Hospital Hildesheim

Hildesheim, Germany

Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury (program ID: 28671)

Burkhard Wippermann

Prof. Dr. med.

Burkhard Wippermann

Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics

Specialized in: trauma surgery, orthopaedic surgery

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The clinic is focused on treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle joints. Primary techniques include arthroscopy, arthroscopic surgery, corrective surgery of bones and joints. About 3900 operations are conducted annually in our clinic.

Our department is also experienced in modern procedures (CT, MRI, scintigraphy, PET-CT) and other medical procedures (including radiology and chemotherapy). The clinic has 97 beds, including 4 seats in the interdisciplinary surgical intensive care unit.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray examination of the knee
  • MRI scan of the knee
  • preoperative care
  • arthroscopy to reconstruction of the anterior
    cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • physiotherapeutic procedures
  • orthopedic appliances
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations


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About hospital

Hildesheim Clinic is a specialized medical center of Hannover University with 541 beds. Years of experience, modern technical and medical equipment can provide patients with top quality health care.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.