• 2020
  • First Parkinson surgery with octopolar electrodes.
  • América Economía recognition: ranked #14 in Latin America.
  • 2019
  • Beginning of robotic surgery: urological, bariatric, GYN and pediatric surgeries.
  • América Economía recognition: ranked #18 in Latin America.
  • 2017
  • Hospital Metropolitano received the Best Practices of Sustainable Development from UN Global Compact award.
  • Hospital Metropolitano received a "social merit" award form the Ecuadorian National Congress
  • Joint Commission International third reaccreditation.
  • 2016
  • ISO 9001:2008 recertification.
  • The fisrt trans catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is performed.
  • First successful use of a veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO VA).
  • 2015
  • The Hospital acquired a state-of-the-art angiograph that allows cardiac and neurological interventions.
  • 2014
  • Reaccredited by JCI
  • 2013
  • ISO 9001:2008 recertification.
  • 2011
  • Liver transplant. Certification Accredited by Joint Commission International.
  • 2010
  • ISO 9001:2008 recertification. Special recognition from Great Place to Work.
  • The Hospital opened Metrovida, with a Radiotherapy Unit as part of a Comprehensive Cancer Center.


  • 2009
  • First successful separation of conjoined twins who were joined at the thorax and abdomen. A group of more than 20 doctors, nurses and technical staff participated.
  • 2008
  • Implementation of the system for RIS and PACS radiology.
  • 2007
  • Metrolaser, a leading edge center of laser vision correction surgery opened.
  • Metropolitano Hospital is certified with ISO 9001: 2000 being the first hospital to obtain this certification for all its processes.
  • Re-implantation was performed on the hand of a 24-year-old patient who suffered total amputation.
  • 2006
  • The liver transplant with a cadaveric donor program was started.
  • The first epilepsy surgery is done in Ecuador, which involved a large group of excellent neurologists, neurophysiologists, neuro-radiologists, neuropsychologists and neurosurgeons.
  • 2004
  • We lead the way of implementing the Total Quality Management System in hospitals.
  • Implementation of GEMA (Administrative and financial medical management).
  • 2003
  • Metropolitano Hospital performs a kidney transplant with a cadaveric donor.


  • 1995
  • The nuclear magnetic resonance service was born.
  • 1994
  • Automated clinical laboratory and nursing processes.
  • 1991
  • First Ecuadorian Hospital to have internet access.


  • 1988
  • Quality circles. Total quality.
  • 1986
  • First open heart surgery for an 8-year-old-girl in Metropolitano Hospital.
  • 1985
  • On November 14th, 1985, the Hospital Metropolitano opened, starting a “new era” in Medicine in Ecuador; creating a new model of hospital management that has contributed significantly to the development of Quito and the country.
  • First American Medical International AMI automated hospital with PATCOM system in Ecuador.
  • 1982
  • The construction of the Hospital began in 1982


  • 1979
  • Two years later, in 1979, with a strategic partnership with the American company AMI (American Medical International), Conclina C.A. was created and this would lead to start the hospital project which would transform medical care in the country.
  • 1977
  • A group of prestigious and visionary doctors managed with optimism the idea of building a medical center with international standards in Quito.