St. Elisabethen Hospital Lörrach
St. Elisabethen Hospital Lörrach - Departments
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the full range of conservative, surgical and postoperative treatment of bone fractures, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, congenital malformations and acquired diseases of the genitourinary system. The department also performs plastic and reconstructive interventions. The special task of the department's experts is to provide successful treatment with the maximum possible safety of a young patient. In this regard, minimally invasive surgical interventions are a priority for doctors, in which there is no need to make traumatic extensive incisions in the skin and soft tissues. The medical facility motto is "There is nothing more important for us than the health and happiness of the child!". Thus, it is important for doctors not only to restore the health of the young patient, but also to create the most comfortable and pleasant atmosphere for the child. The department was awarded the prestigious Ausgezeichnet. FÜR KINDER. ("Perfect. For children.") certificate of the German Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine for the high quality of treatment provided.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Anesthesiology, Intensive Care
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Anesthesiology, Intensive Care offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The medical team provides safe anesthesia for patients of any age: infants, children, adolescents and adults. There are selected optimal methods of anesthesia, which ensure the absence of pain during surgery and minimal pain after it. The department provides its services to 7,500 patients annually.
Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics provides the full range of top-class medical services in the areas of its specialization. The department's patients can undergo preventive examinations, comprehensive diagnostics and treatment of various diseases of the female reproductive system. The department offers the services of a specialized Breast Center, which deals with the treatment of breast diseases, while a special focus is on cancer therapy. An integral part of the department's work is the provision of obstetric services – the medical facility has the status of a Level I Perinatal Center. Obstetricians cooperate closely with neonatologists, so if any complications develop during or after childbirth, newborns receive the necessary medical care. The department admits more than 4,000 inpatients and performs about 2,500 surgical interventions. More than 2,300 children are born in the department every year. The department has 60 beds for patient hospitalization. All conditions for highly effective treatment in a comfortable environment are created here.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology offers the full range of services in this medical field. The department specializes in the diagnostics, conservative and surgical treatment of ENT diseases. Doctors deal with the treatment of patients of various age groups – from young children to elderly patients. About 600 inpatient and 700 outpatient interventions are performed here annually. When conducting surgical treatment, doctors use the very latest surgical techniques and advanced medical equipment. The department performs all modern interventions on the ENT organs, including pharyngeal and palatine tonsil removal, hearing improvement surgery, interventions to improve nasal breathing, operations for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, laryngeal surgery, plastic surgery to reshape the nasal cavity and ears. Each patient is guaranteed to receive customized medical care in accordance with European standards.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology, Andrology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology, Andrology offers the full range of top-class medical services in the fields of its competence. The department specializes in the diagnostics, conservative and surgical treatment of diseases of the reproductive system in men and boys, as well as diseases of the urinary system in women, men and children. It also admits men with andrological disorders. The department's doctors are members of the Cancer Center Lörrach-Rheinfelden and the Interdisciplinary Competence Center for Urinary Incontinence, which testifies to their outstanding professional skills. Every year, the department performs more than 1,000 inpatient and 300 outpatient interventions of varying complexity. In addition, the department's specialists perform many highly effective conservative therapeutic procedures, including brachytherapy – internal radiation therapy for prostate cancer treatment by placing a radiation source directly near the pathological focus. The department's doctors strictly follow clinical protocols when conducting diagnostics and treatment, so patients can be confident in the safety and effectiveness of medical services.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine offers young patients the full range of medical services, as well as care for the health and proper development of infants and newborns. The department admits children between the ages of 0 and 18 for diagnostics and treatment. The department offers services of neonatologists who cooperate closely with doctors from the Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics, forming the Level I Perinatal Center. The center meets the highest standards of perinatal medicine at the university level. The main value for the department's specialists is the health and well-being of the child, and therefore all modern resources are available here for comprehensive diagnostics and highly effective treatment of young patients. Treatment tactics are determined on an individual basis, and are also discussed in detail with the child's parents. The team of doctors of the medical facility specializes in conservative therapy, and if an operation is required, highly specialized pediatric surgeons are involved in the treatment.
Department of Pediatric Radiology
The Department of Pediatric Radiology offers the full range of services in this medical field. The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of children of all ages – from the first days after birth to adolescence. Since children are more sensitive to X-rays than adults, the specialists select the best diagnostic and treatment methods that do not pose risks to the health of the child and at the same time are highly effective. The department's diagnostic rooms have modern equipment adapted to the needs of a growing child's body. The department's medical team cooperates closely with specialists in all areas of pediatrics, providing high-precision and safe imaging diagnostics for children. In addition, the department has a pleasant and friendly atmosphere in which children feel as comfortable as possible.
Department of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
The Department of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychotherapy offers the full range of services in these medical fields. It provides the treatment of children between the ages of 5-18. The department has 20 beds for inpatients and 12 beds in the day clinic. The highly qualified specialists with rich experience and in-depth expert knowledge take care of the health of young patients.
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