European Interbalkan Medical Center

The European Interbalkan Medical Center (EIMC) is the largest, state-of-the-art, comprehensive private hospital in Southeastern Europe located in the northern part of the city of Thessaloniki. EIMC is a member of Athens Medical Group, the premier Healthcare Service provider in Greece.

With indoor facilities of unique aesthetics and ergonomics, deployed over an area of 50,000 m2, the European Interbalkan Medical Center has a 383-bed capacity, offering a wide range of ward rooms (three-bed, two-bed, one-bed, luxury, suites); further complimented by 18 fully equipped operating rooms and an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of 21 beds.


The European Interbalkan Medical Center offers a full range of healthcare services. In addition to the General Hospital, the EIMC offers a Pediatric Clinic, a Maternity – Gynecological Clinic and ‘FIVI – Fertility & IVF Center’, the new, state-of-the-art, largest IVF unit in SE Europe. A Rehabilitation Center also operates within the hospital.

Associates include top physicians of all specializations, selected according to their scientific qualifications, professionalism and exactitude. Many have received training in the US, Germany and the UK, regularly participating in international medical conventions. Our specialists are active in the advancement of medicine and their respective fields, showcasing innovations in interventional cardiology, congenital heart disease, and brain embolization – to name a few of them.


The European Interbalkan Medical Center has been rated amongst the “Best hospitals worldwide 2014 & 2015” and “Preferred Partner Hospital 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022” lists by the Diplomatic Council (DC), United Nations; the TEMOS “Quality in International Patient Care” international certification for services for international patients within the hospital; the even more prestigious TEMOS “Excellence in Medical Tourism” for its exceptional services to medical tourists and their complete care cycle.

Its International Patients Department is the most organized and efficient department of its kind in Greece, ensuring international patients are not only provided top-quality medical treatment, but also receive the exceptional experience they deserve. The European Interbalkan Medical Center is TUV Hellas certified according to the International ISO 9001:2015 and the ISO 22000:2005.

In 2018, the EIMC was awarded a three-year “Global Healthcare Accreditation for Medical Travel Services” term by the prestigious Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program.

Furthermore, the EIMC has been cited as “the most modern and comprehensive medical center in Europe,” by the Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine (London, UK).

Many of EIMC medical units are global Centers of Excellence and highly specialized departments. These include: Bariatrics by European Accreditation Council for Bariatric Surgery, Upper-hand Surgery – Microsurgery by the Federation of  European Societies for Surgery of the Hand  (FESSH), Complex Abdominal Hernias & Abdominal Wall Reconstruction by American Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), Surgeons of Excellence – Colorectal cancer

The hospital has established important partnerships and agreements with renowned international corporations and organizations, such as the Asklepios Kliniken – the largest medical services provider in Europe; EIMC recognition for advanced post-graduate training by the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO).

The EIMC is situated in close proximity with Thessaloniki International Airport “Macedonia” – the country’s second largest airport, and the main thoroughfare to Halkidiki – one of Greece’s most popular tourist destination. Athens Medical Group, in cooperation with the country’s largest tour operator, regularly helps patients combine medical treatments with bespoke trips to fit any preference, providing a truly memorable experience.



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