• ISO certification: 9001
  • Hospital has liabillity insurance
  • Doctors have liabillity insurance

Hospital established

1844

Number of doctors

165

Number of beds

256

La Clinique de l’Infirmerie Protestante was founded in 1844 and has over 30 medical specialties, including departments in cardiovascular surgery, visceral surgery, oncology, orthopedic surgery, ENT, and urological surgery. The hospital made many notable advancements in 2015, including introducing robotic-assisted surgery, and opening a dedicated thoracic pain unit.

The hospital has been certified by the National Health Authority (HAS), an independent authority which assesses the quality of care provided at French hospitals. Furthermore, the hospital has free WiFi, accepts dietary requests and has disability access rooms. There is air conditioning throughout and visitors have the option to stay in VIP private rooms.

La Clinique de l’Infirmerie Protestante has a range of medical specialties, with a particular focus on its cardiovascular division and its visceral and oncology division. There are also departments for orthopedic surgery, ENT, and urological surgery.

The hospital, which has 256 patient beds, uses a large range of modern equipment and technology in its procedures, including both interventional and diagnostic radiology, two MRI scans, a PET scan, nuclear medicine, a medical analysis laboratory, a chemotherapy unit, and since 2015, robotic surgery.

There are 11 operating rooms, including 1 hybrid cardiovascular room with high level medical imaging and 1 room offering lithotripsy. Furthermore, there are 2 interventional cardiology facilities and 8 endoscopy room.

La Clinique de l’Infirmerie Protestante is located in Lyon, 28 km from the Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, and just 1 hour away from several ski resorts. The clinic can be reached via public transport (bus or metro) or taxi. The hospital is located in the historic St. Jean neighborhood, which is one of the largest neighborhoods of medieval Europe dating back to the 15th century.

The city of Lyon is France’s second largest and has over 2,000 years of history. It is famous for its cuisine and its architecture, a mixture of the historic and the modern avant-garde. It has also been voted “Best European Destination for the Weekend” at the World Travel Awards.

Lyon features numerous museums including the Gallo-Roman Museum, the Museum of Resistance and Deportation, the Museum of Fine Arts (MBA), the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC), and the latest Confluence Museum. The hotel is also in close proximity to the Croix Rousse, a picturesque, popular and lively district and the historical center of the silk industry.

Lyon is often named the gastronomical capital of the world, with traditional eateries called “bouchons” – a type of cosy restaurant that serve delicious Lyonnaise food. In addition to the lively bouchons, which serve a lot of meaty dishes and local wines, the city is also home to numerous Michelin starred restaurants.

The medical team at La Clinique de l’Infirmerie Protestante includes 165 doctors with national and international experience. Many have particular expertise in the latest innovative medical techniques and are members of important medical boards and organizations, such as the European Society of Cardiology, French Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (SFCTCV), and the French Association of Surgery

They are supported by a team of nurses and medical technicians, who work together to ensure patients have the most efficient and comfortable stay possible at the hospital.

Our departments and medical specialties

Anesthesiology

Head of department: Anesthesiology

Description:

Anesthesia, diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain, sleep disorders and hospice and palliative care. Doctors who specialize in this area are called anesthesiologists.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Hospice and palliative care

Pain treatment

Sleep medicine

Bariatric and weight loss surgery

Head of department: Bariatric and weight loss surgery

Description:

Treatments of obesity, which relates to health problems of overweight persons. Doctors who specialize in this area are called obesity doctors or bariatric surgery doctors.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Duodenal switch surgery

Gastric balloon

Gastric bypass

Gastric sleeve

Cardiology

Head of department: Cardiology

Description:

Heart disorders and circulatory system. Doctors who specialize in this area are called cardiologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm

AFib Atrial fibrillation

Aortic stenosis

Arrhythmia

Atherosclerosis

Brugada syndrome

Coronary artery disease

CPVT Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

CVD Cardiovascular disease

Heart attack

Heart failure

Hyperlipidemia (cholesterol disorders)

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

MVP Mitral valve prolapse

Valvular heart disease

Treatments that we offer:

Aortic valvuloplasty

Cardiac catheterization

CAS Carotid artery stenting

Echocardiology

ICD Defibrillator implant

Pacemakers

Cardiothoracic surgery

Head of department: Cardiothoracic surgery

Description:

Surgery and treatment of thorax organs, usually related to heart and lungs.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

AFib Atrial fibrillation

Arrhythmia

Atherosclerosis

Coronary artery disease

Heart failure

MVP Mitral valve prolapse

Valvular heart disease

Treatments that we offer:

Aortic aneurysm surgery

Arrhythmia surgery

AVR Aortic valve repair

Catheter ablation

Coronary angiography

Coronary angioplasty

Heart bypass surgery

ICD Defibrillator implant

Pacemakers

Colon and rectal surgery

Head of department: Colon and rectal surgery

Description:

Disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. Doctors who specialize in this area are called colorectal surgeons or proctologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Abdominal adhesions

Anal cancer

Anal fistula

Colon cancer

Colorectal cancer

Diverticulitis

Fecal incontinence

Hemorrhoids

PFD Pelvic floor dysfunction

Rectal cancer

Treatments that we offer:

Colectomy

Colorectal surgery

Hemorrhoidectomy

Hemorrhoids treatment

Rubber band ligation

Cosmetic and plastic surgery

Head of department: Cosmetic and plastic surgery

Description:

Surgical specialty including reconstructive surgery and cosmetic / aesthetic surgery.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Abdominal etching

Arm lift surgery

Body lift surgery

Dermabrasion

Liposuction

Nose surgery

Reconstructive surgery

Varicose vein treatment

Dermatology

Head of department: Dermatology

Description:

