Helios Hospital Hildesheim
Helios Hospital Hildesheim - Departments
Department of Interventional Radiology
The Department of Interventional Radiology provides the full range of medical services in the area of its specialization. The team of the department's doctors specializes in diagnostic and therapeutic image-guided interventional procedures. The doctors have at their disposal the most advanced imaging devices, including X-ray systems, ultrasound devices, equipment for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. In most cases, the department's specialists perform interventions on the vessels, and therefore doctors from the Department of Vascular Surgery are often involved in the therapeutic process. The use of state-of-the-art equipment allows the patients to get rid of pathological changes in the vessels of any part of the body, excluding open invasive surgery with its high risks. The department's medical staff has excellent qualifications and vast clinical experience, so patients confidently trust their health to real professionals.
Department of Pulmonology
The Department of Pulmonology offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in the area of its specialization. Of particular interest to the team of the department's doctors is the treatment of inflammatory lung diseases (bronchitis and pneumonia), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary emphysema and tuberculosis. In addition, the specialists of the medical facility admit patients with benign and malignant tumors of the lungs, bronchi and pleura. These patients are treated in collaboration with thoracic surgeons. With appropriate clinical indications, neoplasms can be removed during bronchoscopy – a sparing interventional procedure. In complex cases, thoracic surgeons perform open surgery. The department's pulmonologists have long clinical experience, and therefore they successfully use the very latest drugs for the treatment of pathologies of the lungs and other respiratory organs. The course of treatment for each patient is developed strictly on an individual basis.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology offers diagnostics and treatment of the full range of ENT diseases. Medical services are provided to patients of all ages, including children. The department performs modern surgery to improve hearing, including the placement of implantable hearing aids and cochlear implantation. An important clinical focus of the medical facility is also the treatment of benign and malignant head and neck tumors: neoplasms of the larynx, throat, oral cavity, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, etc. With appropriate clinical indications, the department's surgeons perform aesthetic plastic surgery in order to restore an attractive aesthetic appearance of the face after the treatment of a certain ENT disease. The department mostly performs surgery to repair scars, defects after tumor removal, nose reshaping surgery and facelift in case of facial nerve paralysis. The department's therapeutic offer also includes sparing laser surgery.
Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics offers the full range of medical services in the areas of its specialization. The department provides high-precision diagnostics and effective treatment of diseases of the female genital organs. Of particular interest is the provision of medical care to women with gynecologic cancers. Mammology deals with the treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases. Since 2005, the department has the status of the Breast Center certified by the German Cancer Society and the German Society of Senology. The department also offers comprehensive obstetric services – pregnancy management, childbirth and postpartum care. Three modern delivery rooms are available for childbirth. The department is recognized as the Level I Perinatal Center and delivers more than 1,700 babies every year. Thus, the department is the largest and most reputable medical facility of this kind in the district of Hildesheim. The combination of the advanced technical base of the department with the high professionalism of doctors allows providing patients with high-quality medical care of the European level.
Department of General, Abdominal and Endocrine Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal and Endocrine Surgery performs the full range of surgical interventions on the abdominal organs and thyroid gland. The competence of the department's surgeons also includes hernia repair, including the treatment of inguinal hernias, epigastric hernias, diaphragmatic and incisional hernias. Special attention in the clinical practice of the medical facility is paid to the treatment of oncological diseases: esophageal, stomach, liver, pancreatic and colon cancers. The department is certified in accordance with the standards of the German Cancer Society (DKG). Thanks to the availability of the very latest technologies and the introduction of innovative surgical procedures into clinical practice, the department's specialists provide their patients with optimal medical care. Many surgical interventions are performed using sparing minimally invasive techniques, which allows patients to recover and return to everyday life as quickly as possible. The department's team of surgeons and nursing staff regularly undergo advanced training in order to keep up with the times and offer patients the most modern treatment methods.
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology offers effective treatment for the patients suffering from musculoskeletal diseases and injuries of any severity. The department's doctors have in their arsenal both conservative and surgical treatment methods. The department's operating rooms are equipped with the very latest technology, and therefore most operations on the joints, bones, muscles, ligaments and other anatomical structures of the musculoskeletal system are performed using sparing minimally invasive surgical techniques. Such an approach allows the patients to more easily undergo treatment and recover after surgery as soon as possible. One of the key focuses of the department's clinical practice is joint replacement surgery. The medical facility has the most prestigious certificate in Germany in this field (endoCert) and has the status of the Maximum Care Endoprosthetics Center. The department's surgeons successfully perform surgery to replace hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle joints, as well as revision interventions to replace worn-out endoprostheses. In addition, the department is recognized as a regional Trauma Center – its doctors provide effective treatment for all kinds of injuries, including multiple ones (polytrauma).
Department of Adult and Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Burn Surgery and Hand Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Burn Surgery and Hand Surgery offers the full range of modern interventions for the elimination of defects after injuries and removal of tumors, scar revision, as well as surgery for improving the appearance and rejuvenating the face, body contouring, breast lift and augmentation. The department's doctors also specialize in the treatment of hand diseases and injuries, including in children. The department's service range is complemented by reconstructive interventions in adults and children with burns of varying severity. Thanks to the advanced surgical equipment and a perfect command of modern surgical techniques, the department's plastic surgeons successfully cope with the most complex operations. Some interventions are performed on an outpatient basis. The team of the department's doctors annually performs more than 2,000 operations, and therefore it has a wealth of clinical experience. Prior to surgery, the attending physician holds an individual consultation, at which the patient talks about his wishes and also learns about the features of the upcoming operation, the risks and the predicted result.
