PAN Klinik

Cologne, Germany

Department of Proctology and Endoscopy

Hartmut Schäfer

Dr. med.

Hartmut Schäfer

Specialized in: surgery, coloproctology, proctology

The Department of Proctology and Endoscopy at the PAN Clinic, headed by Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Hartmut Schäfer, specializes in endoscopy and treatment of rectal disorders. The Department offers highly modern examination methods, covering all kinds of endoscopic diagnosis and treatments for all gastrointestinal diseases. In addition, the Department pays a special attention to the treatment of rectum disorders. A team of doctors with a long experience and additional qualifications in endoscopic diagnosis and treatment is responsible for Your thorough examination and care.

The Department of Proctology and Endoscopy offers the following services:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • (Preventive) Coloscopy
  • Rectoscopy and proctoscopy
  • Stomal therapy and follow-up treatment of tumor patients
  • Sonography and rectal endosonography

The range of clinical services of the Department of Proctology and Endoscopy, headed by Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Hartmut Schäfer, includes:

  • Rectal diseases
  • Anal and perianal benign and malign tumors
  • Gastrointestinal tumors
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Fecal incontinence and defecation disorders 

About hospital

PAN Clinic, located at the very heart of Cologne, has gained universal recognition due to highly professional doctors and their responsive and careful approach to the treatment. PAN Clinic on Neumarkt is a private hospital with a specialized medical offer. The team of experienced specialists, surgeons and anesthesiologists from 25 medical disciplines work hand in hand to provide optimal medical care. Every day 1,000 patients command the services offered by the Clinic. Over 75,000 patients have been operated in the Clinic.  PAN Clinic on Neumarkt is certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2008. 

Whether you visit the PAN Clinic on Neumarkt for a routine examination or for outpatient or inpatient (minimally invasive) treatment – at the PAN Clinic your health is in the best hands!

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.