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Medical Assistance
March 2, 2022

DISCLAIMER: The U.S. Embassy in Oslo, Norway, assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the medical professionals, medical facilities or air ambulance services whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or the U.S. Embassy in Oslo. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information in the list on professional credentials and areas of expertise are provided directly by the medical professional, medical facility or air ambulance service; the Embassy is not in a position to vouch for such information. You may receive additional information about the individuals and facilities on the list by contacting local medical boards and associations (or its equivalent) or local licensing authorities.

The U.S. Embassy, Oslo, Norway assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or reputation of the persons or medical facilities whose names appear on the following list.

By calling 116117 you will come in direct contact with your closest emergency doctor (legevakt) wherever you are in Norway. The legevakt is open 24 hours and can be contacted outside your General Practitoner’s office hours in acute need of a doctor. No appointments. If necessary, the legevakt will transfer the patient to a specialist at another hospital.

For non-emergencies you can contact the local medical center or your “fastlege” (General Practitioner). An appointment is usually required – call ahead.
Call 113 for life or death emergencies.