Healthcare in Cuba

Hospitals and Clinics

MEDICC reports that medicine and healthcare in Cuba is responsible for very healthy population in Cuba. Some 30,000 Cuban health professionals volunteer in 65 countries and that there are 71,000 practicing physicians and 26,000 medical students in Cuba. You can read more about the history of healthcare in Cuba and Wikipedia has a great page about healthcare in Cuba.

Cuba healthcare report and Healthcare events in Cuba

Salud the Film spans three continents to look at the philosophy and health professionals placing Cuba on the map in the worldwide movement to make health care a global birthright. A timely examination of human values and the health issues that affect us all. has released an extensive list of hospitals and health clinics in Cuba. At this time, we would suggest contacting them for more information. We do not endorse or provide any travel to or medical procedures in Cuba. This site is an information resource only at this time.

However, Cuba expert Christopher Baker writes about the reality of healthcare in Cuba.

Hospitals and Clinics in Cuba

The Círa García Hospital (Clínica Círa García, Calle 20 No. 4191, corner of Av. 41 and Playa; tel.: 204-2668 or 204-2489) offers health services reserved for foreigners. Guarantee of payment must be provided in advance.

The Clinica Cira Garcia is at Calle 20, #4101 and Avenida 41 in Miramar, tel: 204-2811.

Hermanos Amejeiras Hospital at San Lázaro no. 701 between Marqués González y Belascoaín, Centro Habana; tel.: 537-877-6072 and 537-873-2934.

Comandante Manuel Fajardo Hospital which has the only psychiatric ward for foreigners is located at Zapata y D. Vedado; tel.: 537-55-2466 and 537-33-3701.

In Havana you will also find the Frank País Orthopedic Center at Ave. 51 No. 19603 and the Juan Manuel Márquez Pediatric Hospital at Ave. 31 y 76 and Julio Díaz Orthopedic Hospital at Ave. 243 No. 19815, Reparto Fontanar and Ramón Pando Ferrer Ophthalmological Hospital at Calle 76 No. 3104 e/ 31 y 41 and the Medical-Surgical Research Center (CIMEQ) at Calle 216 esq. a 13 in Reparto Siboney

International Clinics for Tourists

International "Servimed" clinics provide emergency medical care and are located in most major tourist areas around the island. 

Centro Internacional Oftalmologico "Camilo Cienfuegos"
Calle L No. 151 esq. 13 Vedado. Ciudad de La Habana
Telefonos: (53 7) 32-5554 > 32-5555 > 32-5597
Fax: (53 7) 33-3536 > 33-3578


Clinica Central "Cira Garcia"
Calle 20 No. 4101 esq. 43 Miramar Playa. Ciudad de La Habana
Telefonos: (53 7) 24-2811al 14
Fax: (53 7) 24-1633


Clinica Internacional de Playas del Este
Ave. de las Terrazas No. 36 in Playa Santa Maria del Mar, Habana del Este.
Ciudad de La Habana
Telefonos: (53 7) 97-1032


Clinica Internacional de Varadero
Calle 61 y 1ra, Varadero. Matanzas
Telefonos: (53 5) 66-7710 al 11 > Urg 66-8611
Fax: (53 5) 66-7226

Clinica Internacional de Cienfuegos
Calle 37 No. 202 e/ 2 y 4 Punta Gorda. Cienfuegos
Telefonos: (53 432) 45-1622 or 1623


Clinica Internacional de Trinidad
Calle Lino Perez No. 130 esq. Reforma Trinidad. Sancti Spiritus
Telefonos: (53 419) 3391


Clinica Internacional de Cayo Coco
Hotel Tryp Club Cayo Coco. Ciego de avila
Telefonos: (53 33) 301205 > 301300


Clinica Internacional de Santa Lucia
Residencia No. 4, Playa Santa Lucia. Camaguey
Telefonos: (53 32) 366203 Fax: (53 32) 365300


Clinica Internacional de Guardalavaca
Calle 2da s/n Playa Guardalavaca. Holguin
Telefonos: (53 24) 3-0291


Clinica Internacional Santiago de Cuba
Calle 13 y 145 Reparto Vista Alegre. Santiago de Cuba
Telefonos: (53 226) 42589 Fax: (53 226) 87001

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