University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)
- Munich, Germany
University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology provides services in the field of radiotherapy at the University Hospital of Munich. Due to this the department has 6 linear accelerators in two units (Campus Innenstadt und Campus Großhadern) as well as 50 inpatient and 6 outpatient beds in the Campus Großhadern.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Munich looks back on a long tradition. Today it is counting not only among the largest, but also among the most renowned facilities in Europe. Thanks to modern minimally invasive surgical options, treatment possibilities have improved significantly over the last years. It is the responsibility and motivation of the department to preserve the vision also in older patients.
Department of General, Abdominal, Vascular and Transplant Surgery
The Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Transplant Surgery covers the entire range of general and visceral surgery including all organ transplantations as well as vascular and thoracic surgery. As one of the largest surgical university hospitals, the department offers the entire operative range of the disciplines and specific disciplines mentioned at the highest level.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Surgery, as a highly specialized medical institution, is a part of the Vascular Center at the University Hospital of Munich. The range of treatment of the Department of Vascular Surgery is widely diverse, starting with complex surgery of the aorta, right up to endovenous (minimally invasive) skleortherapy by the radio waves. The Department of Vascular Surgery offers, in a close cooperation with the Vascular Center, also patients with serious vascular and accompanying diseases an individual interdisciplinary treatment plan.
Department of General Surgery, Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of General, Trauma- and Reconstructive Surgery is a modern acute hospital of the maximum degree medical care with operating halls at the highest technical level. The team of physicians of the Department of General, Trauma- and Reconstructive Surgery is available to treat injuries caused by an accident with all levels of complexity at any time.
Being a part of the Comprehensive Cancer Center CCC München, the Breast Center offers all components of modern breast cancer treatment. Its primary focus is on diagnosis and treatment of all benign and malignant diseases of breast in women and men. With the range of services offered, the center ranks among the most advanced breast centers in Germany according to the current FOCUS-list and the head of the center, Prof. Dr. med. Nadia Harbeck, is one of the leading specialists in breast cancer in Germany according to the current lists of doctors (FOCUS, Guter Rat).
Department of Cardiac Surgery
The Department of Cardiac Surgery performs currently more than 2,500 operations a year. The highly specialized team of physicians, health care professionals and administrative employees of the Department of Cardiac Surgery aims to ensure that patients receive optimal treatment.
Dietrich v. Schweinitz
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The range of services of the Department of Pediatric Surgery covers the entire spectrum of pediatric surgery. These services are held by the medical divisions of the department, which meet the increasing demand for highly qualified specialists. An in-house division of pediatric anesthesiology assures the necessary basis for reliable anesthesia at all ages, including small premature babies.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is one of the best gynecological clinics in Munich. Women are offered highly professional medical care and care in any area of gynecology and obstetrics. The combination of rich tradition in patient care, first-class treatment and constant development in the field of medicine determines the status of the department and the quality of the services provided. The stuff of the Department places a high priority on personalized psychological treatment.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology offers outpatient and inpatient care. For this purpose, it has 102 beds and two large departments. Within the framework of a wide spectrum of surgical services, the main treatment areas of the Department of Otolaryngology are surgery of the middle and inner ear, including cochlear implants in deaf patients, surgery of diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses, navigation surgery on the skull basis, laser surgery of head and neck region, operative treatment of tumors of head and neck region, plastic and reconstructive surgery of head and neck region.
Department of Dermatology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology and Allergology has a dedicated team, which currently consists of 50 physicians as well as 300 nurses and medical technical assistants. Every year, it performs more than 90.000 outpatient surgeries, and more than a half of these patients are new patients. More than 5,800 patients are treated at the inpatient department every year.
Department of Cardiology
The Department of Cardiology offers all kinds of diagnostic services and treatment modalities in the area of cardiology and internal medicine. An intensive interdisciplinary cooperation with other specialized centers enables physicians of the department to provide patients with a high-quality, comprehensive treatment.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Department focuses on gastroenterology, hepatology and metabolic diseases and covers the entire range of services and treatment modalities in this spectrum of internal medicine. Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas.
Department of Oncology and Hematology
The Department of Oncology and Hematology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood diseases. Patients with acute leukemia, lymphomas, carcinomas and sarcomas, as well as patients with non-malignant diseases, are treated here on an inpatient basis.
