Sremska Kamenica Institute
Sremska Kamenica Institute is one of the most modern and well known institutes and hospitals in Serbia and in former Yugoslavia; located in Sremska Kamenica, one of the neighborhoods of Novi Sad - the capital of the Serbian province of Vojvodina.
The whole complex is divided into a couple of buildings and different institutes. It consist of three institutes:
- The Institute of Cardiovascular diseases
- Clinic of Cardiology
- Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery
- The Institute of Oncology
- The Institute for Lung diseases
The largest building is for The Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, located in the building built in 1960 (almost fully renovated in 1984). The whole complex is surrounded by the park and validity under the state's protection. The Institute is a constituent part of the Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad as a separate health and organization unit.
The first hospital was built for the Institute for Tuberculosis (today's Institute for Lung diseases) in 1957. The first patient was admitted to the new hospital on June 6, 1960. The Institute had 800 beds and there were over 3,000 patients waiting to be admitted to the hospital. The diagnostic department for non-tuberculous patients was opened the following year and the surgery unit shortly afterwards, where resection surgeries of the lungs were performed.
The Institute of Oncology is founded later on the same location in 1965. In 1977, The Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases was founded.