Barcelona, Spain

Centro Médico Teknon

(Teknon Medical Center)

Centro Médico Teknon is renowned for the excellent quality of provided medical care. It holds a leading position among Spanish medical institutions.
Centro Médico Teknon is part of the Quirónsalud network. It employs highly qualified specialists and uses innovative medical technology.

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About Centro Médico Teknon

Since 1994, the specialists at Centro Médico Teknon have made a huge breakthrough in providing medical services to patients. Thanks to high technology, innovative treatment methods, experienced doctors and excellent service, patients from all over the world come to Centro Médico Teknon.

Public figures, celebrities and well-known politicians are often treated at Centro Médico Teknon.
For example, FC Barcelona footballer Andres Iniesta and Olympic javelin-throwing champion Thomas Relair were treated here. Singer Shakira gave birth here.

Today, the clinic covers an area of 60,000 m², consisting of 8 main blocks interconnected with each other.

Also, it is worth mentioning the location of Centro Médico Teknon itself. It is a residential area in the central part of Barcelona known for its beautiful attractions.

National and international recognition of the clinic Centro Médico Teknon
Specializations at Centro Médico Teknon
Leading specialists at Centro Médico Teknon
Diagnostics at Centro Médico Teknon
Infrastructure at Centro Médico Teknon
International program at Centro Médico Teknon
Location of Centro Médico Teknon
How to start treatment at Centro Médico Teknon

National and international recognition of the clinic Centro Médico Teknon

Spanish healthcare system is one of the best not only in Europe, but also beyond its borders. Spain ranks 4th in the world in the quality of medical care. Centro Médico Teknon provides medical services of the highest quality and occupies a leading position among private Spanish medical institutions.
The hospital is listed in Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals in 2023. This proves the high quality of the provided services.
According to an independent study by Healthcare Reputation Management Platform, Centro Médico Teknon ranks fifth on the list of private hospitals. This shows the confidence patients have in the clinic.
Awarded an honorary certificate of the Generalitat de Catalunya and a quality label by the European Foundation for Quality Management.
Centro Médico Teknon is ranked #4 on IMTJ's list of Best clinics.
It is accredited by Joint Commission International for meeting rigorous quality standards of the provided medical care.
Centro Médico Teknon, along with 10 other hospitals in Quirónsalud network, was included in the World's Best Hospitals in 2023. It was also ranked among the TOP10 hospitals by the Hospital Excellence Index.
Centro Médico Teknon is considered the best medical facility for cancer patients by 4 ratings, including IMTJ.

Specializations at Centro Médico Teknon

The main specializations at Centro Médico Teknon are: Cardiology, General surgery, Oncology, Traumatology, Plastic and aesthetic surgery, Neurosurgery, Epilepsy, Gastroenterology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pulmonology, Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatrics and Pediatric surgery.


Instituto Cardiovascular Teknon has comprehensive facilities for the complete examination, diagnostics and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Specialists in various fields: cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, specialists in cardiac radiology, hemodynamics, electrophysiology and experts in cardiovascular rehabilitation work here.

The institute's new facilities are equipped with the latest technology and consist of: a hybrid operating room, three hemodynamic rooms, a consultation area, a semi-critical area, and a hospitalization area.
Instituto Cardiovascular Teknon, you will receive comprehensive services of the highest quality to diagnose and solve any problems related to cardiovascular disease, regardless of their complexity.
In addition, the clinic offers special "high resolution" consultation services, where in one visit the patient can learn his diagnosis, create a treatment plan and contact the nurse in case of an emergency.
In order to make an accurate diagnosis and provide treatment with minimal risk to the patient, Instituto Cardiovascular Teknon offers state-of-the-art technological tools.

Some of the cardiovascular tests that can be performed at Instituto Cardiovascular Teknon:
  • Echocardiograms;
  • MRI of the heart;
  • Coronary MD-CT;
  • PET/CT;
  • ECG;
  • Chest X-ray;
  • Stress tests;
  • Coronary CT
  • Dopplerography;
  • Abdominal ultrasound.

General surgery

Department of Digestive endoscopy and functional tests of Centro Médico Teknon is undoubtedly the most modern digestive endoscopy department in Spain. It has always distinguished itself for its high quality endoscopy with the most advanced technology and the best specialists in each area of digestive endoscopy, especially interested in therapeutic endoscopy.
The medical team consists of more than 20 specialists.

