¿who we are?

The Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío (HRAEB) is a decentralized third level public institution, dependent of the Secretaría de Salud,  that gives specialized medical attention to people of the Bajío region, comprehended by  states of Guanajuato, where the hospital is, Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Michoacán and Zacatecas.

The HRAEB is a referral hospital that conducts their actions to people guaranteed by Seguro Popular program, persons insured by social security, insurance private institutions and others.

The Hospital de Alta Especialidad del Bajío was defined as a set of high speciality medical services for children in the neonatal and pediatric age, as well as adults; provided by several medical specialties localized in a building complex and interrelated with the regional network of state hospitals; with resolutive capacity for care of rare but high complexity medical problems, affecting people in a severe manner; that has modular infrastructure and  advanced technological resources that permit the correct diagnosis and effective therapy, and a quality grade that allows the developing of  human resources for health, medical research and technological development.

The HRAEB was conceived as a new model of facility for health according to MIDAS program (Integrated model for attention of health), through the integration of services with high medical technology assigned to children and adult populations. 




To provide quality health services with an innovative team of highly competent professionals and highly committed to the user in solving  high complexity health problems, with structure and leading edge technology through a unique model of care in the Bajío region, which promotes training and human resource development and knowledge generation.


Be the High Speciality Regional Hospital, innovative and leader in the country, with recognition of the society for its commitment to service and respect for life, and a new model in the development of health professionals, very resolutive, with great level of education and research, recognized as a reference center and advisory organization to other health care units in the Country.


Respect for life. In any situation we set before this value.

Commitment.  With our customers (users, family members, providers, etc) to give them quality care, by be constantly in training and obtaining the necessary skills for our work.

Responsability. Consisting of bearing the consequences of the acts we perform. Obey our self-conscience and the authorities, in an act of commitment to duty.

Equity.  Supported on the human beings equality and  the sincere purpose of doing something for others.

Honesty. We will be always honest, ethical and trustworthy in all our actions. We will do our best effort for the protection of life and humans.

Justice. With the purpose of know, respect and uphold the rights of others, giving them what is correct according the accomplishment of their duties and in conformity with their rights.




  • Muscle and neuromuscular diseases

  • Peripheral neuropathy

  • Central nervous system degenerative diseases

  • Brain (Cerebro) -Vascular Diseases

  • Mono and Multiple Neuropathies

  • Refractory Epilepsy



  • Central Nervous System Tumors

  • Surgical Treatment of Aneurisms

  • Resection of Arteriovenous Malformations

  • Surgery of spine

  • Diagnosis and Endoscopic Surgical Treatment of hydrocephaly

  • Neurosurgical Treatment of cerebral infarction

  • Surgical treatment of carotid disease

  • Surgical Treatment of Brain Abscess

  • Surgical Treatment of spinal injuries

  • Endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic cerebral - vascular disease

  • Treatment of complicated spinal cord injury

  • Endoscopic and Derivative Surgery of Intracranial Arachnoid Cyst

  • Neurosurgery of Central Nervous System Infectious Diseases



  • Resection of central nervous system tumors

  • Reconstructive Surgery of congenital and acquired skull defects

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of cerebrovascular hemorrhage

  • Treatment of Vascular Malformations of CNS

  • Fixation and Instrumentation of Spine

  • Treatment of Neural Tube Defects

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Hydrocephaly



  • Treatment of Refractory Epilepsy

  • Treatment of Myoclonic Progressive Epilepsy

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Epileptic Status

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuromuscular Diseases

  • Diagnosis of Inborn Metabolic Diseases

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Complicated Viral Encephalitis 

  • Diagnosis and treatment of myelitis and encephalomyelitis

  • Diagnosis and treatment of migraine and migraine state

  • Diagnosis and treatment of Cerebral Tumor

  • Diagnosis and treatment of progressive and genetically determined encephalopathies

  • Severe dystonia, tremor and noninfectious idiopathic ataxia

  • Autistic spectrum, neuropsychiatric and sleep disorders




  • Acute myocardial infarction

  • High risk Unstable Angina

  • Post Myocardial Infarction Mechanical Complications

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

  • Pericardial Diseases

  • Rhythm disorders

  • Complicated hypertension

  • Bacterial endocarditis and its complications

  • Valve disease with severe hemodynamic impact

  • Acute prosthetic valve dysfunction   

  • Tamponade

  • Massive Pulmonary Embolism

  • Incessant ventricular tachycardia

  • Acute aortic syndrome

  • Heart Tumors

  • Unicameral and Bicameral Pacemaker implant and follow up.

