University Hospital Bonn
Department of Pediatric Surgery (289936)
Specialized in: pediatric surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital Bonn deals with the treatment of premature and newborn babies with congenital pathologies, tumors or specific diseases, which do not affect adults. There are provided operations for children and adolescents with surgical and adolescent problems, i.e. all diseases, which require surgery. The Department is headed by Dr. Andreas Heydweiller, specialist in pediatric and adult surgery. The Section of Pediatric Surgery is included into the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Bonn under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Jörg C. Kalff.
The main focuses of the Department under the direction of Dr. Andreas Heydweiller include surgical treatment of newborns, pediatric urology, abdominal and thoracic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, especially correction of the funnel chest. The medical team consists of 4 doctors, who are specialists in pediatric surgery and have a full command of the entire spectrum of this field. The team of the Department is enhanced by assistant physicians from the Department of Surgery and Pediatrics.
Within the University Hospital Bonn, the Department of Pediatric Surgery under the direction of Dr. Andreas Heydweiller maintains a perfectly arranged interdisciplinary cooperation with pediatricians, general surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, obstetricians, specialists in prenatal medicine, plastic surgeons, specialists in maxillofacial surgery. Thus, there is provided a special treatment advantage: everything is combined in one center and can be used for Your child! The inpatient treatment is provided for children in the sections of the Department of Pediatrics, while older children and adolescents are treated in the Pediatric Section of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Bonn.
The main focuses of the Department of Pediatric Surgery under the direction of Dr. Andreas Heydweiller at the University Hospital Bonn:
- Surgical treatment of children from birth up to 18
- Surgical treatment of premature and newborn babies
- Pediatric urology
- Abdominal surgery
- Thoracic surgery
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Funnel chest correction
- Bonn, Germany