Saint Göran Hospital
|Saint Göran Hospital|
|Location||Stockholm County, Sweden|
|Lists||Hospitals in Sweden|
St. Göran is one of Sweden's oldest hospitals. It was mentioned in letters from the 13th century. With Karolinska Hospital (Karolinska sjukhuset) it is Stockholms's main hospital and a primary trauma center.
Its name refers to Saint George (Sankt Göran in Swedish).
Approximately 1,500 people work at the hospital, including 220 doctors, 560 nurses, and 350 assistant nurses.
- Dr. Ivan Osiier, Danish épée, foil, and sabre fencer, Olympic silver (épée), 25-time Danish champion
The hospital was incorporated in 1994 and became Sweden's first privately owned emergency hospital in 1999.