  • Transesophageal echocardiography

  • Dobutamin Echocardiography

  • Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging



  • Valve disease: critical stenosis, severe insuffiency, endocarditis and prosthetic dysfunction.

  • Ischemic heart disease; critical injuries, complications postinfarction ventricular septal defect, mitral failure.

  • Pericardium;  tamponade, stroke and trauma.

  • Aorta: acute dissection, aneurysms, imminence of rupture, contained rupture and aortic rupture



  • Right and left heart catheterization with or without pharmacological challenge with adenosine

  • Coronary arteriography and coronary bypass grafo

  • Ventriculography

  • Aortography at all levels

  • Selective pulmonary arteriography

  • Supra-aortic vessels arteriography and cerebral circulation

  • Selective mesenteric arteriography and renal

  • Arteriography of the thorax and pelvis

  • Placement pacemaker / defibrillator uni, bi or tricameral

  • Coronary balloon angioplasty and stent

  • Mitral and aortic valvuloplasty

  • Carotid artery angioplasty, renal, iliac and femoral

  • Fragmentation and in situ pulmonary thrombolysis

  • Endomyocardial biopsy

  • Intravascular foreign body renoval

  • Placement of inferior vena cava filtres

  • Transvenous liver biopsy

  • Thoracic Surgery

  • Sternal fusion defects

  • Pectum excavatum, Pectum Carinatum

  • Partial or complete agenesis of the diaphragm

  • Diaphragmatic hernia, hernia of Morgagni hernia Bochdaleck and Vascular rings, pulmonary sequestration, scimitar síndrome

  • Congenital arteriovenous fistula, and agenesis of pulmonary artery and pulmonary artery branches

  • Lung abscess, necrotizing pneumonia, lung cavitations, pleural empyema and pleural thickening, or repeating  simple pneumothorax, retained or clotted hemothorax, bronchopleural fistula, bronchocutaneous fistulae, pulmonary nodule, mass, lung cancer, laryngotracheal stenosis, bronchial stenosis, tracheoesophageal fistula, tracheal fracture,  diaphragmatic hernia.



  • Respiratory Malformations: Congenital Anomalies of the Larynx: laryngomalacia, vocal cord paralysis, congenital subglottic stenosis, subglottic hemangioma, laryngeal cyst, laryngeal cleft.

  • Congenital anomalies Lung: Cystic adenomatoid malformation, congenital lobar emphysema, bronchogenic cyst.

  • Congenital anomalies of the trachea, tracheomalacia, tracheal stenosis, tracheo-esophageal malformations.

  • Congenital anomalies of the bronchi: anatomic variants, Bronchus, trachea, bronchial stenosis congenital, congenital bronchomalacia.

  • Respiratory infections, pneumonia complicated, recurrent pneumonia, atypical pneumonia, lung abscess, pulmonary invasive infections by opportunistic fungi.

  • Pulmonary manifestations in children with HIV infection and immunosuppressed patients.

  • Sequelae of respiratory disease: Bronchiectasis.

  • Pleural disease, pleural effusion, empyema, pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, chylothorax.

  • Foreign body aspiration.

  • Interstitial lung disease: infectious (acute), lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis, fibrosing alveolitis, desquamative pneumonitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

  • Interstitial lung disease: eosinophilic lung disorders, collagen vascular disease.

  • Rheumatic disease: Rheumatoid Juvenile Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

  • Vasculitic: Wegener's granulomatosis, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Periarteritis Nodosa.

  • Pulmonary haemosiderosis and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.

  • Other diseases: Asthma of difficult control, Cystic Fibrosis Ciliary Dyskinesia Primary / Secondary infant obstructive pulmonary disease, neuromuscular diseases with respiratory compromise, apnea-hypopnea syndrome during sleep.

  • Pulmonary Function Testing: Spirometry Simple, Test bronchodynamic, bronchodilator test, bronchial hyperresponsiveness test (stress test), plethysmography: Volumes and overall capabilities, resistance.

  • Diffusion of Carbon Monoxide and diagnostic endoscopy and / or therapeutic





  • Malignant liver tumor, tumor of uncertain behavior of liver and gallbladder, liver cell carcinoma, Malignant neoplasm of esophagus, Malignant neoplasm of cervical part of esophagus, Malignant neoplasms of thorax,  Malignant tumor of the abdominal esophagus, Malignant tumor of the pancreas.