Department of Spinal Surgery
The Department of Spinal Surgery offers modern surgery for the treatment of the full range of spinal diseases and injuries. The department's competence also includes pain therapy for chronic back pain. The patients with spinal injuries receive high-quality emergency care. The department annually admits more than 1,500 inpatients and about 6,000 outpatients. The department's specialists use in their work sparing minimally invasive surgical techniques that allow achieving an excellent treatment outcome and at the same time significantly reduce the period of postoperative recovery. The operating rooms have advanced equipment and modern neuromonitoring systems that ensure high safety of the surgical treatment. The department's surgeons have unique clinical experience, thanks to which they achieve recovery of patients even in specially complex spinal pathologies and injuries.
Department of Cardiology
The Department of Cardiology provides all the options of modern medicine for the diagnostics and treatment of various cardiovascular diseases. The patients with myocardial infarction and acute coronary syndrome receive medical care in the Chest Pain Unit certified by the German Cardiac Society. In addition, the department has a modern Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, which performs catheter assessment of the state of the myocardium, heart valves and coronary arteries, as well as interventions for coronary artery stenosis (balloon dilatation and stent implantation). The department's cardiologists are distinguished by their successful experience in radiofrequency catheter ablation for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. The specialists of the medical facility annually admit more than 4,000 patients, so the patients can be sure of the exceptional professionalism of cardiologists and the effectiveness of medical care.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Oncology, Hematology, Rheumatology, Infectology and Endocrinology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Oncology, Hematology, Rheumatology, Infectology and Endocrinology provides the full range of medical services in the areas of its specialization. The team of the department's doctors admits patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, hematopoietic system, rheumatic pathologies, infectious diseases, as well as diabetes mellitus and lipid metabolism disorders. In the field of oncology, the key focus is on the treatment of malignant tumors of the digestive system. The specialists of the medical facility have a huge arsenal of modern diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, thanks to which they can carry out high-precision diagnostics and effective treatment. More than 3,000 patients receive medical care on an inpatient basis annually. The main goal of the department's doctors is to provide each patient with high-quality medical care. Clinical activities of the specialists are based on a humane attitude towards patients and an individual approach to each case.
Department of Nephrology
The Department of Nephrology provides highly accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of the full range of kidney diseases. The department also provides high-quality medical care for patients suffering from arterial hypertension, water-electrolyte and acid-base balance disorders. The department's nephrologists have a wealth of experience in caring for patients after kidney transplantation. In this area, the task of the specialists is to prevent rejection of the transplanted kidney and maintain its normal function. In addition, the department is known for its successful achievements in the field of renal replacement therapy (dialysis). More than 26,500 dialysis procedures are performed in the medical facility annually. The experienced specialists in this field are available to patients 24 hours a day. The department has excellent resources to provide high-quality medical care and restore normal kidney function. The medical team cooperates closely with cardiologists and other doctors from related fields, which guarantees a comprehensive approach to treatment.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine offers both diagnostics and treatment of the full range of diseases in children. The medical facility admits young patients with surgical pathologies, diseases of the nervous system and epilepsy, diseases of the heart, lungs, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract, diabetes mellitus, growth disorders, allergies and skin pathologies. A specially trained team of competent doctors is responsible for the treatment of a particular group of diseases, thanks to which high treatment success rates are achieved. The department also has the status of the Level I Perinatal Center, so newborns receive high quality care and medical services. The department's doctors have in their arsenal many modern methods of diagnostics and treatment for the fight against diseases of any severity. The medical facility has a pleasant and friendly atmosphere in which children feel as comfortable as possible. The doctors always strive to establish close contact and trusting relationships with the child.
Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Phlebology
The Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Phlebology offers the full range of medical services in the areas of its specialization. The medical facility deals with both diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the skin and its appendages – hair and nails. The treatment of malignant skin tumors is of particular interest. The department's dermatologists use the most modern conservative and surgical therapeutic techniques for skin cancer treatment. The department has the status of the Skin Cancer Center certified by the German Cancer Society, and therefore the quality of medical services in this area is at the highest level. The department's service range also includes aesthetic dermatological procedures. The therapeutic options of the medical facility are complemented by both diagnostics and treatment of dermatological manifestations of allergies and venous diseases. The work of the department's specialists is based on adherence to modern clinical protocols and the use of the very latest treatment methods available in dermatology.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery offers all the options of modern medicine for the effective treatment of vascular diseases. The main areas of clinical activity of the medical facility include the treatment of aneurysms, carotid artery stenoses and occlusions, circulatory disorders, varicose veins, as well as surgical interventions for the formation of dialysis access and the placement of port systems. In cooperation with the Department of Cardiology, the department also performs operations for the implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators. The department's operating rooms are equipped with the latest technology, and meet modern standards of hygiene and safety. Special attention should be paid to a highly professional medical team, which makes every effort to restore the health of patients with vascular pathologies.
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery offers the full range of medical services in the field of its competence. The department's experienced surgeons perform surgery for various diseases of the thorax, lungs and mediastinum. The department uses in its clinical practice both classic open surgical techniques and sparing minimally invasive interventions. The optimal surgical technique is determined by the surgeon individually for each patient, taking into account a particular clinical case and the patient's overall health status. The team of the department's thoracic surgeons cooperates closely with pulmonologists and oncologists. The department has created excellent conditions for the provision of high-quality medical care of the European level, and employs surgeons who performed thousands of successful operations. The treatment is provided in accordance with current clinical protocols, in advanced operating rooms equipped with all the necessary surgical instruments.
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