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USP Hospitals

USP Hospitals in Barcelona, Spain Offers High Quality Treatments

Avda. Diagonal, 652 Ed. C, 6a planta, Barcelona 08034, Spain
Specialty: Cancer Treatment, Chinese Medicine, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery, Dentistry, Fertility Treatment, Heart Care/Surgery
Focus Area: USP Hospitals | Standard/Holter electrocardiogram | Nuclear cardiology | Angioplasty and valvuloplasty | Cancer immunotherapy | Dental prosthesis | Endodontics | Periodontics | Neonatology and Nursery | Homeopathy | Traditional Chinese medicine | Face lifts | Breast augmentation | Abdominoplasty | Barcelona, Spain

USP Hospitals Profile Overview

USP Hospitals | Simply Health!

USP Hospitals is the leading chain of private hospitals in Spain: nearly 6,000 professionals assist over a million and a half patients a year in all 37 health clinics distributed throughout the larger provincial capitals of the country.

At our hospitals we are pioneers in the application of the latest medical developments, we offer high-quality healthcare services, the latest technological advances and strict professional ethics. Belonging to a hospital group enables us to create synergies between all clinics.

Knowing how to provide care is the raison d'être, and a commitment has been made to medical innovation and excellence through investing in new technologies and signing agreements with leading medical team from the sector. Alliances have also been established with prestigious renowned international medical centers.
USP Hospitals has managed to adapt to its surroundings in a quick, efficient way, and it continues to grow and consolidate day by day through the efforts, hopes and professionalism of its partners.

Why USP:

The USP Hospitals network of clinics:

  • Offers first-rate professional and technical resources.
  • Has a network of its own clinics, complemented by prestigious associated clinics.
  • Has vast experience in this type of care and knows the specific problems and solutions of medical care away from home.
  • Aims to offer a quick and efficient professional response, without forgetting how to treat patients correctly.

Patients benefit from the agreements that USP Hospitals has with over 40 national insurance companies and more than 30 foreign companies, such as Buppa, Eurocross, International Health Insurance Denmark or Private Patient Plan.

The USP Hospitals network of clinics offers primary medical care, well known prestigious specialists and first-rate equipment. Foreign patients will have the most advanced equipment and diagnostic techniques at their disposal, as well as hospitalization in a comfortable atmosphere.

Our network of clinics has a person in charge of foreign patients, who speaks several languages and manages the possible collateral problems that could arise, such as hotel accommodations or repatriations.

Some Of Our Products Include:

  • USP Dental: The network of USP Hospitals clinics offers comprehensive Odontology services, with first-rate hospital services that cover the majority of the medical and surgical specialties. Our specialists are abreast of the latest advances in oral medicine: bone and maxillary diseases, salivary glands, oral mucous, oro-facial pain, etc.
  • USP Medestetic: The purpose of these treatments is to visibly improve the appearance of the skin, minimizing the effects of natural aging. They are non-surgical treatments performed by an expert team of physicians with degrees in Esthetic and Repairing Plastic Surgery with the guarantees offered by a top-rate hospital. Our physicians are also reconstruct deformities and correct functional deficiencies through the transformation of the patient’s body. The aim is to enable patients born with a congenital defect or who have suffered an accident and lost normal functions to achieve normality in their appearance or the functions of their bodies.
  • Oncology Unit: USP Hospitals is strengthening the consolidation of the Oncology Units throughout its entire network of clinics for the development and application of new techniques regarding diagnosis and cancer therapies in an individual way, integrating the outpatient care with hospitalizations. For this reason, the USP Hospitals network of clinics has the most advanced technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and, especially, they are fully backed by the  USP San Jaime Hospital, which is an international benchmark in this discipline.
  • Heart and Life: It is a comprehensive and human vision that covers all aspects that involve the patient with any cardiology condition or illness. This has led to a more streamlined service and the relationship between patient and physician is more flexible and less rigid. Being in a hospital environment enables us to add knowledge and experience from the rest of the medical specialties in order to offer each patient a complete and multidisciplinary evaluation.
  • Two Eyes for an Entire Lifetime: The USP Hospitals network of clinics has well-known prestigious ophthalmology specialists to offer higher quality care in the diagnosis and treatment of defects and diseases of the eyes. After over forty years of leadership in this specialty, today it is one of the clinics with broadest experience in the sector, with internationally renowned ophthalmologists. It has been the pioneer service in Spain since the 1980s in the specialties of refractive surgery and cataracts, introducing precursor techniques that were used later at the rest of the ophthalmologic clinics.
  • Women and Health: The medical needs of women are constantly changing throughout their life, which is why the USP Hospitals network of clinics offers a wide range of health services for women from a comprehensive vision of care, prevention and promotion of healthy habits. Our international prestige in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology enables us to focus a large part of the services we offer on all aspects of sexual and reproductive health, pregnancy and menopause.
  • USP Check-up: A check-up or medical evaluation is essential to determine a person's health. Proper physical conditioning is vital for our daily life. A check-up will give you information to avoid future health problems and detect those that could be silenced. Check-ups are meant for apparently healthy people who want to know their true health conditions. The pace of life, work, and stress, physical and mental activity have repercussions on the general condition of the body and health.

