University Hospital of LMU Munich
Department of General Surgery, Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery
Specialized in: general surgery, plastic surgery
The Department of General, Trauma- and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital of Munich, under the direction of Dr. med. Wolfgang Böcker, 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. In addition, with numerous specialist outpatient departments and specialized teams, the department offers appropriate solutions for acute and chronic, congenital or acquired disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
The main treatment areas and modalities of the Department of General, Trauma- and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital of Munich, led by Dr. med. Wolfgang Böcker, are the following:
- Surgery of thorax trauma
- Removal of metal/ foreign bodies
- Surgical ligament reconstructions/ plastic surgeries
- Joint replacement/ endoprosthetics
- Decubitus therapy
- Septic bone therapy
- Diagnosis and therapy of bone inflammations
- Diagnosis and therapy of head injuries
- Diagnosis and therapy of neck injuries
- Diagnosis and therapy of injuries of the thorax
- Diagnosis and therapy of the lumbosacral region, lumbar spine bone and pelvis
- Diagnosis and therapy of injuries of the shoulder and upper arm
- Diagnosis and therapy of injuries of the elbow and forearm
- Diagnosis and therapy of hand and wrist injuries
- Diagnosis and therapy of hip and upper thigh injuries
- Diagnosis and therapy of the knee and lower leg
- Diagnosis and therapy of the foot and ankle
- Diagnosis and therapy of other injuries
- Surgery of the peripheral nerves
- Surgical and intensive care treatment of craniocerebral injuries
- Minimally invasive endoscopic operations
- Plastic-reconstructive surgery
- Amputation surgery
- Esthetic surgery/ plastic surgery
- Spinal cord surgery
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Surgical intensive treatment
- Diagnosis and therapy of the joint inner skin (synovialis) and tendons
- Diagnosis and therapy of other soft tissue diseases
- Diagnosis and therapy of other diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
- Foot surgery
- Hand surgery
- Pain therapy/ multimodal pain therapy
- Shoulder surgery
- Sport medicine/ sports traumatology
The hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich is a center of high-end medicine, medical innovation and medical and technical progress, which enables an individual and safe patient care. The team of the hospital occupies an excellent position among Germany’s university hospitals, thanks to its leading role in patient care, research and education. The hospital has gained the great reputation by hiring high qualified staff: around 10,000 employees from the fields of medicine, patient care, administration, technology and supply services take care of your vast convalescence and rehabilitation.
With more than 2,200 beds, the University Hospital of Munich (LMU) is a highly advanced hospital with 45 clinics, institutes and departments covering all fields of medicine. With its two campuses in Grosshadern and in the city center, the University Hospital of Munich is since October 1, 1999 an organizationally, economically and administratively complete independent part of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich. As a result of this merger, the University Hospital of Munich has developed into one of the largest hospitals in Germany and Europe. In accordance with the change of its legal form on June 1, 2006, the hospital received its present status as an incorporated public law institution.
Accommodation in hospital
The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.
Meals and Menus
The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.
Standard rooms include:
Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.
Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.
You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.
University Hospital of LMU Munich
- Munich, Germany
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