Treatment in private hospitals and clinics in Denmark

Treatment in private hospitals and clinics is offered in various places in Denmark

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There are several private hospitals in Denmark. Treatment in private hospitals must be provided at the same price and on the same terms as apply for Danish patients in a similar situation. 

For information about the types of treatment the different hospitals offer, you must contact the hospital directly.

On the Danish website sundhed.dk you can find contact information for private hospitals in Denmark. 

A number of licensed Danish healthcare professionals offer examinations and treatments e.g. general practitioners (GPs), specialists, dentists, physiotherapists, chiropractors etc. These healthcare professionals are mainly occupied in private medical establishments. 

In order to receive planned treatment in a private clinic/medical establishment in Denmark you will have to contact the individual healthcare professional or clinic directly and inquire about the terms for the examination or treatment you need. 

Treatment provided by private healthcare providers must be offered at the same price and on the same terms as apply for Danish patients in a similar situation. 

On the Danish website sundhed.dk you can find contact information for healthcare professionals (“Behandlere”).

How do I know if a healthcare professional is registered in Denmark? 

All healthcare professionals, who are licensed to work in Denmark, are registered in an on-line register.  In the register you can check the registration status of a given healthcare professional at the date and time of the search.

You can access the on-line register on the website of the Danish Patient Safety Authority. 

Last updated: 12 December 2020