Paient Services:

USP Hospitals has always tried to offer patients the best care through friendly, cordial, close and exquisite treatment. Based on this, all our hospitals offer patient and companion services through a Department of Patient Services.

USP Hospitals has professionals dedicated solely and exclusively to making the stay of patients and their companions at the hospital as pleasant as possible, caring for their well-being, improving day by day the quality of service, and, in short, contributing to making USP Hospitals a benchmark company due to the care given to patients, offering excellent quality services.

Spain is a tourist destination and USP Hospitals offers a wide variety of products and services aimed at our visitors and foreign residents in our country.

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USP Hospitals, Barcelona, Spain Profile Details

USP Hospitals' secret is innovation; being pioneers in everything we do.

Health is the most valued asset that everyone desires from birth. This is a desire that USP Hospitals fights for every day by offering the best medical care, the best professionals, the most advanced technologies and the most personalized care. We are creating a network of very high-level medical centers to benefit all those who at any time need to be seen or just want to improve their health.

International Services:

A simple fall or a sudden illness could ruin your vacation. And if it happens in a foreign country there is also the matter of the language barrier, not knowing the bureaucratic procedures, lack of trustworthy people, etc.
That is why USP Hospitals has signed agreements with insurance companies and travel agencies, in order to design a package that includes tourist and medical services to guarantee complete peace-of-mind during a stay in our country.

Our network of clinics has a person in charge of foreign patients, who speaks several languages and manages the possible collateral problems that could arise, such as hotel accommodations or repatriations.

Quality Guarantee:

Since 1998, the USP Hospitals Group has grown constantly. There are more and more hospitals joining the group and the standardization and optimization of the processes have been more necessary to satisfy and stay ahead of the needs and expectations of the clients who, day by day, are more demanding and better informed.

Ten USP hospitals are certified according to the requirements specified in the UNE EN ISO 9001:2000 standard by AENOR, which verifies that each clinic works according to the standards of quality defined in their Quality Management System.

USP MasterCard

USP Hospitals has launched the USP MasterCard, the first credit card in the world that provides access to the holders' most important medical data and information.

This initiative came about through the collaboration of CAMGE, the financial institution resulting from the strategic alliance between General Electric (GE) and Caja Mediterráneo that specializes in granting consumer loans and issuing credit cards.

In addition to electronic banking services, each patient can access medical information on the Internet, viewing diagnostic test results, discharge reports, emergency care reports, laboratory reports, access to the consultation schedule and establishing alerts, among others

The the USP Hospitals Card offers many benefits:

  • Access to medical information on the Internet
  • Identification on the card of allergies detected
  • Preferential access to some services in the USP Hospitals network of clinics
  • Easy payment terms for the services provided throughout the USP Hospitals network of clinics
  • Discounts on medical interventions and hospital services
  • Exclusive hospitalization services

Other advantages for the card holders who belong to the USP Healthcard Club:

  • Accumulation of discounts from purchases that may be applied to certain services offered by the network of USP Hospitals: medical check ups, 3D ultrasounds, ophthalmology evaluations or esthetic medicine treatments
  • Redeemable points program at establishments or on services related to well-being, such as spas, gyms, hotels or airlines with which agreements have been reached.

