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St. Elisabethen Hospital Lörrach

location_on Lörrach, Germany
9.7/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (315298)

Tilman Humpl

Prof. Dr. med.

Tilman Humpl

Specialized in: pediatric and adolescent medicine

About the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at St. Elisabethen Hospital Lörrach

The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the St. Elisabethen Hospital Lörrach 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. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Tilman Humpl.

The scope of ​​clinical tasks of the department's pediatricians includes the treatment of diseases of the lungs, nervous and endocrine (for example, diabetes mellitus) systems. The medical facility also deals with the treatment of psycho-emotional disorders in combination with somatic complaints. Depending on the clinical case, children and adolescents are treated in standard patient rooms or in the intensive care unit.

The department's specialists have excellent professional skills in intensive care for premature babies of all weight groups and babies born at the proper term. The experienced team of specialists at the Level I Perinatal Center carries out treatment of young patients at the highest level. Friendly, responsive care and state-of-the-art medical technology are the basis of medical care.

All the department's specialists make every effort to provide the most effective medical care to young patients. The high level of medical service is confirmed by the most prestigious German certificate for pediatric medical facilities – Ausgezeichnet. FÜR KINDER.

The department's main clinical activities include:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of respiratory diseases
    • Newborn respiratory distress syndrome
    • Bronchitis
    • Bronchial asthma of infectious and allergic genesis
    • Pneumonia
  • Diagnostics and treatment of cardiovascular diseases
    • Congenital heart defects
    • Congenital malformations of large vessels
    • Arrhythmias
    • Tachycardia and bradycardia of various origins
  • Diagnostics and treatment of endocrine diseases
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Thyrotoxicosis
    • Congenital adrenal dysfunction 
    • Short stature, gigantism
    • Precocious puberty or delayed puberty
  • Diagnostics and treatment of pyelonephritis and kidney dysfunction
  • Diagnostics and treatment of phosphorus and calcium metabolism disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of somatic complaints caused by psycho-emotional disorders
  • Intensive care in premature infants of all weight groups and infants born at the proper term
  • Emergency care for acute respiratory and cardiovascular failure
  • Other diseases and treatment methods

Curriculum vitae of Prof. Dr. med. Tilman Humpl

Since April 2021, Prof. Dr. med. Tilman Humpl has been the Head Physician of the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the St. Elisabethen Hospital Lörrach. The specialist has vast experience in neonatology, pediatric cardiology and special pediatric intensive care. Prior to joining the St. Elisabethen Hospital Lörrach, the professor was the Head Physician of the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital Bern in Switzerland. Dr. Tilman Humpl also has long experience in pediatrics in hospitals in Toronto, Canada. The specialist is the author of numerous scientific publications in national and international publications. He is a member of many professional societies, including the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, the German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. The professor is also actively involved in training young doctors and nurses. Dr. Humpl received his medical education at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Photo of the doctor: (c) St. Elisabethen-Krankenhaus gGmbH

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