Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek Hamburg

location_on Hamburg, Germany
9.5/10 from 23 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal Surgery and Surgical Oncology (356100)

Karl Jürgen Oldhafer

Prof. Dr.

Karl Jürgen Oldhafer

Specialized in: general, abdominal surgery, surgical oncology

The Department of General, Abdominal Surgery and Surgical Oncology at the Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek offers the full range of services in these medical focuses. The department provides high-quality surgical treatment of all abdominal diseases. The surgeons of the department have a huge experience in performing open and laparoscopic interventions. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. Karl Jürgen Oldhafer.

Much attention is paid to the diagnostics and treatment of all types of abdominal cancer: stomach, esophageal, pancreatic, liver, small and large intestine, bladder cancer, etc. To ensure optimal results during the treatment, experienced gastroenterologists, oncologists, radiologists and other specialists are involved. Each patient receives a tailored treatment plan with due consideration of his/her specific clinical picture, general health status, possible risks, age, weight and other factors.

The range of medical services of the department includes:

  • Diseases of the esophagus and stomach
  • Pancreatic diseases 
  • Biliary diseases 
  • Diseases of the small and large intestine (e.g., Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulum)
  • Gallbladder diseases (e.g., gallstones, gallbladder tumors)
  • Hernias: inguinal, umbilical and incisional
  • Diseases of the rectum (e.g., hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anal fistula, incontinence)
  • Liver diseases (cirrhosis, hepatitis B and C, liver cysts, liver adenoma)
  • And other diseases

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