English Speaking Medical Professionals and Hospitals in Bordeaux
The following institutions, individuals, hospitals and/or doctors, have informed the Embassy that they are qualified to practice in the categories specified, and that they are sufficiently competent in the English language to provide services to English-speaking clients. The Embassy has neither the authority nor the facilities to act as a medical grievance committee. If you encounter unsatisfactory services by parties listed, however, set forth the circumstances in writing and the complaint will be noted in our files. If errors have occurred in this list, they will be corrected in the next edition. Each person listed should bring any errors to the Embassy’s attention, as well as any changes in names, addresses, telephone numbers and basic information. The information on this page is updated triennially. All corrections and modifications should be sent to: American Embassy, American Citizen Services, 4, avenue Gabriel, 75382 Paris Cedex 08 or send an E-mail to Citizeninfo@state.gov.
Important Note: Before making an appointment to see a medical professional in France, ask for consultation fees in advance in order to avoid issues concerning payment for services.
A more complete list of physicians can be found in the French Yellow Pages; general practitioners are listed under Médecin Généralistes, & specialists under médecins qualifiés and their specialty, e.g. pédiatrie, cardiologue etc. For more information on French health insurance, see last tab.
Disclaimer: U.S. Embassies and Consulates maintain lists of physicians, health care providers, and medical facilities for distribution to American citizens needing medical care. The inclusion of a specific physician, health care provider, or medical facility does not constitute a recommendation and the Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by the medical professionals, medical facilities, health care providers, or air ambulance services whose names appear on such lists. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. Professional credentials and areas of expertise are provided directly by the medical professional, medical facility, health care provider, or air ambulance service.
Emergency Medical Services
SOS Médecins Tel: 3624
Medical advice and help from qualified doctors Tel: 01 47 07 77 77
BEFORE YOU CALL SOS MÉDECINS
In order to respond in the best conditions at your request, please read the following information before calling the call center.
When you call, you will be asked:
- Telephone number where you may be reached; for reasons of technical reliability, the call center can ask your landline number even if you are calling from a mobile
- Patient’s Name (if you are NOT the patient, please specify)
- Exact address of the visit: place, and optionally, intercom, access code, building, floor, gate number
- Any other information enabling the doctor to find your home as quickly as possible
- Reason for your call and patient’s age
✓ Possible delays: We do everything we can to make get to your location as quickly as possible. Nevertheless, the number of large calls, traffic problems, or emergencies may require us to conduct the visit in a longer delay than expected.
✓ CAUTION: If you have already called SOS Medecins service, your details are certainly included in our database. Please specify whether the intercom access codes have changed since the last intervention.
✓ Do not go away from your location after your call. If for a compelling reason, you must leave the place you are calling from, or the patient, please contact the call center to give them a new address or to cancel the doctor’s emergency visit.
✓ Keep your telephone (mobile or landline) with you and your line open, the doctor on duty or the medical call center coordinator may have to call you to ask for medical information (to provide first responder assistance prior to the visit) or to confirm whereabouts (details of address, etc …)
✓ If you call on behalf of a third party without being personally on-site, know that we always keep in contact with the patient prior to our interventions in order to obtain as much information as possible about his/her medical condition.
More information on the public hospitals in the vicinity of Bordeaux is available here.
Hôpital du Groupe Pellegrin-Tripode Place Amélie Raba-Léon
Tel: 05 56 79 56 79
Avenue de Magellan
33075 Bordeaux Cedex
Tel: 05 57 65 65 65
1, rue J. Burguet
33075 Bordeaux Cedex
Tel: 05 56 79 56 79
Polyclinique Bordeaux Nord Aquitaine
15 rue Claude Boucher
Tel: 05 56 43 71 11
Dr Marc Bemurat
150, avenue Pasteur
Tel: 05 56 07 00 28
72, Avenue d’Eysines, Bordeaux
Tel : 05 56 46 30 30
11 Place Stalingrad, Bordeaux,
Tel : 05 56 86 11 53
124 Rue de la Croix Seguey, Bordeaux,
Tel : 05 32 09 15 15
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
Dr. Didier Portmann
45 Avenue Bel Air, 33000 Bordeaux,
Tel : 05 57 22 21 82 or 83
Dr. Christian Martre
18, rue du Vélodrome
Tel: 05 56 08 13 25
Cabinet de Psychologie O. Grondin
3 Rue Franz Schrader
Tel: 06 67 60 88 08
About French Health Insurance
For information on French health insurance, visit the website of “l’Assurance Maladie”
- Or call 0 811 36 36 46 (toll call) in English
- From abroad dial 0033 811 36 36 46 (toll call) Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.