- Berlin, Germany
Academic Lung Hospital Berlin
About us Academic Lung Hospital Berlin
The Academic Lung Hospital Berlin, one of the ten largest lung hospitals in Germany, is a broadly recognized specialized clinic for acute and chronic diseases of the lungs as well as thorax and its organs. Established in 1952, the Hospital is a co-founder of the Berlin-Buch Tumor Center and an academic teaching hospital of the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Each year, the hospital staff treat over 15,700 patients (6,200 inpatients and 9,500 outpatients).
The Hospital is certified as the Competence Center for Thoracic Surgery, as well as Lang Cancer Center, additionally, it is accredited as the Sleep Medicine Center and the Weaning-Center for liberation from the mechanical ventilation. Another focal point is a comprehensive palliative medical treatment: specially trained physicians, nursing staff and technicians from various specialties, such as psychooncology, pastoral care, social services and physiotherapy, take every effort to ensure the best possible quality of life even for the most critically ill patients. The pneumologists, thoracic surgeons, anesthetists, intensive care specialists and radiologists of the Academic Lung Hospital Berlin annually treat approx. 6,200 inpatients.
Thanks to the latest medical technology, exceptional physicians (all of whom are recognized as experts in their fields), professional care and individual service, the Academic Lung Hospital Berlin is able to offer best quality of medical treatment. The highest quality is KTQ-certified (German acronym for ‘Cooperation for Transparency and Quality in the Healthcare Industry’), one of the leading forms of certification in Germany.
Since its establishment, the Academic Lung Hospital Berlin is actively involved in research and development of new treatment methods. The engagement and successes in the field of medical teaching and research and the multifaceted scientific discourse still represent this tradition. The departments and physicians of the Hospital conduct diverse research projects in national and international cooperation networks and regularly publish the results of these projects.
About the city
Berlin is the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. As the most densely populated city in Germany and the second largest city in the EU, Berlin is a metropolis for culture, politics, media and science. It is a European transport hub and one of the most visited cities on the continent. Sporting events, universities, research institutions and museums of Berlin are world famous.