Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade de São Paulo

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Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo
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Location São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Care system Public
Hospital type Teaching, tertiary referral hospital
Affiliated university University of São Paulo
Emergency department Yes
Beds 2,200
Founded April 19, 1944
Lists Hospitals in Brazil
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Instituto do Coração da Universidade de São Paulo

The Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine Clinics Hospital) is a complex of health institutions, located in various regions of the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Founded on April 19, 1944, it occupies a total area of 352,000 square meters and offers 2,200 beds, distributed between its six specialized institutes.

Buildings, Institutes and assisting hospitals[edit]

The largest part of the complex, located in the central region of São Paulo in the Consolação district, consists of:

  • Administration Building
  • Central Institute (ICHC)
  • Heart Institute (Instituto do Coração - INCOR)
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology Institute (IOT)
  • Psychiatry Institute (IPq)
  • Radiology Institute (INRAD)
  • Children's Institute (Instituto da Criança) (ICr)
  • Instituto Dr Arnaldo de Vieira
  • Medical Investigation Laboratories (LIM) (building under project, the governor have decided to give the State Secretary of Health building to create this research institute).

On other locations, the complex is divided into:

  • Suzano Assisting Hospital, located in the town of Suzano;
  • Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - IMREA (former Division of Rehabilitation Medicine)
    • Vila Mariana Unit, located on the southern part of the city of São Paulo;
    • Umarizal Unit, located nearby the base;
    • Lapa Unit, located in the western area of São Paulo city;
  • Cotoxó Assisting Hospital, located in Vila Pompéia, in the city of São Paulo;
  • Medical Investigation Laboratories, administrative unit located in the Cerqueira César district;
  • Sapopemba State Hospital, located in the eastern part of the city of São Paulo;
  • Rebouças convention center, located across the street from the base hospital.
  • AIDS House (providing care to HIV/AIDS patients)
  • S.A.M.S.S. (Employees' Medical and Social Assistance Service)


The base complex and satellite buildings have been built gradually since 1944. The chronology for each institute's starting year follows.


  • Central Institute - 1944
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology Institute - 1952
  • Psychiatry Institute - 1952
  • Administration Building - 1972
  • Medical Investigation Laboratories - 1975
  • Child Institute - 1976
  • Heart Institute - 1977
  • Ambulatory Building - 1981
  • Radiology Institute - 1994
  • Sapopemba State Hospital - 2003

Auxiliary hospitals[edit]

  • Suzano Assisting Hospital - 1960
  • Cotoxó Assisting Hospital - 1971
  • Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (former Division of Rehabilitation Medicine) - 1975
  • AIDS House - 1994

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