The department has an extensive infrastructure of 7 endoscopy rooms with 15 boxes, which allows patients to be treated with maximum precision and without delay.
In addition to standard endoscopy and colorectal cancer screening, Centro Médico Teknon currently has the following departments:
  • Monitoring and treatment of Barrett's esophagus;
  • Treatment of bile duct and pancreas;
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic echoendoscopy;
  • Small intestine examination (capsules and enteroscopy);
  • Functional testing;
  • Pediatric endoscopy;
  • Endoscopy department;
  • Echoendoscopy department;
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Treatment department.


Instituto Oncológico Teknon (IOT) is a department that offers comprehensive assistance during the diagnostics, treatment and monitoring of cancer. The IOT is organized according to an interdisciplinary model and in the areas of expertise of oncology common to most leading national and international centers, guaranteeing patients access to the latest scientific and technical developments.

With a medical team, experienced in oncology, and advanced technological base, Instituto Oncológico Teknon offers a complete and personalized approach to the detection and treatment of cancer, from the onset of the first symptoms to its progression.

IOT medical team consists of specialists in various areas, involved in the diagnostics and treatment of cancer, who are organized into multidisciplinary committees, where all patients undergo weekly individual examinations to decide on the best treatment option.
According to the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology, more than 100,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year in Spain.

General surgery department at Centro Médico Teknon specializes in treating advanced forms of abdominal and gynecologic cancer, especially those affecting the peritoneum. These types of metastases are also called "peritoneal carcinomatosis."
Peritoneal carcinomatosis is difficult to diagnose and treat, treatment usually involves chemotherapy and surgery for best results. Surgical intervention for peritoneal carcinomatosis, called cytoreductive surgery, is usually combined with chemotherapy and abdominal heating (HIPEC - hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy).


Patients with injuries experience loss of mobility associated with severe pain. Consequently, injuries affect your quality of life, so it is important to restore function to the injured area as quickly as possible.

Centro Médico Teknon is a reference center for orthopedic surgery and traumatology. Specialists here work hard to ensure that patients can return to their pre-injury lifestyle and daily activities, restoring mobility and strength to the injured area and gradually engaging in sports.

The center has excellent specialists in orthopedic surgery and traumatology, especially in the areas of:
  • arthroscopic joint surgery;
  • knee, hip, and shoulder prostheses (primary or replacement);
  • spine surgery (cervical and lumbar);
  • hand and wrist surgery;
  • brachial plexus surgery and peripheral nerve microsurgery;
  • sports medicine.
Specialists at Centro Médico Teknon are the benchmark for second opinion recommendations.

Plastic and aesthetic surgery

More than 1,500 plastic and aesthetic surgeries are performed at Centro Médico Teknon each year. The clinic is fitted up with the latest equipment, and the specialists are renowned both domestically and internationally.

The medical team consists of experts in all types of cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgeries, both facial and bodily, and offers comprehensive and individualized treatment created for each patient.

The department specializes in facial surgery. Diagnostics, prevention and treatment of congenital or acquired abnormalities of the entire facial structure are performed here.

Thanks to its experienced medical staff, the department diagnoses and treats all types of pathologies requiring surgical intervention as efficiently as possible.

The specialty covers a wide range of procedures because it works on a very complex anatomical area, so it is closely related to otorhinolaryngology, plastic surgery and neurosurgery.


Instituto de Neurociencias Teknon specializes in diagnostics and treatment of complex pathologies affecting the central nervous system and spine.
The latest methods and most innovative equipment and technologies are used. Medical team consists of highly qualified professionals in the field of neurosurgery.

Instituto de Neurociencias Teknon consists of 12 functional units:

  • Functional unit of complex spine and scoliosis;
  • Functional unit of memory;
  • Functional unit of epilespy;
  • Functional unit of surgical neuromodulation of mental disorders;
  • Functional unit of pediatric neurosurgery;
  • Functional unit of nerves and muscles;
  • Functional unit of skull base surgery;
  • Neurovascular functional unit;
  • Functional unit of surgical neurooncology;
  • Functional unit of Parkinson's disease and movement disorders;
  • Functional unit for treatment of headaches and craniofacial pain;
  • Functional unit of surgery of the peripheral nervous system.

