Orthopedic Clinic Freiburg
Inpatients yearly: 20000
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Freiburg im Breisgau is a small university city at the foot of Schlossberg (Castle Mountain). The University of Freiburg, founded in 1457, is located here. This university is one of the oldest in Germany. It has 11 faculties, including a medical one. The University Hospital of Freiburg operates in the city. This is a maximum care center and one of the most reputable hospitals in the country. Not only German citizens but also foreign patients undergo their treatment at this hospital. You are welcome to use the Booking Health service if you want to receive medical services at hospitals in Freiburg. On our website, you can find out the cost of treatment in Germany, compare prices, and schedule an appointment for your preferred dates.
Most medical tourists who receive medical services in Freiburg visit the local university hospital. It is the best hospital in the city, and it ranks among the best hospitals in Germany.
The medical center employs 15,000 people, including 1,800 doctors. Every year, over 900,000 outpatients visit this medical facility, and about 90,000 patients are treated here on an outpatient basis.
The hospital offers all medical fields. There are 42 departments, 11 institutes, and 10 interdisciplinary centers, including one of the best Cancer Centers in Germany. The University Hospital of Freiburg carries out many clinical trials. Patients with rare diseases often seek medical help here.
The medical center can boast of many achievements. For the first time in the world, the TIPS procedure (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting) was performed here on a patient with liver cirrhosis. The Jarvik 2000 artificial heart was also implanted for the first time at the University Hospital of Freiburg, and the first robot-assisted brain surgery was performed here.
Freiburg has one of the best Heart Surgery Centers in Germany. More than 4,500 operations are performed here annually. The hospital performs minimally invasive procedures to repair and replace heart valves, install vascular implants for aortic aneurysms, and achieve excellent results in aortocoronary bypass grafting. Whenever possible, endovascular procedures are preferred over open surgery.
There are other hospitals in Freiburg besides the university hospital that are visited by medical tourists. One of them is the Orthopedic Clinic Freiburg.
This is one of the leading clinics in Germany that performs high-tech operations for cartilage tissue transplant for the treatment of arthrosis of large joints. Doctors perform more than 700 such operations annually. They are not widespread and are performed only in a few centers of the country.
The clinic uses a computer navigation system during operations on large joints, which increases the accuracy of interventions and improves results, for example, increases the service life of knee joint endoprostheses.
Since 2020, a new hospital building with two operating rooms has been put into operation. The center performs more than 2,500 operations on the musculoskeletal system every year. The clinic has certificates in the fields of joint replacement surgery, foot surgery, and ankle surgery.
Freiburg is a good choice for foreign patients who want to undergo their diagnostics and treatment in Germany. The city offers a high level of medicine, and in the city itself there are many attractions worthy of your attention. You will certainly have something to do in between treatments.
You are welcome to use the Booking Health website to find out the cost of treatment in Germany and compare prices for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases at different hospitals. When you choose medical services through the Booking Health service, the cost of treatment in Germany will be lower for you. Prices will be lower due to the lack of additional taxes for foreign patients. The initial cost of treatment in Germany will not increase for you since, when you choose a medical care program through Booking Health, you will receive insurance that will cover unforeseen medical expenses.
The Booking Health specialists will take care of all the arrangements for your trip for your treatment at German hospitals. We will solve all organizational issues while you fully focus on restoring your health.
The article was edited by medical experts, board-certified doctors Dr. Nadezhda Ivanisova and Dr. Vadim Zhiliuk. 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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