USP Plus

The USP Plus service offers a differential service in the suites at each Clinic. These suites are equipped with the latest advanced technologies and offer users different solutions for improving their comfort and well-being.

The aim is to offer the patients who request this type of service the maximum level of comfort and quality, both in terms of a hotel stay and their facilities.

There are also several exclusive services:

  • Differential furnishing in the room, with open spaces, a lounge, plasma TV, free access to private channels, Wi-Fi connection, etc.
  • Message service if the patient does not wish to receive phone calls during the hospital stay.
  • Free parking during hospitalization.
  • Personalized transportation services for patients who need to be taken to the hospital, picking them up at home, at the airport or at the hotel, or from the hospital when the patient is discharged, whenever they do not need an ambulance
  • And many more....

USP Check-up

Check-ups are meant for apparently healthy people who want to know their true health conditions. The pace of life, work, and stress, physical and mental activity have repercussions on the general condition of the body and health.

Check-ups are meant for apparently healthy people who want to know their true health conditions. The pace of life, work, and stress, physical and mental activity have repercussions on the general condition of the body and health.
Complementary tests

Since the check-ups are completely personalized tests, there are additional tests that could be recommended by the specialists:

  • Colonoscopy: recommended if there are risk factors or a family history of colon or rectal pathologies.
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy: to study the esophagus, stomach and duodenum.
  • PSA determination: for the detection of prostate cancer.
  • Bone density: for the evaluation of osteoporosis.
  • Carotid Echo-Doppler: for the early detection of vascular disease and risk.
  • Echocardiogram and stress echocardiogram: to determine the dynamic function of the heart and possible repercussions that could affect it due to chronic diseases such as high blood pressure.
  • Simple spirometry: recommended for patients who smoke, it determines the ventilation capacity and respiratory function.
  • Mammograph: to study lesions of the breasts and detect breast cancer.
  • Helicoidal Thoracic CT scan: for the diagnosis of pulmonary lesions, including the early detection of lung cancer.
  • Other tests: virtual cardiac catheterization Coronary-Angiography, calcium score, virtual colonoscopy, Angio Abdominal CT, sleep apnea study, Body CT, helicobacter pylori Test, capsule-endoscopy, lactose overload breath test, arterial pressure Holter, EKG Holter, cranial and extra-cranial artery Doppler…
  • Inter-departmental consultations: all medical and surgical specialists at USP Hospitals are available to you for any additional consultation you may require.
    • Urology Evaluation: Urology consultation, prostate ultrasound, urine flow test.
    • Gynecology Evaluation: breast examination, pap smear and colposcopy, gynecology and breast ultrasound, bilateral mammogram.
    • Dermatology Evaluation
    • Endocrinology Evaluation

Types of Check-up

USP Check-ups adapts to each particular case based on the age, gender, habits, personal or family history, the environment in which the patient moves and personal concerns.

  • Basic program: recommended for anyone who, even without having any symptoms, wishes to know their health conditions. This includes: a visit with an Internal Medicine Specialist, ophthalmology evaluation, ENT evaluation, electrocardiogram, stress test, abdominal ultrasound, chest x-ray and laboratory determinations in blood, urine and feces.
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory evaluation: a more thorough examination of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems will be added to the basic check-up, studying the most important cardiovascular risk factors, testing the response to physical exercise and thorough laboratory determinations in blood and urine.
  • Gynecology check-up: complete study of the most important risk factors for women, early detection of gynecological and breast disease, early detection of osteoporosis, osseous mineralization condition, determination of the hormonal situation in pre- and post-menopausal women.
  • Other specific check-ups:
    • Urology check-up
    • Ophthalmology check-up
    • ENT check-up
    • Gastrointestinal check-up
    • Neurology check-up
    • Pneumology check-up
    • Sports check-up
  • Additional Check-up Services: USP Check-ups also include a number of additional distinguishing services designed especially for your convenience:
    • Individualized admissions and formalities.
    • Escort and monitoring at all times by a member of the USP Check-ups service (including all formalities related to the check-up).
    • Breakfast for you and your companion.
    • Lunch for you and your companion.
    • Mini bar service.
    • Resting room (depending on availability and the type of check-up).
    • Local daily press.
    • Specific check-up documentation for the patient.
    • Folder and CD with results.

