Luisen Hospital

Aachen, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of hypothyroidism (program ID: 31787)

Hermann Wasmuth

Prof. Dr. med

Hermann Wasmuth

Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Pneumology and Oncology

Specialized in:, oncology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, pulmonology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

1990 – 1996   Studium der Humanmedizin an der Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen

1996 – 1997   Forschungsaufenthalt an der Universität Auckland (Neuseeland)

1997– 1998   AiP an der Klinischen Abteilung des Diabetes-Forschungsinstitutes und der Klinik für Endokrinologie an der Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf

1998–1999   Assistenzarzt an der Klinischen Abteilung für Diabetologie und Endokrinologie der Universität Düsseldorf

1999–2005   Assistenzarzt an der Medizinischen Klinik III des Universitätsklinikums der RWTH Aachen

2003   Facharztanerkennung Innere Medizin

2005-2009   Oberarzt an der Medizinischen Klinik III des Universitätsklinikums der RWTH Aachen

2006   Zertifikat Hepatologie DGVS

2007   Anerkennung des Schwerpunktes Gastroenterologie

2007   Zusatzqualifikation „Transfusionsbeauftragter“

2009   Leitender Oberarzt an der Medizinischen Klinik III des Universitätsklinikums Aachen

2010   Zusatzbezeichnung Intensivmedizin

2011   Prüfarzt für AMG-Studien

2011   Ruf auf W3 Professur (Ordinariat) für Innere Medizin/Gastroenterologie der Universität Rostock (abgelehnt)

Seit 01/2013   Chefarzt der Medizinischen Klinik am Luisenhospital Aachen (Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der RWTH Aachen)

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The main principle of our internal medicine department is provision of best possible treatment and ongoing care for the patients. Qualified doctors and experienced nurses successfully combine modern methods of diagnostic, therapy and nursing care. Treatment process is based on the versatile and patient-oriented therapy combined with extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of gastroenterology, diabetology, sleep medicine, pulmonology, intensive medicine and oncology. Traditionally the clinic pays special attention to oncology. Treatment is focused on development of a patient-oriented comprehensive treatment plan that is developed in consideration with latest findings and interdisciplinary therapies that are useful in the field of oncology: beam therapy, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, surgical intervention, palliative treatment. In order to guarantee minimal impact and implementation of the most effective therapy, special attention is paid to the specific needs of each patient.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • hormonal examination
    • TSH, fT3, fT4
  • thyroid ultrasound
  • thyroid scintigraphy if indicated
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
  • written statement
    (the cost of medicines is not included)
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About hospital

Aachen was found by the romans in the I century as a large spa resort. It was favoured residence of Charlemagne, who made the city the capital of his empire. The church built by Charlemagne is still the main attraction of the city. In addition to holding the remains of its founder, it became the burial place of his successor Otto III. Aachen Cathedral has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Luisenhospital is a modern general hospital of Aachen with 348 beds and 8 departments, with corresponding diagnostic spectrum (including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and clinical laboratory). Each year about 15,500 inpatients and about 27,700 outpatients are treated.

We are happy to offer you our wide range of comprehensive medical, nursing and therapeutic methods.

Our friendly and highly qualified personnel make sure that you are being well cared. In the Protestant Hospital Association, the individual is the center of interest, therefore motivated staff and pleasant atmosphere are important to us.

The clinic offers comfortable single and double rooms with bathroom, safe, TV (international and Russian satellite channels) and internet access. The accommodation of patient’s companion is also possible. Patients have a choice between 3 daily menus, an individual combination of food (eg vegetarian, according to a certain diet plan) is also available.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

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.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

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.