University Hospital Essen
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology (289985)
Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Duisburg-Essen deals with the treatment of all acute and chronic diseases, injuries and sequelae of injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The Department has two locations (the University Hospital, the Clinic Essen Süd) and functions under the unified leadership of Prof. Dr. med. Marcus Jäger. The Department specializes in the treatment of patients with severe injuries of the whole region.
The Essen University Hospital is highly competent in intensive care. It is witnessed by the Intensive Care Unit, which specializes in the treatment of patients with the most severe injuries and those after surgery, as well as by the ambulance station. There is also maintained tight collaboration with the Department of Neurosurgery.
The range of services is also completed by the correction of acquired and congenital deformities (e.g. correction of scoliosis / limb axis). The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Duisburg-Essen also regularly performs surgery on foot upon fractures, deformities and other wear-related diseases.
Furthermore, there is regularly performed joint sparing and joint replacement surgery. Pediatric orthopedics is another focus of the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Marcus Jäger. The range of services also covers complex arthroscopic interventions (“keyhole” surgery), as well as all types of hand surgery in cased of degenerative and trauma disorders.
The main treatment focuses of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Duisburg-Essen are:
- Deformities and malpositions
- Foot surgery
- Joint replacement (endoprosthetics)
- Hand surgery
- Intensive care medicine
- Pediatric orthopedics
- Emergency physician
- Osteology / osteonecrosis
- Rheumatology and orthopedics
- Sports orthopedics and joint sparing therapy
- Tumor orthopedics
- Special traumatology
- Spine surgery
- Essen, Germany