Hospital Hildesheim

Hildesheim, Germany


Department of Otolaryngology


Burkard Schwab

Prof. Dr. med.

Burkard Schwab

Specialized in: otolaryngology

Apart from the surgery of the head and neck, otorhinolaryngology focuses on the non-surgical diseases in the area of ear, nose and throat. The clinic has access to the latest development of knowledge and serves as a competent medical partner.

Medical competence:

  • Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck Region
  • Middle ear surgery (to improve hearing procedures cholesteatoma surgery, Surgical treatment of otosclerosis)
  • Implantable hearing systems (Active middle ear implants and bone conduction hearing aids)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders
  • Interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of vertigo
  • Treatment of childhood diseases in the ENT field
  • Diagnosis and treatment of allergies
  • Musicians consultation for special ENT medical needs of musicians

Particularities:

  • Surgery aimed at improving hearing (tympanoplasty and otosclerosis-OP
  • Implantable hearing systems (active middle ear implants)
  • Bone anchored hearing aids (in chronic middle ear infections or malformations of the ear)
  • Organ-preserving laser surgery in cancer patients
  • Phonosurgery e.g. glottis expanding laser surgery for vocal cord paralysis and vocal cord relining
  • Tracheal surgery
  • Installation of bone anchors for epitheses in defects of ear, nose, or parts of the face
  • Subjective and objective audiological measuring methods (OAE, BERA)



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