University Hospital Complex of Pontevedra

The University Hospital Complex of Pontevedra (CHOP) is a public health institution and a teaching hospital established in 2012 that provides health services to the specialized region of the city of Pontevedra in Spain. It depends on the Galician Healthcare Service, and consists of three hospitals and one specialty center.


The CHOP has two hospitals in Pontevedra city:

  • Montecelo Hospital.
  • Pontevedra Provincial Hospital.

There is also a hospital in the Pontevedra health area:

  • Salnés Hospital Foundation

In addition, the specialised medical centre or specialty centre Casa del Mar in the district of Mollavao in Pontevedra is attached to it.

The CHU of Pontevedra offers public health care to the population of the centre and north of the province of Pontevedra. The focus is on the following municipalities, in addition to the capital, PontevedraBarroBueuCaldas de ReisCampo LameiroCerdedo-CotobadeCuntisForcareiO GroveA LamaMarínMeañoMeisMorañaPoioPonte CaldelasPortasSanxenxoSoutomaior and Vilaboa. It is also a referral hospital for patients from the Salnés hospital, which is included in the Pontevedra health area. It includes the following municipalities: CambadosCatoiraIlla de ArousaRibadumiaVilagarcía de Arousa and Vilanova de Arousa.

The University Hospital Complex of Pontevedra is a reference hospital for more than 300,000 patients. Its staff is made up of 2,608 workers.


University Hospital Complex of Pontevedra
Pontevedra, Spain