- Cologne, Germany
Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim
About us Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim
As a medical institution of maximum care with an excellent reputation, as well as an academic hospital of the Witten/Herdecke University, the Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim offers a wide range of medical services. The Hospital has 752 beds in its 13 specialized departments. There are annually treated over 28,000 inpatients. Moreover, there is an outpatient counseling on many focuses. The Transplant Center is part of the University Hospital of Cologne.
The special focuses of the Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim are Neuro Center, including stereotaxy, pulmonology, including ECMO therapy, Transplant Center, Center of Excellence for minimally invasive surgery, Cardiac Center, interregional Trauma Center, Center for Endoprosthetics, Center for Sports Trauma and Plastic Surgery with the Center for Severe Burns. A number of modern Intensive Care Units offer an optimal treatment for critically ill patients. With the expansion of the Center of Internal Medicine, there were created optimal conditions that correspond to the demographic growth. The range of services is completed by the Departments of Ophthalmology, Anesthesia, Radiology and Neuroradiology that is focused on palliative medicine. Through the foundation of the Department of Neurological / Neurosurgical Rehabilitation, the Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim provides a comprehensive treatment (including both primary medical care and specialized treatment programs up to rehabilitation) to patients with stroke, brain injuries, brain tumors and neurological diseases. This kind of medical care is provided only in a few centers of Germany.
The spectrum of medical services in all specializations corresponds to the advanced level and meets the latest achievements in medicine. The Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim offers medical care and competent nursing of the highest level. The treatment is focused on the patient with his/her individual needs and wishes.
About the city
Cologne is a city in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is one of the largest economic and cultural centers of Germany. Thanks to the Cologne Cathedral, an outstanding monument of Gothic architecture, the city is famous all over the world. Cologne is also the largest museum and exhibition center.