Städtisches Klinikum Schwabing

Munich, Germany

Surgical treatment of thyroid cancer with thyroidectomy (program ID: 141443)

Helmut Waldner

Prof. Dr. med.

Helmut Waldner

Department of Abdominal Surgery

Specialized in: abdominal surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

1972-1978 Studium der Humanmedizin an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universiät in München, Approbation als Arzt

1979 Promotion

1979-1982 Assistenzarzt an der Neurochirurgischen Abteilung der Chirurgischen Klinik rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München und an der Chirurgischen Klinik und Poliklinik der Uni München

1982 Assistenzarzt an der Chirurgischen Klinik und Poliklinik am Klinikum Innenstadt der LMU München

1987 Anerkennung als Arzt für Chirurgie

1988 Oberarzt an der Chirurgischen Klinik und Poliklinik am Klinikum Innenstadt der LMU München

1989 Habilitation 

Research Fellow am Massachussetts General Hospital der Harvard Medical School/Boston

1992 Ernennung zum Professor (C3) für Chirurgie an der LMU München

seit 1995 Chefarzt der Klinik für Viszeralchirurgie am Klinikum Schwabing

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The Department of Abdominal Surgery in Schwabing diagnoses and treats all kinds of diseases of the organs of the abdominal cavity - conservative, interventional and surgical. Here gastroenterologists, hepatologists and visceral surgeons work hand in hand and guarantee the patient an optimal, interdisciplinary care. In the field of gastroenterology endoscopy is used to diagnose and treat the esophagus, gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder and pancreas. In cooperation with the Children's Hospitals infants can already benefit from it.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • case history collection
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers (thyroglobulin (Tg), Tg Antibody (TgAb))
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • thyroid ultrasound 
  • CT/MRI scanners
  • thyroid scintigraphy
  • biopsy and histological examination
  • preoperative care
  • thyroidectomy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • cost of essential medicines
  • nursing services
  • stay in the hospital with full board
  • accommodation in 2-bed room
  • elaboration further recommendations
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

The Schwabing Clinic is a modern medical facility with a high level of service. The clinic has high-tech modern equipment, making it one of the best hospitals not only in Germany but also in Europe. There are comfortable single and double rooms with shower and toilet, TV, telephone and radio. The clinic has a dining room with a varied menu, vending machines with soft drinks, coffee shop, and kiosk. Patients can spend their leisure time in the library, where they are offered with books, DVDs, magazines, newspapers, music CDs and audio books. An access to the Internet is also available in the library.

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.