The University Hospital of Kraków is a leading medical centre nationwide, with a rich, long-standing tradition. Its reputation has been built up over the decades by generations of doctors with high levels of competence and practical knowledge. The origins of the University Hospital in Kraków date back to 1788, when St Lazarus General Hospital was established. The mission of the University Hospital in Kraków is to combine experience and tradition with the latest trends in medicine to improve the health and well-being of patients. Its main objective is to strive to provide the patient with comprehensive medical care - from prevention through therapy to rehabilitation. The University Hospital in Krakow is Poland's largest supra-regional public hospital, not only treating patients but also educating future medical staff.
The University Hospital in Kraków offers highly specialised medical care to outpatients and inpatients in a variety of specialities represented by various clinical departments, institutes and outpatient clinics. The University Hospital in Kraków is a place where patients can count on rapid diagnosis and effective therapy. It is a safe and friendly facility, characterised by an interdisciplinary, integrated and modern approach to therapy and care, applying modern diagnostics and therapy, using equipment that is unique in our macro-region.