Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe
Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe - Departments
Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology offers the full range of imaging diagnostics and minimally invasive imaging-guided treatment. The special focuses of clinical practice include diagnostic examinations and therapy in children (pediatric radiology), as well as the treatment of patients with neurological pathologies (neuroradiology). The admission of patients is provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. As one of the largest medical facilities of this kind in Germany, the department has the prestigious DIN ISO certification.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery offers the full range of modern diagnostics and treatment for patients with maxillofacial diseases and defects, including implantology. The department has state-of-the-art systems for X-ray and ultrasound diagnostics, which make it possible to accurately detect the pathology and plan the optimal treatment regimen. The department provides its medical services to about 1,500-1,700 inpatients and over 32,000 outpatients annually. Such high rates testify to the outstanding quality of medical services and the high credit of patient confidence.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery offers the full range of surgical treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. In the case of interventions on the brain, spinal cord, their membranes and vessels, peripheral nervous system, the neurosurgeons use the cutting-edge neuronavigation devices, stereotactic surgery, ultrasound equipment, endoscopic techniques, intraoperative electrophysiological monitoring (EEG, EMG, light-evoked potentials, acoustic evoked potentials). The competent department's surgeons annually perform about 1,800 interventions of varying degree of complexity.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology offers all the options of modern medicine for patients with diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. The department includes modern Neurological Intensive Care Unit and progressive Stroke Unit for the effective treatment of stroke patients (certified by the German Stroke Society). The department treats more than 3,000 inpatients every year.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology offers the full range of medical services in this field and specializes in the treatment of diseases of the ear, throat and nose. The department shows excellent results in microsurgery of the paranasal sinuses, middle ear and larynx, extensive operations to resect head and neck tumors, facial plastic surgery and the diagnostics of hearing and speech disorders in children. The department is focused on the provision of individualized medical services, which meet international standards.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment for patients with eye diseases, including refractive eye surgery and plastic cosmetic interventions. The department has high-tech operating rooms for interventional procedures of varying severity. The diagnostics is carried out on an outpatient basis, after which further treatment tactics are determined. Many eye correction procedures are performed using ultramodern laser systems.
Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics offers the full range of services for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the female reproductive system. The therapeutic options are complemented by top-class obstetric service, including high-quality pregnancy management, childbirth and postpartum care for mother and baby. The department's doctors provide medical care to more than 5,000 patients, as well as perform about 3,500 surgical interventions annually. The department has a friendly atmosphere. It offers all conditions for the maximum comfort of women.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with urological problems. The department is one of the largest and most advanced medical facilities of this kind in Germany. The department's specialists treat more than 4,000 inpatients and about 10,000 outpatients annually. Despite the excellent technical base, at the center of all efforts of the department's medical team is a person with his individual needs.
Department of Dermatology
The Department of Dermatology offers the full range of highly accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of skin diseases. The clinical practice focuses on four key areas.These include the treatment of skin tumors, dermatosurgery, conservative dermatology and allergology. The department integrates the experience of qualified dermatologists, modern technologies and the very latest scientific achievements in order to provide optimal medical care.
Department of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery offers the full range of surgical treatment for diseases of the vascular system and thoracic organs. The department has 40 beds for patient hospitalization, including additional beds in the Intensive Care Unit. The experienced team of competent specialists who have a perfect command of all classic surgical techniques and keep up with the innovations in medicine take care of the health of patients.
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery offers the full range of medical services in these medical fields. The department treats about 3,500 inpatients and more than 1,500 outpatients annually. The department has 70 beds, as well as 16 beds in the interdisciplinary Surgical Intensive Care Unit. The department provides top-class surgical services according to modern standards, and also offers high professionalism and vast experience of the best German surgeons.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy
The Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy offers all modern types of radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer and benign diseases. Thanks to the innovative technical base, the department offers such types of radiation therapy as intensity-modulated radiation therapy, volumetric modulated arc therapy, stereotaxy/radiosurgery, combined chemoradiotherapy and radioimmunotherapy. Computer technologies of the very latest generation allow the doctors to carry out the most accurate treatment, monitoring and documentation of the results.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers the full range of medical services in this field of medicine. The department specializes in modern diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using radionuclide pharmaceuticals. The department cooperates closely with many other departments of the academic hospital. Medical care can be provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department strictly meets the requirements of radiation protection.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with diseases of the cardiovascular system. The department annually performs more than 4,000 cardiac catheterization procedures. The excellent qualifications are also available in the field of ablation, implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators. The Chest Pain Unit works around the clock and provides emergency care for patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Department of Oncology, Hematology, Infectology and Palliative Care
The Department of Oncology, Hematology, Infectology and Palliative Care offers the full range of modern medical services for patients with blood diseases, cancers and infectious pathologies. Of particular interest is the treatment of leukemias, lymphomas, drug therapy of malignancies, as well as palliative care to improve the quality of life of patients at the terminal stages of cancer. The treatment is provided in rooms with ultramodern infrastructure. All therapeutic interventions meet the standardized protocols of professional societies.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diabetology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diabetology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary tract, pancreas, as well as all types of diabetes mellitus, including its complications. Particular attention in the treatment of diabetes complications is paid to the treatment of diabetic foot (certificated as a recognized Diabetic Foot Center). As one of the largest specialized medical facilities in the treatment of gastroenterological diseases in Baden-Württemberg, the department guarantees optimal treatment of not only general, but also extremely rare pathologies in this spectrum. The close cooperation with experts in specialized disciplines plays the decisive role in the department's successful clinical practice.
