Danderyd Hospital is one of Stockholm county emergency hospital, located in the municipality of Danderyd. It is owned by Danderyd Hospital AB, which in turn is wholly owned by Stockholm County Council. Within the hospital grounds are also activities driven by another part of Stockholm County Council, Stockholm County Hospital. Danderyd hospital AB has a catchment area of 450,000 inhabitants. The number of employees is over 3600. The hospital has about 530 beds and a turnover of almost 3.2 billion per year.
The hospital was inaugurated by the Stockholm County Central Hospital in Morby, or commonly Morby hospital in the 2 January 1922. The hospital had 118 beds and 75 employees. From the beginning, the hospital had its own Ambulance and 1930s created an air ambulance operations in cooperation with the Corps of Hagernas.
The hospital was at the start already too small and an ongoing expansion was necessary. In 1930 opened a new medical pavilion and a radiology department. In 1937 introduced preventive maternal and child health in Sweden. In 1943 established a maternity ward at the hospital. A comprehensive and expansion occurred in the 1950s and 60s, when most of the current buildings were erected. In order to manifest that it really was an entirely new hospital got also a new name, Danderyd Hospital. The inauguration took place in 1964, when the hospital had 900 beds. The hospital was designed by Carl Sandberg Evin and Folke Lofstrom.
On April 1, 2000 changed the operating mode of the hospital when Danderyd Hospital became a county council companies. Nowadays, the bulk of the emergency hospitals in Stockholm county council owned companies. When the Stockholm subway would be built in Norrort managed to convince hospital management traffic planners about the appropriateness of a station directly adjacent to the hospital. Thus the hospital became the first and so far (2014) only in the metro network with its own subway station under his own name, Danderyd Hospital, which opened in 1978.