Hospital de Clínicas "Dr. Manuel Quintela"

Hospital de Clínicas

Hospital de Clínicas, front view
Location Montevideo, Uruguay
Coordinates 34°53′29.5″S 56°09′06″W / 34.891528°S 56.15167°W / -34.891528; -56.15167Coordinates: 34°53′29.5″S 56°09′06″W / 34.891528°S 56.15167°W / -34.891528; -56.15167
Hospital type University
Founded 1953
Lists Hospitals in Uruguay

Hospital de Clínicas "Dr. Manuel Quintela" is a hospital in the Parque Batlle area of Montevideo, Uruguay. It belongs to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the Republic. It functions as a general hospital, and is a general reference institution. The building was designed by architect Carlos Surraco in 1928–1929. The Hospital was inaugurated on 21 September 1953. For many years it was led by Dr. Hugo Villar, who was a considerable influence on the institution. The hospital has a built-up area of 110,000 m2 on 23 floors arranged with one side facing north.


Hospital de Clínicas as seen from Parque Batlle

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