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Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

Essen, Germany

The Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid began its work back in 1870, and large-scale restoration took place here in 1980. The medical facility is an academic hospital of the University of Duisburg-Essen, thanks to which it has access to innovations in the medical field, and also makes its own contribution to the development of modern therapeutic techniques. The hospital has 13 departments and various highly specialized centers, including the Breast Center, Endoprosthetics Center, Lung Cancer Center, Trauma Center and others. The hospital has 575 beds for patient hospitalization. The hospital also offers outpatient medical care. Every year, the hospital's team of doctors admits over 80,000 patients for diagnostics and treatment. For many years, the medical facility has held a leading position in the German medical arena, and is also widely known for its high quality standards in many other countries of the world. The hospital can be proud of its successful experience in providing medical care to foreign patients.

The priority fields of the hospital's work include the treatment of oncological, hematological, gastroenterological, gynecological, urological, neurological, orthopedic and other diseases. The high quality standards of medical care are facilitated by the constant updating of medical equipment and advanced training courses for medical personnel. The hospital widely applies modern methods of conservative treatment, progressive laparoscopic surgical techniques, as well as innovative robotic surgery using the da Vinci Xi system.

The medical facility has been awarded numerous quality certificates confirming the outstanding clinical work of its specialists. These include, in particular, a certificate of the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV) in the field of bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, pancreatic surgery and minimally invasive surgery, an endoCert certificate in the field of joint replacement surgery, a certificate of the German Cardiac Society (DGK) in the field of emergency cardiac care, a certificate of the German Cancer Society (DKG) in the treatment of prostate and lung cancer, a certificate of the German Stroke Society, a certificate of the German Society of Phlebology and others.

Special attention should be paid to the exceptional professionalism of the doctors working at the hospital, who apply all their rich experience and deep knowledge to restore the health of patients. The specialists use an individual approach in their work and carefully think over each treatment regimen so that the patient gets the maximum result, but at the same time the course of therapy is as sparing as possible. The hospital's team of doctors keeps pace with the very latest medical advances and actively implements them into clinical practice for the benefit of patients.

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Patients rooms

The patients of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid live in comfortable single and double rooms with light colors. For maximum convenience, each patient room has an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet. The patient room includes a comfortable automatically adjustable bed with an orthopedic mattress, a bedside table, a wardrobe, a table and chairs, as well as a TV and a telephone. Wi-Fi is available upon request.

The hospital also offers enhanced-comfort rooms corresponding to the level of an upscale hotel room. Such patient rooms additionally include upholstered furniture, a safe, a minifridge, and an air conditioner. Daily fresh newspapers, seasonal fruits, coffee and tea are offered to the patient in the room (upon request).

Meals and Menus

The patients of the hospital are offered delicious meals three times a day. Breakfast and dinner are served buffet style with a wide selection of cheese, cold meats, vegetables, fruits, pastries, etc. For lunch, there is a choice of several set menus. The patients living in an enhanced-comfort room benefit from a separate menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a large assortment of delicious dishes.

Further details

Standard rooms include:



The services of representatives of religions are available upon request.

Accompanying person

During an inpatient program, an accompanying person can stay with you in the patient room or in a hotel of your choice.


During an outpatient program, you can stay in a hotel of your choice. The managers will help you choose the most suitable options.


Essen is one of the largest cities in Germany located in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Essen is proud of its long history and glorious past as the country's largest coal mining center. The history of Essen dates back to 800. In addition to coal mining, the city was famous for the manufacture of weapons. Industrialization began in the 19th century, as a result of which many new mines, a railway and numerous factories were built here. Recently, the city has greatly changed and now it is a business center with numerous high-rise buildings of modern construction. In addition, there is a large number of green park areas, which make the city especially attractive and cozy.

A trip to Essen will be an unforgettable adventure for every guest of the city, since many interesting sights are concentrated here. One of the main attractions of Essen, reminding of the glorious times of the city, is the old Zollverein Coal Mine, the construction of which dates back to the 19th century. Today, the mine is inactive and is a unique museum complex included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Museum Folkwang is also a popular tourist attraction. The museum was founded back in 1922 and offers art connoisseurs a variety of beautiful paintings, including paintings by Munch, Dali and Picasso, as well as sculptures. The guests of the city should definitely visit Grugapark with its numerous ancient fountains, an observation tower and several restaurants. The park also houses a botanical garden with a vast collection of plants from around the world.

Essen has three magnificent castle complexes – Hugenpoet Castle, Oefte Castle and Borbeck Castle. Each of them will amaze you with its beautiful architecture, well-groomed park areas and mysterious legends of ancient times. One should also definitely visit the Villa Huegel, which has more than 250 rooms and 28 hectares of adjacent parkland. Among the religious monuments of the city, the priority belongs to the Essen Cathedral.

Shopping lovers can enjoy shopping in the numerous stores on Kettwiger Strasse and Limbecker Strasse. It is worth noting that Essen is home to one of Germany's largest shopping centers called Limbecker Platz. It offers over 200 stores and brand boutiques. Most cafes and restaurants are also concentrated on Kettwiger Strasse and Kennedy Square. They serve delicious dishes not only of the national cuisine, but also amazing European, Eastern and Asian delicacies. As in every big city, there are budget cafes and luxurious restaurants.