ourselves at the forefront of cancer care, offering a number of pioneering treatments.

More accurate detection of sentinel nodes through a combination of (fluorescent) indocyanine green together with technetium 99 (radiotracer).

Application of pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy (PIPAC), an experimental surgical technique for treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis.


Quirónsalud excels in angiology and vascular surgery (venous insufficiency and interventional cardiology) as well as cardiology (major cardiovascular events, heart failure, hypertension, cardiovascular risk, stroke, and myocardiopathy). Milestones in this area include navigation for complex arrhythmia diagnosis and treatment, customized aorta replacement (from heart to legs, following an aneurysm of the aorta), pectus excavatum treatment using the novel taulinoplastia technique, and the first case of combined transcatheter aortic valve and prosthesis placement in the abdominal aorta. These advances place Quirónsalud at the head of medical innovation in the field


Some of the major achievements of Quirónsalud specialists include surgery for total wrist replacement and use of AI and virtual reality for surgical procedures to correct bowleggedness. The Quirónsalud group has proven its excellence in areas such as orthopedic surgery and knee surgery and rheumatology (arthritis, regenerative medicine, osteoporosis, autoimmune diseases, and non-traumatic musculoskeletal diseases).


The gynecology and obstetrics department is committed to promoting comprehensive health care for women, IVF, general gynecology and obstetrics, and gynecologic oncology, all from a specialized and multidisciplinary perspective. We at Quirónsalud offer full treatment for patients with gynecologic cancer thanks to our multidisciplinary team and technological resources, including a GERI incubator.

Some of the most substantial milestones reached in this area are: first female baby in Spain born free of the BRCA1 gene, which is linked to a risk of breast cancer. Non-invasive prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidy. First case in Spain of twins born free of Kabuki syndrome following prenatal genetic diagnosis.


Within this field, Quirónsalud provides specialized care in neurology (Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinkson’s disease, movement disorders, epilepsy, MS, headaches, and pain) as well as psychiatry and mental health.


Our group excels in treatment of macular degeneration and ophthalmology in general. Our patients benefit from care that is made possible by innovative technology such as excimer laser and femtosecond laser.


We at Quirónsalud are specialists in aesthetic and plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, and reconstructive surgery.

The achievements that place us at the forefront of health care include endoscopic submucosal dissection (allowing for early removal of full tumor of the digestive tract with no need for open surgery) and technologies such as the Da Vinci Robot or the GammaKnife.


The urology department has made great strides in technology, including MRI-ultrasound fusion for prostate biopsy to offer top-notch care in surgery as well as prevention and treatment of the various diseases affecting these organs.


Quirónsalud features specialized management of diagnostic imaging, clinical testing and pathology. This is now one of the main grow-wide strategic lines, and there is now a specific business unit for this purpose, called Health Diagnostic (HD). HD works to increase operational efficiency to benefit the patient through faster and more accurate integrated diagnostics, taking advantage of the convergence of the different areas and leveraging IT capabilities.

This model offers the patient benefits which include:

  • Greater flexibility, coverage and agility across the group’s network of centers
  • Enhanced use of its specialized units at each facility, at the service of the entire group
  • A chance to access a broader portfolio of common services
  • Greater cost-efficiency through a joint purchasing policy

HD features:

  • A distinctive catalogue of tests in the field of lab tests, as well as radiology and nuclear medicine.
  • Access to reference centers in diagnostic imaging, near the patient and located in Barcelona.
  • Clinical analysis labs located in group hospitals in most areas of the country. These labs are all interconnected and run on the same IT system and have several reference laboratories.
  • Equipped with cutting-edge technological equipment.
  • With the support of experienced and specialist health-care professionals.
  • Single data connection and shared IT systems, providing easy and fast access to images and diagnostics.
  • Uniform quality and service standards in all centers.
  • Certified quality of services and processes (ISO Multisite 9001-2008; EFQM in 2016).

Radiology milestones:

  • Integration and management of 10 centers of excellence in metropolitan Barcelona
  • Certified care and management quality (ISO, EFQM).
  • Tele-Radiology platform with an annual output of over 40,000 diagnostic procedures.
  • More than 500,000 tests performed each year.

Laboratory milestones:

  • Management of 21 labs in hospitals nationwide, sharing a single system.
  • Integration of 17 new clinical analysis labs between 2017-2018.
  • Plans to add service for insurance companies and their OHS operations over the mid-term, bringing the total number of annual requests processed to 5 million.
  • Certified care and management quality (ISO)
  • Care and Management Quality Certifications (ISO).

Patients can stay in a residence room or a suites on the hospital (choice ranges between a two-bed room to a Royal Suite), or stay in a hotel close to the hospital. Residence rooms and apartments include cable TV, DVD players, hotpots, glasses and dishware, mini bar, kitchen, air-conditioning and telephone. Hospital site provides shops and restaurants as well as a pharmacy and other services.


  • Transportation services
  • Personal escort available
  • Private nurse available
  • Visa arrangements
  • Flight arrangements
  • Financing available
  • Electronic medical records
  • Insurance coordination
  • Interpreters available on demand


  • Accommodation arrangements
  • Vegetarian food
  • Halal food
  • Special order food


  • Private Rooms
  • Cafeteria/restaurant
  • Recovery facilities
  • Phone in rooms
  • Internet connection
  • Bank/ATM
  • Money exchange
  • Pharmacy


  • ISO 9001


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Doctors have liability insurance
  • Hospitals has liability insurance


  • Number of doctors: 7500
  • Number of beds: 2864
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