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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
Bariatric and weight loss surgery
Head of department: Bariatric and weight loss surgery
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.
Colon and rectal surgery
Cosmetic and plastic surgery
Ear Nose and Throat
Head of department: Gastroenterology
Disorders of the digestive system including the pancreas and liver. Doctors who specialize in this area are called gastroenterologists.
Head of department: Medical checkup
Medical checkup refers to the general medical examination, also known as a comprehensive medical exam, periodic health evaluation, general health check, or annual physical examination.