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Asklepios Hospital Barmbek Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany

The Asklepios Hospital Barmbek Hamburg is an academic hospital of the University of Hamburg. The hospital was opened in 2005, and today it is one of the best and most modern medical centers in Europe. The priority areas of specialization of the medical facility are emergency medical care and comprehensive treatment of cancer, urologic diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, and pulmonary diseases, as well as abdominal surgery and thoracic surgery. The hospital provides patients with top-class medical services that meet international standards. 

The hospital has 620 beds. More than 36,000 inpatients and about 74,000 outpatients are treated here every year. The patients' health is in the safe hands of a highly professional team of over 1,600 doctors and nursing staff.

The hospital offers high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic services and strictly follows current clinical protocols. The hospital boasts modern infrastructure and state-of-the-art medical equipment. The hospital is one of the few in Europe where patients are successfully operated on using the da Vinci surgical system. The hospital also houses well-equipped endoscopy rooms, cardiac catheterization laboratories, laser surgery rooms, and operating rooms for arthroscopic interventions. All these technical resources contribute to effective and, at the same time, minimally traumatic treatment.

It is worth noting that the hospital has vast experience in serving international patients. According to the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA), the Asklepios Hospital Barmbek Hamburg ranks among the top three medical centers worldwide for medical tourism.

The medical center also holds the international DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 quality certificate, attesting to the excellent medical services provided. For its outstanding achievements in oncology and surgery, the hospital has been awarded certificates from the German Cancer Society (DKG) and the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV).

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Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

Andreas Gross Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Oncology and Hematology

Axel Stang Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Thomas von Hahn Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Mammology

Ursula Scholz Dr. med.

Department of Gynecology

Gerhard Gebauer Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology

Tobias Meyer Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Cardiology

Gerian Grönefeld PD Dr. med.

Department of Neurology and Epileptology

Peter Paul Urban Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pulmonology

Ralf Eberhardt Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Thoracic Surgery

Klaus Diemel Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology

Ulrich Schaudig PD Dr. med.

Department of Obstetrics

Holger Maul Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology

Roland Brüning Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery

Frank Lampe Prof. Dr. med.


Patients rooms

The patients of the Asklepios Hospital Barmbek Hamburg live in comfortable single and double rooms. Each patient room has an ensuite bathroom with a shower and a toilet. The patient room furnishings include an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table, a table and chairs for visitors, a TV, a radio, and a telephone. Wi-Fi access is also available in the patient rooms.

Patients can also be accommodated in enhanced-comfort rooms, which additionally include a rest area with upholstered furniture and a working area with a desk and a reading lamp. The bathroom in the enhanced-comfort rooms includes necessary toiletries, changeable towels, bathrobes, slippers, and a hairdryer. The enhanced-comfort rooms correspond to the standards of a high-class hotel.

Meals and Menus

The hospital offers tasty and balanced meals. Patients receive several menus to choose from and can see the menu in advance using a special mobile application. The hospital takes patients' food preferences into account and offers a wide range of dietary and vegetarian dishes. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served in the patient's room.

There is a cozy cafeteria on the first floor of the hospital where one can enjoy a cup of aromatic coffee or delicious tea with a dessert. The cafeteria offers a wide selection of snacks and salads.

There is a small store on the territory of the hospital where one can buy fresh fruits, yogurts, sweets, and magazines.

Further details

Standard rooms include:



There is a prayer room on the first floor of the hospital where patients can find solitude for prayer.

The hospital has an evangelical pastor who is happy to talk with patients and support them in the process of their treatment.

Representatives of other religions are available upon request.

Accompanying person

Your accompanying person may stay with you in your patient room or at the hotel of your choice during the inpatient program.


You may stay at the hotel of your choice during the outpatient program. Our managers will support you for selecting the best option.


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