Top 5 Biggest Hospitals in the World


*Last updated: October 2020

The top 5 biggest hospitals in the world are:

The biggest hospitals in the world are located in the following countries: Taiwan, China, Serbia, South Africa and India. Here is the ranking of the top 5 biggest hospitals in the world:

1. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan


Chang Gung Memorial Hospital - Key Facts 

Rank: 1

Capacity: 10,000

Size: 271, 727 square meters

Located: Taoyuan, Taiwan

The Chang Gung Memorial Hospital is ranked as number one biggest hospitals in the world and has the largest bed capacity with offering 10,000 bed capacity. This huge hospital is located in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

2. West China Medical Centre of Sichuan University, China


West China Medical Centre - Key Facts 

Rank: 2

Capacity: 4,300

Size: 467,000 square meters

Located: Chengdu, China

The West China Medical Center of Sichuan University is ranked as the second biggest in the world and has a bed capacity of 4,300. It is located in Chengdu, China.


3. Clinical Centre of Serbia, Serbia


Clinical Centre of Serbia Hospital - Key facts

Rank: 3

Capacity: 3,500

Size: 340,000 square meters

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

The Clinical Center of Serbia is ranked as the third biggest in the world and offers 3,500 beds. It is located in Belgrade, Serbia.

4. Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, South Africa


Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital - Key facts 

Rank: 4

Capacity: 3,400

Size: 700,106 square meters

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital is the forth largest hospital in the world with a capacity of 3,400 beds. It is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

5. Ahmedabad Civil Hospital, India


Ahmedabad Civil Hospital - Key Facts 

Rank: 5

Capacity: 2,800

Size: 445,154 square meters

Location: Asarwa, India

The Ahmedabad Civil Hospital is the fifth biggest hospital in the world with a 2,800 bed capacity. This hospital is loacted in Asarwa, India.

Bonus facts about the biggest hospitals in the world

By far the biggest hospital in the world is the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital offering 10,000 beds and having a building size of 271, 727 square meters. The Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital takes the crown of being the biggest hospital in the Southern Hemisphere while neither of these are close to the tallest in the world. The Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center dwarfs the Chang Gung by over 50m, soaring some 165m high. 

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