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Services at UMA:

Main objective of the Pediatrics Department at Unidad Médica Angloamericana is to offer specialized care by highly skilled professional in pediatrics, with a personalized and human attention to our patients and their families.

  • Emergency Room, from 15:30 to 20:00 Monday to Friday and from 10 to 13 on Saturdays.
  • Emergency Call Centre (specific pediatric emergency phone, from 08:00 to 23:00 from Monday to Sunday).
  • Home visits.
  • Visits scheduled by appointment usually within 24 hours.
  • Care for children of all ages (from 0 to 14 years old).
  • Sick Child Care (when present any symptoms or illness).
  • Healthy Child Care examination (periodic pediatric preventive health care visits, to monitor the best growth and development and early detection of incipient anomalies).
  • Child Immunizations for all ages according to the official Schedule (Anglo-American Medical Unit is an official children’s vaccine centre, accredited by the Ministry of Health of the Community of Madrid).
  • Medical certificates and Vaccination certificates for institutions such as schools, government agencies, embassies, sports, camps, etc.

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Dr. Alfonso Cañete


  • MD (Degree in Medicine) at the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid (rating, outstanding).
  • PhD (Degree of Doctor in Medicine) at the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid (Cum Laude).
  • Specialist in Pediatrics through the national training system MIR (Medico Interno Residente), trained at the Hospital Universitario La Paz in Madrid.
  • Special Award of the Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine.
  • Diploma in Clinical Research Methodology in the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid.
  • Master in Medical and Clinical Management by the Escuela Nacional de Sanidad. Ministry of Health.
  • Master from the Universidad Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.
  • Master from the Universidad de Alcala de Henares and Agencia Lain Entralgo.
  • Master: Top Management Enterprise Program (PADE) and Top Management in Health Institutions by IESE Business School, Universidad of Navarra.
  • Multiple training courses about several pediatric disciplines.

Current position:

  • Head of the Pediatric Department at Hospital Infanta Sofía in Madrid.
  • Professor of Pediatrics at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.

Other details:

  • Researcher in several clinical trials and projects founded by Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias de la Seguridad Social (FISss) of the Ministry of Health.
  • Member of several national and international pediatric societies and scientific committees.
  • Author of several book chapters and more than 70 papers presented in congress and scientific publications in national and international scientific journals.

Prefessional experience:

  • Research Fellow at Children’s Hospital of Boston, Harvard University, Mass, (USA).
  • Professor of Pediatrics at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid.
  • Head of Pediatrics Service at Hospital San Rafael in Madrid.
  • Director-Manager of Area Seis de Atencion Primaria of Madrid.
  • Director-Manager of the Hospital Central de la Cruz Roja of Madrid.
  • Director-Manager of the Hospital Universitario Príncipe de Asturias. Madrid.


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    Monday to Friday we have uninterrupted hours from 9:00h until 20:00h and  Saturdays from 10:00h to 13:00h. In August our summer opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10h to 17h and Saturdays 10:00h to 13:00h.

    All staff, doctors, nurses and administration, are english speaking.


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    Call 916 56 90 57

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