HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal

location_on Wuppertal, Germany
9.8/10 from 42 Votes

Department of Pulmonology, Allergology, Sleep and Respiratory Medicine (384371)

Kurt Rasche

Prof. Dr. med.

Kurt Rasche

Specialized in: pulmonology, allergology, sleep and respiratory medicine

About the department

The Department of Pulmonology, Allergology, Sleep and Respiratory Medicine at the HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal offers the full range of diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases. Lung cancers are treated within the framework of the certified Lung Cancer Center, in which the specialists in pulmonology, surgery, oncology and radiation therapy cooperate. According to the FOCUS magazine rating, in the field of treatment of lung diseases, the department ranks among the top regional clinics in Germany in 2018. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Kurt Rasche.

According to the FOCUS magazine rating, in the field of lung diseases treatment, the department ranks among the top clinics in Germany in 2018! 

The FOCUS magazine also highlights the Chief Physician of the department, Professor Rashe, and included him in the ranking of TOP specialists in the field of COPD and emphysema treatment! 

The main focuses of the department include the treatment of allergies (within the Allergology Center), general pulmonology, artificial lung ventilation, lung cancer, intensive pulmonological therapy, somnology, asbestosis treatment, the Weaning Center.

In the field of pulmonology, both diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases are offered:

  • Oncological diseases of the lungs and chest wall
    • Lung cancer
    • Lung metastases
  • Inflammatory lung disease
    • Pneumonia
    • Tuberculosis
    • Pleural empyema
  • Obstructive lung diseases
    • COPD/pulmonary emphysema
    • Bronchial asthma
    • Allergies
  • Fibrotic diseases of the lung tissue
    • Pulmonary fibrosis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Alveolitis
  • Pleural diseases
    • Pleural effusion
    • Pleural cancer (mesothelioma)
  • Mediastinal diseases
    • Thymoma
    • Metastases
  • Chest wall diseases
    • Chest wall tumors
    • Sternal metastases
  • Occupational lung diseases
    • Asbestosis
    • Silicosis
    • Occupational asthma
  • Sleep disorders and respiratory diseases
    • Sleep apnea
    • Chronic respiratory disorders
    • Weaning/intensive care medicine
  • Other diseases
    • Hyperhidrosis
    • Pneumothorax
    • Tracheal surgery
  • And other diseases and treatments

Photo of the doctor: (c) Helios Universitätsklinikum Wuppertal 

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