International patients



Our hospital was founded in 1909 as a sanatoryum for  bone - diseases  for the Austro-Hungarian Empire.  After World War I it was renovated by the American Red Cross. In 1920 it was taken over by the Italian Red Cross andafter WW II Valdoltra became part of yugoslavian healt systeme.  It turned to orthopaedics and in early 1961 was renamed Valdoltra Orthopaedic Hospital.

Today we are an orthopaedic centre equipped with modern diagnostic and therapeutic tools (Magnetic resonance, Computerised Tomography, modern operating theatres, laser arthroscopy technology).   The three renovated pavilions offer 190 patient  beds, representing rather more than 50% of Slovenia’s orthopaedic capacity.  In the specialised orthopaedic outpatients department more than 25,000 patients from all over Slovenia are seen and treated annually, while some 5,700 are hospitalised.  We carry out over 3,400 surgical operations each year (prosthesis of major joints, spinal surgery, arthroscopy and other common surgical procedures of today).  Valdoltra Orthopaedic Hospital is in constant contact with other orthopaedic centres in Slovenia and worldwide.


Valdoltra Arthroplasty Registry

The Hospital Registry was established in 2002. It has  100 % compliance rate and it covers all total hip, total and uni knee replacements in the hospital.


Valdoltra Hip Arthroplasty Registry 2002 - 2016

Valdoltra Knee Arthroplasty Registry 2002 - 2016





 Ortopedska bolnišnica Valdoltra - brošura SVN

 Ospedale ortopedico Valdoltra  - opuscolo ITA

Valdoltra Orthopaedic Hospital - Brochure ENG

Ортопедическая больница Валдортра - Broshyura RUS



Slovenia Medical - EN

Orthopaedic Hospital Valdoltra - About Us


Ортопедическая больница Валдортра - О нас



Service range

Outpatient services

  • Preoperative anaesthesiology department
  • Neurophysiology  Department - EMG
  • Orthopaedic outpatient department


Hospitalisation services

  • Surgical treatment:
    • Joint endoprothesis (Hip, Knee,  Ankle, Shoulder....)
    • Spinal operations (spinal disc herniation - hernias, spinal chord symbiosis, spinal deformations)
    • Pediatric Orthopaedics
    • Arthroscopic operations (ligaments, bone cartilages,  meniscus, articular capsules)
    • Foot operations (Halux valgus and other foot deformations)
    • Removal of osteosynthetic material.
  • Non-surgical (conservative) treatment:
    • Physiotherapy
    • Medical - pain reduction therapy


Radiology procedures

  • Magnetic resonance (MR)
  • Computerised tomography (CT scanning)
  • Classical X-ray diagnostics
  • Ultrasound diagnostics


Administrative procedures

For all additional information  and to request an appointment or examination send a message by e-mail or call us on +386 5 66 96 222 or + 386 5 66 96 237.

If you require an entry visa you will need to send a copy of your passport at least a month before your arrival to fax No. +386 5 65 27 185


Method of payment

Invoices for outpatient services (specialist examination and diagnostic services) should be settled immediately at the hospital payments office.

If you have agreed with an orthopaedic specialist to receive treatment, we will prepare an estimate of costs for you. Advance payments to the level of this estimate should be transferred one week prior to the expected date of arrival to our account as follows:

Banka Slovenije - SWIFT: BSLJSI2X, - IBANSI 56011006030277312 (Quoting the estimate reference number)


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