Academic Hospital Hildesheim
Department of Gastroenterology, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectiology and Endocrinology (16)
Specialized in: gastroenterology, oncology, palliative medicine, rheumatology, infectology, endocrinology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectiology and Endocrinology at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim under the direction of Prof. Dr. Frank Schmitz treats all internal medicine patients. The focuses include diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas.
Other focuses include infectious diseases (including tuberculosis), rheumatic diseases, metabolic disorders (diabetes) and therapeutic oncology, which is part of the Cancer Center. The department treats over 3,500 inpatients every year.
The patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases are offered all tested diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The range of endoscopic examinations also includes bronchoscopy (rigid and flexible). To treat patients with specific diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver (chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, chronic liver diseases and stenosing diseases of the esophagus), as well as with rheumatic diseases, the doctors provide specialized outpatient medical services.
The main focuses of the department include:
- General internal medicine
- Gastroenterology, hepatology and proctology
- Hematology and internal oncology
- Diabetology and nutritional medicine
- Infectiology and tropical medicine
- Hildesheim, Germany