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Here in Spain, specialists have excellent knowledge of epilepsy therapy methods.
Epilepsy is a common disorder in the population of all ages. In order to make an accurate diagnosis, special studies such as long-term video-EEG and anatomical and functional neuroimaging tests (3T MRI with epilepsy protocol, SPECT) may be required. All of these are available at the Centro Médico Teknon.

In 30% of cases, seizures can recur after the use of antiepileptic drugs. This is called drug-resistant epilepsy. In such cases, some patients may require surgical treatment or neurostimulation techniques. Assessment of drug-resistant epilepsies should be done on early stages, especially in children.

Specializations include:
  • Pediatric epilespy;
  • Epilepsy in women at different stages of life, pregnancy management in patients with epilepsy;
  • Epilepsy in the elderly;
  • Psychogenic crises;
  • Early discovery and treatment of refractory epilepsy;
  • Neurostimulation for epilepsy;
  • Surgical treatment for epilepsy;
  • Laser ablation of epileptogenic grating.


Centro Médico Teknon has a professional team of renowned specialists, who carry out diagnostics, prescribe medication and provide surgical treatment of diseases, affecting the digestive system.

Medical services are aimed at high-quality treatment of diseases of the digestive system, so the center offers comprehensive care for patients: adults and children.

Specialists evaluate various aspects that may influence diseases of the digestive system. In addition to the most up-to-date research in gastroenterology, dietary and psychological factors are taken into account.

Diseases of the digestive system can be treated with medication or surgery. In this sense, the Department of Gastroenterology at Centro Médico Teknon has modern technological equipment, which helps professionals to pinpoint the exact cause of the problem.

Gynecology and Obstetrics

Centro Médico Teknon provides high-quality diagnostics and treatment of gynecological abnormalities, as well as careful monitoring of pregnancy and childbirth.
Centro Médico Teknon has greatly experienced specialists in the field of gynecological pathologies, pregnancy management and childbirth assistance.
The aim of the doctors is to detect and prevent any changes affecting health.
The main goal is to achieve the best possible results through the use of advanced techniques and methods.


Centro Médico Teknon strives to provide all patients with excellent care. Therefore, all respiratory diseases can be treated in the Department of Pulmonology. This includes special departments for the diagnostics and treatment COVID-19, asthma and COPD.

  • Polygraphic sleep study at home or at Centro Médico Teknon: study of snoring and sleep apnea;
  • Automatic CPAP titration: a test to see if positive sleep pressure therapy has benefits for the patient;
  • Prick-test: skin probes;
  • Pulse oximetry: focuses on measuring blood oxygen saturation;
  • Gait test: a 6-minute walk test to measure the maximum distance a patient can walk as quickly as possible;
  • Oximetry: measures the amount of carbon monoxide in the patient's exhaled air. Typically, the focus is on patients who smoke;
  • Respiratory endoscopy: a fundamental assessment for the diagnostics and treatment of respiratory diseases affecting the bronchi and lungs;
  • Videoobronchoscopy: allows to visualize the larynx, trachea, and bronchi to detect lung diseases.


The purpose of the Department of Otolaryngology at the Centro Médico Teknon is to diagnose and comprehensively treat various disorders and diseases of the ear, upper airways and lower respiratory system, including the nose, larynx and throat.

The department of Otorhinolaryngology of Centro Médico Teknon employs highly-qualified specialists who offer effective solutions for pain related to the throat, ears, nose, such as:
  • tonsil treatment;
  • solving the problem of snoring and nasal congestion;
  • diagnostics and treatment of vertigo;
  • frenulum surgery;
  • diagnostics and treatment of tinnitus (noise or buzzing sensation in the head);
  • aesthetic nasal surgery;
  • functional nasal surgery;
  • treatment of rhinitis, maxillary sinusitis and polyps.

Centro Médico Teknon has state-of-the-art equipment to examine and treat patients. Here, the most advanced techniques are used to be able to identify and perform procedures according to each patient's pathology.

Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery

Centro Médico Teknon has a team of internationally recognized experts in pediatrics. With its infrastructure and state-of-the-art technology, Centro Médico Teknon performs all types of pediatric surgery.

