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Fundacio Puigvert


Barcelona, Spain

Fundacio Puigvert - Overview

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Fundació Puigvert,  a world-renowned clinic fully dedicated to Urology, Nephrology, Andrology and Reproductive Medicine

Fundació Puigvert is an internationally renowned leader in the provision of highly specialized medical care in Urology, Nephrology, Andrology and Reproductive medicine. Our best-in-class doctors come together in comprehensive multidisciplinary teams that have allowed the clinic to position itself as a high resolution one-stop shop.

Being a private non-profit entity, not only does it seek excellence in personalized care but also highest quality knowledge development in the medical sciences relating to the study and treatment of pathologies and functional disorders of the urinary tract and male genital system.

Fundació Puigvert places patients’ security first and joins forces with the Regional Health Department to strengthen patient security culture.

Our state-of-the-art high technology equipment, including robotic surgery and minimally invasive approach, together with some of the world’s leading specialists and over 60 years of experience, allow the clinic to serve large amounts of patients every year, having treated over 600.000 patients Since its foundation.

We believe in our unique combination of experience, specialization and consistent quality:

- According to a study conducted by the OCU (Organización de Consumidores y Usuarios, Spanish official Consumer Knowledge and Protection Authority), Spanish doctors would choose to be treated at Fundació Puigvert in case of having an urological problem themselves.

- In the last survey of patient satisfaction among patients treated at Fundació Puigvert, 97.17% were positive on returning to Fundació Puigvert.


A leader in its specialties

Fundació Puigvert is a leader in all specialties it is dedicated to, and has been a pioneer in achieving breakthrough medical milestones including:

·       First full robotic kidney transplant in Europe (2015)

·       First birth of twins worldwide without predisposition to hereditary colon cancer using a new technique of genetic diagnosis (2012)

·       First kidney transplant in Spain between not related patients (2004)

·       First clinic to conduct robotic surgery with Da Vinci in Spain (2005)

·       First centre to develop a genetic test for diagnosis of bladder cancer using urine (2007)

·       First complete reconstruction of the penis in Spain with a new system that allows the patient to retrieve the main sexual functions (2008)

·       First living-donor kidney transplant chain in Spain and with the participation of a "good Samaritan" (2011)

·       First living donor transplantation involving a kidney from a blood group-incompatible donor. Immunoadsorption technique (2013)


Over 700 healthcare professionals at your service to provide you with the best personalized treatment plan:


The Urology Department treats all  male and female urological pathologies and dysfunctions in the fields of oncology, reconstructive surgery, paediatric urology, lithiasis, functional disorders.

The Urology Department is also engaged in delivering innovation in a range of surgical techniques: endoscopy, laparoscopy, robotics, shock wave therapy, cryotherapy, brachytherapy and percutaneous approaches.

We have always favored the use of minimally invasive surgery. This started with urologic endoscopy in the 1970s, followed by shock wave extracorporeal lithotripsy in the 1980s, laparoscopy in the 1990s and, most recently, robotic surgery – in 2005 Fundació Puigvert became the first Spanish centre to acquire the Da Vinci robot.

Professionals in the Urology Service care on a daily basis for a large number of cases in their specialism, guaranteeing the highest degree of expertise. The forms of treatment offered are listed below:


Fundació Puigvert is a referral centre for hereditary renal diseases, systemic nephropathies and hypertension. It is acknowledged to offer a high level of innovative ability and to achieve excellent results in renal transplantation; indeed, Fundació Puigvert pioneered live donor renal transplantation. The centre provides comprehensive care of chronic renal failure, from diagnosis to substitutive treatment with dialysis techniques, from technical awareness to personal support for the chronically diseased.


Fundación Puigvert is a centre of innovation in surgical techniques and offers multidisciplinary care of reproductive and sexual health in the individual and couples.
Since 1961 the centre has devoted its expertise to every aspect of male fertility and assisted reproduction techniques. A wide range of care is now offered:

Reproductive medicine

The Reproductive Medicine Service is the result of an alliance among three leading departments that possess specialist knowledge of issues related to reproduction: the Andrology and Laboratory Departments of Fundació Puigvert and the Gynaecology Department of the Hospital de Sant Pau.

Departments and specialty centers at Fundacio Puigvert


  • Electronic medical records
  • Insurance coordination
  • Interpreters available on demand


  • Family members can stay with patient


  • Private Rooms
  • Cafeteria/restaurant
  • Recovery facilities
  • Phone in rooms
  • Internet connection
  • Bank/ATM
  • Money exchange
  • Pharmacy


  • ISO 9001


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian


  • Doctors have liability insurance
  • Hospitals has liability insurance


  • Number of beds: 124
  • Year established: 1961
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