University Hospital Essen
Department of Dermatology (289973)
Specialized in: dermatology
The Department of Dermatology at the Essen University Hospital offers modern methods of diagnosis and treatment for the entire spectrum of skin and sexually transmitted diseases, phlebology and allergology. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Schadendorf.
The Department of Dermatology at the Essen University Hospital annually treats 2,752 inpatients and 50,000 outpatients. The team of the Department of Dermatology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Schadendorf consists of 31 physicians, while 13 of them are specialists in the field of skin and sexually transmitted diseases, and 33 persons of nursing staff.
The objective of the Department is to offer patients a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment and therefore a great importance is attached to the development and maintenance of interdisciplinary cooperation. The cancer conferences within the framework of the Skin Cancer Center at the West German Cancer Center of Essen have a specific role to play in this regard. The university Department of Dermatology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Schadendorf takes an active part in these conferences.
The main focuses of the Department of Dermatology at the Essen University Hospital include:
- Dermatological and phlebosurgery
- Venereology with the focus on HIV and proctology
- Treatment of chronic wounds, skin diseases in patients after organ transplantation
- Allergology and professional dermatology
- Inflammatory skin diseases with the focus on psoriasis treatment
- Innovative treatment methods (Clinical Research Center)
- Essen, Germany