Pediatric specializations include:
  • Pediatric pulmonology;
  • Allergies;
  • Psychology and psychiatry;
  • Ophthalmology;
  • Dermatology;
  • General medicine;
  • Traumatology;
  • Pediatric surgeries;
  • Neonatology and Pediatric ICU;
  • 24-hour pediatric emergency care and hospitalization.

Leading specialists at Centro Médico Teknon

Centro Médico Teknon campus employs more than 400 highly-experienced specialists, internationally trained in each of their fields.
Orthognathic surgery

Prof. Federico Hernández Alfaro


Editorial Board of the European Journal of Oral Implantology;

Editorial Board of the Spanish Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

European Association for Osseointegration.

Languages: Spanish, English.


Dr. Julio Carballo


Spanish Society of Cardiology;

Department of Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology;

Member of the European Society of Cardiology.

Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English.

Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
Dr. Joaquim Casañas


Member of the American Society for Peripheral Nerve;

Member of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH).

Author of more than 25 publications and 14 book chapters.

Languages: Spanish, English, French.


Dr. Robert Soler


Spanish Society of Rheumatology;

Clinical and Experimental Research Group in Traumatology and Veterinary Orthopedics of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Languages: Spanish, Catalan, French.

Cardiology, arrhythmia, electrophysiology
Dr. Antonio Berruezo


A member of a small group of specialists responsible for drafting guidelines for the treatment of Cardiac arrhythmias for American, European, and Eastern scientific societies.

Author of more than 200 scientific articles in the most prestigious international


Languages: Spanish, English.

Neurology and Neurophysiology
Dr. Antonio Russi


Spanish Federation of Epilepsy;

Catalan Society of Neurology;

Catalan Society of Clinical Neurology;

Spanish Society of Neurology.

Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French, Italian.


Dr. Jordi Coromina


Member of the Spanish Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Author of 6 publications in international journals.

Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French.

Plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery
Dr. Vicente Paloma


Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery;

Spanish Association for Microsurgery;

European Society of Burns;

Author of 34 publications in international journals.

Languages: Spanish, English, Russian.

Dr. Josep Rodiera

Членство в международных научных ассоциациях:

Является членом небольшой группы специалистов, отвечающих за составление руководств по лечению сердечной аритмии для американских, европейских и восточных научных обществ.

Написал более 200 научных статей в самых престижных международных


Языки: испанский и английский.

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Diagnostics at Centro Médico Teknon

An individual diagnostic plan is created for each patient. Based on the results of the tests, doctor prescribes treatment or provides preventive recommendations.

Each year, Centro Médico Teknon performs approximately 150,000 examinations such as X-rays, CTs, MRIs, PET-CTs and laboratory tests. Centro Médico Teknon has one of the most accurate laboratories in Europe. Also, the hospital uses the Da Vinci robot.

International Department of Centro Médico Teknon makes sure that patients from other countries are comfortably accommodated. For this purpose, airport transfers, interpreter services and a personal assistant are provided.

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Infrastructure at Centro Medico Teknon

Centro Medico Teknon has state-of-the-art facilities designed to provide patients and their relatives with a high level of comfort. It guarantees a personalized approach and high quality of medical services.

  • 13 royal suites and 6 regular suites;
  • 3 delivery rooms;
  • 211 single rooms;
  • Day care hospital;
  • 20 operating rooms;
  • 150 doctor's offices;
  • 1 hybrid operating room;
  • 720 parking places.
International programs at Centro Médico Teknon
To ensure the comfort of international patients,Centro Médico Teknon has launched an international program.

In this program, the clinic provides transfers, accommodation, meals, and other services for the patients. A personal assistant, who speaks the native language is also available upon admission to Centro Médico Teknon. The help of an assistant greatly facilitates the patient's communication with the doctor and helps resolve questions regarding his or her stay and treatment.

Location of Centro Médico Teknon

Centro Médico Teknon is located in Barcelona, the most famous tourist city of Spain. The hospital occupies several buildings characterized by beautiful architecture. There are many hotels, cafes, restaurants, bars and stores near Centro Médico Teknon. The International airport of El Prat (Barcelona) is 19 km away. 

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