Academic Hospital Eichsfeld
- Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
Academic Hospital Eichsfeld
Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld covers a wide range of surgical interventions. The doctors of the Department are competent in performing thyroid surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, interventions on the rectum and anus. If necessary, the Department cooperates with the experts from the University Hospital Jena and Göttingen or with other Centers of Excellence.
Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy
Pain management means the reduction of sensitivity of the whole body or any portion thereof. We, the doctors of the Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy Department, use all our expertise to assist our patients. During the surgery, pain management is no less important than the surgery itself. Anesthesia (general or local anesthesia) is selected individually for each patient depending on the exact diagnosis, aided by the use of the most advanced equipment.
Department of Gynecology, Mammalogy and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld can perform all common gynecological surgical procedures. The specialists of the Department treat patients with benign and malignant gynecological diseases. In addition to standard operations, the Department is also specialized in urogynecologic surgery (in prolapse and female urinary incontinence). In the field of obstetrics, the Department offers comfortable delivery (with a primary focus on safety and security) and monitoring of high-risk pregnancies.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld provides both competent treatment and compassionate care for children of all age groups. There are annually treated over 1,800 children every year. The Department maintains close cooperation with all other departments of the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld.
Social Pediatric Center
The Social Pediatric Center at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld specializes in the treatment and monitoring of young patients with developmental disorders, disabilities and chronic disorders. The doctors of the Center apply reliable and proven treatments in all medical fields (pediatric neurology, genetic psychology, psychosocial development). An outstanding feature of the Social Pediatric Center is cooperation of all age groups.
Department of Internal Medicine
The Department of Internal Medicine at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld deals with the treatment of all internal diseases, including diabetes, gastroenterology, hematology, cardiology and pulmonology. With the state-of-the-art diagnostic methods, doctors of the Department can determine the cause of the symptoms and develop an optimal treatment program.
Department of Cardiology
The Department of Cardiology at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld provides the whole range of diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases. It focuses primarily on the coronary heart disease, myocardial weakness, heart valve diseases, hypertension and heart rhythm disorders. The Department works in a close cooperation with experienced centers (University medicine Göttingen, University Hospital Jena, Central Hospital Bad Berka).
Department of Pneumology
The Department of Pulmonology at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld in Worbis provides both inpatient and outpatient treatment of diseases of the lungs and bronchi as well as allergological clinical pictures. The diagnosis and treatment involve the use of the state-of-the-art medical equipment, for example, endoscopic ultrasound of the bronchi.
Department of Trauma Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
The Department of Trauma Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld offers a wide spectrum of medical services with a special focus on joint replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery of large joints (arthroscopy), as well as hand and foot surgery.
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology at the Academic Hospital Eichsfeld offers the entire spectrum of surgical and conservative urology (except kidney transplantations). The focuses include function-preserving cancer surgery, laparoscopy (“keyhole surgery”), diagnosis and treatment of both male and female urinary incontinence, plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as multimodal therapy for stones. Particular attention is paid to the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the prostate.