Academic Hospital Nuremberg
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery (302928)
Specialized in: plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, hand surgery
The Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. Bert Reichert 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.
The priority areas of the department are surgical removal of malignant tumors in the extremities and the following reconstruction and rehabilitation of the female breast after amputation due to cancer. The preference is given to the use of patient’s own tissues.
The department provides treatment to 60 inpatients every year. The most common cancers are basal cell, squamous cell and breast cancers. However, the department deals with the treatment of rare cancers, such as cancroids or soft tissue sarcoma. The peculiarity of the department is organ-preserving resection to remove soft tissue sarcoma.
In addition, the department offers all common techniques and methods, such as microsurgery, laser surgery and endoscopy.
- Nuremberg, Germany