Nemocnica Hospital Kosice, Slovakia

Košice-Šaca Hospital is a private hospital with an academic affiliation to the Faculty of Medicine of the Pavol Jozef Šafárik** **University in Košice. It is a general hospital with a strong focus on musculoskeletal medicine.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery focuses on sports medicine and arthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery and joint replacements, with 2,500 major operations performed annually and more than 30,000 office visits. Sports medicine, with facilities for complex cardiopulmonary diagnostics, is an integral part of the department. The Department of Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy provides comprehensive conservative and rehabilitation care and manual therapy of musculoskeletal and neurologic disorders.

The Department of Radiology operates modern CT and MRI facilities, while the Department of Internal Medicine participates in cardiopulmonary diagnostics and nutrition analysis for patients.

The Department of General Surgery participates in diagnostics and management of patients with groin pain.

There is a huge tradition of and ample expertise in taking care of athletes. Doctors at our institutions are currently working with various local and national Slovakian sports teams.

We have actively promoted “FIFA 11+” to several local primary schools. There is an ongoing study on concussion in athletes. Other research projects include cartilage restoration in athletes, arthritis in older athletes and tendon disorders in football players.

Facts Established 1959 Accredited FMCE since 2015 952 employees, 211 doctors and pharmacists, 322 nurses, 27 physiotherapists 379 beds, average hospital stay six days 10,627 operations www.nemocnicasaca.sk

Dr Ján Slávik, MD Director/Head of FMCE Nemocnica Košice-Šaca a.s., 1. súkromná, nemocnica Lúčna 57, 040 12 Košice-Šaca, Slovakia Tel.: +421 55 7234 901 Mobile: +421 903 656 051 jan.slavik@nemocnicasaca.sk

Dr Peter Polan, MD Nemocnica Košice-Šaca a.s., 1. súkromná, nemocnica Lúčna 57, 040 12 Košice-Šaca, Slovakia Tel.: +421 55 7234313 Mobile: +421 907 186 382 First contact person at the FMCE peter.polan@nemocnicasaca.sk