- Munich, Germany
University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Departments
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology ranks among the top German departments specializing in radiation therapy! The department offers all modern services in radiation therapy, including special treatments, for example, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy, brain radiosurgery, pulmonary stereotaxis, whole-body irradiation, catheter administration of the radioactive drugs (afterloading technique).
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of services in this medical field. The department has won the reputation of one of the largest and most respected medical institutions in the field of its specialization in Europe. All modern conservative and surgical methods of treatment are available here. A special focus is on the minimally invasive treatment and advanced laser technologies, which are constantly being improved. The primary goal of the department's doctors is to preserve vision in patients of all age groups using the most sparing therapeutic methods.
Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery ranks among the best departments in Germany specializing in bowel cancer treatment! The department covers the full range of services in these medical fields and holds the leading position at the national and international level in terms of the number of surgical interventions performed and their success rate. Of particular interest are operations to treat cancer, organ transplants, as well as minimally invasive surgery.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of vascular diseases. The doctors of the department have excellent skills and deep knowledge in vascular surgery, ranging from complex interventions on the aorta and ending with modern (minimally invasive) techniques for the treatment of varicose veins using ultrasound. Also, in close collaboration with the specialists of the Center for Vascular Diseases, individual interdisciplinary therapy is provided for the patients with complex vascular and concomitant diseases.
Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery offers the full range of treatment of acute and chronic, acquired and congenital injuries of the musculoskeletal system of any severity. In addition, the department specializes in reconstructive interventions. The operating rooms of the department are equipped with the advanced medical devices to provide effective medical care, including emergency. A competent team of doctors works in the department around the clock and it is ready to help in urgent clinical cases at any moment.
According to the Focus magazine rating, the Breast Center ranks among the top medical institutions in Germany, specializing in breast cancer treatment! It provides the advanced diagnostics and effective treatment of all benign and malignant breast diseases in women and men. The priority focus is breast cancer therapy at both early and progressive stages. The doctors of the department have in their arsenal a variety of innovative medical and surgical methods, which provide the optimal results.
Department of Cardiac Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiac Surgery ranks among the top departments in Germany in the area of its specialization! The department offers the full range of services in the field of diagnostics and treatment of heart diseases. It performs more than 2,500 operations every year, including minimally invasive ones. The highly qualified team of doctors and nursing staff, whose main task is to provide optimal treatment based on the very latest achievements of modern medicine, take care of the patients.
Dietrich von Schweinitz
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the full range of diagnostics and surgical treatment of various diseases in children and adolescents. A large competent team of doctors with long clinical experience in the area of their specialization takes care of the health of young patients. All modern surgical techniques and advanced computerized medical equipment are available in the department. In addition, professional psychological support is provided to both children and their parents.
Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology
According to the Focus magazine rating, the Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology ranks among the top German clinics specializing in obstetrics and breast cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the female reproductive system, urinary system, hormonal disorders, problems with conceiving a child, and first-class obstetric services. In addition, the department provides comprehensive consultations, diagnostics and treatment of puberty disorders and problems of the gynecological spectrum in girls and young girls.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology offers the full range of services in this field. Thanks to the outstanding specialists who have deep knowledge of their specialization and state-of-the-art medical equipment, the department is one of the leading medical institutions of this kind in Germany. The department has 102 beds and two large ambulatories. All the diagnostic and therapeutic measures comply with current national and international standards.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Allergology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Allergology offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in these medical fields. The Department specializes in the treatment of all skin diseases, allergic reactions and venereal pathologies. The quality medical care is provided by a highly professional team of 50 specialized doctors and 300 nurses, as well as medical and technical workers. About 90,000 outpatients and more than 5,800 inpatients are treated here annually.
Department of Cardiology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiology ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases! The department offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in cardiology. Thanks to the long clinical experience, excellent technical equipment and close cooperation with other specialized clinics, the doctors of the department offer patients the comprehensive treatment meeting their individual needs and wishes.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology offers the full range of services in diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas. The department performs all the innovative endoscopic procedures, as well as high-precision ultrasound and functional examinations, which allow making an accurate diagnostics and prescribe an appropriate effective therapy. In addition, it conducts active scientific and clinical trials contributing to the development of new treatment methods.
Michael von Bergwelt
Department of Oncology and Hematology
The Department of Oncology and Hematology offers the full range of services in the field of diagnostics and treatment of oncological and blood diseases. Of particular interest is the treatment of patients with acute leukemia, lymphomas, carcinomas and sarcomas. The highly qualified medical team of 65 doctors and 130 nurses takes care of the health of the patients. About 2,800 inpatients and 10,000 outpatients are treated in the department annually.
Department of Endocrinology, Rheumatology and Nephrology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Endocrinology, Rheumatology and Nephrology ranks among the top departments in Germany for diabetes mellitus treatment! The department offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of endocrine diseases, metabolic disorders, diabetes mellitus, kidney pathologies and rheumatic diseases. The long clinical experience, high rates of successful treatment, as well as modern therapeutic techniques and attentive patient care are the basis of the department’s work.
