Academic Medical Center

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Academic Medical Center
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Academisch Medisch Centrum Amsterdam
Geography
Location Bijlmer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Coordinates Coordinates: 52°17′36″N 4°57′28″E / 52.29333°N 4.95778°E / 52.29333; 4.95778
Organisation
Funding Government hospital
Hospital type Academic
Affiliated university University of Amsterdam
Services
Emergency department I
Beds 1002 (2011)[1]
History
Founded 1983
Links
Website www.amc.nl
Lists Hospitals in The Netherlands
The AMC

The Academic Medical Center (Dutch: Academisch Medisch Centrum), or AMC, is the university hospital affiliated with the Universiteit van Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam).

It is one of the largest and leading hospitals of The Netherlands, located in the Bijlmer neighborhood in the most south-eastern part of the city.

The AMC has an intensive cooperation with the other university hospital of Amsterdam, the VU University Medical Center (VUmc), which is affiliated with the VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam's other university.

Tertiary care departments include advanced trauma care, pediatric and neonatal intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, infectious diseases and other departments.

Special units include:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Neonatal and pediatric surgery and intensive care
  • Pediatric oncology
  • Level I trauma center

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