  • Pseudo-cyst of the pancreas, bile duct obstruction, secondary lesions of the biliary tract disease, gastro-esophageal reflux, achalasia, malignant tumor of the stomach, abdominal wall hernias, recurrent and complex bilateral.


  • Short bowel syndrome, intolerance to proteins, Peutz Jeghers syndrome, biliary atresia, esophageal motility disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, cystic fibrosis of the pancreas, liver and metabolic disorders.


  • Esophageal atresia, intestinal atresia, esophageal stricture secondary to caustic ingestion (outcome)

  • Hirschsprung disease

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Anorectal malformation  and linfagioma Hemangioma any site

  • Congenital malformation of intestine unspecified

  • Diaphragmatic hernia, biliary tract malformation

  • Diaphragmatic paralysis

  • Pseudo pancreatic cyst

  • Nephroblastoma or Wilms tumor

  • Gastric Bypass





  • Chronic Kidney Disease in Renal Transplant Protocol

  • Renovascular Hypertension Hypertension and Renal origin

  • Nephritic syndrome and nephrotic síndrome

  • Glomerular Hematuria

  • Primary glomerulonephritis

  • LEG secondary glomerulonephritis

  • Acute interstitial nephritis, tubular

  • Percutaneous renal biopsy


  • Kidney and urinary tract stones

  • Malignant prostate tumor

  • Urethral stricture

  • Neuromuscular dysfunction of bladder

  • Malignant neoplasm of kidney and bladder

  • Calculations of the lower urinary tract.

  • Obstructive uropathy (reflux, ureteropelvic junction)

  • Urethral stenosis

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Lithotripsy extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and endo urodynamics

  • Diagnostic Endoscopy


  • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction

  • Double collecting system

  • Bladder exstrophy

  • Vesicoureteral reflux ureretral

  • Dysfunctional voiding and neurogenic bladder

  • Hypospadias, buried penis, ambiguous genitalia and intersex clinic

  • Pediatric urodynamic diagnostic cystoscopy

  • Lithotripsy and transurethral lithotripsy (ultrasonic lithotripter)




  • Pernicious anemia, thrombocytopenic purpura and aplastic anemia

  • Acute and Chronic Leucemias

  • Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Myelodysplastic syndrome


  • Malignant neoplasm of liver and pancreas

  • Malignant neoplasm of parotid and maxillary sinus

  • Malignant neoplasm of gallbladder

  • Malignant neoplasm of anus and anal canal

  • Malignant breast tumor

  • Malignant thyroid tumor

  • Congenital bone marrow failure síndromes

  • Hemophilia A and B

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Hemoglobinopathies (thalassemia) and Myelodysplastic Síndrome

  • Multiple Myeloma and myeloproliferative síndromes

  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

  • Lymphoproliferative síndromes

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Acute Myeloid Leucemia

  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia and Aplastic Anemia

  • Hodgkin lymphoma and non Hodgkin

  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior

  • Malignant neoplasm of adrenal gland

  • Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx

  • Malignant neoplasm of orbit

  • Burkitt lymphoma

  • Malignant tumor of urinary bladder

  • Malignant neoplasm of other soft tisúes

  • Malignant neoplasm of kidney excluding renal pelvis

  • Malignant neoplasm of soft tissue of pelvis

  • Malignant neoplasm of soft tissue and unspecified

  • Secondary malignant neoplasm other sites

  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

  • Liver tumors, bone tumors

  • Malignant neoplasm of stomach, colon and rectum

  • Malignant neoplasm of larynx and lung bronchi

  • Malignant skin tumor





  • Instability of atlanto-axial cervical spine

  • Spinal Instability at any level

  • Herniated disc at any level

  • Narrow cervical canal

  • Spine fracture at any level

  • Intra-spinal tumor and tumor - spinal

  • Spondylolisthesis

  • Osteoporotic vertebral fracture

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

  • Low back pain with radiculopathy and degenerative disc disease

  • Spondylolysis and fascetary Syndrome

  • Malignant neoplasm of bone and articular cartilage of the members

  • Malignant neoplasm of scapula and long bones of upper limb

  • Malignant neoplasm of long and short bones of upper limb

  • Malignant neoplasm of long and short bones of lower limb

  • Injury to adjacent sites of bone and articular cartilage of the lower limbs, not otherwise specified.

