Maria Middelares is a modern general hospital on the green outskirts of Ghent. It counts 542 beds, 24 operating rooms, with the latest and most advanced technology, and occupies a total of 700.000 square feet. The hospital has a modern infrastructure and the newest medical equipment. The hospital’s emergency department combines a high degree of efficiency with a human touch. Every day over 1650 employees and 180 doctors provide high quality health care. Because of its expertise in different areas of medical, innovative technology, Maria Middelares has grown into a successful partner for many hospitals in Belgium and Europe.