Since its foundation in 1769, Semmelweis University has paid special attention to the continuous development and expansion of its health care services. As a result, the university has grown into one of the largest health care institutions in Hungary today, handling 2.5 million cases each year. It has nearly 40 departments distributed among the 4 main clinical centers (Inner Clinical Center, Outer Clinical Center, Városmajor Clinical Center, Szent Rókus Clinical Center).

Semmelweis University is one of the country’s largest patient care institutions. In 2023, the university treated more than 170,000 cases of 96,700 inpatients and 2.66 million cases of 425,500 outpatients. There are currently 2,057 active inpatient beds and 285 chronic inpatient beds.

Semmelweis University’s patient care is carried out on the highest level and it has several departments treating patients in critical condition. Cutting-edge technology enables the establishment of the most accurate diagnosis, like in the case of organ transplantations and certain procedures are available only at the university.

Patient care at the university is an integral part of the education of medical and health care professionals, which is acknowledged worldwide.

The departments operating in the field of medical care are under the direct supervision and management of the Clinical Center.