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USP Hospitals Treatments Offered

The following information will give you an insight on the services/treatmets available under the different product umbrellas.

Heart & Life: The network of USP Hospital Clinics has the most modern equipment and uses the latest diagnosis and treatment techniques:

  • Non-invasive diagnosis:
    • Chest x-ray interpretations
    • Standard electrocardiogram
    • Holter electrocardiogram
    • Stress test (effort and drug)
    • Conventional, stress and Doppler echocardiogram
    • Nuclear cardiology
    • Pharmacological tests
    • Other provocation tests (tilt-table, etc.)
    • Phono-mechanocardiography
    • Vectocardiography
    • Other EKG techniques (high resolution, etc.)
    • Telemetry
    • Outpatient BP monitoring
  • Invasive diagnosis:
    • Trans-esophageal echocardiogram
    • Cardiac catheterization: hemodynamic and angiographic study. Coronary angiography
    • Hemodynamic parameter monitoring
    • Electrophysiology
    • Myocardial biopsy
    • Angioscopy
    • Intravascular echocardiography and Doppler
  • Special techniques:
    • Implantation and follow up of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators
    • Cardioversion, defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Transcatheter ablation of arrhythmic foci
    • Arrhythmic ablation through catheter
    • Pericardiocentesis
    • Angioplasty and valvuloplasty
    • Other cardiovascular therapeutic catheterization techniques
    • Treatment of heart transplant patients
    • Echocardiogram
    • Cardiology nuclear medicine
    • Electrophysiology and arrhythmia
    • Hemodynamics
    • Cardiology interventional radiology
    • Heart surgery
    • Vascular surgery

Oncology Unit

  • Therapeutic Biopsy
  • Integrated approach of oligo-metastatic cancer
  • Intra-arterial chemotherapy
  • Sugarbaker Coliseum Technique
  • Cytostatic pharmacokinetics
  • Radio-frequency
  • Immuno-phenotype and molecular genetics
  • Cancer immunotherapy
  • Photo-dynamic therapy
  • Isolated perfusion of the extremity with TNF and Melphalan
  • Identification of the Sentinel Ganglion
  • Radio-immunotherapy
  • Intraoperative radiotherapy and modulated intensity

USP Dental:

  • Dental sculpture
  • Implantology
  • Dental prosthesis
  • Pediatric odontology
  • Oral Medical-surgical Pathology
  • Dental Pathology and Therapy
  • Fixed and removable Orthodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prophylaxis
  • Dental whitening
  • Cavity prevention and treatment

Growth and Health

  • Neonatology and Nursery
    • Individualized care in the Delivery Room
    • Daily visit pass for the healthy newborn in the nursery
    • Early narrowing process for the detection of sensorial deficits (Evoked oto acoustic emissions and automated BAEP (Brain stem auditory evoked potentials))
    • Care of premature and extremely low weight newborns in the NICU
    • Delivery Room with controlled continuous positive airway pressure
    • Neonatal airway pressure through CPAP Medijet, conventional (BabyLog) and High Frequency
    • Inhaled Nitric oxide INOMAX
    • Newborn surgery in the Unit (Baby Term 3,400)
    • Invasive and non-invasive monitoring
    • Early newborn discharge program
    • Minimally invasive newborn care
    • Parents access open 24 h a day
    • Internment in the same room (Mother / Incubator) inside the unit itself
  • Outpatient pediatrics
    • Well child care program
    • Early ophthalmology narrowing process with automated techniques (Auto-refraction)
    • Stereopsis test
    • Otologic narrowing
    • Free field audiometry
    • Tympanometry
    • Scoliosis narrowing
    • Non-invasive BP (Dinamap)
    • Speech and psychological disorder evaluation questionnaire
    • Nutrition control program
    • Physical exercise control program
    • Obesity prevention program

Sports and Health

  • We offer complete physiological stress tests and functional evaluations
  • We give advice on physical training
  • We give advice regarding nutrition and biological supplements
  • We apply the sports clinic (medicine, orthopedics and physical therapy)
  • We assist in sports medical emergencies
  • We offer sports psychology and psycho-pedagogy
  • We give pharmacology and hygiene and prevention advise
  • Biomechanics studies
  • We offer a variety of techniques: electrotherapy, laser, ultrasound, thermotherapy, hydrotherapy, therapeutic massage, mesotherapy, etc.