  • Malignant tumor of rib, sternum and clavicle

  • Malignant neoplasm of pelvic bones, sacrum and coccyx

  • Injury to adjacent sites of bone and articular cartilage

  • Benign Tumors: Bone and articular cartilage, scapula and long and short bone of upper limb, the short and long bones of the lower limb, ribs, sternum and clavicle, the pelvic bones, sacrum and coccyx and articular cartilage bones, part unspecified.

  • Shoulder injuries, elbow, hand, knee and ankle

  • Degenerative osteoarthritis: knee osteoarthritis, hip osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis of the ankle, genu varus, genu valgus and glenohumeral arthritis.

  • Procedures: replacement surgery (total hip and knee)

  • Surgical management of bone tumors, bone lengthening

  • Repair of foot deformities, repair of shoulder injuries

  • Repair of traumatic or degenerative spine (instrumentation and bindings)

  • Minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy)

  • Pyogenic arthritis, unspecified, metaphyseal dysplasia, congenital exostoses

  • Multiple congenital malformations of osteo-muscular system and malignant tumors of bone and articular cartilage.

  • Acquired deformities of ankle, foot, upper and lower

  • Epiphyseal growth arrest

  • Idiopathic aseptic bone necrosis

  • Hypertrophy of bone, Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Coxa Plana and slipped upper femoral epiphysis (nontraumatic).

  • Congenital deformities of hip, unilateral and bilateral congenital dislocation, sub unilateral and bilateral congenital dislocation and other deformities of the hip.

  • Congenital deformities of the feet, talipes equinovarus, calcaneus talipes varus, metatarsus varus, calcaneal valgus foot, flat feet, congenital (Candidate for surgery) and arthrogryposis multiplex congenital



  • Distraction osteogenesis, fronto-orbital advancement and reconstruction of congenital defects Craniofacial remodeling, bone grafts, Le Fort  Distraction, decline, retrusion, impaction.

  • Facial fractures, nasal reconstruction, ear reconstruction and mandibular osteotomies.


  • Reconstruction of sequelae of cancer

  • Breast Reconstruction

  • Reconstructions of accident consequences

  • Burn reconstruction

  • Cheiloplasty, palatoplasty, bone grafting, osteotomy Le Fort forward.

  • Nasal reconstruction.

  • Congential Tumors, Defects by application of Modelling, ulcers, complex wounds and scars complex correction.

  • Dentoalveolar surgery in systemically compromised patients (Preradiación, chemotherapy, transplants and cardiac surgery protocol).

  • Deductions and dental impactions

  • Odontogenic infections

  • Tooth root remains and bodies destroyed

  • Maxillofacial pathology (cysts, tumors and benign tumors of the jaws and major and minor salivary glands to support oncology).

  • Temporomandibular joint (surgical pathology)

  • Dentoskeletal deformities, mandibular prognathism, mandibular retrognathia, maxillary hyperplasia and hypoplastic maxilla.

  • Dentoskeletal deformities hyperplasia chin, chin hypoplasia, of retreat and mentoplasty mentoplasty forward.

  • Trauma to the maxillofacial region (in conjunction with neurosurgery, otolaringology  and Plastic Surgery): mandibular fractures, maxillary fractures, intraoral dental fractures and wounds.

  • Trauma to the maxillofacial region (in conjunction with neurosurgery, otolaringology and plastic surgery).

  • Mandibular and maxillary reconstruction secondary to trauma or surgical resection.




  • Congenital cataract and cataract syndrome (adult)

  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (includes Pseudoexfoliation)

  • Transplantation of cornea (keratoconus and Keratopathy Bullosa)

  • Procedures: Facofragmentación and / or emulsification, Trabeculectomy, AMHED valve application, correction of strabismus, fluoro angiography, laser photocoagulation with argon and YAG laser, tonometry, perimetry, corneal topography, keratometry, and anterior segment FO photography and biomicroscopy.


  • Chronic otitis media, chronic serous otitis media, chronic mucoid otitis media, nonsuppurative otitis media, otosclerosis, otitis media with effusion and ventilation tubes.

  • Otosclerosis involving oval non obliterans window 

  • Otosclerosis involving oval obliterans window 

  • Otosclerosis and cochlear otosclerosis unspecified

  • Laryngeal tumor

  • Procedures: Mastoidectomy simple and radical, stapedectomy, middle ear cleaning chronic otitis media, cochlear implants, removal of skull faringeomas, treatment of laryngeal cancer in stages T1 and T2, treatment of the vocal cords



  • Patients who present with hearing problems (hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus) secondary to: cortipathies, unilateral or bilateral otosclerosis, acute acoustic trauma or barotrauma, and ototoxicity.

