- Hildesheim, Germany
Academic Hospital Hildesheim
Academic Hospital Hildesheim - Departments
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim performs not only head and neck surgery, but also treats neurosurgical diseases in this field. The department offers ENT treatment at the highest medical level. It also specializes in the implantation of auditory systems (active middle ear implants).
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim specializes in providing top-class medical aid and care to women. In addition to the independent Breast Center, the range of medical and surgical services of the department covers gynecologic oncology, urogynecology and reconstructive surgery of the organs and functions (e.g. in case of the unrealized desire to have children).
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim covers the whole spectrum of surgery. In addition to the surgical treatment of inguinal hernias and gallbladder diseases, particular importance is given to endocrine surgery. Bowel surgery is also among key focuses of the department. It is mostly laparoscopic.
Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
The Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim specializes in joint surgery (shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle), as well as in foot surgery. The service range covers arthroscopy, bone interventions and endoprosthetic replacement surgery. The department performs about 900 joint replacement surgeries every year.
Department of Plastic, Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery
The Department of Plastic, Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim provides medical care to patients with hand problems, as well as injuries and tumors in the visible areas of the body and defects on the body surface. It is the only hospital-based Hand Surgery Center in the region, which offers highly specialized services at the highest level.
Department of Spine Surgery
The Department of Spine Surgery at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim covers the entire spectrum of spine surgery, as well as neurosurgical care in case of accidents (e.g. acute cerebral hemorrhages). The department treats more than 1,500 inpatients and almost 6,000 outpatients. Close interdisciplinary cooperation with the Departments of Surgery, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine and Radiology is an integral part of the department’s work.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Rhythmology and Intensive Care Medicine
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Rhythmology and Intensive Care Medicine at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all acute and chronic heart diseases. The key attention is paid to PTCA and stent implantation (there is a 24-hour cardiac catheterization room), as well as to electrophysiology with all the methods of catheter ablation for tachycardiac arrhythmias. The department annually treats over 4,000 inpatients.
Department of Gastroenterology, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectiology and Endocrinology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectiology and Endocrinology at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim treats all internal medicine patients. The focuses include diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas.
Department of Nephrology and Dialysis
The Department of Nephrology and Dialysis is one of three Departments of Internal Medicine at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim and treats all acute and chronic kidney diseases and hypertension. The department specializes in the treatment of acute kidney failure, vascular, diabetic and inflammatory kidney diseases, dialysis-associated diseases and aftercare following kidney transplantation.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim deals with the treatment of children and adolescents from premature infants up to the full 18 years of age. The department covers a variety of medical fields. However, it is especially focused on pediatric surgery and pediatric cardiology. Thanks to close cooperation with other disciplines, the specialists from other fields can be involved in the treatment process if necessary.
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim offers the whole spectrum of treatment of skin and venereal diseases, as well as allergology. In addition to the most common and important diseases, such as neurodermatitis (atopic dermatitis) and psoriasis (scaly lichen), the department also treats all other skin conditions.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim covers conservative, endovascular and surgical treatment of blood vessels. The surgeons of the department specialize in the most sparing and effective treatment of acute and chronic vascular diseases.
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim offers the full range of treatment for lung, thoracic and mediastinal diseases. A single team of the Cancer Center integrates thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, oncologists and radiation therapists. Thanks to an effective combination of diagnostic methods and the latest approaches to both conservative and surgical treatment, the department provides top-class comprehensive treatment.