Fondation Hopale


Fondation Hopale is a non-profit healthcare provider based in the North of France, a major player for a 100 years in the treatment of orthopedic, neurologic and chronic diseases. From multidisciplinary diagnosis to medicine/surgery and rehabilitation, the Fondation Hopale presents global clinical pathways to its patients.

Over the last few years, the organization has opened its expertise to international patients in 3 of its facilities : the Institut Calot (Orthopedic surgery and Neurosurgery), the Centre Jacques Calvé (Rehabilitation) and Sainte Barbe (Neurological rehabiltation)

Specialties and services :

Treatment of orthopedic conditions:
• Surgery of the shoulder, hand, hip, knee, foot (prosthetic surgery, robotic surgery, arthroscopy, minimally-invasive…)
• Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
• Sport traumatology Surgery
• Spine Neurosurgery : all pathologies, complex procedures (microsurgery, minimally invasive, endoscopy)

• Orthopedic Rehabilitation
• Neurological Rehabilitation
• Amputee solutions & prosthetic devices

International department dedicated to international patients care, organization and logistics.
+ International Health Consulting
+ International Medical training
+ Partnership/Sponsorship of healthcare facilities abroad

Discover our international brochure here : Fondation Hopale - International - 2022 (

Certifications / Labels


  • FEHAP - Fédération des Établissements Hospitaliers et d'Aide à la Personne privés solidaires

Annual activity volume

Nuclear medicine

  • Gamma Camera


  • Surgical robot

The Fondation Hopale is highly specialized in the treatment of musculosketetal diseases, neurological and chronic pathologies. Discover our centers of excellence and departments :


  • Orthopedic Surgery (Adults & Children)
    • Hip, Knee, Shoulder replacement, hand and foot surgery
    • Sports surgery
    • Arthroscopy
  • Spine Neurosurgery
  • Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neuro-Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Rheumatology
  • Intensive Care Unit (Respiratory care)


  • General Orthopedics
  • Athletes rehabilitation
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Amputees - Prosthetics
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Post-Stroke (CVA) Rehabilitation


Is surgery performed?


What kind of surgery?

  • Outpatient
  • In hospitalization
  • Minimally invasive
  • Robotic

5 300 surgeries per year

120 medical specialists

Clinical research activities in the field


Category of patients treated

  • Adults

Pathologies treated

Neurodegenerative pathologies
  • Parkinson's disease, abnormal movements
  • Hereditary diseases of the nervous system (Huntington, myopathies)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Charcot's disease)
  • Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Cognitive disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Amnesia
Neuro inflammatory pathologies
  • Multiple sclerosis and inflammatory diseases
  • Myelitis
Neuro-trauma pathologies
  • Head trauma
  • Spine trauma
Neurovascular pathologies
  • Aneurysm
  • Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
  • Headaches, migraines
  • Transient ischemic attacks (TIA)
Neuro-muscular pathologies
  • Pathologies of the peripheral nervous system (polyneuritis, sciatica) and muscle diseases
Neuro oncology
  • Tumor pathology
Sleep pathologies
Acute neurological disorders

A Neurovascular Intensive Care Unit exists within the establishment



Category of patients treated

  • Pediatrics
  • Adults
Conventional Neurosurgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery (spondylolisthesis, arthrodesis, etc.)
  • Tumor and degenerative spinal surgery

Contact information


For any information about international patients' care, admission process and requirements, please contact directly the international coordinator by email : [email protected]

Phone number

+ 33 787 26 31 63 (also available on whatsapp)

The nearest big city is Lille
The nearest airport is Aéroport Le Touquet (Hauts-de-France)
The nearest train station is Rang-du-Fliers - Verton