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University Hospital Marburg UKGM

location_on Marburg, Germany
8.6/10 from 18 Votes

Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine ( 88)

Siegmund Köhler

Dr. med.

Siegmund Köhler

Specialized in: obstetrics, perinatal medicine

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine at the University Hospital Marburg UKGM ranks among the top German departments specializing in obstetrics!

The Department of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine at the University Hospital Marburg UKGM under the direction of Dr. med. Siegmund Köhler takes care of pregnancy and childbirth in a family-oriented ambience. In close cooperation with the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, the department offers an optimal medical care for high-risk pregnancies. The department performs about 1,400 deliveries every year.

The key focus of the department is placed on the care of women with normal pregnancy. The employees of the department pursue the goal of providing a calm and relaxing ambience for women during the pregnancy, childbirth and an early postpartum period. Should any complications arise, the department will provide a competent medical treatment and care due to a high qualification of employees and a high level of medical technology. Noninvasive measures, such as listening to heart sounds during childbirth (telemetry) through the maternal abdominal wall, are among the reliable forms of pregnancy monitoring.

The main objective of the department is to avoid unnecessary surgical procedures. To this end, the department has a trained medical team and additional modern biochemical methods for childbirth monitoring. A large team of doctors, midwives and nurses work around the clock. 

The maternity department includes three maternity wards, three exam rooms, two bathrooms and various auxiliary rooms. In addition to water birth (in a tub), the department also gives an opportunity to choose alternative delivery positions (squatting delivery, upright birth etc.). 

The department offers a variety of classical therapies. Both doctors and obstetricians of the department regularly use alternative methods, such as acupuncture, homeopathic remedies, various massage and breathing techniques.

The main focuses of the department include

  • Maternity department
  • Obstetric monitoring
  • Prenatal unit
  • Prenatal diagnosis / ultrasound

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