- Bonn, Germany
University Hospital Bonn
About us University Hospital Bonn
The University Hospital Bonn was founded on 1st January 2001 as a public law institution. It was founded on the site of the former departments of the Medical University. The University Hospital provides medical care, modern highly effective medicine and plays a part in the public health care. Furthermore, it introduces research advances and puts into practice teaching of the medical department. The University Hospital has 31 special departments and 21 institutes. Thus, the University Hospital covers the full range of medical care: Surgery Center, Center of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Pediatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Neurology, Center for Dental Diseases, Center for Pathology and Center for Infectology and Infection Control. The focus of the hospital among the departments includes neurosurgery and neurology.
The University Hospital is staffed with 4,500 employees, while 750 of them are doctors. There function 10 intensive care units and emergency departments in the hospital, as well as 30 operating rooms for all surgical focuses. A total number of beds for inpatients is 1,250. There are annually treated over 40,000 inpatients, while outpatient clinics daily provide their services to 1,500 people.
The University Hospital Bonn ranks 8th in the Focus magazine rating of top German hospitals 2017!
About the city
Bonn is a city in the south of North Rhine Westphalia and was from 1949 to 1990 the capital city of western Germany. In 1770 Ludwig van Beethoven was born here, whose birth house in Bonngasse is visited by thousands of tourists. At the Market Square the Old Town Hall, built in 1737 in the Rococo style, remains one of the landmarks of the city. In the immediate vicinity is the former residence of the Prince-electors of Cologne, the Electoral Palace - today the main building of the University of Bonn.