- Recklinghausen, Germany
Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen
About us Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen
The Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen has been rendering medical and health care services of excellent standing for more than 160 years. With approx. 530 beds and 12 medical departments, the Hospital is famous for being the largest medical facility in the region. Main clinical focuses of the Hospital include surgery, otolaryngology, oncology, gynecology and urology. The Prosper-Hospital is an academic hospital of the Ruhr University in Bochum.
To assure the most comprehensive range of medical services and all possible methods of modern medicine, the Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen works in close cooperation with diverse medical institutions, in particular, with the St. Elisabeth Hospital Herten. Special attention is also given to international projects.
The medical team of the Prosper-Hospital, consisting of 1,270 doctors and employees, treats approx. 17,000 inpatients annually.
About the city
Recklinghausen is a historical town district in the north-west of North Rhine-Westphalia. The town is famous for hosting the traditional “Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen”, one of the oldest theatrical festivals in Europe. Other places of interest include the old town center with the town hall, Petruskirche, the Engelsburg building as well as a number of museums and contemporary buildings, i.a., the theatrical hall “Ruhrfestspielhaus“. Apart from that, the town also offers its visitors numerous churches of diverse confessions and, besides, the Icon Museum Recklinghausen, the most important museum of the eastern ecclesiastical art in the western world.