Address: H-1082 Budapest, Üllői út 78/A
Tel: +36 1 313 7856
Fax: +36 1 333 4934
Website: https://semmelweis.hu/szuleszet2/ (only in Hungarian)
The Department was founded in 1881 and the building home to the Department was built in 1898, which was later modernized and refurbished between 1966 and 1973.
The Department provides university education in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology and neonatology. Up-to date courses are offered to 5th and 6th year students of medicine and dentistry, which are available for the latter in English and German as well. The Department also participates in the education of 1st and 2nd year students of medicine in English.
As part of the postgradual training, it trains specialists and holds further education courses for obstetricians, gyaecologists and neonatologists. The Department is involved in continuous scientific activities of the students and provides basic and further education for midwives and health visitors.
Currently the Department has 104 patient beds and 23 beds at the perinatal intensive care. Recently, the department of neonatology has been refurbished according to the latest standards, a state-of-the-art maternity ward catering to individual needs, a new operating theatre and a postoperative observation ward have been inaugurated. The professional profile of the Department includes pathology of pregnancy, gynaecological endoscopy, gynaecological oncology, urogynaecology, reproductive endocrinology, neonatology, and perinatal intensive care. Every year, there are 7,000 inpatients on average and the number of births is nearly 3,200. The Department is one of the hospitals that cater for the most serious cases in Hungary, and treats preterm babies as part of the „in utero” transport.
Besides inpatient care, there is an extended network of outpatient services operating at the recently renovated outpatient clinic of the Department. The clinic treats nearly 60,000 outpatients every year. Patients with problems in the different sub-fields of obstetrics and gynaecology are treated at the Department’s clinic. The most important ones are the following: pathology of pregnancy, unsuccessful pregnancy – miscarriage, preterm birth –, gestational hypertension, haematology, immunology, gestational diabetes, obstetric nephrology, ultrasound, cardiotocography, oncology, urogynecology, endocrinology, infertility, menopause, paediatric gynaecology, andrology, adolescent gynaecology, family protection, emergency contraception, sexually transmitted diseases. The first HPV clinic in Hungary was opened in 2007 at the Department, which does screenings, prevention and treatment of HPV infected patients.
Research and scientific work are primarily linked to the Department’s profiles listed above, however, there are several cooperative projects running with theoretical departments of the University. The Department has 21 employees with academic distinctions and it also has an extended network of international relations.