Hospital of Nuremberg

Nürnberg, Germany

Treatment of thyroid nodular goiter with strumectomy (program ID: 235903)

Hubert Stein

Prof. Dr. med.

Hubert Stein

Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery

Specialized in: abdominal surgery, thoracic surgery

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  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (seit 1992)ereinigung der Bayerischen Chirurgen e.V. (seit 1992)nternational Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (seit 1992)
  • Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für gastrointestinale Motilität (seit 1992)
  • International Gastro-Surgical Club (seit 1993)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Schluckstörungen (seit 1991)
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (seit 1996)
  • International Gastric Cancer Association (seit 1997)
  • Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft e.V. (seit 1997)
  • European Society for Surgical Research (seit 1997)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Viszeralchirurgie (seit 1998)
  • Berufsverband der Deutschen Chirurgen (seit 2001)
  • American College of Surgeons (seit 2003)
  • International Society for Digestive Surgery (seit 2004)
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (seit 2005)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Chirurgische Onkologie Österreichs (seit 2005)
  • Salzburger Ärztegesellschaft (seit 2005)
  • Salzburger Krebsgesellschaft (seit 2006)
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The Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. Hubert Stein offers a wide range of treatment and therapy options in the area of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery. In order to optimize the interdisciplinary cooperation at the clinic, the Klinikum Nürnberg has established the Colon Cancer Center. The Center covers all aspects of the diseases – from diseases screening and prevention to diagnosis, therapy and aftercare. The specialists of the center design an individual best possible diagnosis, treatment and aftercare plan for each patient. The center is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and recommended by the FOCUS magazine.

Another focal point of the Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. Hubert Stein is bariatric surgery, which helps patients to successfully reduce obesity in the long term. The specialty of bariatric surgery offers not only ultra-modern technical equipment, but primarily a long-lasting experience and special expertise in regards to needs of patients with obesity. In case of complications or concomitant diseases, the highly qualified expert team of the department can draw on the expertise of the neighbouring specialties.

The Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. Hubert Stein offers the following range of medical services:

  • Endocrine surgery
  • Liver, kidney and pancreatic surgery
  • Lung surgery
  • Minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery
  • Surgery following chest trauma
  • Oesophagus surgery
  • Special consultation
  • Thoracoscopic interventions
  • Tumour surgery


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
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound
  • thyroid scintigraphy
  • preoperative care
  • strumectomy
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • nutrition recommendations
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

The Klinikum Nürnberg is a modern hospital and an academic educational hospital in Germany. The hospital is located at two sites, namely the Klinikum North in the distract St. Johannis and the Klinikum South in the distract Langwasser. The Klinikum Nürnberg has 35 clinics and institutes of all medical specialties. In the latest clinic list of the news magazine FOCUS, it lands on the 35th place. Among the 70 top hospitals in Bavaria, the Klinikum Nürnberg occupies the 6th place.

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.

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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.