Hospital Universitario San Ignacio was founded by Father Felix Restrepo SJ and group of doctors and parents and also by The University of Rector of the Pontifical Javeriana. It was established on May 7th 1942. It was established mainly to give a basic facility to the Medical students in order to accomplish their goal and center to provide a facility to the students to study. In the year 1970 it was known by the name of Hospital Universitario San Ignasio.
The hospital is famous for its prominent health services and outstanding researches. It is famous in providing the ethical and safe services to the patients; it is not just famous in Colombia but got recognition from all over the word. It offers quailed doctors specialists who did their studies in abroad and able to communicate with overseas patients and provides high-quality equipment. It provides affordable and best healthcare service for regional as well as for overseas patients.