The Hippocrateon Private Hospital was founded in 1987 by Doctors V. Makris, O. Athanatos and Chr. Riris, and since its establishment, it has played a leading role in the field of private healthcare. It is located in the centre of Engomi (Nicosia), in a quiet area. The hospital is renowned for its high standards in all aspects of healthcare, patient-centric philosophy, and personalised patient care and service.
The hospital is well equipped with state-of-the-art and advanced medical equipment, and staffed with fully qualified medical and paramedical staff that meet the standards and quality requirements of the healthcare industry.
Our main mission is to enhance the lives and protect the health of our patients by enabling access to a fully integrated network of the highest quality and most affordable healthcare.
High-quality and patient-centered care,
delivered with high levels of integrity, respect and trustworthiness.
There are more than 70 doctors, 21 of whom are shareholders and the rest are internal and external partners, providing the best standard of medical care. There are also around 100 trained and qualified staff and the hospital provides 38 modern, en-suite, single and double private rooms.
Within the hospital, there are four fully equipped and state-of-the-art operating rooms, comprehensive clinical Hematology, Biochemistry and Microbiology laboratories, as well as a modern Oncology/Immunology Center with a fully accredited chemotherapy laboratory. The Hippocrateon Private Hospital’s specialist departments include Radiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery and Pathology and Endoscopy.
A fully equipped and manned First Aid and Emergency Department, as well as the Intensive Care Unit, will soon be operational on a 24-hour basis. In addition, our hospital provides two fully equipped fleet of ambulances to serve the needs of the patients.
The Hippocrateon Private Hospital is the first Medical Center in Cyprus that introduced and implemented the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System since 2008. This system, which is considered to be the most advanced surgical technology, has been successfully implemented by the Centre's specially trained surgery teams for over 1,500 surgeries in the fields of urology, general surgery, thoracic surgery and gynecology.
The Hippocrateon Private Hospital is also an academic medical centre and considered a pioneer in the field of higher education. We work in close partnership with higher education institutions to train medical and nursing students.
Specifically, we collaborate with the following institutions:
- St George’s School of Medicine – London / Medical School of the University of Nicosia.
- School of Medicine of the European University Cyprus.
- School of Nursing of the University of Nicosia and the European University of Cyprus.
- Department of Nutrition of the University of Nicosia and the European University of Cyprus.
At the Hippocrateon Private Hospital, the credibility of services provided is a key factor in building trust in the healthcare provider - patient relationship. The involvement of all the employees in the design and development of regulations and operating procedures demonstrates their commitment to ensuring their implementation and effectiveness. The Hippocrateon Private Hospital is certified according to International and European standards covering all areas which would make any patient feel safe and secure while visiting or being hospitalised (hospital conditions, environment, personal data security etc.)
The certified Management Systems applied at the hospital are:
- Occupational Health and Safety Management System 18001:2007
- Food Safety System 22000:2015
- Quality System 9001:2015
- Environmental Management System 14000:2015 (certification expected by 2020)
The Hippocrateon Private Hospital also adopted and fully implemented the new European Regulation 2016/679 on personal data protection.