In the northern region of the Dominican Republic, everything related to the health of the population is well protected, since there are enough private and public centers to satisfy all kinds of medical needs.
It is so so, that it is not necessary to transfer a patient to the capital to receive comprehensive health care, because in this region of Cibao it has professionals with experience and capacity, together with technological equipment and infrastructures with international quality.
In each of the health care centers in the area we can find surgeons with different specialties, cardiologists also from different areas, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, gynecologists, internists, pulmonologists, dermatologists, urologists, orthopedists, neurologists, internists and from other fields Of medicine.
On the other hand, private clinics, public hospitals and other specialized centers have areas of advanced medicine in: emergencies, diagnostic images, tomography, laboratories, intensive care unit, trauma, blood bank, pediatric care, rooms for patients with Covid-19 and other facilities and services, all equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, which guarantee all the quality required for patients.
On Santiago de los Caballeros, the main city in the Cibao region, there are different private health centers, the most recognized being the Santiago Metropolitan Hospital (HOMS), the Northern Medical Union Clinic, the Corominas Clinic and the Cibao-Utesa Medical Center, among others. In the public sector, this city has the José María Cabral y Báez Regional University Hospital, the Dr. Arturo Grullón Regional University Children's Hospital and the Presidente Estrella Ureña Hospital, along with other public health centers of primary care and higher levels.
In the city of The Vega Different private clinics of recognized solvency operate, such as the Padre Fantino Medical Center, the Báez Soto and Specialties Clinic, the La Concepción Clinic and the Rehabilitation Center, La Vega Polyclinic, among other vegan medical groups, together with public hospitals, such as the Dr. Luis Manuel Morillo King Regional University Hospital and Juan Bosch Traumatological and Surgical Hospital.
In Puerto Plata, located on the north coast, health care entities with high quality standards also operate, with the renowned Bournigal Medical Center standing out in the private sector and the Ricardo Limardo University Hospital in the public sector.
The city of San Francisco de Macorís, in the northeast of the country, is not far behind, with different important private clinics, the XXI Century Medical Center standing out. In the public sector health area, the San Vicente de Paul Regional University Hospital is the largest, in terms of patient capacity and advanced technological equipment for the community.
The other cities of the Cibao also have quality public and private health centers and when more specialized services are required, patients are transferred to one of the medical centers in the aforementioned cities.