Main University Hospital
About the Hospital
The Alexandria Faculty of Medicine incorporates 4 hospitals, staffed by 109 physicians and 259 residents. The hospitals have a total number of 3497 beds served by a total of 2877 nursing staff members and165 pharmacists. In 2002, there were 186857 admissions, 54936 operations and 835376 out-patient visits.
Main University Hospital houses the departments of general and special surgery (urology, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery and bums, gastrointestinal surgery, otorhinolaryngology, emergency, ophthalmology and anaesthesiology), general and special medicine (chest diseases, dermatology, cardiology, nephrology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics and physiotherapy), radiodiagnosis, radiotherapy, medical oncology, pathology, clinical pathology and microbiology (residents=190, nurses=1901.
The average of daily out-patient visits=1050, the average of daily emergency room visits= 674). In 2002, a total number of 31548 operations were performed, including 8966 same day surgeries.