- Giessen, Germany
University Hospital Giessen UKGM
University Hospital Giessen UKGM - Departments
Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology offers the full range of services in these medical fields. It conducts highly accurate radiological studies in various pathologies, as well as effective imaging-guided minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of cancers and vascular diseases. The department has a strict quality management system, certified in accordance with ISO 9001: 2008 TÜV-Süd, which guarantees patients first-class medical care.
Jens G. Riedel
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital Giessen treats all children starting from unborn, premature and newborn babies up to adolescents. The spectrum of pediatric surgery includes the following focuses: surgery for newborns and surgery for malformations, abdominal surgery in children (surgery of the internals), cancer surgery (benign and malignant tumors) and plastic surgery.
Department of Pulmonology, Internal Intensive Care Medicine, Infectology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology
The Department of Internal Medicine II at the University Hospital Giessen covers general internal medicine, as well as a number of specialized focuses in this field. The Department offers you a wide spectrum of the latest examination techniques and innovative treatment options in the following focuses: lung diseases and respiratory diseases (pulmonology), kidney diseases (nephrology), gastrointestinal diseases (gastroenterology), infectious diseases (infectology) and intensive care medicine.
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Metabolism and Nutritional Medicine
The Department of Internal Medicine III at the University Hospital Giessen comprises general internal medicine, in particular, endocrinology, diabetology, metabolic disorders and nutritional medicine. The Department offers you both diagnosis and treatment of all common and rare diseases in its fields of specialization, as well as an access to new drugs and treatments as part of clinical trials.
Department of Oncology, Hematology, Palliative and Abdominal Medicine
The Department of Internal Medicine IV and V at the University Hospital Giessen covers general internal medicine, as well as several specialized focuses. You can receive a wide range of advanced innovative treatment options, especially in the following focuses: cancer of the internals (internal oncology), blood cancer (hematology), as well as symptomatic treatment of progressive incurable diseases (palliative care). Other focuses of the Department include intensive care medicine, allergology and special pain therapy.
Department of General Pediatrics and Neonatology
The Department of General Pediatrics and Neonatology at the University Hospital Giessen is part of the Children’s Hospital Giessen and the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. The Department offers a wide array of treatments. Its primary area of specialization is diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver (nutritional disorders), kidneys and urinary tract, vessels and skeleton, e.g. in rheumatism or growth disorders.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects at the University Hospital Giessen covers the entire spectrum of pediatric cardiology, which can be divided into two focuses: invasive and non-invasive diagnosis and treatment. An important focus of pediatric cardiology at the University Hospital Giessen is heart transplantation.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Giessen is the center of maximum medical care. In the field of obstetrics, the Department offers all diagnostic and treatment methods. The females with gynecological problems can undergo all surgical procedures to treat them. Endocrine and reproductive medicine provides treatment for women with menstrual disorders, infertility and hormonal disorders.
Department of Neurology
The goal of the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Giessen is to provide top-class treatment to both outpatients and inpatients with neurological conditions. The priority focus of the Department is placed on neuromuscular diseases, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, movement disorders and Parkinson's disease.
Department of Ophthalmology, Pediatric ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Giessen offers entire spectrum of both conservative and surgical ophthalmology. The Department of Ophthalmology at Giessen is the largest German-speaking clinic specialized in the diseases of eye muscles of any severity. Another priority is the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary eye diseases. The Department is the center of the best medical care with all advanced diagnostic and treatment possibilities.
Jens Peter Klußmann
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Plastic Surgery
As a center of maximum medical care, the Department of Otolaryngology at the University Hospital Giessen covers the entire spectrum of otolaryngology at the highest possible level. The priority focuses include the treatment of benign and malignant tumors in the head and neck, plastic aesthetic facial surgery and head and neck reconstructive surgery, surgical treatment of ear diseases and hearing disorders.
Department of Dermatology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology and Allergology at the University Hospital Giessen specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions and allergies. The Department uses all state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic methods for both examination and treatment of these diseases. The Department offers the full range of modern surgical and conservative dermatology.
Department of General, Abdominal, Thoracic and Transplant Surgery
The Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Giessen covers not only the entire spectrum of general surgery, but also thoracic, abdominal and transplant surgery. Cancer surgery at the UKGM deals with the surgical removal of both benign and malignant tumors in different organs.
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 Urology, Pediatric Urology and Andrology
The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Giessen has 47 beds and offers the full range of surgical urology, pediatric urology and andrology. The Department specializes in oncology, endoscopic treatment, incontinence treatment, pediatric urology and andrology. The team of the Department annually treats over 2,300 inpatients and 12,000 outpatients. The Department is also a certified training center for European andrologists, as well as the central institution of reproductive medicine in the Germany federal state Hessen.
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery
The Department of Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital Giessen offers the entire spectrum of cardiac and vascular surgery. The Department specializes in the surgery of coronary arteries, heart valve diseases, cardiac arrhythmias, as well as vascular and aortic surgery. Particular attention is paid to heart transplantation. The medical team performs over 2,000 surgical procedures every year and their results are monitored by federal quality management organizations.
Department of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery
The Department of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery at the University Hospital Giessen offers a wide range of services in orthopedics focusing on arthroscopic surgery, endoprosthetic replacement, foot surgery, rheumatic and sports orthopedics. Moreover, the service range also includes bacterial inflammation of the bones and soft tissues (septic surgery) and orthopedic oncology. Special attention is paid to pediatric orthopedics.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Giessen offers the entire spectrum of neurosurgical procedures. There are annually performed about 2,000 operations. The specialists of the Department practice modern medicine, which takes care of patients’ individual needs and meets international recommendations of evidence-based medicine. The Department specializes in brain tumor, spinal and vascular neurosurgery, as well as pituitary tumors. Special attention is paid to pediatric neurosurgery.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Giessen covers the entire range of maxillofacial / facial / oral surgery, including plastic surgery. The Department specializes in surgery for dysgnathia, craniosynostosis, laser therapy, dental implants, traumatology etc. The Department follows a special tradition in the treatment of tumors in the oral and maxillofacial area (tumor surgery).
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
The Department of Cardiology and Angiology at the University Hospital Giessen offers treatment for patients with acute and chronic diseases from all fields of cardiology and angiology at the highest level and with particular attention to relevant recommendations. The Department has a special competence in the field of interventional coronary revascularization and other cardiac interventions, electrophysiology and non-invasive imaging with CT and MRI.