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Department of Internal Medicine

3minút, 21sekúnd
AGEL Hospital Košice-Šaca, a. s.
Lúčna 57, 040 15 Košice-Šaca
Slovenská verzia

The Department of Internal Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine UPJŠ has been a clinical workplace for teaching students of the Faculty of Medicine UPJŠ in the field of internal medicine since 2013.

The clinic provides primary inpatient care on 61 beds and 7 beds of the JIS Internal Clinic and outpatient care in 7 specialist outpatient clinics: internal outpatient clinic, cardiology outpatient clinic, gastroenterology and hepatology outpatient clinic, endocrinology outpatient clinic, rheumatology outpatient clinic and osteology outpatient clinic.

Outpatient department of the Internal Medicine Clinic:


Osteocentrum is a regional workplace focused on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of metabolic bone diseases, especially osteoporosis. It is a consulting office for other osteological clinics in the region. The examination consists of a clinical examination by an osteologist, laboratory, X-ray and osteodensitometric examination.

DXA densitometry: basic examination of the hip and spine area, lateral examination of the spine-morphometry, examination of the density in the forearm area, examination of the density in the lumbar joint area also during osteosynthesis resp. TEP, examination of the density of any area of the skeleton, body composition – body composition (bone, muscle, fat).

Osteocentrum is one of the 5 indication centers for osteoanabolic treatment of severe osteoporosis (Košice-Šaca, Banská Bystrica, Piešťany, Ľubochňa, Bratislava).

As part of the athlete care program (the hospital has been the FIFA center of excellence since 2016, it is the only one in Slovakia), it performs BODY COMPOSITION examinations of athletes – body composition (bones, muscles, fat).

The activities of the rheumatology clinic are focused on the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory, degenerative and metabolic rheumatic diseases.

Doctor´s office is a regional rheumatology clinic for the Košice region.

Osteofórum is a co-organizer of the national professional event at two-year intervals.

Staff: MUDr. Soňa Tomková, Ph.D.
MUDr. Zuzana Lörinczová

Instrumentation: ultrasound examination of joints, DXA densitometry

Gastrocentrum, Hepatological outpatient clinic

It provides complete care for patients with GIT disease, diagnosis, preventive care, treatment and dispensary.

Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, as well as diseases of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas, including video colonoscopy, videogastroscopy, polypectomy, argon plasma coagulation.

Staff: MUDr. Štefan Mucha – Deputy Head of the Internal Medicine Clinic
MUDr. Petra Žemberová
MUDr. Táňa Hudáková
MUDr. Tomáš Kollár

Instrumentation: videogastroscopy, video colonoscopy

Cardiology outpatient clinic for adults and children

It provides comprehensive non-invasive diagnosis and treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease (ECG examinations, echocardiographic examinations (including transesophageal), exercise ECG examinations (ergometry), 24-hour ECG Holter monitoring, 24-hour outpatient blood pressure monitoring).

As part of the Athlete Care Program (the hospital has been the FIFA Center of Excellence since 2016, it is the only one in Slovakia), it performs a preventive ECG examination of the risk of sudden cardiac death in athletes.

Staff: MUDr. Natália Vaňová
MUDr. Zuzana Kočišová
MUDr. Peter Kužma
MUDr. Drahomíra Schwartzová, Ph.D. – pediatric cardiology

Instrumentation: ECG, 24 hour ECG outpatient Holter monitoring, exercise ECG examination, ECG examination of the risk of sudden death in athletes, ECHOKG (also TE)

Angiological outpatient clinic

The angiology outpatient clinic focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels: peripheral arterial diseases (narrowing of the arteries), chronic venous disease (varicose veins) and their complications and lymphatic edema.

Staff: MUDr. Michala Tušíková
MUDr. Lubomir Spak, MPH

Instrumentation: ultrasound of vessels

Diabetological clinic

Comprehensive diagnostics, treatment and dispensary of all types of diabetes are implemented (type I, type II, secondary diabetes)

Staff: MUDr. Ivan Skalina – head of the Internal Medicine Clinic
MUDr. Kamila Babjaková
MUDr. Monika Rudíková

Endocrinology clinic

Provides comprehensive care for patients with diseases of the endocrine system.

Staff: Prof. MUDr. Mária Tajtáková, Ph.D.
MUDr. Zuzana Semanová, Ph.D.
MUDr. Lenka Filipová

Internal ambulance

It provides comprehensive outpatient care for patients with internal diseases, including preoperative examinations.

Staff: MUDr. Ladislav Kaptur

Instrumentation: ECG, exercise ECG examination, ECHOKG

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