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Opened in 1927, Hospital Moinhos de Vento is one of the most highly regarded health institutions in Brazil. Located in Porto Alegre, state of Rio Grande do Sul, our values taking care of life, constantly seeking quality, and commitment to society.

A benchmark in terms of patient care and medical and health service, our Hospital has been certified by the Joint Commission International (JCI) since 2002 and has an affiliation agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Our Hospital runs excellence centers in several medical specialties, prominently in neurology and neurosurgery, cardiology, orthopedics and traumatology, oncology, mother-child care, pediatrics, nephrology, and respiratory medicine.

Foreign patient health services

Hospital Moinhos de Vento has a team specializing in serving foreigners. Our International Patient Healthcare Team (TAPI) remains with patients from the time they enter our Hospital until they are discharged, sees to the best type of accommodation, and helps out with other needs, such as family member lodging. Our hospital staff includes people who are fluent in English, Spanish, Italian, German, and French.


  • Land Area 33.821 m²
  • Operating Rooms 17
  • Accredited Physicians 3.395
  • Inpatient Beds 379
  • Land Area Built on 22.065 m²
  • Beds in the Postoperative Recovery Unit 41
  • Administrative team 1.022
  • Intensive Care Unit Beds 93
  • Built-up Area 97.912 m²
  • Delivery Rooms 4
  • Total Beds 472
  • Native Green Area 3.188 m²
  • Beds in the Obstetrical Care Unit 7


Hospital Moinhos de Vento is a benchmark when it comes to healthcare quality, Our Hospital invests in attracting the best and most highly trained professionals, constantly improving the quality of our staff, and employing the best methods and techniques to manage routines and procedures.

Hospital Moinhos de Vento is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world's most important certification agency in the field of healthcare. The seal proves our Hospital follows the highest standards related to hospital infrastructure, infection control, equipment maintenance, and treatment and procedure protocols.

Hospital Moinhos de Vento has an affiliation agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the international arm of Johns Hopkins Medicine – a global health enterprise that includes the Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Health System. The agreement fosters the exchange of the best health care, research, education, and management practices.


Hospital Moinhos de Vento is a general hospital that provides care in several medical specialties by means of preferential healthcare lines. Our hospital currently provides medical services in 20 fields in which we are a technical benchmark:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology, Vascular and Heart Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Emergency
  • Gastroenterology and Digestive Tract Surgery
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Breast Health
  • Adult Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neonatology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology



Education and research are pillars of Hospital Moinhos de Vento's work. By means of the Education and Research Institute (IEP), our Hospital has been training healthcare professionals since 1927, all the while dedicating ourselves to scientific development in Brazil and abroad.

Tradition in education and research.

Today, IEP offers technical and lato sensu graduate programs, residency programs, and an Executive MBA in Health. We also conduct clinical-epidemiological studies in collaboration with our physicians and staff from our Hospital's other departments, researchers from public and private universities in Rio Grande do Sul, and the Ministry of Health.