Hospital of Nuremberg

Nürnberg, Germany

Treatment of ear cholesteatoma with mastoidectomy (program ID: 237257)

Viktor Bonkowsky

Prof. Dr. med.

Viktor Bonkowsky

Department of Otolaryngology

Specialized in: otolaryngology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • Anerkennung als Arzt für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde 1989
  • Zusatzbezeichnung Allergologie 1990
  • Habilitation für das Fach Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde 1994
  • Erteilung der Lehrbefugnis, Ernennung zum Privatdozent 1995
  • Fakultative Weiterbildung 'Spezielle HNO-Chirurgie' 1995
  • Zusatzbezeichnung Plastische Operationen 1999
  • Zusatzbezeichnung Stimm- und Sprachstörungen 2000
  • Befugnis zur Weiterbildung im Bereich Plastische Operationen 2000
  • Chefarzt der HNO-Klinik seit 2003

 Operative Schwerpunkte:

  • Minimal invasive Laserchirurgische Kehlkopfchirurgie (maligne und benigne Erkrankungen)
  • Endoskopische Nasennebenhöhlenchirurgie
  • Mikrochirurgische, gehörverbessernde Operationen
  • Phonochirurgie (stimmverbessernde Operationen)
  • Plastische Operationen im Kopf- und Halsbereich


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf- und Halschirurgie
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf- und Halschirurgie
  • Oto-Rhino-Laryngologische Gesellschaft zu München
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head an Neck Surgery
  • Sir Charles Bell Society 
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Otolaryngology at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Viktor Bonkowsky is a university department of the Paracelsus Medical University. The range of diagnostic and therapeutic services at the department covers the entire spectrum of modern diagnosis and treatment options of diseases of throat, nose and ears.

The Department of Otolaryngology at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Viktor Bonkowsky is one of the largest clinics of this type in Germany. Every year, the department treats more than 6,000 patients and performs more than 3,700 operations. In addition to the conservative treatment of sudden loss of hearing, tinnitus, allergies and vertigo, it is above all surgical procedures which play a major role in the ENT clinic. These include operations for the improvement of hearing, nasal and paranasal sinus surgery (including plastic operations) as well as neck, larynx and tumor surgery. The interdisciplinary operating theatres at the new Surgery Center offer the best preconditions for all types of interventions.

The Department of Otolaryngology at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Viktor Bonkowsky offers the following range of services:

  • Cochlear implantation
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the salivary glands
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the paranasal sinuses
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the trachea
  • Diagnosis and therapy of disorders of the tear ducts in cooperation with the Department of Ophthalmology
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the larynx
  • Diagnose and therapy of infections of the upper respiratory tract
  • Diagnose and therapy of diseases of the oral cavity
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the outer ear
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the inner ear
  • Diagnosis and therapy of disorders of middle ear and mastoid
  • Diagnosis and therapy of swallowing disorders
  • Diagnosis and therapy of tumors in the ear area
  • Diagnosis and therapy of tumors in the head and neck region
  • Interdisciplinary tumor aftercare
  • Middle-ear surgery

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • otorhinolaryngological examination:
    • rhinoscopy
    • otoscopy
    • audiometry
  • x-ray/ ultrasound/ CT of ear
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • mastoidectomy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
  • written statement
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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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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.