Medical Assistance

Disclaimer: The U.S. Embassy in Riga assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by the medical professionals and medical facilities whose names appear on the lists provided below. However, if you encounter unsatisfactory services, please set forth the circumstances in writing so that we can note your complaint in our files. Names are listed alphabetically or by region, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. Professional credentials and areas of expertise of privately practicing physicians are provided directly by the medical professional or medical facility. The list of public hospitals is compiled for your convenience using public information resources. English-speaking staff availability in hospitals might be limited, particularly in rural regions.

In case of a medical emergency, please call:

  • AMBULANCE at 113 or 112
  • General practitioners after-hours advisory service: 6601 6001  (5:00 p.m.- 8 a.m. on working days and all day on weekends and Latvian public holidays; consultations provided primarily in Latvian and Russian)

Follow this link for resources for medical evacuation to the United States or other country (PDF – 92 kB).

Healthcare institutions in Latvia

List of all certified medical facilities in Latvia and information on their certifications can be found on the Health Inspectorate of Latvia.


You can locate a pharmacy in your area using public information service by calling 1188 or visiting the website:

Other health related resources in Latvia: