Santariškių g. 2, 08661 Vilnius
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About us

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Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos is one of the major hospitals in Lithuania encompassing the provision of medical care in almost all key areas.


Vilnius University and the Lithuanian Ministry of Health are the founders of Santaros Klinikos. The activities of the Hospital encompasses practical and scientific medicine, education of students and residents, continuing professional training of medical specialists, modern management based on modern information technology solutions is applied. 
Santaros Klinikos is currently oriented towards these priority scientific and clinical activity trends:
1. Heart and vascular medicine;
2. Transplantology;
3. Medical genetics and specialized pathology;
4. Oncohematology,  oncology (molecular and personalized medicine) and surgical oncology;
5. Radiology and nuclear medicine;
6. Children’s diseases and rehabilitation (Maternal and child health).
The trends mentioned encourage the development, expansion and fostering of the advanced and leading complex of health care, educational and scientific institutions. The first steps were made: since 1 May 2011 Vilnius University Children’s Hospital (, National Centre of Pathology ( and Republican University Hospital of Infectious Diseases and Tuberculosis have become the affiliates of Santaros Klinikos.
Santaros Klinikos has a staff of 5372 employees. 4 academics and more than 370 doctors having a professor or a doctoral degree provide medical assistance to patients. Annual provision of around 900,000 ambulatory consultations at Santaros Klinikos is witnessed. At the hospital of 2012 beds about 91,000 in-patients undergo treatment and some 50,000 complex operations are performed.
Santaros Klinikos contains an extensive basis for specialist training and regular improvement of their skills. It has succeeded in creating the best conditions for medical students and residents enabling them to start immediate clinical studies since their third year of education.
The operations of Santaros Klinikos are targeted at each patient. For the purpose, the so-called one-box principle has been implemented with all services provided to a patient in a single medical establishment. Here unique opportunities for multi-profile consultations exist.
Santaros Klinikos have 30 centres (can find in Centers and departments).  After the reconstruction of the Admission and Emergency Department short-term patient monitoring services with possible rendering of some intervention procedures, if necessary, are provided.
At Santaros Klinikos, heart, cornea, simultaneous, kidney, liver as well as relative and non-relative donor bone-marrow transplantations are performed. Even 75 percent of all organ and tissue transplantations in Lithuania are carried out at the Santaros Klinikos.

In 2016 the new Santaros Fertility Center (SFC) was established. It is the first public University hospital in Lithuania where modern and high-level services are provided: infertile patients are diagnosed and treated. Prei-mplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and assisted reproduction using donors gametes are available only at VUHSK as well as all fertility preservation procedures for oncological patients. 
Santaros Klinikos possesses unique opportunities for diagnosis and treatment of various oncologic diseases and their complications. It sites the developed pathology service and powerful centres of radiology and nuclear medicine.
In Lithuania the only Santaros Klinikos is involved in the provision of children’s oncohematology and bone marrow transplantation services.
Santaros Klinikos holds entrepreneurship of hybrid operations in Lithuania. Santaros Klinikos takes the lead in the Baltic and East European countries in the field of children’s heart surgery and vascular, heart transplantations and mechanical heart implantation.
More information about specific medical fields you can find in Centers and departments.
Atnaujinta 2017-11-22
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