  • Labyrinthitis, degenerative diseases, vascular and / or malignancy of the VII, VIII or cerebellopontine angle pairs; presbycusis.

  • Hearing loss associated with ear malformations or genetic syndromes associated with
    tone audiometry, high frequency and supraliminal test, speech audiometry, tympanometry, otoacoustic emissions.

  • Potential brain stem auditory evoked

  • Support to patients and families with cochlear implants

  • Adaptation, evaluation and adjustment of analog and digital hearing aids


  • Primary Immunodeficiencies: Combined, humoral, associates, phagocytes and complement
    allergic eye diseases, dermatological, respiratory and digestive


  • Small class cause endocrine

  • Diabetes Mellitus

  • Persistent Hypoglycemia R.N.

  • Disorders of Sexual Differentiation

  • Development of Puberty Disorders

  • Disease Adrenal, pituitary disorders, thyroid diseases polyglandular syndromes.


  • Erythematous dermatosis, severe psoriasis, erythroderma, Pityriasis Rosea, Pityriasis rubra pilaris, pityriasis lichenoides, parapsoriasis, lichen planus, Darier's disease, ichthyosis, abnormal pubertal development.

  • Sexually transmitted diseases: syphilis, genital herpes, Condilomatosis, skin manifestations associated with HIV.

  • Atopic dermatitis, mild to severe.

  • Pigment disorders: Vitiligo, Albinism and Hypo hypermelanosis, bullous dermatoses: Pemphigus, dermatitis herpetiformis, pemphigoid, bullous disease of childhood, epidermolysis bullosa, familial benign pemphigus, Stevens Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.

  • Dermatosis with altered reactivity: Dermatosis drug, contact dermatitis, nummular dermatitis and eczema palmolantar.

  • Dermal inflammatory disorders: Sweet syndrome, eosinoflilicas diseases, facial granuloma, pyoderma gangrenosum, erythema annulare centrifugum, granuloma annulare.

  • Cutaneous manifestations of systemic diseases.

  • Hair diseases,  nail disorders.


  • Diffuse connective tissue diseases: rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, diffuse fasciitis, polymyositis.

  • Diffuse connective tissue disease: Necrotizing vasculitis, Sjögren syndrome, overlap syndrome.

  • Arthritis associated with spondylitis: anquilósate spondylitis, reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Osteoarthritis (osteoarthrosis or degenerative joint disease).

  • Rheumatic syndromes associated with infectious agents.

  • Metabolic Diseases: Associated crystal deposition, associated with abnormalities, biochemical and genetic defects.

  • Bone and cartilage disorders: osteoporosis, osteomalacia, hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, diffuse skeletal hyperostosis, Paget's disease, osteolysis and chondrolysis.

  • Alterations of bone and cartilage: avascular necrosis, costochondritis, localized osteitis, congenital hip dysplasia, patellar chondromalacia and biomechanical abnormalities.

  • Extraarticular disorders: juxta-articular injuries, intervertebral disc disorders, back pain and idiopathic pain syndromes miscellaneous.

  • Miscellaneous disorders associated with joint manifestations: palindromic rheumatism, intermittent hydrarthrosis, rheumatic syndromes related to drugs, multicentric reticulohistiocytosis, villonodular synovitis.


  • Bone Marrow Transplantation

  • Kidney Transplantation

  • Cornea Transplant

  • Liver Transplantation





  • Magnetic Resonance  Imaging (MRI)  studies

  • Helical computed tomography: central nervous system, neural tube joints resonance angiography, breast MRI.

  • Ecosonograms breast, liver, kidney

  • Echográphy with Doppler assessment of arterial and venous flor

  • Echográphy cavities. (Esophageal, rectal and vaginal)

  • Mammography

  • Conventional radiology studies (simple plates, esophagogram, barium enemas, etc.).


  • Multiplanar scans, liver, bone, brain and kidney

  • Treatment with 131-Iodine, 89-Strontium, 153-Samarium, Erbium, Yttrium, Rhenium.


  • Sleep Test (Polysomnography)

  • Evoked potentials. (Auditory, visual, somatosensory)

  • Electromyography  and Electroencephalogram

  • Electrocardiogram.

  • Holter

  • Stress Test


Contact Us
Address: Blvd. Milenio #130, San Carlos La Roncha, CP 37660, León, Guanajuato, México.
Phone: +52 (477) 267-2000
E-mail: website.hraeb@gmail.com




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