Hanoi in detail

Health & insurance

Medical Services

Hanoi Family Medical Practice Located a few hundred metres west of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex, this practice includes a team of well-respected international physicians and dentists, and has 24-hour emergency cover. Prices are high, so check that your medical travel insurance is in order.

L’Hôpital Français de Hanoi Long-established, international-standard hospital with accident and emergency, intensive care, dental clinic and consulting services. It’s around 3km southwest of Hoan Kiem Lake.

SOS International Clinic English, French, German and Japanese are spoken and there is a dental clinic. It’s 5km north of central Hanoi, near West Lake.

Viet Duc Hospital Old Quarter unit for emergency surgery; the doctors here speak English, French and German.

Traditional Medicine

Institute of Acupuncture Offers effective holistic medicine; located around 4km southwest of Hoan Kiem Lake.

National Institute of Traditional Medicine For Vietnamese-style medical treatments.