University Hospital Marburg UKGM
University Hospital Marburg UKGM - Departments
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers all the options of radioisotope diagnostics and treatment. Nuclear medicine methods allow for imaging not only the organs and anatomical structures of the body, but also the metabolic processes that occur in them. The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of cancer, cardiological pathologies, neurological and psychiatric disorders. The department’s doctors annually conduct about 10,000 in vivo studies and about 500 therapeutic procedures with radionuclides.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology ranks among the best German medical facilities in the field of radiation therapy! The department offers all modern types of radiation therapy for cancer patients. The unique offer of the department is proton therapy, which is carried out within the framework of the specialized center. The department treats about 2,000 patients every year. Preference is given to an individual approach to each clinical case. Therapy is provided in strict accordance with the protocols of the German Cancer Society.
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology offers the full range of imaging diagnostics and interventional treatment of diseases of the nervous system under imaging guidance. The experienced specialists with unique competencies work with patients, which allows them to provide first-class medical care to patients with pathologies of varying severity. The doctors from the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery are often involved in the diagnostic and therapeutic process. The state-of-the-art technical base of the department also contributes to successful clinical practice.
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 fields and specializes in all modern radiological examinations, imaging-guided minimally invasive interventions. The department has advanced technical equipment, including specially adapted devices for examination in children. In the field of interventional radiology, of particular interest is minimally invasive treatment of oncological and vascular diseases.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology, Gynecological Oncology and Mammology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology, Gynecological Oncology and Mammology ranks among the best German medical facilities for breast cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of medical services in the areas of its specialization. Of particular interest to the department’s doctors is the treatment of oncopathologies of the female genital organs, breast cancer. Also, the department’s gynecologists have rich experience in the treatment of gynecological problems in children and adolescents. The department has modern diagnostic and treatment methods, which allow to fight gynecological diseases as efficiently as possible.
Department of Abdominal, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
The Department of Abdominal, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery offers all modern surgical interventions in these fields. Specialization covers the treatment of diseases of the abdominal organs, endocrine glands, pathologies of the lungs and chest wall, pathological vascular lesions of all parts of the body. In addition, kidney transplantation and pancreas transplantation are part of the surgeons' tasks. Whenever possible, operations are performed using minimally invasive techniques that have several advantages over classical interventions.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery offers all modern surgical interventions for the treatment of pathologies of the nervous system. The clinical focuses include the treatment of oncological diseases of the nervous system (neuro-oncology), skull base surgery, vascular neurosurgery, spinal surgery and functional neurosurgery, including the surgical treatment of epilepsy. As a state-of-the-art medical facility, the department has the advanced systems for deep brain stimulation, multimodal neuronavigation devices, intraoperative neuronavigation using CT, ultrasound systems, fluorescence imaging devices and endoscopy equipment. Thus, the department has all the possibilities to ensure effective treatment according to the international standards.
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of injuries of any severity! The department offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The department has been certified by the German Society of Traumatology as a supra-regional Trauma Center. In addition, the medical institution is a certified Center for Gerontological Traumatology, the Center for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the full range of surgical treatment for young patients, ranging from newborns to adolescents. The main activities of the department include general pediatric surgery, neonatal surgery, surgery for malformations, pediatric urology, pediatric cancer surgery, thoracic surgery, pediatric trauma surgery, plastic surgery (including burn surgery), correction of vascular malformations and minimally invasive surgery. An experienced team of highly qualified doctors takes care of the health of young patients. Medical care is provided around the clock.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery offers the full range of first-class medical services in the area of its specialization. The therapeutic options cover both outpatient dentoalveolar surgery and implantology, as well as complex maxillofacial interventions on an outpatient basis. The department is part of the Trauma Center, the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center for Head and Neck Diseases, the Center for Skull Base Surgery, the Angioma Center and the Interdisciplinary Center for Sleep Medicine Hesse. Thus, the department can guarantee patients the comprehensive medical care of the university level.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care
According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care ranks among the top medical facilities in Germany specializing in the treatment of heart diseases! The department offers the full range of modern non-invasive and invasive studies, as well as all interventional procedures and supportive care. Clinical practice includes intensive care for emergency cardiac conditions, modern computer catheter procedures for arrhythmias, implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and devices for resynchronizing cardiac therapy. The department’s specialists also have excellent qualifications in the treatment of coronary artery stenosis. Particular attention is paid to the catheter-assisted therapy for heart valve diseases.
Department of Pulmonology
The Department of Pulmonology offers all the options of modern medicine for the diagnostics and treatment of lung diseases. The specialists of the department mostly deal with the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, pneumonia, lung cancer and sleep-related breathing disorders. The department has an in-house Intensive Care Unit with the possibility of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, as well as other intensive care procedures. To provide the accurate diagnostics, the department offers state-of-the-art endoscopic examinations.
Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Infectology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Infectology offers all the options of modern medicine for the diagnostics and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the digestive system, liver, endocrine glands, as well as metabolic disorders and infectious diseases. In addition, the department enjoys an excellent reputation in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors. The department operates an Endoscopy Section, a Section for Functional Diagnostics of the Endocrine Glands and many specialized Outpatient Clinics. There are 62 beds available for inpatient treatment.
Department of Hematology, Oncology and Immunology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Hematology, Oncology and Immunology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in leukemia treatment! The department offers accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of malignant and benign blood diseases, solid tumors. The patients are treated in close collaboration with the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Of particular interest to the department's doctors is the treatment of various types of leukemia (within the specialized center with advanced infrastructure). The department takes part in many national and international clinical trials, which makes it possible for patients with advanced stages of cancer to receive treatment using innovative therapeutic methods.
Department of Nephrology
The Department of Nephrology offers the full range of medical services in this field and specializes in the treatment of kidney diseases and hypertension. The department’s tasks also include the diagnostics and treatment of diseases requiring intensive care (acute kidney and multiple organ failure), chronic kidney failure (dialysis and other methods of detoxification), kidney transplantation and combined kidney and pancreas transplantation. The department has all modern methods, which, combined with excellent qualifications and colossal experience of doctors, allows to regularly demonstrate high rates of treatment success.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine offers all methods of modern diagnostics and treatment for young patients with various diseases. The structure of the department includes an emergency unit, a number of specialized outpatient clinics and a day hospital. The department’s priorities of clinical practice include neonatology, pediatric nephrology, including kidney transplantation in children, pediatric pulmonology and allergology. Thanks to the coordinated work of a motivated and highly competent medical team, state-of-the-art technical equipment and close cooperation with other doctors, the department provides comprehensive medical care of the highest quality.
Department of Neurology
According to the reputable Focus magazine, the Department of Neurology ranks among the best German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis! The department offers the full range of diagnostic studies and therapeutic methods for patients with diseases of the nervous system. The department has its in-house Intensive Care Unit, a Stroke Unit, a Section for Preoperative Epilepsy Diagnostics, a Sleep Laboratory, a CSF Laboratory and other structural units. Thus, the department has created all the conditions for providing first-class neurological care.
Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in obstetric services! The department offers patients comprehensive management of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care. The department's specialists have rich experience in the field of high-risk pregnancies, multiple pregnancies. About 1,600 babies are born annually in the department, which testifies to the credibility of the medical facility and a high credit of trust from patients.
Department of Neuropathology
The Department of Neuropathology deals with the diagnostics of pathological changes in the central and peripheral nervous system, brain meninges and skeletal muscles. The main task of the department is to make an accurate diagnosis based on the histological examination of tissues. Histological examination is especially important in cancer diagnostics. The patients receive medical care from the experienced and highly competent specialists, who make every effort to provide first-class medical service.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of medical services for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the eyes, eye muscles, lacrimal ducts and eyelids. The department’s priority clinical focuses include corneal surgery, refractive eye surgery, eye lens surgery, retinal surgery, eyelid surgery and glaucoma treatment. Medical care is provided in close collaboration with specialists in the field of pediatrics, neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, otolaryngology, oral and maxillofacial surgery. The department provides patients with first-class comprehensive treatment that meets international medical standards.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology offers the full range of services in the area of its specialization. The department’s doctors are distinguished by outstanding achievements in the treatment of diseases of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, including allergic reactions, cochlear implantation and installation of middle ear implants, treatment of head and neck oncopathologies, as well as vascular malformations of the head and neck (Osler’s disease, hemangiomas, lymphangiomas and other vascular malformations). The scope of tasks also includes medical care for patients with voice and speech disorders. The department offers all advanced diagnostic and treatment methods, which guarantee an excellent result.
Department of Dermatology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology and Allergology offers all the modern diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients with skin diseases, including skin manifestations of allergic reactions. The department has been conducting successful clinical activities for more than 100 years, and therefore it has extensive experience and unique achievements in its area of specialization. Such advanced fields of dermatology as laser therapy, light therapy, dermatohistology, etc. are well developed in the department. It operates an emergency dermatological care service, which provides round-the-clock patient care.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology ranks among the best German medical facilities for prostate cancer treatment! The department offers all diagnostic and therapeutic services in the field of its competence and specializes in the treatment of diseases of the genitourinary system in men of all age groups. The department has 46 beds for inpatient medical care. One of the key focuses is prostate cancer treatment (certification of the German Cancer Society as a Prostate Cancer Center). The doctors of the department are also highly professional in the treatment of diseases of the external genital organs in men, pathologies of the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder and urethra in men and women.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery offers the full range of surgical interventions in this field, with the exception of heart transplantation. The key tasks of the department’s specialists include vascular interventions on the large thoracic arteries, surgical treatment of coronary heart disease and its complications, reconstruction or replacement of affected heart valves and surgical treatment of heart rhythm disorders. The department is one of the leading Research Centers in Germany in the field of coronary artery bypass grafting and surgical treatment of coronary heart disease.
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