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Hospital Neuwerk Moenchengladbach

location_on Moenchengladbach, Germany
9.2/10 from 8 Votes

Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics (114145)

Ralf Dürselen

Dr. med.

Ralf Dürselen

Specialized in: gynecology, mammology, obstetrics

About the department

The Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics at the Hospital Neuwerk Moenchengladbach provides the highly accurate diagnostics and comprehensive treatment of the entire range of gynecologic diseases, while particularly focusing on gynecologic oncology. The department has earned the status of one of the leading local medical facilities in the treatment of malignant gynecologic pathologies. The specialization also includes the treatment of breast diseases. The tasks of the department's medical team cover pregnancy management, including high-risk pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care. Childbirth takes place in ultra-modern delivery rooms, in a pleasant atmosphere.

The department is headed by Dr. med. Ralf Dürselen. The doctor is a recognized specialist in urogynecology, as well as minimally invasive surgery (more than 85% of all interventions are performed endoscopically). In addition, he has long experience in obstetrics, thanks to which, in cooperation with his colleagues, he provides top-class obstetric services.

The department's gynecologists have successful experience in the treatment of malignant neoplasms of the female reproductive organs, urinary incontinence and pelvic prolapse, benign and malignant breast diseases, as well as endometriosis and uterine fibroids. In addition to inpatient treatment, the department provides outpatient counselling. The outpatient services include hysteroscopy, early abortion, local interventions in the labia and vagina, outpatient chemotherapy, outpatient surgeries, etc.

The department's obstetricians monitor the course of pregnancy and offer various options for a safe childbirth. A competent team of experienced obstetricians, anesthetists and pediatricians is available in the department 24 hours a day. Depending on the clinical indications, the childbirth can be natural or via C-section. The delivery rooms are also equipped with everything necessary for childbirth on a chair, in water, etc. If necessary, the doctors provide anesthesia, particularly, homeopathy, acupuncture, aromatherapy, relaxation baths, pain medications and epidural anesthesia.

The department's range of medical services includes:

  • Gynecology
    • Diagnostics and treatment of cancers of the female reproductive organs
      • Ovarian cancer
      • Uterine cancer
      • Cervical cancer
      • Vulvar cancer
      • Vaginal cancer
    • Diagnostics and treatment of urogynecological problems
      • Electromyography of pelvic floor muscles
      • Pelvic floor ultrasound
      • Use of pessaries and vaginal tampons
      • Biological feedback 
      • Physiotherapy (if necessary)
      • Innovative pelvic floor surgery
      • Interdisciplinary consultation with surgeons, proctologists and urologists (if necessary)
      • Follow-up examinations after surgical treatment
    • Minimally invasive surgery
      • Diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy
      • Diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopy
      • Assessment of fallopian tube patency
      • Hysterectomy
      • Removal of intramural fibroids
      • Surgery for endometriosis
      • Surgery for ovarian diseases
  • Mammalogy
    • Counseling, second opinion
    • Ultrasound-guided puncture biopsy
    • Planning of all breast interventions using 3D and 4D ultrasound scanning
    • Comprehensive breast surgery
    • Mammography
    • Breast MRI
    • Preoperative marking of non-palpable breast neoplasms
  • Obstetrics
    • Integrated management of pregnancy, including high-risk pregnancy (women with arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus, risk of premature birth, intrauterine growth restriction, etc.)
    • Treatment of arterial hypertension during pregnancy (gestosis)
    • Natural childbirth, as well as childbirth in water, C-section, etc.
    • Pain relief during childbirth
    • Postpartum care
  • Other diagnostic and therapeutic options

Curriculum vitae

Education and Professional Сareer

  • 1981 - 1986 Study of Human Medicine at the University of Duesseldorf.
  • 1986 - 1987 Study of Human Medicine at the RWTH Aachen University.
  • 1988 Doctoral thesis defense, University of Duesseldorf.
  • 1993 Senior Physician, Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics at the Hospital Neuwerk Moenchengladbach.
  • 1994 - 2001 Senior Physician, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hospital Maria Hilf Moenchengladbach.
  • 2001 - 2008 Chief Physician of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Head of the Breast Center, Hospital Hetzelstift Neustadt an der Weinstrasse.
  • Since 2009 Chief Physician of the Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics at the Hospital Neuwerk Moenchengladbach.

Qualifications

  • Board certification in Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Additional Qualifications

  • Additional qualification in Urogynecology.
  • Additional qualification in Gynecologic Oncology.

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Professional Association of Gynecologists.
  • German Continence Society.
  • Association of Senior Physicians of Clinics.
  • Association of Senior Gynecologists.
  • Working Group on Urology.
  • Working Group on Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Hospital Neuwerk Moenchengladbach

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