Danderyd University Hospital
Danderyd University Hospital is one of Sweden’s major acute care hospitals as well as the largest maternity hospital of Northern Europe. It is also actively engaged in university medical training and conducts research on the most common diseases.
The primary focus is on internal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, obstetrics, gynecology, general surgery and urology. Other areas of expertise include complex shoulder and hip surgery, obesity surgery, as well as highly skilled care and rehabilitation of patients with heart conditions.
The hospital is also prominent in cardiology, especially in research concerning the connection between heart attack and kidney failure. Our profound knowledge of the major diseases provides ideal conditions for clinical research in areas such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke and obesity.
Danderyd Hospital was named Sweden’s best for cardiac care (SwedeHearts Quality Index 2014) and ranks highest when it comes to stroke care. The hospital has a national respiratory center and Sweden’s first center for cardiac, renal and diabetic treatment (HND). It also hosts the largest university clinic in Sweden for rehabilitation medicine as well as the leading speech clinic in Stockholm.
Danderyd Hospital in numbers
- 3,950 employees
- 160,000 patient visits
- 91,500 emergency visits
- 11,347 surgeries in hospital
- 7,058 operations in outpatient surgery
- 6,500 newborn deliveries per year