The University Pediatric Hospital (HOPU):

  • Offers all of the subspecialties 24/7

  • Exclusively treats the pediatric cases that are most critical and complicated of the Island.

  • Houses the only Pediatric Center for Dialysis in Puerto Rico.

  • Is the only healthcare institution that offers neurosurgery for neonatal patients.

  • The hospital receives around 10,000 patients annually where 75% depend on Vital (Medicaid in Puerto Rico).

Contact Number: (787) 474-0333

Pediatric emergencies

  • Medical, surgical, dental and maxillofacial 


Neonatal Intensive Unit - Nivel 4


Pediatric Intensive Unit - Supra Tertiary


Dialysis Unit


Oncology Unit

  • Bone Marrow Transplant Unit


Pediatric Surgical Services and Sub-specialties

  • Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Maxilo-facial, Odonto-pediatrics


Services Pediatric Specialties

  • Genetics, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Endocrinology


Pediatric Physiotherapy Service


Radiology Service


Pediatric Nutrition Service


High Risk Clinics (Clínicas de Alto Riesgo)

  • Hearing screening (Cernimiento auditivo)

  • Visual screening (Cernimiento visual)


Biopsychosocial Clinic

  • Tracked battered children (Seguimiento Niños Maltratados)


Service of wounds and burns (Servicio de Heridas y Quemaduras)


Pediatric Psychiatric Service (Servicio de Psiquiatría Pediátrica)


Neonatal screening service (Servicio Cernimiento Neonatal)


Speech Pathology Service (Servicio Patología del Habla)


Audiology Service (Servicio de Audiología)

The University Pediatric Hospital, (HOPU),

is the only pediatric hospital supra tertiary in Puerto Rico where the most complicated cases are treated. In addition, the hospital serves medical students from the University of Puerto Rico that will ultimately train the hospital’s future doctors.

Pediatric Hospital Foundation

For more information: (939) 450-7090

Postal address

Box 10728 San Juan, PR 00922-0728