- Nuremberg, Germany
Academic Hospital Nuremberg
Academic Hospital Nuremberg - Departments
Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery
According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery ranks among the top German departments specializing in colon and lung cancer treatment. The department offers a wide range of treatments in the field of general, visceral and thoracic surgery. Another priority area of the department is bariatric surgery, with which patients can successfully get rid of excess weight.
Department of Oncology, Hematology, Infectology and Rheumatology
The Department of Oncology, Hematology, I nfectology and Rheumatologyat the Academic Hospital Nuremberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. Martin Wilhelm is a certified member of the Interdisciplinary Oncological Centre (IOZ). Other priorities of the department include hemostasis, palliative medicine, treatment of infectious diseases, tropical diseases, rheumatology and clinical immunology.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology and Diabetology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology and Diabetology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg deals with the treatment of patients with all diseases of the digestive organs, endocrine and metabolic disorders, particularly diabetes mellitus. In addition, the department has extensive experience in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. It is also certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001.
Erwin S. Schultz
Department of Dermatology
The Department of Dermatology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg offers the whole spectrum of modern diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail diseases. There are used the latest methods of surgical dermatology, such as plastic surgery to repair moving, turning, displaced skin flaps, implantation of free grafts.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg is one of the largest clinics of this kind in Germany. Diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities of the department cover the whole spectrum of modern diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the ear, throat and nose. Considerable importance is ascribed to surgical interventions: operations to improve hearing, nose and paranasal sinus surgery (including plastic surgery), as well as neck, larynx and tumor surgery.
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg provides the entire spectrum of modern diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases. The Prostate Center, which is part of the department, was certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 by the LGA InterCert, as well as by the Umbrella Association of Prostate Centers in Germany (DVPZ). In addition, the department includes the Center for Continence and Pelvic Floor Disorders.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Mammology
According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Mammology ranks among the top German departments specializing in obstetrics and breast cancer treatment. The Department provides both diagnostic and therapeutic services covering the entire spectrum of gynecology. In addition to the numerous non-surgical treatment methods, there are offered the most advanced surgical techniques, especially microinvasive implantations for the treatment of urinary incontinence and correction of pelvic organ prolapse.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg is an academic institution of the Paracelsus Medical University. The diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities of the department cover the whole spectrum of ophthalmology, namely the treatment of eye diseases, its appendages and orbit, all forms of laser therapy for retinal diseases (diabetes, macular hole, etc.), fluorescent angiography, etc.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy
The Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg provides the entire spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic services in radiation oncology. The priority areas include radiation therapy for benign and malignant diseases, as well as radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy and “afterloading” and hyperthermia, postoperative radiotherapy. In addition, the department provides advisory services on all cancer issues.
Hermann Josef Bail
Department of Traumatology, Orthopedic Surgery and Foot Surgery
The Department of Traumatology, Orthopedic Surgery and Foot Surgery at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg covers the entire spectrum of sports orthopedics and sports traumatology. As the regional centre specializing in the treatment of joint diseases, the department offers both comprehensive and customized treatment from diagnosis and up to early rehabilitation. The outstanding achievements in the treatment of seriously injured patients contributed to the fact that the German Society for Trauma Surgery (DGU) and DIOcert (Certification Society) certified the Department of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery as the “Interregional Trauma Center” of the Middle Franconia.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg has been successfully treating patients with vascular diseases for almost 30 years. The department is the European leader in the endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms (large aortic aneurysm) by means of special advanced prostheses. Another priority area of the department is the surgical treatment of carotid arteries to prevent stroke.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg deals with the surgical treatment of diseases of the central nervous system. The department provides counseling on the full range of comprehensive neurosurgical treatment. The department has state-of-the-art technical equipment (operating microscopes, neuronavigation, laser, intraoperative ultrasound, stereotaxy, electrophysiological intraoperative monitoring, intraoperative fluorescence) and experienced personnel.
Department of Cardiac Surgery
According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiac Surgery ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery! There are offered all modern services of adult cardiac surgery, incl. the very latest techniques, for example, minimally invasive surgery or heart valve reconstruction.
Department of Cardiology
According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiology ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases! The department covers the entire spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the field of cardiovascular medicine in accordance with the current scientifically proven standards. There are offered all modern cardiological diagnostic and therapeutic methods of treatment of heart valve diseases, myocardial diseases, heart circulatory disorders and cardiac arrhythmias.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the brain, spinal cord, autonomic and peripheral nervous systems, in particular, inflammatory and infectious diseases, strokes, brain tumors, degenerative diseases (e.g. Parkinson’s disease or dystonia). In addition, the department specializes in the treatment of seizures and neurological intensive care medicine.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg offers the whole range of services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity, jaw, as well as facial plastic surgery. The department treats about 1,400 inpatients and performs 500 outpatient operations every year.
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
The Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg offers the entire spectrum of medical services ranging from reconstructive surgery up to hand surgery, aesthetic surgery and burn surgery. With the use of the cutting-edge microsurgical techniques, it is possible to treat consequences of accidents, cancer surgery and developmental defects. Particular attention is paid to the sparing treatment of tissues.
Department of Pulmonology, Allergology and Somnology
The Department of Pulmonology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg deals with the treatment of diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract. The department offers all modern pulmonological diagnostic and therapeutic methods for comprehensive treatment of respiratory tract diseases, lung parenchyma, circulatory disorders in the lungs, respiratory failure, infectious lung diseases and allergic diseases.
Department of Nephrology and Hypertensiology
The Department of Nephrology and Hypertensiology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg offers extensive diagnosis and comprehensive treatment for the patients suffering from nephrological diseases and hypertension. Particular attention is paid to kidney transplantations, which are performed within the framework of the Transplant Center Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology
The Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg provides children with high quality medical care. Children receive the best medical care, operational methods with the least number of incisions and pain therapy adopted to the individual needs of children, as well as a friendly atmosphere in which each child is treated with great attention and respect.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg provides the whole spectrum of services in the fields of radiology and nuclear medicine to both inpatients and outpatients. The medical staff of the department that consists of experienced doctors and technical assistants specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with cancers, diagnosis of traumas, accidents, as well as diseases of the musculoskeletal system, brain and trunk.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg provides consulting services and care to both parents and their children on all medical and non-medical issues. Particular attention is paid to a special atmosphere in which children can feel comfortable and confident. The main task of the department is to implement the highest requirements for the treatment and care of children. If necessary, physicians from other departments of the hospital can be involved in the treatment.