La Paz in detail

Health & insurance

Medical Services

For serious medical emergency conditions, contact your embassy for doctor recommendations.


Dr Ebert Orellana Jordán English-speaking doctor often recommended by embassies.

Dr Fernando Patiño English-speaking doctor. Call the cell phone number on weekends for emergencies.

Medical Centers

Clínica Alemana Offers German efficiency.

Clínica Médica Lausanne Across from Club Hípico. Some travelers have complained about prices.

High Altitude Pulmonary & Pathology Institute Offers medical checkups and can help with high-altitude problems. English spoken.

Hope Centro Médico Internacional English-speaking doctors and top-notch treatment.

Techno Vision Glasses and eye care.


Farmacias Bolivia A good pharmacy on El Prado.