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At the Metropolitan Hospital, we specialize in the care of our patients according to their needs. Discover the wide variety of branches of medicine we treat, as well as the specialists who address each of them.

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At the Metropolitan Hospital, we have the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, where our cardiologists are responsible for preventing, diagnosing or treating heart disease with updated treatments.


Coloproctology is a specialty derived from general surgery and is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases that affect the colon, rectum, and anus. The most frequently related symptoms of colorectal diseases are bleeding during bowel movements, constipation, and pain during bowel movements.


With the support of Drs. Dent, we provide general dentistry, orthodontics, geriatric dentistry, radiographs and tomography, pediatric dentistry, maxillofacial surgery, periodontics, endodontics, among others.


The skin is the largest organ in the body, which is why at the Metropolitan Hospital we have the best professionals to prevent, diagnose, and treat all the pathologies that may affect it.

Emergency Department

Accidents and emergencies can happen at any time, so we have an emergency service available 24 hours a day at our San Jose, Lindora, Liberia, and Huacas (Guanacaste) locations to assist you whenever necessary.


We provide professionals who study diseases related to hormones to diagnose and treat complications that can arise from hormonal problems.


We have doctors with great experience and training in the management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases.

General Medicine

At the Metropolitan Hospital, we provide a professional team of doctors that constitute the first level of essential medical care for the prevention, detection, treatment, and follow-up of diseases in order to maintain the well-being of all patients.

General Surgery

Our surgical professionals provide a service dedicated to the management of complex surgical pathologies in patients who require professional management.


A geriatric specialist is dedicated to studying the diseases that affect the elderly and those who care for them. Our specialists consider the clinical aspects that can help the treatment and rehabilitation of the patient, integrating the different family aspects that will achieve their well-being.

Gynecologic Oncology

We have a team of professionals who study, evaluate, treat, and offer follow-up for the consequences that cancer can have on the female reproductive system and breast. This specialty studies cancer and its different factors to achieve effective and updated treatment.


Our gynecologists provide specialized care that addresses all pathologies related to female organs such as the uterus, vagina, and ovaries, without neglecting the prevention of future diseases at each stage of a woman’s development.


Hematology is the medical specialty that deals with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of blood diseases and the organs involved in its production, such as the bone marrow, spleen, or lymph nodes.

Internal Medicine

Internal medicine is the medical specialty that is responsible for the comprehensive care of adolescents, adults, and elderly people through the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of their diseases. Our internists approach the patient as a whole, through the knowledge and understanding of the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the human being, both in a condition of health and in the presence of diseases.


Nephrology is a medical specialty, derived from internal medicine, which deals with the study of the structure and function of the kidneys, including the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases.


Neurology is the branch of medicine specialized in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of nervous system disorders. This system includes the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and muscles.

Neurologists are highly trained doctors who investigate and treat a wide range of conditions, from common diseases to more complex disorders, using advanced diagnostic techniques and innovative therapies to improve patients’ quality of life.


Neurosurgery is the medical specialty that deals with the surgical management of certain diseases of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous system in adults or pediatric patients (including prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, intensive care, and rehabilitation). It also includes vascular structures, the evaluation, and treatment of pathological processes that modify the function or activity of the nervous system.


Through the Clinical Nutrition Center (CNC), we offer personalized nutrition services for our patients. Our approach is healthy eating, weight loss, clinical nutrition, among other important stages for users such as pregnancy, sports, children, and adolescents.


The Cancer and Hematology Center of the Hospital Metropolitano has a group of oncologists who specialize in the treatment of therapies directed to the whole organism, either injected or orally. The oncologist uses chemotherapy, targeted molecular therapy, immunotherapy, and/or hormonal therapy to fight different types of cancerous tumors.


Ophthalmology is the specialty that deals with the medical evaluation of ocular pathologies, fundus evaluation, blood pressure measurement, and treatment of diseases such as conjunctivitis, cataracts, and pterygium.


Optometry is the specialty that is responsible for detecting vision alterations that can be corrected by glasses or contact lenses.


Orthodontic services are offered through aligners, conventional orthodontics, and aesthetic orthodontics, exclusively through specialists.

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Our orthopedic and traumatology specialists evaluate musculoskeletal system injuries from sports injuries, spinal diseases, joint injuries, among others.


Otorhinolaryngology is the medical specialty that deals with the study of diseases of the ear, both auditory and balance, the upper respiratory tract, and part of the lower respiratory tract (nose, paranasal sinuses, pharynx, and larynx). It is also responsible for surgery related to the thyroid gland.

Pediatric Surgery

Our pediatric surgeons are prepared to diagnose, treat, and manage the different surgical needs presented by the youngest members of the household.


Pediatrics is the specialty that involves medical care for babies, children, and adolescents. At Hospital Metropolitano, we have PediaClinic, a specialized center in Pediatrics, where we provide comprehensive care for children.

Peripheral vascular

Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) consists of damage or obstruction in the blood vessels furthest from the heart: peripheral arteries and veins and the lymphatic system. A specialist in peripheral vascular disease performs endovascular surgical procedures, considered minimally invasive.


At the Metropolitan Hospital, we have professionals in the field of physical therapy who help people regain the bodily functions they lost due to diseases or injuries.


Psychiatry is the branch of medicine that deals with treating mental illnesses, drug problems, and sexuality. In this way, child and youth psychiatry evaluates problems of neurodevelopment, mental illnesses, and addiction in children and adolescents.


We have an interdisciplinary team of professionals with extensive experience in psychology, pedagogy, who attend to the difficulties of development, learning, adaptation, and mental health in children, adolescents, and adults.


We have professionals in pulmonology, whose field of action focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of respiratory system diseases, and more specifically, of the lungs, mediastinum, and pleura.


We have the technology and a wide variety of equipment for diagnosis through radiological images, according to the different needs of patients.


A rheumatology specialist accompanies the patient in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including autoimmune diseases.


Urologists provide care for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of morphological kidney diseases, affecting both sexes as well as diseases of the male genital system, regardless of age.

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