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University Hospital Essen

location_on Essen, Germany
9.6/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (289975)

Rainer Kimmig

Prof. Dr. med.

Rainer Kimmig

Specialized in: obstetrics, gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Essen University Hospital under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Kimmig is a part of the Comprehensive Cancer Centre and the West German Cancer Centre. The Department specializes in the treatment of patients with oncological diseases of breast and gynecological oncological diseases. Surgical treatment is a special focus of the Department. 

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Essen University Hospital ranks among the top German departments specializing in breast cancer treatment!

Through the implementation of robotic and computerized systems with the use of “Da Vinci” robot in the Essen University Hospital, the Department performs radical surgery, including the use of a “keyhole technique”. Therefore, the Department insures the most efficient oncological treatment and a less number of complaints from patients. 

Another optional task of the Department of Gynecology at the Essen University Hospital lies in providing chemotherapy and other kinds of therapy for patients after surgery, such as endocrine, targeted therapy, including antibody therapy and immunotherapy. Within the framework of the Breast Center, the Department carries out numerous researches of I-III stages. The main goal of these researches is patient care with the use of the latest world innovative techniques.

The focuses of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Essen University Hospital are:

  • University Breast Center: treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases by means of surgical techniques (augmentation / reduction, reconstructive surgery) 
  • Gynecologic Cancer Center: focus on gynecologic oncology, radical and conservative tumor surgery upon malignoma (pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy, exenteration) 
  • Continence Center: diagnosis and all surgical treatments, including implantation of modern network joints (interponates)  
  • Minimally invasive surgery (“keyhole” technique) for the conservative treatment of benign and malignant diseases 
  • Computerized, robotic minimally invasive surgery, especially in case of malignancies 
  • Reconstructive surgery for tubal patency after sterilization  
  • Aesthetic surgery of genital organs 
  • Surgical treatment of gynecological diseases in children 
  • Surgery to preserve reproductive function upon the use of toxic therapy (e.g. chemotherapy) 

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