Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek Hamburg
Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine (356111)
Specialized in: obstetrics, perinatal medicine
About the department
The Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine at the Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek offers the full range of services in these medical focuses. It provides high-quality, individualized care of women before, during and after pregnancy. The specialists of the department create a pleasant atmosphere, take into account all the wishes of the patients and at the same time guarantee the highest level of safety. The department is headed by PD Dr. med. Holger Maul.
The department is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment that allows to provide high-precision perinatal diagnostics. During the diagnostics, doctors can identify any problems associated with the course of pregnancy and the health of an unborn baby. Naturally, the diagnosis is supplemented by individual consultations, on which one can find answers to all the questions of interest. For excellent medical services, the department was awarded the title of the Level I Perinatal Center.
If a pregnant woman suffers from a certain disease that can affect the course of pregnancy, e.g. diabetes, high blood pressure, infections, malignant diseases, she will provided with proper medical care (in cooperation with other departments of the hospital).
In close cooperation with intensive care specialists for newborns, the department ensures optimal care for premature newborns, which significantly reduces the likelihood of further growth retardation and other disorders.
Here are offered both traditional and modern kinds of delivery ranging from water birth, natural birth and up to cesarean section. In addition, the department offers homeopathy, acupuncture, modern local anesthesia, epidural anesthesia to facilitate labor.
It should be noted that the department has a unique experience in the monitoring and delivery of multiple pregnancies. Such pregnancies are classified as high-risk pregnancies, and therefore require a more thorough care. The medical team carefully monitors the course of such pregnancies, in order to timely identify possible deviations, the diagnostics and treatment of which is possible even in the womb.
The range of services of the department is complemented by comprehensive care for the mother and baby after birth. Doctors constantly monitor the condition of the mother and child. There is provided comprehensive counseling for the further care of child.
PD Dr. med. Holger Maul studied medicine at the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen. After the state examination (1997) he became Doctor of Medicine. He had his internship at the university Hospital Aachen. Also, worked as an Assistant Physician there. In 2000, he became a Research Fellow at the University of Texas at Galveston (2 years of work). After two years in the Department of Gynecology of the Hannover Medical School, in 2008 he was appointed Senior Physician in the Department of Gynecology at the University Hospital Heidelberg. Since 2006, the Head of the Department of Gynecologic Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnostics. In 2007, Dr. Maul defended his doctoral dissertation at the Heidelberg University. The next year he graduated from Medical Business Management. Since January 2009, he was appointed Chief Physician of the Department of Obstetrics and Perinatology at the Marienkrankenhaus Clinic, Hamburg. Since September 2017, he has been the Chief Physician of the Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine at the Academic Teaching Hospital Asklepios Barmbek, Hamburg. Also, at the same time he heads the Department of Obstetrics at the Hospital Asklepios Nord.
Photo of the doctor: (c) Asklepios Klinik Barmbek
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