Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide
Department of General, Abdominal and Trauma Surgery
Claus F. Eisenberger
Specialized in: general surgery, abdominal surgery, thoracic surgery
Under the motto "We are making surgery with heart, mind and passion" the Department of General, Abdominal and Trauma Surgery provides its patients with the best medical and surgical care at the highest level. The range of services here includes both, small surgical procedures performed on an outpatient basis as well as the vast complex surgical operations to remove cancer tumors. During the time of treatment the patients are under the care of the best surgeons.
The Department of General, Abdominal and Trauma Surgery has 4 divisions with 120 inpatient beds. More than 4 200 surgeries are being performed here every year. With a team of over 15 doctors from different surgical specialties the Department can cover the entire range of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery with a high level of professional competence. Medical professionals of the Department provide services from complex surgeries of tumors and up to the general field of traumatology. Surgeries of the thyroid and parathyroid glands also belong to the professional area of the Department.
- Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands, including minimally invasive surgery.
Abdominal surgery (surgery of internal organs, including the gastrointestinal tract)
- Laparoscopic removal of reflux in the esophagus (hiatal hernia, reflux esophagitis), laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia removal
- Surgical removal of benign and malignant tumors of the stomach, colon, liver, pancreas, and spleen
- Minimally invasive gallbladder removal with no visible scars on the body.
- Treatment of injuries of the upper and lower limbs.
- Treatment of all kinds of tumors of the stomach, pancreas and bowel.
- Treatment after injuries, treatment of deformations or aging of joints
- Treatment of "diabetic foot".
- Transanal microsurgery and transanal endoscopic surgery.
- Surgery of varicose veins
- Catheterization for patients requiring dialysis;
implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators.
Center for bowel diseases treatment
The center specializes in treatment of tumors of the colon and rectum, using advanced equipment and therapeutic techniques.
- Local resection
- Supportive therapy
- Radiation therapy
The Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide is a part of the University of Cologne. Alongside with a wide range of treatment of diseases represented in the clinic, the hospital specializes in the following areas: gynecology and obstetrics, urology, ENT therapy, radiology. There is also a specialized clinic for the treatment of visceral (internal organs of the body). The Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide applies minimally invasive technologies and sparing treatment methods.
Accommodation in hospital
The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.
Meals and Menus
The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.
Standard rooms include:
Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.
Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.
You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.
Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide
- Cologne, Germany
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