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Essen University Hospital

Essen, Germany


Treatment of lung emphysema with endoscopic reduction of lung volume by valve implantation (program ID: 302391)


Dirk Reinhardt

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Dirk Reinhardt

Department of Pediatrics III (Hematology/Oncology, Pulmonology, Cardiology)

Specialized in: pediatrics, hematology, oncology, pulmonology, cardiology
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 9/2014 W3-Professur Universität Duisburg-Essen; Direktor der Kinderklinik III des Universitätsklinikums Essen, Pädiatrische Hämatologie/Onkologie, Stammzelltherapie, Pulmologie, Kardiologie, Rheumatologie
  • 8/2013 Geschäftsführer (ehrenamtlich) Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie (GPOH) gGmbH
  • 9/2012 2. Stellv. Vorsitzender der Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Onkologie und Hämatologie (GPOH)
  • 3/2012 Chair I-BFM AML Study Committee 2nd term
  • 3/2012 Labordiagnostik - fachgebunden- Kinder- und Jugendmedizin; Zusatzweiterbildung Ärztekammer Niedersachsen
  • 3/2011-3/2012 Kommissarischer Leiter der Klinik für Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
  • Seit 6/2009 Leiter der AML-BFM Studiengruppe
  • Seit 3/2010 Chair I-BFM AML Study Committee
  • 10/2007 apl. Professor der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
  • 3/2007 Ruf als selbständiger Leiter auf die W2-Professur für Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie der Universität Leipzig - abgelehnt -
  • 11/2005 Schwerpunkt Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie; Prüfer der Ärztekammer Niedersachsen
  • 5/2005 Oberarzt in der Pädiatrischen Hämatologie/Onkologie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover, Direktor Prof. Dr. K. Welte
  • 1/2005 Habilitation Westfälische Wilhelms- Universität Münster
  • 8/2000 Facharzt für Kinderheilkunde
  • 2000 St. Jude Children Research Hospital (Prof. Dario Campana); Memphis
  • 11/1999 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Universitätskinderklinik Münster
  • 4/2005 Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie/Stammzelltransplantation
  • 1/1994-1999 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent der Universitätskinderklinik Göttingen
  • 12/1993 Promotion Kinderheilkunde
  • 1987-1993 Studium der Humanmedizin Universität Göttingen
  • 1987-1993 Studium Sportwissenschaften Universität Göttingen
  • 1985-1987 Rettungsdienst Deutsches Rotes Kreuz Kreisverband Stade/Rettungsassistent
  • 1985 Vincent-Lübeck-Gymnasium Stade; Abitur

Sonstiges

  • Seit 2013 2. Stellvertretender Vorsitzender der Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie (GPOH)
  • Seit 2013 Geschäftsführer (ehrenamtl.) Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie (GPOH)
  • Seit 2011 Mitglied des Clinical Trial Committee der ITCC (www.itcc-consortium.org)
  • 6/2009 Geschäftsführer »Betreuungsnetz für schwerkranke Kinder« UgH 
  • 9/2014 Träger Spezialisierte pädiatrische Palliativversorgung (SAPPV) Niedersachsen
  • 12/2008 Sprecher der Pädiatrischen Palliativ-AG Niedersachsen
  • Seit 9/2007 1. Vorsitzender des »Netzwerks zur Versorgung schwerkranker Kinder und Jugendlicher g.e.V.« (www.betreuungsnetz.org)

Preise

  • 2014 Deutscher Kinderkrebsnachsorgepreis 10.000 €
  • 2014 Studienpreis der Deutschen Krebsgesellschaft 10.000 €
  • 2012 Krebspreis der NIO (Niedersächsische Onkologen) 5.000 €
  • 2010 Preis der Qualitätsinitiative e.V. Niedersachsen 5.000 €
  • 2006/8 Travel-Award der American Society of Hematology
  • 2006 Posterpreis der Norddeutschen Gesellschaft für Kinderheilkunde

Gutachtertätigkeit/ Gremien

  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Lancet Oncology
  • Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Blood
  • Leukemia
  • Cancer
  • British Journal of Hematology
  • Haematologica
  • Pediatrics
  • Annals of Hematology
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma
  • International Journal of Hematology
  • Pediatric Blood and Cancer
  • Cancer Research
  • Zeitschrift für Palliativmedizin
  • u.a.
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Pediatrics III at the Essen University Hospital specializes in hematology / oncology, pulmonology, cardiology and rheumatology. Within the framework of these focuses, there are treated many patients from the Ruhr Area and from other regions. the director of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Reinhardt. 

The Section of Hematology / Oncology at the Essen University Hospital ranks among five largest centers of this medical specialization in Germany and deals, in particular, with the treatment of patients having neuroblastomas, brain tumors, retinoblastomas and leukemia. 

The Section of Pediatric Pulmonology is another specialized section of the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Reinhardt. It treats children with serious chronic respiratory tract diseases. The Centre of Excellence for Sleep Medicine and Mechanical Ventilation at the Essen University Hospital is one of the leading European departments in providing medical care to the patients on a prolonged artificial lung ventilation. 

In close cooperation with the West German Heart Centre of Essen and the German Child Heart Centre of Saint Augustine, the Section of Cardiology offers all modern diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the treatment of congenital and acquired heart defects. 

The Center of Excellence for Rheumatology keeps a German account of autoinflammatory diseases. There is treated the whole range of rheumatic diseases.

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Pediatrics III at the Essen University Hospital are: 

  • Pediatric hematology and oncology
    • Tumors of all organs, bone tumors, brain tumors
    • Acute and chronic leukemias
    • Blood diseases (anemia, thalassemia, sickle-cell anemia, spherocytosis)
    • Diseases of the hematopoietic system (e.g. Fanconi anemia, Diamond-Blackfan anemia etc.)
    • Coagulation disorders (hemophilia, thrombophilia, thrombopathy)
    • Immunodeficiency
  • Pneumology
    • Respiratory tract diseases
    • Cystic fibrosis
    • Sleep medicine and non-invasive ventilation
  • Cardiology 
    • Diagnosis, as well as drug and interventional therapy for congenital and acquired heart diseases
    • Prenatal heart diagnosis
    • Care of adults with congenital heart defects in the Department of Cardiology 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
  • x-ray and bronchography
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • preoperative care
  • endoscopic valve implantation
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
Type of program :
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
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