University Hospital Bergmannsheil Bochum
University Hospital Bergmannsheil Bochum - Departments
Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine offers the full range of services in these fields. The diagnostics and treatment are carried out both on in inpatient and outpatient basis. The department performs about 200,000 radiological examinations annually. The presence of a modern PASC system provides an effective exchange of radiological data between private practitioners and hospitals in the region, and also allows the doctors to compare current images with the previous ones in dynamics.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology offers the full range of services for the diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the nervous system. The department operates a modern Stroke Unit, which specialists guarantee the optimal and most effective emergency care for stroke patients (around the clock). It provides all the necessary methods of diagnostics, treatment and intensive early rehabilitation for the restoration of the lost bodily functions. The department has also earned an excellent reputation in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and is a certified Neuromuscular Centre. Another important clinical focus is the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Department of Pulmonology, Allergology, Somnology and Respiratory Medicine
The Department of Pulmonology, Allergology, Somnology and Respiratory Medicine offers the full range of inpatient and outpatient treatment of lung diseases. All medical services meet the very latest scientific achievements and the highest international standards. The department has exceptional expertise in the treatment of lung cancer and is the best medical facility of this kind in the region. The department has 54 beds for inpatient medical care, as well as specially equipped beds for artificial respiration. The comprehensive diagnostics of sleep-related breathing disorders is carried out in the modern Sleep Laboratory.
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
The Department of Cardiology and Angiology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the heart, blood vessels and circulatory disorders. The state-of-art Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory serves to perform all innovative cardiac procedures. Of particular interest to the department's medical team is the treatment of heart failure by implantation of special pacemaker systems, defibrillators for life-threatening arrhythmias and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (percutaneous aortic valve replacement). Medical care is provided cooperatively with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, which ensures a comprehensive treatment of the highest level.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. The competence also includes the treatment of infectious diseases and metabolic disorders. The medical care is provided both on an outpatient and inpatient basis. The priorities include the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), gastrointestinal cancers. In collaboration with the specialized disciplines of the hospital and external partners, the department offers the comprehensive treatment based on modern, standardized therapies meeting the very latest scientific advances.
Department of General Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of General Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of diabetes mellitus! The department offers the full range of services in these fields. The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of hormonal disorders, metabolic disorders, diabetes mellitus, as well as general internal diseases, such as hypertension, infectious diseases, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, etc. The doctors have in their arsenal all modern therapeutic techniques, which allow them to guarantee the most effective treatment adapted to the individual needs and wishes of each patient.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery offers the full range of diagnostics and surgical treatment of heart and lung diseases. In the field of heart surgery, there are offered all surgical techniques for the treatment of adult patients, except heart transplantation. The department specializes in the surgery of heart valves, aorta and coronary arteries and offers all conventional, as well as proven innovative minimally invasive treatment methods. In addition, the department covers the entire range of thoracic surgery, except esophageal and tracheal surgery.
Department of Plastic Surgery and Severe Burn Treatment
The Department of Plastic Surgery and Severe Burn Treatment offers the full range of surgical interventions for patients injured as a result of accidents, as well as for patients with tumors and burns of varying severity. The department's specialists have unique competence in the field of hand surgery. In addition, the department has gained the reputation of Germany’s largest Reference Center for Soft Tissue Sarcomas (more than 4,000 patients annually). The department belongs to the leading specialized facilities of this kind at the national and international levels.
Department of Abdominal Surgery
The Department of Abdominal Surgery offers the full range of diagnostics and surgical treatment of diseases of the abdominal organs. The therapeutic options also cover general surgery, surgical interventions on the anterior abdominal wall and endocrine glands. The treatment regimens are developed for each patient individually. In most cases, there are used minimally invasive surgical techniques, which today are the gold standard of surgery. The medical team takes care of the patient during the entire process of treatment and postoperative period.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Orthopedics
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Orthopedics offers the full range of conservative and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal diseases, injuries. The department has been operating for more than 120 years and during this time has won the status of the leading supraregional Trauma Center. Thanks to the optimized and standardized therapeutic procedures, modern intensive care techniques and well-coordinated interaction between the doctors, nurses and physiotherapists, the department provides an optimal and comprehensive medical care at all stages of the therapeutic process from the acute phase to rehabilitation.
Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology
The Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology offers the full range of services in these fields and specializes in providing comprehensive emergency care to patients with diseases of the skull, brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. The department works round the clock. The specialists of the department practice advanced surgical techniques with the use of high-precision neuronavigation systems, due to which they achieve optimal treatment results.
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