Hospital Harlaching Munich
Hospital Harlaching Munich - Departments
Department of Cardiology
The Department of Cardiology provides the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with cardiovascular diseases. Huge clinical experience and advanced equipment allow the doctors to effectively treat cardiac pathologies of varying severity. The department includes two modern Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories designed for both diagnostic catheter procedures and interventional treatment of coronary heart disease. In addition, the department operates a Chest Pain Unit certified by the German Cardiac Society. The Chest Pain Unit admits patients with acute coronary syndrome and myocardial infarction around the clock. The department's cardiologists cooperate closely with cardiac surgeons at the Hospital Bogenhausen Munich. In addition, the doctors from related medical disciplines, including angiologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, neurologists and other specialists, are involved in the therapeutic process, if required. The department provides treatment to more than 2,700 patients every year.
Department of Pulmonology
The Department of Pulmonology offers the full range of medical services in the area of its competence. The medical facility has been conducting its clinical activities for over 100 years, and therefore it has exceptional experience in the treatment of diseases of the lungs and other organs of the respiratory system. The department is part of the specialized Lung Center founded jointly with the Department of Pulmonology at the Hospital Bogenhausen Munich. The department has modern diagnostic rooms with state-of-the-art equipment for assessing the state of the respiratory system, an Intensive Care Unit with advanced heart-lung machines and a Weaning Unit. The department's pulmonologists also specialize in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory distress syndrome. All diagnostic and therapeutic measures are provided in accordance with the current clinical protocols, which guarantees their highest efficiency.
Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology
The Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in the fields of its competence. The department's medical team specializes in the treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases, arterial hypertension, as well as systemic rheumatic diseases. The department's doctors also specialize in the treatment of concomitant diseases of this profile – diabetes mellitus and occlusive peripheral arterial disease. The department is certified by the German Society of Nephrology as a specialized medical facility for the treatment of kidney diseases, and therefore it has all the modern therapeutic techniques for the effective treatment of nephrological diseases. The department has a progressive Dialysis Unit, which offers all types of renal replacement therapy for the patients with kidney failure. The department's doctors work in accordance with the current clinical protocols, so the patients are guaranteed high quality and safety of medical care.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology offers the full range of medical services in the field of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the brain and spinal cord, nerves and muscles. The primary focus in the clinical practice is on the treatment of stroke, multiple sclerosis, meningitis, encephalitis, dizziness, dementia, Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, inflammatory lesions of the nerve roots, diseases of the peripheral nerves and traumatic injuries of the nervous system. To provide high-quality medical care to stroke patients, the department has a specialized Stroke Unit certified in accordance with the requirements of the German Stroke Society and the German Stroke Foundation. The department's specialists also provide early neurological rehabilitation for the patients with severe lesions of the nervous system. The doctors of the medical facility annually admit about 2,500 inpatients, and more than 1,200 outpatients. The department has 80 beds for patient hospitalization.
