Tartu University Clinic

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Tartu University Clinic
Geography
Location Tartu, Estonia
Organisation
Funding Public hospital
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university University of Tartu
Services
Emergency department Yes
Helipad Yes
Beds 965
History
Founded 1804
Links
Website www.kliinikum.ee/eng
The main building
Clinic of Internal Medicine
Maarjamõisa Polyclinic

The Tartu University Clinic (Estonian: Tartu Ülikooli Kliinikum) is a healthcare and medical teaching service in Tartu, Estonia, and a subsidiary of the Tartu University. Its administrative services are located in two buildings on Puusepa Street; its buildings are located throughout the city of Tartu. As an exception, the Clinic's andrology clinic has a facility in Tallinn, on Gonsiori Street.

The clinic is the largest employer of Tartu.[citation needed]

The clinic had a pioneering role in the study of mental illnesses, as it was the world's first university clinic with a psychiatry department.[1] Famous German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin worked there.[2]

The surgery of the clinic is connected with works of famous Russian surgeons Nikolay Pirogov[3] (worked there in 1836–1840) and Nikolai Burdenko[4] (worked there in 1906–1918).

Hospital[edit]

The Tartu University Hospital, also known as Tartu Hospital, located at 8 Puusepa Street, is a part of the Tartu University Clinic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siilivask, Karl (1985). History of Tartu University, 1632–1982. Perioodika. p. 126. 
  2. ^ Burgmair, Wolfgang & Eric J. Engstrom & Matthias Weber, et al., eds. Emil Kraepelin. 7 vols. Munich: belleville, 2000–2008. Vol. IV: Kraepelin in Dorpat, 1886–1891 (2003), ISBN 3-933510-93-7
  3. ^ Пирогов Николай Иванович. Encyclopedia Chronos (in Russian). Retrieved 2009-04-13. 
  4. ^ Николай Нилович Бурденко. Biographic encyclopedia Peoples.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2009-04-13. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 58°22′11.95″N 26°42′0.1″E / 58.3699861°N 26.700028°E / 58.3699861; 26.700028