The Luisenhospital Aachen is a modern health facility that offers top-class European-standard service. The medical complex is an academic hospital of RWTH Aachen University, which provides patients with access to innovations in diagnosis and treatment. The hospital first opened its doors to patients in 1967 and has been carrying out a successful clinical practice for more than 155 years.
The hospital has 15 specialized departments, each of which employs a team of experienced and competent specialists who prioritize patients' health. The main areas of clinical activity at the hospital are general surgery, abdominal surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, gastroenterology, cardiology, endocrinology, gynecology, obstetrics, mammology, traumatology, and orthopedics.
More than 17,000 inpatients and about 37,600 outpatients are treated in the hospital every year. The team of physicians consists of more than 160 specialists, while the nursing staff consists of about 500 employees. It is noteworthy that the hospital's doctors regularly admit patients from abroad, so the hospital has gained unique experience in working with international patients.
The hospital provides patients with all the necessary conditions for maximum comfort. The medical staff strives to surround the patient with care and take into account their individual needs. The basis of the work of the hospital's team lies in its own slogan: "Thorough care for a patient and their needs". The good reputation of the hospital in the European medical arena and the constant growth in the number of people wishing to be treated here are the best evidence of the excellent medical care provided here.
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Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery and Hernia Surgery
The patients of the Luisenhospital Aachen live in comfortable single and double rooms. The standard patient room furnishings include an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table with a pull-out tray, a wardrobe, a table, chairs, a TV, and a telephone. Each patient room has an ensuite bathroom with a shower and a toilet.
Patients are also offered accommodation in enhanced-comfort rooms. Such patient rooms have a more sophisticated design and are additionally equipped with a safe, a mini-fridge, and a cozy space with upholstered furniture.
Meals and Menus
Patients in the hospital are offered three tasty and balanced meals a day. Patients have a choice of three set menus, including dietary ones. If, for some reason, you do not eat all the foods, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to treatment.
There is a cozy cafe, Caféhaus Luise, on the ground floor of the hospital, where patients can enjoy delicious main courses, snacks, pastries, cakes, and pies. The cafe also offers a wide range of hot and cold drinks. In the warm season, patients can have lunch, snacks, or enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with dessert on the beautiful terrace.
Standard rooms include:
The hospital has a special hall where Catholic and Evangelical worship is held every Sunday morning. It is also a place of solitude for prayer on any day and at any time of day.
The services of representatives of other religions are available upon request.
Your accompanying person may stay with you in your patient room or at the hotel of your choice during the inpatient program.
You may stay at the hotel of your choice during the outpatient program. Our managers will support you for selecting the best option.
Aachen is one of the oldest cities in Germany, with a rich historical and cultural heritage. Aachen is located a few kilometers from the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, making it possible to combine a visit to this beautiful city with a trip to one of these countries if desired.
The very heart of the city is its historical part, which harmoniously combines elements of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. The guests of the city will find here a unique ensemble of beautiful buildings, numerous cafes, restaurants, hotels, and souvenir shops. It is a wonderful place for a leisurely walk and immersing oneself in the atmosphere of the city.
Not far from the center of Aachen, one can find the main attraction and pride of the city, namely Aachen Cathedral. The cathedral was built in the 9th century and is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aachen Cathedral houses priceless Christian relics, including St. Mary's robe of yellow and white cloth, Jesus' swaddling clothes, and Christ's belt. All these items were brought from the East to Europe by Charlemagne. Aachen Cathedral amazes with its grandeur and rich decoration, including unique mosaics, sculptures, and the octagonal Palatine Chapel.
In the immediate vicinity of Aachen Cathedral is the majestic Gothic Town Hall, known as a unique architectural and historical monument. Nowadays, the Town Hall is partially used as a museum, where one can see such unique artifacts as the Shrine of Charlemagne, the sword of this emperor, the crown of the Holy Roman Emperor Otto I, and many other interesting exhibits.
After a walk around the city and sightseeing in Aachen, many guests of the city enjoy visiting famous spa centers with thermal springs. The most popular is the Carolus Thermen Spa.