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Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

location_on Essen, Germany
7.3/10 from 40 Votes
 

Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

The Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele is one of the best and most advanced medical facilities in the Ruhr area. The medical complex is an academic hospital of the University of Duisburg-Essen, thanks to which it extremely quickly implements innovative diagnostic and therapeutic methods into clinical practice. The hospital is supported by the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation. The doors of the medical complex were first opened for patients back in 1870, and in 1980 the hospital building was completely renovated and upgraded with modern equipment. The hospital has seven specialized departments, each of which has a competent team of highly qualified doctors specializing in the treatment of a particular group of diseases. The patients of the hospital receive inpatient and outpatient medical care. The hospital has 320 beds for patient hospitalization. 

The priority areas of work of the medical facility include general and abdominal surgery, plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, treatment of ENT diseases, musculoskeletal injuries and diseases, gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases, as well as treatment of urologic diseases. The doctors working at the hospital have excellent qualifications in laparoscopic, endoscopic and da Vinci robot-assisted surgery. Therefore, if surgical treatment is required, open traumatic operations are performed very rarely – only in especially complex clinical cases. The use of modern surgical techniques avoids extensive skin and soft tissue incisions, reduces surgical risks and the recovery period.

The medical team of the hospital consists of leading German doctors with profound clinical training and successful experience. Doctors admit patients with diseases of varying severity, including serious pathological conditions, and therefore the patients' credit of trust in specialists is very high. Particular attention is paid to an individual approach to each patient and his clinical case. In addition, doctors take care of the comfort of their patients during the therapeutic process – the patient with his needs and wishes is always a top priority.

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Departments

Accommodation

Patients rooms

The patients of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele live in single comfortable rooms with all amenities. Each patient room has an ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet. The furnishing of the patient room includes an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table, a table and chairs, a wardrobe, a telephone and a TV. The rooms also have Wi-Fi.

The hospital offers enhanced-comfort rooms. Unlike standard rooms, such patient rooms additionally include upholstered furniture, a safe, a mini fridge and an air conditioner. The bathroom has towels, a bathrobe, toiletries and a hairdryer. Fresh newspapers, seasonal fruits, coffee and tea are brought to the patient room every day upon the request.

Meals and Menus

The patients of the hospital are offered three meals a day. Breakfast and dinner are served buffet style, while for lunch patients are offered a choice of several set menus. Patients staying in the enhanced-comfort rooms are offered a special menu with a wide range of delicious European dishes.

If for some reason you do not eat all the foods, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:

Toilet

Shower

Wi-Fi

TV

Religion

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.

Hotel

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

About the city

Essen is one of the 10 largest cities in Germany, and is also proud of its long history dating back to 800. The city is located in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. In the past, Essen enjoyed the status of the industrial center of the Ruhr region for coal mining. As of today, the city has greatly changed and acquired a completely new look – Essen is considered a major exhibition center in Germany, as well as a place of concentration of the country's powerful business concerns. In addition, the city has many well-groomed park areas and a variety of interesting sights that attract tourists.

As a rule, the guests of Essen begin their acquaintance with the city from the historic center and Essen Cathedral, which is the oldest architectural structure in the city. The cathedral was built in the 14th century. The external decoration of the temple combines several architectural styles, while its walls keep priceless relics: the sculpture of the Golden Madonna of Essen, Altfrid-Krypta, the composition "Burial of Christ", the Menorah seven-branched candelabrum and many others. Tourists with great interest visit the most famous museum complex in Essen – Museum Folkwang. The museum offers the most beautiful expositions of unique paintings, sculptures, objects of applied art, as well as interesting collections of posters and photographs. A special place in Essen is the Grugapark with an impressive botanical garden, an observation deck, a zoo, old fountains and sculptures. Essen's iconic site is the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex, the construction of which dates back to the 19th century. In the past, it was the largest and the most productive mine in the Ruhr region, and now it is a historical site and is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The artificial lake Baldeneysee, which is known as one of the busiest tourist destinations, is definitely worth a visit. Tourists can enjoy boating, fishing, sailing, yachting and other pleasant leisure activities here. The northern side of the lake houses the Villa Hügel, which was built in the 19th century for the influential Krupp dynasty. The villa is a huge mansion with beautiful adjacent parkland.

Essen is a unique city where the past and the present are harmoniously intertwined. Every visitor of the city will find something interesting here for himself and want to come back here at least once in order to get better acquainted with the multifaceted Essen and its long traditions.

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