Hospital Punta Pacifica


Hospital Punta Pacifica is a newly constructed hospital located in the heart of one of the most prominent areas of Panama City.  The hospital is the only digitally connected hospital in the geographic region, and offers the highest quality of medical services.   The staff at Hospital Punta Pacifica is highly trained in all areas.  Many staff physicians working at the complex have been either trained in the United States or Europe and have international certifications. 

Hospital Punta Pacifica was constructed in March 2006 and is equipped with state-of-the-art, high-quality machines.   The digital facility provides patients with advantages in a number of different areas.   Videoconferencing equipment allows our physicians to confer remotely with other physicians abroad over sharp and clear images of patient tests, X-Rays, CT scans, and MRIs.  Mobile laptops are made available to nurses and doctors, making possible bedside recordings of patients’ vital signs, symptoms, and medication requirements. 

The facility is very impressive, and includes a number of different intelligent operating rooms.  General surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiovascular surgery, and obesity surgery are just a few examples.  In terms of labs and services offered at Hospital Punta Pacifica, the complex includes non-invasive, invasive, neurophysiology, and clinically specialized laboratories.  Test services offered are CT scans, CAT scans, EKG, ERCPS, Colonoscopies, Endoscopies, CEPREE, and Angiographies. 

The hospital also includes areas such as its chapel/synagogue, pharmacy, and multi-language abilities – making communication easy and worry free.  At Hospital Punta Pacifica, the patient is the number one priority.  Affordable, high-quality healthcare is offered to Panamanians, in addition to the many foreigners who choose to take advantage of the comparably much cheaper prices for medical services and surgeries. 

In terms of its geographic location, Hospital Punta Pacifica is very convenient and accessible.  Located in the most important urban development in Panama City, it is close to hotels, restaurants, highways, and just 15 minutes from the international airport.  For those wishing to utilize their time in Panama to see some of the sites, Hospital Punta Pacifica is located within a driving distance of many attractions including rainforests, beaches, and the incredible Panama Canal.  

There are a number of reasons to choose Hospital Punta Pacifica.  Quality of healthcare is undeniably the primary concern of patients receiving medical treatment; affordability often comes in a close second.  At Hospital Punta Pacifica, both priorities are readily met.   Enjoy the beauty and warmth of Panama while taking care of yourself. 

The Mission of Hospital Punta Pacífica is:

  • To provide excellence in patient care, community service and continued education.
  • To be the leading private health care institution in the whole region of Central America, South America and the Caribbean.
  • To provide the highest quality of care and service for all people in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human illness.
  • To provide a first-rate digital hospital of the highest quality, standards of care, security, confidentiality and technology in collaboration with the world-renowned experts of Johns Hopkins through our affiliation with  Johns Hopkins Medicine International.

Core Values:

  • Excellence and Safety
  • Leadership and Integrity
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Respect and Confidentiality

Our commitment to our patients and our employees, is to always offer a world class service, with personal, professional and excellent attention.  Our proactive attitude and innovative technology place us as a regional leader.  The experienced safety and satisfaction is key to our success while we anticipate and exceed their expectations.

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Hospital Punta Pacifica is the only hospital in Central America in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. The following is a
compilation of facts regarding the institution

Complex Information:

  • 52 Private Rooms
  • 12 Suites
  • 5 Private Rooms for ICU Patients
  • 3 Beds for Semi-intensive Care Patients
  • 4 Intelligent Operating Rooms
  • Neonatology Ward with 20 Bassinets
  • 8 Cradles for Neonatal Critical Care
  • 3 Labor Delivery Rooms
  • Recovery Room
  • Pharmacy Sector
  • Radiology
  • 24-hour Emergency Services
  • 2 Morgues

Specialized Services:

  • CT Scans, CAT Lab, EKG, ERCPS, Colonoscopies, Endoscopies, CEPREE,

Additional Services:

  • Specialized Cooks
  • Hospital Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Service


  • Over 350 Consultants and Physicians
  • 1:2 Nurse to Patient Ratio
  • 1.5:1 Nurse to ICU Patient Ratio
  • Cleaning Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Specialized Cooking Staff

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Contact Details
Boulevard Pacífica y Vía Punta Darién
Panamá City
+507 204 8000

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