Department of Endocrinology, Rheumatology and Nephrology
The Department of Endocrinology, Rheumatology and Nephrology at the University Hospital of Munich, looking back on a history of more than 100 years, is a modernly equipped medical institution. The Department offers its patients the entire range of services in the areas of endocrinology, angiology, hematology, oncology, nephrology, rheumatology, metabolic decompensation, pharmacology and gastroenterology.
Department of Pulmonology
The Department of Pulmonology at the University Hospital of Munich has the latest technical equipment and a highly qualified team of dedicated and responsible physicians. The department offers its patients the entire range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures associated with Pulmonology.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology
Since May 1992, the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Medicine is existing at the University Hospital of Munich in a close cooperation with heart surgery. Thanks to the state-of-the-art equipment, the department performs all non-invasive, invasive and operative diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in case of heart diseases in children.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital of Munich deals with diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases of the mouth cavity, face and upper neck. Depending on the severity level, the treatment is performed on an outpatient or inpatient basis.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital of Munich focuses on personalized treatment plans tailored to the patient’s needs, which meet the highest medical and technical standards. Here, the therapy of neurosurgical diseases is performed with the help of leading technologies. By means of a very close cooperation with neighbouring disciplines and an adaptation of the treatment plan to the individual health situation of the patient the department is able to ensure the best possible treatment.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology cooperates closely with Friedrich-Baur Institute for Nerve and Muscle Diseases. The outpatient and inpatient care of patients encompasses the full spectrum of neurological diseases. The department focuses on stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, vertigo, neuroinfections, pain and head pain, neurodegenerative diseases and muscle-nerve-diseases.
Department of Orthopedics
The specialties Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation closely cooperate at the Department of Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University Hospital of Munich. All musculo-skeletal diseases can be treated both conservatively and surgically within the one institution, which makes completely new therapeutic concepts possible.
Christian G. Stief
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology at the University Hospital of Munich is a patient-oriented maximum medical care hospital, which offers the full range of urological diagnosis and treatment options at the highest level. Comprehensively trained, experienced physicians of the department are available for you for all urological clinical pictures and specific questions.
Department of Pediatric Epileptology
The Department of Pediatric Epileptology offers medical care for children suffering from all forms of epilepsy. The department has the possibility of conducting a continuous EEG monitoring. In close cooperation with the experts specializing in neurology, neuropediatrics, neurosurgery and pediatric intensive care medicine, the department provides children and adolescents with differential diagnostics to classify epileptic attacks, as well as with 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 for both in- and outpatients the full range of modern diagnostic and therapeutic techniques of nuclear medicine including pediatric nuclear medicine and is the largest medical facility of its 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 at the University Hospital of Munich covers the entire spectrum of plastic and hand surgery. The patients receive medical care from a team of 12 physicians, which has a daily access to two fully equipped operating rooms. The service range is completed by outpatient surgery.
Rudolf A. Hatz
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Thoracic Surgery offers the full range of surgical treatment of diseases of the thoracic organs. Particular attention is paid to the treatment of tumors of the chest cavity. The department also offers all surgical interventions in the field of reconstructive thoracic surgery, including correction of keeled-shape chest and funnel chest. The Department is the Lung Transplant Expert Center (Munich Lung Transplant Group MLTG).
Comprehensive Cancer Center Munich
The Comprehensive Cancer Center Munich (CCC Munich) offers both diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer. CCC Munich integrates and coordinates therapeutic, scientific and educational opportunities of both Munich universities (Technical University and Ludwig-Maximilians-University) and the Cancer Center München. The center has more than 3,500 available beds.
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine offers comprehensive treatment for newborns, children and adolescents in all fields of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. The department is located in the Hauner Children's Hospital, which has been in the center of Munich since 1846. There are treated about 50,000 of inpatients and outpatients every year.
Department of Pediatric Neurology
The Department of Pediatric Neurology at the Integrated Social Pediatric Center (iSPZ) of the Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital provides treatment for children suffering from neurological disorders. The priority areas of the department include developmental neurology, epilepsy, clinical psychology, concussion, migraine, headaches, motor disorders, neuroimmunological diseases (multiple sclerosis, chronic inflammations), treatment of children after toxin exposure during pregnancy (fetal alcohol syndrome, FAS).
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.
Hormone and Fertility Center
The Hormone and Fertility Centre at the Klinikum der Ludwig-Maximilians-University is embedded in one of the largest women's clinics in Europe and offers the full range of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic methods in this field. The focuses of medical services are the treatment of infertility and repeated miscarriages by insemination, in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection, blastocyst transfer, diet, influence of the coagulation system, immunological approaches, etc.