Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

Essen, Germany

Diagnostics of tennis elbow (lateral Epicondylitis) (program ID: 216361)

Sven Lendemans

Prof. Dr. med.

Sven Lendemans

Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics

Specialized in: general surgery, traumatology, orthopedics

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The Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedics of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele has about 74 beds. Annually, there are treated about 2000 patients. The Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, headed by Prof. M.D. Sven Lendemans, receives the patients with acute and post-traumatic degenerative alternations of all motor organs. The Department provides both surgical and conservative treatment.

Firstly, the Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedics of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele, headed by Prof. M.D. Sven Lendemans, specializes in the emergency treatment of traumatic and sports injuries. Secondly, the Department offers surgical treatment of arthrosis of all joints as well as the prosthesis of all large joints under the guidance of the computer navigation system. Moreover, the Department offers both conservative and surgical treatment for the patients with degenerative disc diseases.

The range of the provided services of the Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedics of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele includes:

  • The whole range of services in the field of traumatology along with the emergency and shock prevention
  • Traumatology Center DGU certified in accordance with the
  • recommendations of the German Traumatology Society and the directions of TraumaNetzwerk DGU specializing in the treatment of severe injuries
  • Arthroscopic surgery of all large joints (minimally-invasive technique on all large joints)
  • Endoprosthesis
  • replacement of all large joints with the use of the computer navigation system
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Surgical treatment of arthrosis (arthroscopy, corrective osteotomy, plastic surgery of ligaments etc.)
  • Cartilage surgery, bone and cartilage transplantation
  • Surgical and conservative orthopaedic treatment of spine (with the use of minimally-invasive methods)
  • Sports medicine

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • neurological examination
  • electromyogrphy
  • electrophysiology
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound
  • MRI scan of the elbow joint
  • x-ray of the elbow joint
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

With 2 campuses, 900 beds and the staff of 2,050 employees, the Alfried Krupp Hospital is the largest medical institution in Essen. As one of the leading emergency institutions in North Rhine-Westphalia, the Alfried Krupp Hospital provides a wide range of services and medical care of the highest quality. As the Academic Medical Institution of the University of Duisburg-Essen, the Hospital consists of 18 medical departments and 14 certified centers. 

The Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele is distinguished due to its highest professionalism, comprehensive approach to the treatment and interaction of various medical specialties. 


Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

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Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.