University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
10/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Pediatric Surgery (109401)

Dietrich von Schweinitz

Prof. Dr. med.

Dietrich von Schweinitz

Specialized in: pediatric surgery

The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich 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. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Dietrich von Schweinitz.

The main clinical focuses of the department include:

  • Emergency medical care
  • Surgical treatment of malignant diseases in children (in collaboration with the Department of Pediatric Oncology)
    • Wilms' tumor
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Germ cell tumors
    • Liver tumors
    • Soft tissue sarcomas
  • Pediatric abdominal surgery
    • Lung diseases
    • Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract 
    • Liver diseases
    • Spleen diseases
    • Pancreatic diseases
  • Surgical treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system
  • Surgical treatment of children with traumatic brain injuries (including severe injuries)
  • Surgical treatment of kidney diseases in children (for example, a duplex kidney)
  • Surgical treatment of congenital diaphragmatic hernias
  • Surgical treatment of congenital and acquired diseases, malformations of the urogenital tract
    • Enuresis
    • Phimosis
    • Hypospadias
    • Vesicoureteral reflux
    • Ureteral stenosis 
    • Megaureter
    • Exstrophy-epispadias complex
    • Varicocele
  • Pediatric plastic surgery
    • Hemangioma treatment
    • Treatment of arteriovenous malformations
    • Treatment of lymphangiomas
    • Correction of congenital facial defects
    • Correction of congenital defects in the arms and legs
    • Removal of pigmented nevi
    • Gynecomastia treatment
    • Scar revision after burns
  • Craniospinal surgery
    • Treatment of spinal malformations
    • Treatment of cerebral malformations
    • Skull shape correction 
  • Conservative and surgical treatment of bone fractures
  • Psychological support for children and parents
  • Other medical services

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