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Westpfalz Hospital Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern, Germany

The Westpfalz Hospital Kaiserslautern is a modern maximum care medical facility, which guarantees a patient high professionalism, impeccable quality of medical care and a humane attitude. The hospital has more than 25 specialized departments and institutes, whose tasks include accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of almost all diseases. The hospital has about 1,400 beds for inpatient treatment. Many diagnostic and therapeutic measures are also provided on an outpatient basis. The medical staff of the hospital employs over 4,000 staff members and admits about 160,000 patients annually.

The patient's health is in the hands of a highly qualified team of doctors and nursing staff, who regularly attend advanced training courses and have great opportunities for improving their knowledge in the field of the latest advancements in medicine. The specialists of the hospital apply in their practice the very latest internationally recognized treatment methods and work with advanced medical equipment, which guarantees an optimal result. They also devote sufficient time to personal communication with patients and their relatives. The treatment tactics are planned on the basis of the patient's specific clinical data. Whenever possible, the most sparing therapeutic procedures are used.

It should be noted that the hospital has implemented the strictest quality control system, which serves as a tool for maintaining a high level of organization of the work of its employees. This system allows for close monitoring of the structural organization of work (equipment, types of therapy), the quality of work of employees and the final treatment result, which is the main indicator of the effectiveness of the work of doctors.

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Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery

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Patients rooms

The patients of the Westpfalz Hospital Kaiserslautern live in comfortable single, double and triple rooms with the necessary amenities to ensure a comfortable environment throughout their stay in the hospital. The standard patient room furnishings include a comfortable automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table, a telephone, a radio and a TV. The phone also has a radio and TV control function.

If desired, the patient may stay in an enhanced-comfort room, which additionally includes a mini fridge, a safe, a hairdryer and toiletries.

Meals and Menus

The clinic offers a healthy and balanced diet, which is selected for each patient individually, depending on the clinical indications. Breakfast is served buffet style, and there is a choice between two set menus for lunch and dinner. The menu features vegetarian options and specialties for certain faiths. All dishes are prepared from high quality, fresh ingredients, while special steam kitchen appliances ensure maximum retention of nutrients.

Further details

Standard rooms include:


Accompanying person

Your accompanying person may stay with you in your patient room or at the hotel of your choice during the inpatient program.


You may stay at the hotel of your choice during the outpatient program. Our managers will support you for selecting the best option.


Kaiserslautern is a cozy German city located in the southwest of Rhineland-Palatinate, on the banks of the Lauter River. In the past, the city had the status of one of the imperial residences, and today it is a modern center of information and communication technologies. In addition, Kaiserslautern boasts a large number of educational institutions: a university, a technical college and several research institutes.

The city offers tourists a variety of historical and cultural sights and wonderful places for recreation. Of particular interest are the St. Mary's Church – the tallest building in the city, the ruins of castles from the Barbarossa period and the ornate Kaiserbrunnen fountain. Excursions to the Theodor Zink Museum and the Palatinate Gallery of Art of Kaiserslautern will be no less exciting for city visitors.

Some neighborhoods in the historic center of Kaiserslautern are pedestrian-only. Most of the restaurants, bars, and souvenir shops are concentrated here. The guests of the city can also relax in the botanical garden, which is the largest Japanese garden in Europe. Those looking for a longer scenic walk should visit the Palatinate Forest Nature Park. There is the largest forest area in Germany on its territory, and the total area of the reserve is about 180,000 hectares.

The rich historical heritage and amazing beauty of Kaiserslautern attract tourists from all over the world and leave a lasting impression.