Hospital da Luz Lisboa

Hospital da Luz Lisboa

Hospital da Luz Lisboa is committed to rapidly and efficiently diagnosing and treating those who come to us for the excellent and innovative medical care that the hospital offers.

Technological innovation of the Hospital da Luz Lisboa is readily apparent in the hospital’s state-of-the-art medical equipment and in the use of cutting edge information systems that ensure that health care is delivered safely and efficiently. The hospital’s architecture was designed to meet the highest safety standards while ensuring functionality as well as the comfort and privacy of patients and their families.

The hospital's clinical staff, which includes more than 400 physicians and other staff, has been carefully selected according to the highest standards of technical quality, experience and social conscience. Hospital da Luz also counts on the support of visiting doctors and consultants, both Portuguese and foreign.

Hospital da Luz Lisboa offers all medical and surgical specialties, with an emphasis on specialised areas being organised into centres of excellence, such as oncology, cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences, obesity, minimally invasive surgery, sports medicine and traumatology and long-term and palliative care, among others.

The operating suite at Hospital da Luz Lisboa includes eight operating theatres for all kinds of procedures with adjoining anaesthesia induction areas. The suite is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for minimally invasive surgery (intelligent operating theatre and robotic operating theatre), neurosurgery (neuro navigation system). One of the operating theatres is equipped with intraoperative computed tomography (CT) equipment.

The maternity unit includes five labour rooms, two delivery rooms, one room for caesarean sections and a recovery room. The neonatal special care unit has four incubators and is specifically designed for newborns who need special care due to premature delivery or disease.

Inpatients are distributed among three acute care units with a total of 183 beds, and a 48-bed post-acute, long-term and palliative care unit. In both cases, beds are in private or semi-private rooms. The intensive care unit has a capacity of 8 beds that are centrally monitored, all in private rooms.

General and Ob-Gyn urgent care services are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.