Department of General Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pulmonology
The Department of General Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pulmonology offers all classic and innovative treatment methods for patients with internal diseases, kidney diseases, hypertension, inflammatory diseases of the joints and blood vessels, diseases of the lungs, bronchi and upper respiratory tract. In order to provide optimal inpatient treatment, the department has 77 beds for general medical care, as well as 19 beds in the Intensive Care Unit. A highly competent team of doctors with extensive practical experience and deep theoretical knowledge takes care of the health of patients.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers all the options of modern medicine for the treatment of surgical diseases in young patients – from the first days of birth to adolescence. Medical care is provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. In addition, in urgent clinical cases, children receive surgical care within the Emergency Unit. The quality of medical service at the medical facility is awarded by prestigious German certification Ausgezeichnet für Kinder of the Children's Hospital Association in Germany.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedic Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedic Surgery offers the full range of services in these medical fields. Specialization covers the conservative and surgical treatment of injuries and degenerative changes of the extremities, joints, pelvis and spine. The surgical interventions are performed using both classic open, and minimally invasive, endoscopic method. The department performs more than 6,000 surgical procedures every year. It has 90 beds and treats about 3,000 inpatients and 20,000 outpatients annually.
Department of Pediatric Neurology and Epileptology
The Department of Pediatric Neurology and Epileptology specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of congenital and acquired diseases of the nervous system. A special focus of the department is the treatment of epilepsy (certification of the German Society of Epileptology). Depending on the severity of the disease and its course, an inpatient and outpatient medical services are offered, for example, the diagnostics and treatment of all acute neuropediatric diseases are carried out only on an inpatient basis. The young patients receive medical care only from the highly qualified experts, who provide optimal solutions even in the extremely difficult clinical cases.
Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology
The Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology offers the full range of services in these fields. The department specializes in high-precision diagnostics and optimal treatment of oncopathologies and diseases of the hematopoietic system. The department has been operating since 1970, therefore, it has vast experience and unique achievements, which allow it to effectively deal with cancer in children of different age groups (under 18 years old). The department is one of the most successful and large medical facilities of this kind in Germany. Also, the tasks of the department's doctors include the therapy of benign congenital and acquired hematological diseases (thalassemia, Fanconi anemia, etc.).
Department of Pediatric Cardiology
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of congenital and acquired diseases of the cardiovascular system in premature babies, newborns, young children and adolescents. In addition to the treatment of congenital heart abnormalities, the department treats heart rhythm disorders, heart muscle diseases and hypertension. Thanks to the availability of ultra-modern technological equipment, the department's cardiologists have the opportunity to carry out the most accurate diagnostics of the smallest anomalies in the development of the cardiovascular system and ensure their timely treatment.
Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology
The Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The area of competence includes the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the endocrine glands, including diabetes mellitus, hormonal disorders in newborns, children and adolescents. Medical care is provided on both an outpatient and inpatient basis. The department has earned special authority in the field of diabetes mellitus treatment in children, and today it is certified by the German Diabetes Society. A highly qualified team of doctors works with young patients, who get along well with children and provide them with an optimal, high-level treatment.
Department of Pediatric Allergology and Pulmonology
The Department of Pediatric Allergology and Pulmonology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of various allergic reactions and respiratory diseases. The clinical activities mainly focus on the treatment of atopic dermatitis, food allergies, bronchial asthma, cystic fibrosis, severe types of respiratory tract infections, etc. The department has both classical and the very latest therapeutic methods, which allows the doctors to effectively eliminate even extremely complex pathologies. The priority is given to the early diagnostics, comprehensive parent counseling and selection of the optimal treatment strategy.
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