Essen Hospitals - Germany

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University Hospital Essen

University Hospital Essen

location_onGermany, Essen
According to the authoritative Focus magazine the University Hospital Essen ranks among the top German hospitals! With 27 specialized departments and 24 institutes, the hospital in Germany is a maximum care medical facility. The hospital has 1,300 beds for inpatient treatment. A highly qualified medical team of more than 6,000 e

Amount of beds available: 1300
Inpatients yearly: 50000
Outpatients yearly: 195000
Preventicum Diagnostic Сlinic Essen

Preventicum Diagnostic Сlinic Essen

location_onGermany, Essen
The Preventicum Diagnostic Clinic Essen is an advanced medical center oriented on providing high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic services. The primary focus of the clinic is comprehensive diagnostics, including preventive examinations (check-ups). The clinic presents such medical fields as internal medicine, cardiology, gastr

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Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

location_onGermany, Essen
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 develo

Amount of beds available: 575
Inpatients yearly: 25628
Outpatients yearly: 65612
Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

location_onGermany, Essen
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 i

Amount of beds available: 320
Inpatients yearly: 12093
Outpatients yearly: 17516

Hundreds of thousands of foreign patients are examined and treated in Germany annually. People from all over the world come here searching for better medical care compared to the one doctors in their home country can offer them. The biggest hospitals in Germany are ready to admit anyone who can pay for their services. The costs of treatment in Germany are higher than in most other countries, but health is much more important than money, so the relatively high costs of treatment do not become an obstacle for foreign tourists.


  1. Benefits of medical treatment in Germany
  2. The main fields of medical treatment in Germany
  3. Which hospitals can offer treatment in Germany?
  4. Approximate cost of popular treatments in Germany:

You may contact Booking Health for the comprehensive arrangement of any medical program in Germany.

German hospitals offer both cheap and innovative treatment options. For instance, the price of a check-up starts at 2,995 €, and the price of proton therapy starts at 45,000 €.

TOP German hospitals are Charite University Hospital, University Hospital Heidelberg, University Hospital Frankfurt-am-Main.

Germany offers the best cancer treatment, as well as neurosurgical and cardiology treatment, joint replacement, rehabilitation, etc.

Benefits of medical treatment in Germany


The German healthcare system ranks among the best globally. It is one of the five countries in the world which carry out the greatest number of clinical trials. Both state universities and local German hospitals in Germany receive generous funding from the government. Investments in medical care in this country exceed 11% of GDP. The German government spends more than 300 billion euros on health care annually.

Therefore, health care has outstanding results. Foreign patients receive high-quality medical care here. The high treatment effectiveness in German hospitals is confirmed even by the fact that this country ranks first in Europe regarding human life expectancy.

Medical treatment in Germany has the following advantages:

  • Highly qualified doctors.
  • Standardized approaches for the provision of medical care.
  • Excellent equipment in most German hospitals.
  • High diagnostic accuracy.
  • The availability of modern treatment methods which are limited in other countries.
  • Continuous development and implementation of innovations allow significant treatment success in even the most serious diseases.
  • High-quality postoperative care and rehabilitation.
  • Comfortable living conditions for patients.
  • Well-performed anesthesia and symptomatic treatment.

German doctors strive to provide the best possible benefits for the patient's health using minimally traumatic techniques. Therefore, any hospital always gives preference to organ-sparing operations. Most surgical interventions are performed using laparoscopic, endoscopic, and thoracoscopic access to reduce operational risks, alleviate the patient's condition after surgery and facilitate recovery.

When undergoing treatment in Germany, medical tourists can rely on modern medical procedures and drugs. Optionally, one can participate in clinical trials, which are constantly carried out at the university medical centers. This makes it possible to use the latest achievements in German medicine.

The main fields of medical treatment in Germany


Of course, foreign patients do not undergo medical treatment in German hospitals in the case of acute respiratory infections or hypertension. First of all, people with serious diseases who cannot rely on high-quality medical care in their home country turn to German medical centers. Also, medical tourists come to German hospitals for better diagnostics.

