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HôPITAL SAINT-LOUIS is a hospital in Paris
Paris
, France
France
. It is part of the Assistance publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Paris
hospital system, and it is located at 1 avenue Claude-Vellefaux, in the 10th arrondissement near the metro station: Goncourt . Its address is 1 avenue Claude-Vellefaux (previously called rue Claude-Vellefaux), just north of rue Bichat.

It was founded by King Henry IV (1553–1610) (King of France
France
and Navarre) on May 17, 1607 to decongest the Hôtel-Dieu de Paris
Paris
during the plague . He named it St. Louis in memory of Louis IX , who died of the plague that devastated Tunis
Tunis
in 1270.

Today, Hôpital Saint-Louis
Hôpital Saint-Louis
uses its historical premises (parts of which are classified as historical monuments) for administrative functions. Following the 1980s new modern additions were made to house the current hospital and teaching hospital . Its primary specialties are dermatology and hematology , as well as oncology . The dermatology library was founded by Dr Henri Feulard . The hospital employs 2,500 people, one thousand of which are in the medical profession. It houses the INSERM
INSERM
Institute of Research on Skin and the René Touraine Foundation.