Spanish Private Hospital with the best reputation

In 2023, for the ninth time in a row, the Clínica Universidad de Navarra, topped all Spanish private hospitals in terms of medical care reputation, according to the Health Reputation Monitor’s ranking.

The Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria (MRS) has once again considered Clínica Universidad de Navarra as the Spanish private hospital with the best reputation, a recognition that this academic hospital has obtained since the first edition of this ranking in 2014.

Of particular note is the presence of Otolaryngology and Medical Oncology, in fourth position among all hospitals in Spain, and Radiation Oncology (5th). This ranking also places the Clinic for the first time among the most outstanding services in Spain in Plastic Surgery, Anesthesia and Resuscitation, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Intensive Care Medicine.

La Clínica leads 20 specialties among private hospitals:  

  • Allergology.  
  • Pathological Anatomy.  
  • Digestive System.   
  • General and Digestive Surgery.   
  • Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology.   
  • Plastic Surgery.  
  • Dermatology.   
  • Endocrinology and Nutrition.  
  • Hospital Pharmacy.   
  • Hematology.   
  • Internal Medicine.   
  • Nephrology.  
  • Pneumology.   
  • Neurology.   
  • Medical Oncology.   
  • Otorhinolaryngology.  
  • Pediatrics.   
  • Psychiatry.   
  • Radiodiagnostics.   
  • Rheumatology.   

Independent Monitor  

The Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria (MRS) is, as described by the organization, the only independent study that analyzes the reputation of the entire Spanish healthcare system and through which the actors in the healthcare system have been evaluated based on three assessments: the first, the assessment made by medical professionals (hospital specialists and family and community medicine doctors); the second, the assessment of nurses, hospital managers and managers, nurse managers, pharmaceutical company managers, hospital pharmacy managers, patient associations, journalists and health reporters based on 16 reputation variables for clinical services; all these assessments are complemented by the third analysis of more than 3. 260 specific objective indicators for 3,616 clinical services. 

In total, 10 evaluations and 7,953 professional surveys were conducted in 2023. The study was prepared by Análisis e Investigación, Spain's leading market research institute, and the methodology and results were independently reviewed by KMPG in accordance with the ISAE 3000 standard.