- Berlin, Germany
Academic Lung Hospital Berlin
Academic Lung Hospital Berlin - Departments
The Department of Pneumology and Lung Cancer
The Department of Pneumology and Lung Cancer at the Academic Lung Hospital Berlin offers a comprehensive range of diagnosis, treatment and patient care of all diseases of the lungs and related organs. Specialized physicians, specially trained nursing staff and physiotherapists, psychooncologists and social services work in a close cooperation. Main interests of the Department are acute and chronic lung and bronchus illnesses, such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, lung fibrosis as well as tumor diseases and sleep-related respiratory disorders.
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Academic Lung Hospital Berlin offers the full range of thoracic operations (with the exception of the heart), including interventions on the respiratory tract (trachea and bronchia), lungs, mediastinum and chest wall. The focal point of the Department is minimally invasive surgery (the so-called “key hole” interventions). With 37 beds and a further five beds in the intensive ward, the Department is one of Germany’s large specialized chest units.