As of 1 January 2006, 27 pharmacies
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, about 60 dentists, about 60 general practitioners, 10 pediatricians, and a half-dozen ophthalmologists and dermatologists constitute the general medical staff of the city.

Health facilities include:
  • CHU Henri Mondor, a publicly owned hospital inaugurated on 2 December 1969. Conceived initially for 1,300 beds, its capacity today is 958 beds. It employs more than 3,000 people including more than 2,600 looking after patients. Its expenditure in 2004 was 241M€.
  • Centre hospitalier intercommunal de Créteil, inaugurated on 3 November 1937. Capacity of reception of 530 in-patients as against 264 in 1937. The construction of this establishment was decided in 1932 by grouping the communes of the Bonneuil-sur-Marne, Creteil and Joinville-le-Pont within an inter-communal syndicate. Saint-Maur-des-Fossés joined this syndicate later. Originally, a number of the hospital personnel were religious sisters. In 2004, 38,037 hospitalizations were listed, with 2,551 childbirths and 12,838 surgical interventions. ] It employs approximately 2,000 people with about 1,600 of them caring for patients in medical or other capacities.
  • Centre de Transfusion sanguine. The Blood Transfusion Center of Creteil is run by the inter-communal Hospital. This service treats from 600 to 1,000 requests per day.
  • Albert Chenevier Hospital. A publicly owned hospital, with a 463-bed capacity. There are 118 beds in the psychiatric ward.


Créteil is served by three stations on Paris Métro Line 8
Paris Metro Line 8
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: Créteil – L'Échat
Créteil - L'Échat (Paris Métro)
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, Créteil – Université
Créteil - Université (Paris Métro)
Créteil - Université is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro in the commune of Créteil. It is on the surface.The station opened on 10 September 1974 with the extension of the line from Créteil - L'Échat to Créteil - Préfecture. Its name refers to the nearby Paris 12 Val de Marne University....

 and Créteil – Préfecture
Créteil - Préfecture (Paris Métro)
Créteil - Préfecture is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro in the commune of Créteil. It was the southern terminus of the line as is on the surface.The station opened on 10 September 1974 with the extension of the line from Créteil - L'Échat...



US Créteil-Lusitanos
US Créteil-Lusitanos
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, founded in 1936, is the city's football club. They currently play in the Championnat National
Championnat National
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 of the French League and their home stadium is Stade Dominique Duvauchelle
Stade Dominique Duvauchelle
Stade Dominique Duvauchelle is a multi-use stadium in Créteil, France. It takes its name from a local sports journalist who died shortly before the stadium's inauguration. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of US Créteil-Lusitanos Football. The stadium was...



  • Bertrand Amoussou-Guenou
    Bertrand Amoussou-Guenou
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  • Stephane Caristan
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  • Bruno Coqueran
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  • Lina Jacques-Sebastien
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  • Azrack Mahamat
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  • Axel Médéric
    Axel Médéric
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  • Marc Raquil
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  • Richard Soumah
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  • Sammy Traoré
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  • Christopher Samba
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Twin towns

Créteil is twinned with: Falkirk
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, United Kingdom Kiryat Yam, Israel Mataró
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, Spain

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