The European Medical Center (EMC) is a multidisciplinary medical center that was established in 1989, in partnership with the French company Europ Assistance. EMC specializes in treating international patients and has become one of Russia's leading private medical institutions, serving approximately 250,000 patients every year. The medical center has expanded since its establishment, with 4 multispecialty hospitals in Moscow, in addition to 18 specialized clinics. EMC's clinic for sports traumatology and orthopedics is the largest private orthopedics clinic in Russia. The medical center was the first medical institute in Moscow to open a specialized oncology and hematology clinic, which uses American and European protocols for treatment. With over 25 years of experience, the medical center provides 24/7 care in state-of-the-art facilities, which utilize modern techniques and technologies. The EMC has 56 specialized areas of expertise including general surgery, oncology, bariatric surgery, orthopedics, ENT, dentistry, reproductive medicine, pediatrics, cardiology, neurology, neurosurgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology, gynecology, and urology. The EMC accepts a number of major international health insurances such as Cigna Bupa International, Allianz Worldwide Care, Aetna, AXA PPP, GMC, SOS International, Emergency Assistance Japan, and Europeiska Norway/Sweden/Denmark amongst others.