The Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital consists of two separate units. The focus of the unit in Neuenheimer Feld area is interdisciplinary treatment of the patients with multiple injuries and polytraumas. Moreover, the Department offers all existing possibilities of comprehensive outpatient and inpatient treatment for all injuries oft he musculoskeletal system.
University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)
Department of General Surgery, Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of General, Trauma- and Reconstructive Surgery 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.
The University Center for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden is one of the first institutions of its kind in Germany. The diagnostic and therapeutic spectrum covers the treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, as well as the treatment of severe and the most severe injuries.
The Department of Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedics at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf focuses on operative preservation and reconstruction of bones, organs and tissues damaged in accidents. The surgeons of the Department are highly qualified in the treatment of life-threatening multiple traumas, treatment of elderly patients, treatment of severe spine and pelvic injuries, inflammations and bone cancer.
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology provides the full range of services in the treatment of all diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The orthopedic treatments focus on specific diseases in the field of joint surgery, spinal surgery, orthopedics of tumors and rheumatic orthopedics, pediatric orthopedics and physical therapy.
The Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery offers the full range of modern orthopedics, rheumatology and trauma surgery. The department specializes in the replacement of all large joints (hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow). Considerable importance is ascribed to the renewal of endoprostheses by means of joint replacement surgery, restoration of large bone defects and the use of special implants.
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology specializes in both surgical and conservative methods of restoring and preserving the damaged organs and segments of the locomotor system. The department performs joint replacement surgeries, incl. complex surgeries to replace the implant and infected prostheses. The outstanding achievements and a large number of performed surgical procedures contributed to the fact that the department was certified as the center with the highest level of service in hip and knee replacement surgeries.
Department of Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital Giessen offers both surgical and conservative treatment of the entire spectrum of trauma surgery, orthopedics and sports medicine at the highest possible level. In addition to the treatment of injuries of any severity after traffic, domestic, sports and occupational accidents, the Department also performs reconstructive procedures in the field of reconstructive surgery, for example, surgical procedures to treat soft tissue strain (injuries).
Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery is a maximum care medical center. The scope of the department's tasks includes the treatment of patients with polytrauma, pelvic surgery, endoprosthetics, cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery and hand surgery. The high quality of medical care is evidenced by the following certificates: "Interregional Trauma Center" (German Trauma Society (DGU)) and "EndoCert".
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology offers the full range of treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including medical care for patients in life-threatening situations after accidents and sports injuries. The department specializes in shoulder surgery, treatment of arthrosis, joint inflammations, sports injuries, etc.
The Section of Trauma Surgery and Orthopedics at the University Hospital Erlangen covers the full range of surgical and conservative treatment options in modern trauma surgery and orthopedics. As the transregional Trauma Center of Middle Franconia, the Section receives over 240 seriously wounded patients and thus ranks among 20 largest Polytrauma Centers.
Department of Orthopedics, Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Orthopedics, Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) is a facility of maximum care and provides 24/7 medical aid for patients with severe injuries and multiple traumas. To provide the best treatment quality, there is maintained a close cooperation with the related departments at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) (Visceral, Thoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Anaesthesia, Radiology).
Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery covers all fields of traumatology ranging from minimally invasive joint surgery up to a comprehensive care of patients with the most severe injuries. The service range includes surgical treatment of injuries and orthopedic clinical pictures, including hand surgery, pediatric traumatology, spine surgery and reconstructive orthopedic surgery.
Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Department of Surgery II) offers the full range of emergency and reconstructive surgery, plastic and aesthetic, as well as hand surgery. The Department is part of the Trauma Center of the University Hospital, which provides consultations for seriously wounded (polytraumatic) patients.
Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster specializes not only in first aid, but also on problematic conditions after accidents and reconstructive surgery as well as in the treatment of all injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system and bone system in both children and adults. There are used the most advanced and individual treatments.
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Duisburg-Essen deals with the treatment of all acute and chronic diseases, injuries and sequelae of injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The Department specializes in the treatment of patients with severe injuries of the whole region.