Hospital of Nuremberg

Nürnberg, Germany

Surgical treatment of Zollinger–Ellison syndrome (program ID: 274771)

Herbert Muschweck

Dr. med.

Herbert Muschweck

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology, Diabetology and Nutrition

Specialized in: gastroenterology, hepatology, endocrinology

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  • Approbation als Apotheker 1977
  • Facharzt für Innere Medizin 1988
  • Schwerpunktbezeichnung Gastroenterologie 1989
  • Chefarzt und ärztlicher Direktor am Krankenhaus Altdorf 1991
  • Chefarzt der Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Ernährung in Nürnberg 2007
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The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology, Diabetology and Nutrition at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Dr. med. Herbert Muschweck primarily treats patients with all diseases of the digestive organs, endocrine diseases and metabolic disorders, particularly diabetes mellitus. The department has an extensive experience in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.

The Medical Department 6 under the direction of Dr. med. Herbert Muschweck performs the highest number of diagnostic procedures in Germany using modern medical equipment. The physicians of the department have special expertise in the use of the double balloon enteroscopy, fine needle aspiration as well as in the cancer screening by means of a colonoscopy. In addition, an around-the-clock-endoscopy service is available at the department. Moreover, a new treatment method of radiofrequency ablation has been introduced at the department in treatment of Barrett's esophagus. In addition to already established means, the department also offers the entire spectrum of modern treatment of Barrett's esophagus. Finally, the department is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001.

The range of services offered by the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology, Diabetology and Nutrition at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Dr. med. Herbert Muschweck includes the following:

  • Diagnosis and therapy of allergies
  • Diagnosis and therapy of liver, bile and pancreas diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of anus diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastroenterology)
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the peritoneum
  • Intensive care
  • The OPTIFAST weight loss and management program 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory examination:
    • common blood count test
    • blood chemistry test
    • urine analysis
    • hormonal examination (gastrin level)
  • ultrasound/ MRI of the abdomen
  • gastroscopy with endosonography 
  • biopsy and cytological examination
  • preoperative care
  • resection of gastric tumor
  • histologically examination of the remote tissues
  • 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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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.