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Vithas Xanit International Hospital, Benalmadena Our Hospitals

Being passionate about patient care is of great importance in the healthcare sector and this is why this year, Sanitas joined forces with the highly acclaimed Vithas Xanit International Hospital in Benalmadena, Costa del Sol.

The Vithas Xanit Benalmadena is no regular hospital, not just because they offer an unrivalled range of specialties and patient services, but also because of the huge investment that has been made into developing services and in attracting top consultants and physicians to their team.

Friendly Care

At the Vithas Xanit International, every effort is made to ensure that you receive friendly, caring healthcare in comfortable surroundings. This is backed up by a multidisciplinary, integrated team of doctors, nurses and therapists who ensure that your care comprises of a full care pathway from start to finish, provided by professionals that you can trust. Additionally, there is a multilingual Patient Care Department who can help you with any queries or concerns that you have regarding your stay or treatment, whether it is simply an outpatient appointment or complex surgery. Finally, there are individual receptions for each department, with a team of specially trained reception staff, who can cater for visitors in a variety of languages including English, Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Arabic, French and German.


Recent investment at the Vithas Xanit has enabled the opening of a large new Paediatric Emergency Department, which includes separate areas for consultations and observation of patients, as well as a fully equipped play area, providing a friendly and safe environment for the hospital´s youngest patients. This development, together with the new Day Hospital and Physiotherapy Unit have involved investment of over €750k.

Other Xanit Medical Centers

The Vithas Xanit Group also operate a number other smaller health centers on the Costa del Sol including:- 

  • Xanit Centro Médico Fuengirola - Offers a wide range of health services including endoscopy, cardiology, neurology, paediatrics, radiology and urology among others.
  • Xanit Limonar Malaga City - The Limonar is a specialist oncology centre offering the latest treatment techniques in medical oncology and radiotherapy.
  • Xanit Salud Malaga City -  This centre offers a number of specialities including dermatology, allergology, medical checkups, physiotherapy, acupuncture, micropigmentation and also a nutrition and diet unit.

Clinical Excellence

On 24th and 25th November 2011, A conference was held at the old Xanit specifically to review the latest developments in Cardiology and various specialised Cardiac treatments and surgery. The event was arranged to directly celebrate Professor Hans Joachin Schafer joining the hospital´s Cardiac Institute team. Professor Schafer, who is a celebrated international specialist in specialist heart surgery, joins a well developed and highly equipped institute, which is now on a par with any other similar facilities, worldwide.

The Latest in Technological Developments

As well as having the latest technology for diagnosis and treatment, the hospital has used its wealth of knowledge and experience and state of the art facilities to develop 3 institutes as follows:

Heart Institute:

  • Cardiology Clinic
  • Diagnostic Cardiology Unit
  • Interventional Cardiology Unit
  • Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Unit
  • Heart Surgery

Oncology Institute:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Radioactive iodine
  • Brachytherapy
  • Psycho-oncology Unit
  • Genetic counselling
  • Cancer Diagnosis Unit
  • Positron emission tomography and computed axial (CAT scan)
  • Scintigraphy

Neuroscience Institute:

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Neuro-rehabilitation
  • Neuro-psychology
  • SpeechSleep Unit
  • Brain Injury Unit

The hospital is therefore achieving solutions for many types of health issues and because the Institutes co-operate across disciplines, significant advances have been made in the treatment of a number of important diseases.

In addition to the 3 institutes, the hospital also provides a very comprehensive range of specialties. Specialties catered for at the hospital include:

Medical Checks:

  • Standard Medical Check
  • Male and female Checks
  • Screenings of high complexity


  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Paediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Conservative Dentistry
  • Dental Aesthetics
  • Endodontics
  • Prosthesis
  • Orthodontics: Children and adults
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Diagnosis, Dental Scanner


  • Allerology
  • Digestive Diseases
    • Gastroenterology Unit
    • Endoscopy Unit
  • Endocrinology and Nutrition
  • Haematology
  • Family Medicine
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
    • Vascular Disorders and Ulcer healing Unit
    • Diving accident rescue Unit
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
    • Dialysis Unit
  • Pneumology
    • Obstructive sleep Apnea
    • Smoking cessation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology


  • General Paediatrics
  • 24 Hour Paediatric Emergencies
  • Allergy
  • Pneumology
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrine
  • Neurology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology
  • Odontology
  • Vaccinations


  • Anaesthesia:
    • Outpatient Surgery Unit
    • Pain Unit
  • Angiology and Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
    • Colorectal Surgery and proctological Unit
    • Breast Surgery Unit
    • Endocrine Surgery Unit
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Bariatric surgery (morbid obesity)
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
    • Orthognathic Surgery Unit
  • Paediatric Surgery
    • Paediatric Urological Surgery
    • Diagnosing Digestive and Urologic
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Cosmetic SurgeryRepair Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Sex Change Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Dermatology
    • Phototherapy Unit
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics
    • Pregnancy monitoring
    • Gynaecological Ultrasound 4D
    • Assisted Reproduction Unit. Fertilization in vitro
    • Prenatal Diagnosis Unit
    • Gynaecologic Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
    • Glaucoma
    • Anterior segment. Cataract
    • Posterior segment. Retina. Vitreous
    • Plastic Ophthalmology
    • Lacrimal pathways
    • Infant Ophthalmology. Strabismus
  • Otolaryngology
  • Traumatology and Orthopaedics
    • Foot Surgery Unit
    • Surgery of the Column Unit
    • Knee Unit
  • Urology
    • Holmium Laser (red laser)


  • Clinical Analysis
    • Haematology
    • Biochemistry
    • Serology
    • Immunology
    • Microbiology
    • Genetics
  • Pathology
    • Cytology
    • Immunohistochemistry
    • Cytophotometry
    • Molecular Biology
    • Intraoperative Biopsy
  • Nuclear Medicine
    • CAT scan
    • Scintigraphy
    • Radioisotopic treatment in shielded room
  • Radiology
    • Conventional
    • MDCT 64
    • MR
    • Mamography
    • Ultrasonography

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Avenida de los Argonautas s/n




Tel: 952 367 190

Xanit Centro Médico Fuengirola

Avda. Ramón y Cajal - Edificio Beroe

Fuengirola (Málaga)

Tel: 952 477 310

Xanit Limonar Malaga City

Calle La Era, 6. Málaga

Tel: 952 229 227

Xanit Salud Malaga City

Centro Comercial de El Corte Inglés.

Avenida Andalucía, 4-6.(1ª Planta)


Tel: 952 071 826

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