Diseases of skin, nails and hair. Doctors who specialize in this area are called dermatologists.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Dermabrasion

Ear Nose and Throat

Head of department: Ear Nose and Throat

Description:

Conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT). Doctors who specialize in this area are called otolaryngologists or ENT doctors

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Sleep disorders

Treatments that we offer:

Laryngology

Nasal polypectomy

Septoplasty

Thyroidectomy

Tonsillectomy

Tympanoplasty

Endocrinology

Head of department: Endocrinology

Description:

Endocrine system and the hormones. Doctors who specialize in this area are called endocrinologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Diabetes

Hyperlipidemia (cholesterol disorders)

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Hyperthyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Metabolism

PCOS Polycystic ovary syndrome

Treatments that we offer:

Thyroidectomy

Gastroenterology

Head of department: Gastroenterology

Description:

Disorders of the digestive system including the pancreas and liver. Doctors who specialize in this area are called gastroenterologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Bile duct stricture

Common bile duct stones

Gallbladder stones

Obstructive jaundice

Pancreatitis

Treatments that we offer:

Bypass surgery - blocked duodenum

Capsule endoscopy

Colon polypectomy

Gastroduodenoscopy

Liver biopsy

Pancreatic biopsy

Right hemicolectomy

Sigmoidoscopy

Sphincterotomy

Whipple procedure

General surgery

Head of department: General surgery

Description:

Surgical care covering all surgical specialties. Doctors who specialize in this area are called general surgeons.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Appendicectomy

Breast surgery

Colectomy

Gallbladder surgery

Gastrectomy

Gastrojejunostomy

Hemorrhoidectomy

Hemorrhoids treatment

Hernia repair

Laparoscopic surgery

Lung surgery

Mastectomy

Nephrectomy

Pancreatectomy

Proctology

Thyroidectomy

Tonsillectomy

Gynecology

Head of department: Gynecology

Description:

Women’s general health and reproduction. Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology are called gynecologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

PFD Pelvic floor dysfunction

POP Pelvic organ prolapse

Treatments that we offer:

Cervical conization

Colposcopy

Cystoscopy

Dilatation and curettage (D and C)

Gynecological examination

Gynecological oncology

Hospice and palliative care

Hysterectomy

Laparoscopy

Myomectomy

Tubectomy

Urinary incontinence

Vaginoplasty

Lung medicine

Head of department: Lung medicine

Description:

Diseases involving chest and the respiratory tract. Specialists in pulmonology are called pulmonologists.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Bronchoscopy

Medical check up

Head of department: Medical check up

Description:

For identification and prevention of health problems.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Colonoscopy

Executive check-up

Eye examination

Gastroscopy

General health check-up

Gynecological examination

Prostate cancer screening

Pulmonary function tests

Sleep study

Smokers tests

Stress test

Ultrasound scanning

Nephrology

Head of department: Nephrology

Description:

Kidney disease. Doctors who specialize in this area are called nephrologist or renal physicians.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Kidney cancer

Kidney failure

Treatments that we offer:

Nephrectomy

Neurology

Head of department: Neurology

Description:

Nervous system and neurological disorders. Doctors who specialize in this area are called neurologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Sleep disorders

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Head of department: Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Description:

Treatments of injuries in the head, neck, face and jaws.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Facial aesthetics

Orthopedics

Head of department: Orthopedics

Description:

Treatments of the musculoskeletal system.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

Ankle orthopedics

Foot orthopedics

Hand orthopedics

Hip orthopedics

Knee orthopedics

Leg orthopedics

Shoulder orthopedics

Radiology

Head of department: Radiology

Description:

Using medical imaging techniques to diagnose treat diseases within the body. Doctors who specialize in this area are called
radiologist.

Contact:

Email

Treatments that we offer:

CT scan: Computed Tomography

Mammography

MRI scan: Magnetic resonance imaging

PET scan: Positron emission tomography

Ultrasound scanning

X-ray

Urology

Head of department: Urology

Description:

Treatment of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs. Doctors who specialize in this area are called urologists.

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

Erectile dysfunction

Hydrocele

Phimosis

Prostate cancer

Urinary fistula

Urinary retention

Uterine cancer

Treatments that we offer:

Cystoscopy

Hydrocele repair

Nephrectomy

Prostatectomy

Radical prostatectomy surgery

TURBT Transurethral resection of bladder tumours

TURP Transurethral resection of the prostate

Urinary incontinence

Vasectomy

Vascular surgery

Head of department: Vascular surgery

Description:

Treatment of diseases of the vascular system, mainly arteries, veins

Contact:

Email

Conditions that we treat:

AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Arterial vascular disease

CVD Cardiovascular disease

DVT Deep vein thrombosis

PAD Peripheral arterial disease

Venous vascular disease

Treatments that we offer:

Aortic aneurysm surgery

Carotid endarterectomy

CAS Carotid angioplasty and stenting

Varicose vein treatment

Vascular diagnosis

Our hospital offers

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Cafeteria
  • Wifi Internet
  • Phone in rooms

Medical support

  • Pharmacy

Accommodation

  • Accommodation in hospital area
  • Accommodation outside hospital area
  • Accommodation for family members
  • Private rooms

Other information

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • German
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Arabic
  • Interpreters available for other languages

Food

  • International menu
  • European menu
  • Arabic menu
  • Vegeterian menu
  • Halal menu
  • Lactose free
  • Gluten free
  • Nutrition menu

Travel Services

  • Visa arrangements
  • Transport aeroport/hospital

Infirmerie Protestante

Caluire-et-Cuire

France