The following popular medical fields are in demand among foreign patients:

  • Joint replacement surgery.
  • Cancer treatment.
  • Surgery for urological diseases: urinary tract anomalies, prostate adenoma.
  • Neurosurgical operations.
  • Spinal surgery.
  • Neurological diseases.
  • Heart surgery (coronary artery disease, heart defects, arrhythmias).

Thus, when diagnosed with life-threatening diseases, especially if high-tech equipment and the best doctors in the world are required for well-performed medical care, most patients want to undergo treatment in German hospitals.

Medical tourists often come for preventive examinations. The local clinics offer check-up programs to assess various organs and systems. Modern diagnostic techniques can detect diseases at the initial stages. If they are detected, you can immediately undergo treatment in Germany.

Which hospitals can offer treatment in Germany?


The selection of the hospital depends on your problem. Different hospitals specialize in the treatment of different groups of diseases. It is also necessary to consider the conditions of stay during the treatment abroad and the location of the hospital. An important factor for many people is the cost of treatment.

Booking Health company can help you to choose the best medical clinic according to your disease or symptoms. It can be a highly specialized medical facility or a general hospital. Here are some examples from the full list of hospitals in Germany:

  • Charite University Hospital Berlin is one of the largest medical facilities in Europe. All medical fields are well developed here. The structure includes more than a hundred clinics combined in 17 centers. More than 1 million patients are treated here annually. Many foreign citizens are among them. According to Focus magazine, it is the best German diagnostic and therapeutic center.
  • University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich regularly ranks among the TOP German hospitals. It is the largest Research Center. The medical facility has 29 departments and 11 institutes, and a large number of sections. 1,700 doctors and 3,200 nurses work here for the benefit of patients.
  • University Hospital Frankfurt am Main has been a leader in German medicine for over 100 years. It is a huge hospital, the total area of which exceeds the area of the historical center of the city where it is located. Neurosurgery, oncology, cardiology, and cardiac surgery are best developed here.

Approximate cost of popular treatments in Germany:

Lung Cancer, including stage 4from € 9,334
Aortic Valve Stenosisfrom € 5,165
Conservative treatment of strokefrom € 9,560
Annuloplasty With Carillon Mitral Contour Systemfrom € 27,300
Joint Replacementfrom € 14,331
Prostate Cancer With Metastases, Lutetium-177 PSMA (Lu-177)from € 16,381
Lutetium-177-PSMA Therapy in Germanyfrom € 16,381
Glioblastomafrom € 9,345

If you appreciate German medicine, you can use the services of doctors in this country. Booking Health company will organize your treatment in German hospitals. We offer the following benefits:

  • Selecting the best hospital for medical treatment abroad based on your case.
  • Establishment of communication directly with your attending physician.
  • Preparation of the diagnostic and treatment program.
  • Monitoring of the program.
  • Control of the cost of treatment and return of unspent funds upon the treatment program completion.
  • Assistance in buying and forwarding medicines.
  • Communication with the hospital after treatment program completion.
  • Organization of additional medical procedures, if necessary.

What is the cost of medical treatment in Germany? It depends on the particular medical program. Anyway, the cost of treatment is reduced due to the absence of coefficients for foreign patients (saving up to 50%).

Does medical insurance cover treatment abroad? If you are a client of an international insurance company, sometimes it is possible. Tell your medical advisor about the insurance type to clarify all the details in advance.

The employees of the Booking Health company will provide you with all the necessary information and high-quality services, such as assistance with the preparation of documents, booking of hotel and airline tickets, and transfer from the airport to the hospital and back.



The article was edited by medical experts, board-certified doctors Dr. Nadezhda Ivanisova and Dr. Sergey Pashchenko. For the treatment of the conditions referred to in the article, you must consult a doctor; the information in the article is not intended for self-medication!



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