Hospitals in Cebu
Cebu provides some of the best medical and health care services and facilities in the country through its quality hospitals. Here are some hospitals in Cebu.
Cebu Doctors’ University (CDU) Hospital
This 300-bed tertiary hospital in Cebu started in August 1972 as an infirmary for patient-care, monitoring, treatment, rehabilitation, and health maintenance and improvement purposes. It is staffed with some of the best medical personnel in the city of Cebu with the necessary skills and knowledge. It believes that patient care is two-fold; medical and spiritual care. Thus, it has a partnership with the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres.
CDU hospital in Cebu is also among medico-educational research bases in the country, with its modern facilities for neurology, pediatrics, obstetrics, cardiovascular surgery, and EENT, among others, and hi-tech equipments like Fenwal Amicus Separator, Hsiangtai Centrifuge, APERTO, and Hematology Analyzer, among many others.
Perpetual Soccour Hospital
Perpetual Soccour Hospital in Cebu started in 1936 as a rundown hut where poor patients were cared for by two nuns and a young nun-nurse. The underprivileged patients merely gave vegetables and fruits as a love gift for the compassionate missionaries. On better occasions they gave chickens. Then World War II ravaged it. But in April 1959 a new 100-bed hospital in Cebu was inaugurated and started operations as Perpetual Soccour Hospital. It is known for hospital and medical care with a heart specializing in heart, kidney, cancer, and rehabilitation, blood donating, and even feeding poor kids, among many others.
Cebu City Medical Center
Envisioned as a world-class hospital in Cebu, this infirmary is government owned and has a holistic approach in patient care and treatment. It boasts of a generally accepted medical and paramedical program and training facilities for the same, as well. Various medical departments of Cebu City Medical Center includes medical and dental services, ancillary services, nursing services, and administrative services, among others. For better community service, this hospital in Cebu has satellite emergency infirmaries in Barangays Bonbon and Guba.
Vicente Sotto Medical Center
Named after the famous senator in the early 1900s, this general tertiary hospital in Cebu started in 1911. Known then as “Hospital Del Sur,” this 30-bed hospital grew to being a 350-bed hospital in 1984 when it became a medical center. Sometime before this, it also was re-named “Southern Islands Hospital.” It is dedicated to providing preventative, curative, and rehabilitative medical and health care for Cebu City. It offers all general medical services as well as specialized ones, like Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, and Neurosurgery, among others.
Cebu (Velez) General Hospital
This hardworking 200-bed hospital in Cebu serves about 8000 patients annually. It is staffed with some of the best medical professionals of Cebu City, many of whom are supplied by the Cebu Institute of Medicine, its renowned medical school. Cebu Velez General also has a 30-bassinet nursery. This general hospital in Cebu is known for focusing on mother-baby health care, among many other things, and especially on available rooming-in features.
Chong Hua Hospital
Home of many of Cebu’s top medical specialists and sub-specialists, this hospital in Cebu has 660 beds and modern equipments and facilities. This 11-level twin tower infirmary is easy to locate in the center of the city proper of Cebu. It started in 1909 when it began to provide Cebu folks with quality medical and hospitalization facilities and treatment and was among pioneers in the Visayas and Mindanao areas.
These are just some of Cebu’s excellent infirmaries. Being the queen city in the south, Cebu has quality hospitals for its residents and visitors. Medical and health care are ideal in this city and there are plenty of options to choose from.