Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

Essen, Germany

Treatment of turbinate hypertrophy (rhinitis) with conchotomy (program ID: 51639)

Shabnam Fahimi-Weber

Dr. med.

Shabnam Fahimi-Weber

Department of Otolaryngology

Specialized in: otolaryngology

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The Department of Otolaryngology of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele has been engaged in its activities for more than 30 years.  The doctors from affiliated hospitals work in this Department. The Department of Otolaryngology in the Alfried Krupp Hospital offers a wide spectrum of medical services in the field of otolaryngology as it has state-of-the-art operating theatres and trained surgical personnel. 

All the specialists-otolaryngologists have long experience and are regularly involved in the advanced training. The employees of the affiliated Department of Otolaryngology attach particular importance to the personal patient care and are always available for the patients in the inpatient facility or in the Department. This means for You that all the treatment process is up to You. This fact ensures a quick release from the hospital and the follow-up of Your doctor-surgeon. The affiliated Department of Otolaryngology is the private Department, which offers both surgical and conservative treatment of a wide range of ENT diseases by the highly-qualified staff.  

Specifically, the Department of Otolaryngology of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele specializes in carrying out of the following activities:

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Radiofrequency treatment of turbinate
  • Surgery of lachrymal duct obstruction
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Removal of polyps, cyst
  • Laryngeal surgery
  • Plastic and cosmetic surgery of nose, ears, skin
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, related to the breathing disorder
  • Treatment of snoring
  • Middle ear microsurgery
  • Surgery at ENT-organs tumors

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • general otolaryngological examination
  • nasal endoscopy
  • x-ray of sinuses
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • surgery treatment with conchotomy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations
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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.