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About Médica Sur

"The best hospital in Mexico" since 2011, according to the hospital ranking of the prestigious magazine America Economia1.

Our motto: medical excellence, human warmth.
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We are committed to our clients; from the moment they start their journey until they finish their medical procedure back home

Médica Sur S.A.B. of C.V. is a private health institution in Mexico City, which owns a hospital and 140 clinical analysis laboratory branch offices (under the brands of Laboratorio Médica Sur, Laboratorio Medico Polanco and Laboratorio Ruiz). It operates as a public company listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange since 1994, under the key MEDICA.

Médica Sur is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and as such, it shares information and clinical cases with members of the network; it has the accreditations and / or certifications of the General Health Council of Mexico, the Joint Commission International, the College of American Pathologists, the American Heart Association, the Mexican Accreditation Entity and the Mexican Council of the Medical Tourism Industry, among others. In 2013 Médica Sur obtained the National Quality Award.

The hospital, classified as highly specialized, is located in the Tlalpan county, in the South of Mexico City, at the heart of the hospital area of this city. Its total built area is just over one hundred thousand square meters2 , with 138 rooms and 26 suites, three towers with more than 500 medical offices of all specialties, laboratory facilities for Pathology, Imaging and Therapy, a research center, two restaurants, coffee shops a Holiday Inn hotel and an auditorium with a five hundred people capacity.

The company operates the Médica Sur Clinic Foundation, which performs biomedical research, specialized medical teaching and social assistance. The Foundation offers an average of 2,000 consultations per year, as well as six hundred laboratory studies, 1,500 treatments and 1,500 procedures.

Teaching

Médica Sur offers teaching and training spaces to young physicians in medical sciences. Educational programs aimed to medical and postgraduate students are taught by the Postgraduate Studies Division of the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). The teaching work is supported by the Center for Education, Research and Medical Innovation (CEIIM), the Virtual Institutional Educational Center (CEVI) and the Medical Simulation and Skills Center (CESIDEM), all of them part of Médica Sur.

Research

Médica Sur has a scientific research unit, the Department of Biomedical Research, which develops and promotes research projects and participates in the development of continuing medical education courses. It publishes the scientific journals Médica Sur3 and Annals of Hepatolgy4 , as well as it promotes and coordinates the implementation, approval and follow-up of research protocols and leads the Research Committee for Human Studies and the Commissions of Ethics, Biosafety and Research of Médica Sur.5 .