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Hospitals and Doctors


Every SLU-Madrid student registered in at least 1 credit is covered by Sanitas Health Insurance.

Only doctors and hospitals that work with Sanitas will accept Sanitas Health Insurance and will be with no charge. If you choose to go to other hospitals or doctors, you will be charged. There will be no reimbursement.

PLEASE PICK UP YOUR SANITAS CARD IN THE STUDENT LIFE OFFICE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SESSION. Accidents happen. Do not wait until you need the card to request it.

General Physician:

SLU-Madrid works with a bilingual, US-trained physician, Dr. Rubén Borrás, whose office is easily accessible by public transportation.

Dr. Rubén Borrás (English/Spanish)
C/ Padilla, 20 bajo derecha
Metro: Núñez de Balboa (Lines 5 and 9)
Tel.: 91 575 9834
Email: rvborras@telefonica.net

HOSPITALS in Madrid. Please be sure to have your Sanitas card on hand and ask to be taken to:

HOSPITAL LA LUZ
Calle General Rodrigo 8
Tel.: 91 453 02 00
(2 minute walking distance from Campus)

HOSPITAL DE MADRID
Plaza Conde del Valle Suchil, 16. 
(Metro: San Bernardo, Lines 2 and 4) 
Tel.: 91 447 6600

SANATORIO EL ROSARIO
Príncipe de Vergara, 53
(Metro: Núñez de Balboa, Lines 5 and 9)
Tel.: 91 435 91 00

USP HOSPITAL SAN CAMILO
Juan Bravo, 39
(Metro: Diego de León, Lines 4, 5 and 6)
Tel.: 91 402 2100

If you are not in Madrid, phone Sanitas using the number listed at the back of your Sanitas card and ask where you can go.

24-hour pharmacy (Farmacia de guardia) 
Dial 098 or click here to find out which pharmacy is on call to open after hours and on holidays. Sanitas does not cover prescriptions.

24hours / 7 days pharmacies:
     C/ Atocha, 46
     C/ Goya, 12
     C/ Goya, 89
     C/ Mayor, 13
     C/ Velázquez, 70

Directory of common-visited Physicians

Those students who have USA HTH Health Insurance can also make use of the following services:

1. Tourist Health Management S.L. works with HM Hospitales is an international group of hospitals in Madrid. 

Tourist Health's main Services:

    • Medical assistance 24/7
    • Interpreters on site
    • Management of Insurance company paperwork
    • Preferential Status
    • Ambulance Services
    • Doctor home visits

Emergency Medical Service 24/7

    • Helpline 24 hours: 629 824 020 / 629 823 493 / 91 447 66 00
    • or go to directly HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO HM MADRID (Pza. Conde Valle de Suchil, 16 – 28015 Madrid)

Managing Medical Appointments 

2. Unidad Medica 24 hours offers a house-call medical service, which operates 24/7 

with a BILINGUAL and experienced Doctor.

What to do to request a service?  Just call 0034 91 656 905

Any doubts/inquires? Carlos Rey crey@unidadmedica.com, mobile 658 565 746 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sinews (Counseling and psychiatric services) takes HTH health Insurance as well.

 

GENERAL PRACTITIONERS (Medicina general)

SLU-Madrid with a fully bilingual, US-trained physician. While he does not work on campus, Dr. Borrás's office is easy to reach using public transportation.

Dr. Rubén Borrás (English, Spanish)
C/ Padilla, 20 bajo derecha
Metro: Núñez de Balboa (Lines 5 and 9)
Tel.: 91 575 9834
Email: rvborras@telefonica.net

Consultorio Cea Bermúdez
C/ Cea Bermúdez 61
Metro: Islas Filipinas (Line 7)
Tel.: 902 10 59 12
http://www.ceasalud.com

Dr. Tayssir (Español, Árabe)
Avenida Canillejas a Vicálvaro, 125
Metro:  San Blas (Line 7)
Tel.: 91 313 0320

Many specialists require a referral from a general practitioner in order to make an appointment. Therefore, even if you know what type of medical specialist you need to see, we recommend making an appointment with a general practitioner first.

DERMATOLOGISTS  (Dermatología)

Dr. Gómez de la Fuente
Calle Cea Bermúdez, 61
Metro: Islas Filipinas (Line 7)
Tel.: 91 395 2398

Dr. Muñoz Zato
Calle Bravo Murillo 81, 2ºC
Tel.: 91 535 0763
 
Dra. Romero
Calle Santa Engracia 128, 1ºA
Tel.: 91 441 1833 or 91 441 1846

Dra. Rueda
Calle  Bravo Murillo, 118
Tel.: 91 534 2030
 
Dr. Ordás Izquierdo
Calle Padre Damián, 37
Tel.: 91 536 0929

EAR, NOSE and THROAT (Otorrinolaringología)

Dr. Rafael Gómez-Ullate Alvear
Calle Ayala 112, 2ºD
Metro: Manuel Becerra (Line 2; Line 7)

GYNECOLOGISTS (Ginecología)

Centro de Salud de la Mujer
Dra. Belén Lampaya
Calle Beatriz de Bobadilla, 9
Metro: Guzmán el Bueno (Line 7)
Tel.: 902 200 288
http://www.sanitas.es

Clínica la Milagrosa (Gynecological Emergencies)
Calle Modesto Lafuente, 14
Metro: Alonso Cano (Line 7) / Gregorio Marañón (Line 7; Line 10)
Tel.: 91 447 2100

PHYSICAL THERAPY (Fisioterapia)

Instituto de Rehabilitación Médica
Calle Cea Bermúdez, 66
Metro: Islas Filipinas (Line 7)
Tel.: 91 451 4640

The following is a list of medical health professionals who speak English but DO NOT ACCEPT PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE. 

CHIROPRACTOR (Quiropráctica)

Dr. Jeff Heese D.C.
C/ Príncipe de Vergara, 91, Bajo A
Tel.: 91 563 2811

Dr. Chad Liggin
C/ Azcona, 12, 1ºC
Tel.: 91 713 0175
drliggin@saludglobal.net

DENTISTS (Odontología). Your Sanitas Health Insurance does NOT include dental coverage. The following dentists do not take Sanitas:

Clínica Dental Cisne
Dr. Ian Daniels
Calle Magallanes, 18
Metro: Quevedo (Line 2)
Tel.: 91 446 3221
http://www.clinicadentalcisne.com

Dr. Eduardo Fernández Blanco
Calle Avenida de América 4, Bajo D
Metro: Avenida de América (Line 7)
Tel.: 91 725 2172
Open from 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-20:00

Dr. Begoña Ormachea Landa
(Tufts University - Boston)
Calle Vallehermoso, 116
Metro: Islas Filipinas (Line 7)
Tel.: 91 554 3938

FOREIGN PRESCRIPTIONS (Medicamentos extranjeros)
Paseo de Recoletos 14, 1ª planta
Tel.: 91 426 9224

IMMUNIZATIONS

Sanidad internacional
Calle Francisco Silvela 57, 1ª planta
Metro: Diego de León (Line 5; Line 9)
Tel.: 91 272 9441

PSYCHIATRY (Psiquatría)

Dr. Orlanda Varela (English, Spanish)
Calle Zurbano 34, 1º izq.
Metro: Alonso Martinez
Tel.: 91 700 1979
http: sinews.es (Sinews accepts HTH Health Insurance)

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