Hvidovre Hospital

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Hvidovre Hospital
The Capital Region (Denmark)
LocationHvidovre, Capital Region, Denmark
FundingGovernment hospital
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityUniversity of Copenhagen
Emergency departmentYes

Hvidovre Hospital is a hospital located in Hvidovre near Copenhagen in Denmark. It is administered by the Capital Region of Denmark.

The hospital was built from 1968 to 1979 and was officially opened on March 26, 1976. The hospital stands out for not being built high - the four main building are just three stories, whereas the building spans over 300,000 square meters.

Hvidovre Hospital is one of Denmark's largest with more than 40,000 patients admitted each year. It has 35 departments, including Denmark's largest delivery ward with more than 5,500 deliveries a year.

The hospital is a teaching hospital for medical students from Copenhagen University.

Coordinates: 55°38′54″N 12°27′57″E / 55.64833°N 12.46583°E / 55.64833; 12.46583