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Alta Especialidad Hospital

Health Ministry That Transcends

At CHRISTUS MUGUERZA® Hospital Alta Especialidad we celebrated 80 years of vocation and commitment towards health, which has marked the evolution in healthcare diagnosis and treatment services in Mexico. Today we practically offer all medical specializations and sub-specializations.

Pioneers in a Fast and Precise Diagnosis

Since 1934 we acquired the most advanced X-Ray equipment of the times. Today, we have a 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance with the highest capacity in all Latin America and 64-slice Helical CT Scanner that allows completing a study of the whole body in only 40 seconds.

Leaders in Cancer Treatment

Since 1937 we have treated more cases than any other Oncology Center. Today, we have the most advanced Elekta Synergy® accelerator that delivers the highest doses of radiation available in the world with such a precision that it can reach even extremely small or irregular tumors without damaging adjacent healthy tissue.

Specialized in the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Disease

We have more than 50 years experience and leadership in Cardiology and support diagnosis with the most advanced eco-cardiograms. This is the only Hospital with 2 Hemodynamics rooms, the most updated in northern Mexico, attending a high volume of cardiovascular patients.

High Survival Rate in Premature Babies

We have achieved the highest survival rate in babies born under 1 kilogram (2 pounds) compared to international hospitals. We are the only hospital in Mexico with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to carry out the heart and lungs’ functions.

Origin of One of the Largest Healthcare Systems in the Country

We are the only Hospital belonging to a Healthcare System formed by 7 hospitals, 27 Medical Attention Centers, 2 Rehabilitation and Therapy Centers, 7 Social Assistance Clinics in 6 communities and the most sophisticated and fastest ambulance service in the country.

Affiliated to CHRISTUS Health® System, one of eight best Catholic healthcare systems in the United States and in the top 100 healthcare integral systems in the world.

Transparency and Medical Ethics

We are the first and only hospital in Mexico that publishes on the Internet its medical quality indicators and that has medical committees in all medical specializations supervising the correct medical procedures.

Certified for the Benefit of Our Patients and Their Families

We are the first hospital in Latin America to become certified by the Joint Commission International certifying our patients’ safety.

We have also been certified by Mexico’s National Health Council (Consejo General de Salubridad) having obtained the highest scores in Mexico’s hospitals.

We have the only laboratory (Clinical, and Pathology and Cytology) in all Latin America that has been certified and re-certified by the College of American Pathologists, the international organizations that certifies our lab tests exceed international health regulations.

We extend our medical services to the underprivileged through Fundación Adelaida Lafón, providing healthcare services for more than 600,000 people from different communities in our country.

An Integral Service Approach for Our Patients and Their Families

We provide pastoral services that go beyond the physical health, individually attending the spiritual, psychological and emotional needs of our patients and their loved ones.