Department of Pulmonology
The Department of Pulmonology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the lungs, bronchi and upper respiratory tract. The department has state-of-the-art technical equipment, intensive care units and an advanced Sleep Laboratory. Of particular interest is the treatment of lung cancer, which is carried out in close cooperation with the specialists from related disciplines: radiation therapy, oncology, radiology and others.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Intensive Care
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Intensive Care offers the full range of services in these fields. The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of children, adolescents and young people with congenital heart defects, cardiovascular diseases, as well as provides intensive care for emergency clinical conditions. Thanks to the advanced medical equipment and close cooperation with the Department of Cardiac Surgery, all modern non-invasive, invasive and surgical diagnostic and therapeutic interventions are performed here.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity, jaws, face and upper neck. Depending on the severity of the disease, treatment is provided both on an outpatient or inpatient basis. The doctors of the department apply modern therapeutic techniques and surgical procedures, which allow ensuring the best treatment results, including aesthetic ones.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery offers the full range of diagnostics and surgical treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Medical care is based on an individual approach with due consideration of the specific clinical indications and patient’s needs, in compliance with the highest medical and technical standards. The use of the very latest minimally invasive microsurgical techniques and navigation systems allows for the optimal treatment outcome.
Department of Neurology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Neurology ranks among the best departments in Germany for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease! The department offers the full range of modern diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Of particular interest are diseases, such as stroke, epilepsy, motor disorders, dizziness, neuroinfections, headaches, neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics ranks among the best departments in Germany specializing in joint replacement surgery! The department offers the full range of accurate diagnostics, effective conservative and surgical treatment of all diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The scope of tasks of the department’s medical team is to conduct physiotherapeutic and rehabilitation measures.
Christian G. Stief
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology ranks among the top German departments specializing in prostate cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of urological diseases in men and boys. The department employs comprehensively trained, experienced doctors, who use in their practice all the advanced medical achievements. Each patient is provided with an individual approach to therapy with due consideration of specific needs and wishes.
Department of Pediatric Epileptology
The Department of Pediatric Epileptology offers comprehensive medical care for children suffering from all forms of epilepsy. The department has equipment for conducting a continuous EEG monitoring. In close cooperation with the specialists in the field of neurology, neuropediatrics, neurosurgery and pediatric intensive care, the department provides differential diagnostics to classify epileptic seizures, as well as presurgical epilepsy diagnostics.
Ortrud K. Steinlein
Department of Human Genetics
The Department of Human Genetics offers in addition to genetic counseling also the full range of classical cytogenetic examinations (chromosomal analyses) as well as molecular genetic and molecular cytogenetic tests. Specialists of the department provide counseling services on a large number of genetics-related issues including familial genetic diseases, congenital abnormalities, developmental disturbances, etc.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in modern nuclear medicine for both outpatients and inpatients. The focus is on the detection and treatment of oncological, neurological and cardiac diseases. The department is the largest institution of this kind in Germany. The international recognition is approved by ISO 9001: 2015 certification.
Department of Hand Surgery, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
The Department of Hand Surgery, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery covers the whole range of services in these field. The medical care is provided by a team of 12 highly qualified doctors, who daily perform surgical interventions in two state-of-the-art operating rooms. In appropriate indications, it is possible to perform outpatient operations. To achieve excellent therapeutic and aesthetic results, during the surgical treatment there are used innovative techniques.
Rudolf A. Hatz
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery offers the full range of surgical treatment of the thoracic diseases. Particular attention is paid to the treatment of lung, pleural and mediastinal tumors. The department also offers all surgical interventions in the field of reconstructive thoracic surgery, including correction of keel and funnel chest deformities. The department is an Expert Lung Transplant Center (Munich Lung Transplantation Group (MLTG)).
Comprehensive Cancer Center Munich
The Comprehensive Cancer Center Munich (CCC Munich) offers the accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of all types of cancer. The center has 3,500 beds. The medical institution is certified according to the standards of DIN EN ISO and the German Cancer Society, therefore it guarantees individualized medical care with the use of innovative treatment methods.
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of various diseases in newborns, children and adolescents. The doctors of the department have excellent qualification and easily cope even with the most complex clinical cases. About 50,000 young patients are treated here annually both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department has a friendly and pleasant atmosphere, where children feel as comfortable as possible.
Department of Pediatric Neurology
The Department of Pediatric Neurology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of all acute and chronic diseases of the nervous system in children. To provide a comprehensive medical care and optimal results, all the necessary specialists are involved, namely pediatric neurologists, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists. Depending on the complexity of the clinical situation, either outpatient or inpatient treatment may be offered. The department has all advanced diagnostic and treatment methods. Also, much attention is paid to the moral support of young patients and their parents.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology offers the full range of radiological examinations and imaging-guided interventions. The department has state-of-the-art CT, MRI, and angiography systems, some of which are used here for the first time in the world. The department has unique experience in identifying and treating metastatic pancreatic cancer. In addition, the department’s scope of tasks includes CT- and MRI-guided biopsy, various minimally invasive procedures for treating tumors and pain therapy.
Center for Hormonal Disorders and Fertility
The Center for Hormonal Disorders and Fertility offers the full range of modern diagnostic and therapeutic services in this field and is one of the largest medical facilities of this kind in Europe. The main department’s focuses include the treatment of infertility and pregnancy impairment with in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injections, blastocyst transfer, nutrition correction and the use of immunological methods.