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery provides high-quality surgical treatment of inflammatory diseases and cancers of the abdominal cavity and anterior abdominal wall. Whenever possible, the specialists prefer sparing minimally invasive surgical techniques. The department's team of surgeons has a wealth of experience in the field of minimally invasive hernia repair, thanks to which it has been awarded the quality certificate of the German Hernia Society (DHG). To provide comprehensive medical care, the department's surgeons cooperate closely with gastroenterologists. In addition, the department's specialists perform interventions to form a vascular access for patients who require dialysis. The key focus of the department's clinical practice is on the surgical treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies. The medical facility is part of the Cancer Center Munich Süd. More than 2,000 surgical procedures are performed in the department's high-tech operating rooms every year.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Orthopedics, Foot Surgery, Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Orthopedics, Foot Surgery, Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in the areas of its specialization. The doctors of the medical facility provide both conservative and surgical treatment. The department is distinguished by its exceptional competence in the treatment of injuries of any severity, including multiple injuries. The department is certified in accordance with the requirements of the German Trauma Society (DGU). The key focus of clinical practice is also on the treatment of such spinal diseases as spinal disc herniation, spondylolisthesis, osteochondrosis, spondyloarthritis, osteoporotic vertebral fractures, spinal stenosis, spinal fractures, etc. In addition, the department's specialists can boast of their rich and successful experience in joint replacement surgery. The medical facility performs operations to replace knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and ankle joints, including revision interventions. The department's therapeutic options are complemented by the correction of congenital and acquired foot deformities, hand surgery. The department annually performs more than 3,000 interventions, while about 600 of them are spinal surgical procedures.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology offers the full range of modern conservative and surgical treatments for patients with diseases of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and reproductive male organs. Of particular interest is the treatment of kidney, bladder and prostate cancers. The priority areas of the department’s clinical practice also include the treatment of kidney stone disease, urinary tract obstruction, urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. The department’s medical team deals with the treatment of young patients with congenital and acquired urologic pathologies. To provide optimal medical care for the patients with kidney diseases, urologists cooperate closely with the Department of Nephrology. The department offers such advanced therapeutic methods as HIFU therapy for prostate cancer and Greenlight laser therapy for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. These methods are among the very latest developments in the field of modern urology and allow the doctors to achieve outstanding treatment results. The department annually treats more than 2,500 patients with clinical cases of varying severity.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine provides comprehensive treatment for a wide range of diseases in children and adolescents. The priority focuses of pediatricians' work include the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, allergies, lung diseases, diabetes mellitus, neurological disorders, infectious diseases and other pathologies. The department's medical team also specializes in the treatment of rare diseases in children. The Level I Perinatal Center provides high quality medical care for premature babies and babies with congenital malformations or diseases. The specialists of the Perinatal Center provide their services to over 3,800 newborn babies every year. The department has advanced infrastructure and all the necessary technical resources to provide high quality medical care to young patients. Special attention should be given to the exceptional experience and professionalism of the medical team. The specialists try to make the stay of young patients in the hospital as comfortable and as pleasant as possible. The doctors devote enough time to communication with children and their parents, since a child's illness is always associated with stress for the whole family.
Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics offers the full range of high-quality medical services in the areas of its specialization. The focus of the department's gynecologists is on the patients with suspected cancer of the female genital organs and breast cancer. In these medical areas, the department is certified by the German Cancer Society, and therefore it has modern therapeutic methods and highly qualified personnel to provide effective care for women with cancers. The department also deals with the treatment of such benign gynecologic diseases as uterine fibroids and endometriosis. In addition, the specialists of the medical facility provide conservative and surgical treatment of urogynecologic diseases – urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The department annually treats more than 5,500 patients with diseases of varying severity. The medical facility has the status of the Level I Perinatal Center. It provides comprehensive obstetric services for pregnancy monitoring, childbirth and postpartum care. More than 2,300 babies are born in the department's birthing rooms every year.
Department of Hematology and Oncology
The Department of Hematology and Oncology offers all the options of modern medicine for the diagnostics and treatment of malignant blood diseases, as well as solid tumors of various localization. The department's specialists focus on patients with leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, lung cancer, breast cancer, cervical and ovarian cancers, kidney, bladder, prostate and testicular cancers. The department's doctors are confident that it is possible to cure oncology only with the help of an interdisciplinary approach, and therefore they cooperate closely with specialists in all related medical fields. During the treatment, not only physical, but also psychological aspects are necessarily taken into account, since in most cases cancer becomes the cause of emotional shock, which the patient can rarely cope with on his own. The department is part of the renowned Cancer Center Munich Süd, and therefore it has access to advanced treatment methods. The patients with end-stage cancer receive effective palliative care to relieve pain and improve their quality of life. The department annually treats more than 1,400 inpatients, while about 750 patients receive outpatient care. Great importance is attached not only to the high quality of medical care, but also to the humane attitude towards the patients and their comfort during treatment.
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