Department of General, Abdominal, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery (Department of Surgery I) covers the entire spectrum of general and abdominal surgery. There are two specialized Sections of Vascular and Pediatric Surgery. The Department offers the whole range of top-class surgical services.
Obesity, i. e. the expressed excessive weight resulting from the increased content of internal fat, has recently become the more common medical problem in our society. Weight-reducing treatment requires an integrated approach, interdisciplinary and multi-professional cooperation.
Do you know that due to changes in the Health Insurance Regulations made in January 2012 this program is open for all patients, even outside the canton they live in? Surgical treatment of obesity is an opportunity offered by Clinique de Valère in conjunction with Leukerbad rehabilitation cent...
The department offers surgical treatment for all diseases of the abdominal cavity.
A special focus is the oncological surgery. As part of the "Bauchzentrum Nordhessen" the Asklepios Kliniken in Melsungen, Schwalmstadt and Bad Wildungenwork work closely.