Oulu University Hospital 


Oulu University Hospital is the northernmost of five university central hospitals in Finland. The hospital currently provides treatment for the people in the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District and northern Finland in general. It also offers medical services to Scandinavia and other parts of the world.

The hospital utilizes the latest international knowledge and equipment in all specialized branches of medicine. Its’ various departments and wards employ a total staff of more than 4,500 highly trained professionals, including world-class surgeons and experts. The hospital has the capacity to handle the most demanding emergencies and the Intensive Care Unit is one the best in Europe.  Special emphasis is placed on personal treatment for each patient.

Oulu University Hospital is also used for teaching purposes by the Faculty of Medicine, the professors acting as senior physicians in their specialized clinical fields. The hospital has close co-operation with the adjacent Medipolis centre, a concentration of medical and biotechnical companies, and the Kastelli Research Centre.

Other units on the same premises are the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research in Human Reproduction and the Population and Family Welfare Federation's Fertility Clinic.

In addition to the Oulu University Hospital, the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District also owns and operates two other units: Oulaskangas Hospital and Visala Hospital.

Oulu University Hospital contact information

Patient inquiries (not emergency unit)

(08) 315 3600 (24h)

Switch board (08) 315 2011
Fax (08) 315 4499

Street address: Kajaanintie 50, 90220 Oulu

Postal address: P.O. Box of the unit (see below),  90029 OYS

P.O. Box 10 Administration center
P.O. Box 20 Medicine
P.O. Box 21 Operative Care
P.O. Box 23 Children and women
P.O. Box 35 Care of the developmentally disabled 
P.O. Box 50 Medical support services


Switch board (08) 315 2011 
Fax(08) 336 169

Out-of-hours clinic (08) 315 6707

Visiting address: Peltolantie 17
90210 OULU

E-mail addresses; firstname.lastname@ppshp.fi