Aging Healthily: In general

  • We use the proper techniques for different generalized pathologies
  • Clinical, physical, mental and social evaluation
  • The usual diagnostic-therapeutic techniques used in clinical geriatrics: thoracothentesis, laparo-centesis, lumbar puncture, arthrocentesis, arterial and venous punctures (subclavia, jugular, etc)
  • Functional rehabilitation (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy)

USP Medestetic: The USP Hospitals network of clinics has the most modern equipment and uses the latest, most appropriate diagnosis and treatment techniques in each case.

  • - Esthetic Medicine for the Skin
  • - Phlebo-esthetics and Lymphatic Pathology
  • - Esthetic endocrinology-Metabolism-Cellulitis
  • - Esthetic Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • - Combined Treatments with Esthetic Surgery
  • - General Prevention and Health Promotion

For specific diagnostic techniques, it applies:

  • Body make-up study techniques
  • Specific analysis techniques
  • Nutrition history
  • Metabolic studies
  • Thermography (generally on plates)
  • Cutaneous fold study techniques
  • Allergy tests
  • Photography and imaging techniques

Surgery in Esthetic Medicine


Electro-therapy Photo-therapy

Physical therapy


Lifestyle habits / Behavior modification


Traditional Chinese medicine


Cosmetic techniques

Relaxation techniques

Dental treatments


  • Face lifts
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body lipo-sculpture
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Otoplasty
  • Capillary surgery

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USP Hospitals Certificates, Accreditations, Qualifications

Our Staff:

USP employs some 6000 professionals, including prestigious specialists who have immense experience in their fields & great credentials, who assist over a million and a half patients a year in all 37 health clinics.


Ten USP hospitals are certified according to the requirements specified in the UNE EN ISO 9001:2000 standard by AENOR, which verifies that each clinic works according to the standards of quality defined in their Quality Management System.

Also, the USP La Colina Hospital was the first hospital on the Canary Islands to have the UNE EN ISO 14001:2004 certificate for Environmental Management and the first from Spain and Europe to register in the EMAS Registry of companies adhering to the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme.

The USP Dexeus University Institute-General Lab was the first private hospital to be certified by the Accreditation Committee (CAT) from the Spanish Association of Hepatology and Hemotherapy fulfilling with the Quality System the requirements established by the CAT standards.

Currently the USP Sagrado Corazón Clinic, USP Marbella Hospital, USP Santa Teresa Hospital and USP San Jaime Hospital have also received this certification.

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USP Hospitals Awards & Recognitions


  • USP favorites on the net award 2008
  • "Creu de Sant Jordi" 2008 to USP Institut Universitari Dexeus
  • 2007 Top 20 Award for Excellence
  • "2007 Expansion.com Favorites” Award to USP Alex Foundation
  • “2007 Expansion.com Favorites” award to the USP Alex Foundation as the best online Social Corporative Responsibility initiative.
  • 2007 Entrepreneurs Award: “Outstanding Company”
  • 2007 "Best in Class" Award
  • “2007 Company with Brightest Future” Award
  • And more...


USP Hospitales in the 2008 Yearbook of Responsible and Sustainable Companies (05/08/2008)

Gabriel Masfurroll appointed Cavaliere OSSI of Italy (04/08/2008)

USP Hospitals and VIDNEO create the first corporate internet television channel in the health field (03/08/2008)

USP Alex Foundation and Laureus España Foundation create aid to promote sports for people with disabilities (02/08/2008)

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Barcelona, Spain Destination Overview

Spain is a tourist destination and USP Hospitals offers a wide variety of products and services aimed at our visitors and foreign residents in our country.

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