The University Pediatric Hospital (HOPU):

  • Offers all of the subspecialties 24/7

  • Exclusively treats the most critical and complicated pediatric cases on the Island.

  • Houses the only Pediatric Dialysis Center in Puerto Rico.

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

  • Receives around 10,000 patients annually, 75% of whom depend on Vital

  • (Medicaid in Puerto Rico). 

Contact Number: (787) 474-0333

Pediatric emergencies

  • Medical, surgical, dental, and maxillofacial  


Neonatal Intensive Unit - Level 4


Pediatric Intensive Unit – Supra-tertiary


Dialysis Unit


Oncology Unit

  • Bone Marrow Transplant Unit


Pediatric Surgical Services and Subspecialties

  • Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial, Pediatric Dentistry


Pediatric Services Specialties

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


Pediatric Physiotherapy Service


Radiology Service


Pediatric Nutrition Service


High-Risk Clinics

  •  Hearing screening

  •  Visual screening


Biopsychosocial Clinic

  • Child Abuse Follow-Up


Wounds and Burns Service

Pediatric Psychiatric Service

Neonatal Screening Service


Speech Pathology Service

Audiology Service



The University Pediatric Hospital, (HOPU),

is the only supra-tertiary pediatric hospital in Puerto Rico and treats the most complicated cases. In addition, it is the teaching hospital of the University of Puerto Rico that trains our future doctors.