Academic Hospital Hildesheim
- Hildesheim, Germany
Academic Hospital Hildesheim
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology at the HELIOS Hospital Hildesheim offers the entire range of professional medical care for skin and sexually transmitted 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 Nephrology and Dialysis
The Department of Nephrology and Dialysis is one of three Departments of Internal Medicine at the HELIOS 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 Gastroenterology, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectology and Endocrinology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectology and Endocrinology at the HELIOS Hospital Hildesheim treats all internal medicine patients. The focuses include diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas.
Department of Spine Surgery
The Department of Spine Surgery at the HELIOS Hospital Hildesheim covers the entire spectrum of spine surgery, as well as neurosurgical services for accidents (e.g. acute brain hemorrhages). The Department treats over 1,500 inpatients and almost 6,000 outpatients. There are 30 available beds. Close interdisciplinary cooperation with Surgery, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine and Radiology is an integral part of the Department’s work.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Rhythmology and Intensive Care Medicine at the HELIOS Hospital Hildesheim deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all acute and chronic heart diseases. A special focus is on PTCA and stent implantation, including a 24-hour cardiac catheterization room, as well as on electrophysiology offering all methods for catheter ablation of tachycardiac cardiac arrhythmias. The Department annually treats over 4,000 inpatients.
Department of Plastic, Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery
The Department of Plastic, Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery at the HELIOS 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. Through a regular use of microsurgery, as well as 24 hour service, the Department offers highly specialized top-class medical care.
Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics
The Department of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery at the HELIOS Hospital Hildesheim specializes in joint surgery (shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle), as well as in foot surgery. The spectrum of services ranges from arthroscopy, including arthroscopic surgery, up to bone interventions and endoprosthetic replacement. There are annually performed about 900 shoulder / elbow / hip (minimally invasive), as well as knee and ankle replacement surgeries.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery at the HELIOS 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 General and Abdominal Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery at the HELIOS 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 Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the HELIOS 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 wide range of medical fields. However, it is especially focused on pediatric surgery and pediatric cardiology. Thanks to the close cooperation with other disciplines, the specialists from other fields can be involved in the treatment process if necessary.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at the HELIOS 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 Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery at the HELIOS 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.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the HELIOS Hospital Hildesheim provides top-class medical aid and care to women at each stage of their lives starting from infancy up to the elderly age. In addition to the independent Breast Center, the range of medical and surgical services of the Department of Gynecology includes gynecological oncology, urogynecology and reconstructive surgery of the organs and functions (e.g. in case of the unrealized desire to have children).