Charite University Hospital Berlin
- Berlin, Germany
Charite University Hospital Berlin
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
The Department of Cardiology and Angiology at the University Hospital Charite Berlin treats patients with cardiac and angiological diseases. It is located at the Charite Mitte Campus. The department provides functional diagnosis services, cardiac catheterization laboratory, electrophysiology, sleep medicine and telemedicine. Acting Director of the Department - Prof. Dr. med. Karl Stangl.
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology at the University Hospital Charite Berlin treats patients with dermatological diseases and allergies. The department is located at the Charite Mitte Campus and is staffed by highly qualified specialists, who test and treat all skin diseases.
Department of Infectology and Pneumologie
The Department of Infectology and Pneumology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin deals with infectious and pulmonary diseases. The department is located at the Vichow-Klinikum Campus also the Charité Mitte Campus and aimes to intergrate its core competencies through the integration of the disciplines such as infectious diseases, pulmonary diseases and intensive care medizin at the high academic level. The focus of the treatment is to ensure patient satisfaction, to help and heal patients.
Department of Nephrology
The Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin deals with transplants, kidney diseases and hypertension. The department is located at the Benjamin Franklin Campus and has been treating patients since the mid-60s. It focuses on transplants, various kidney diseases and hypertension.
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
The Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the Charite University Hospital Berlin focuses on endocrinology, metabolic disease and lipid metabolism. The director of the department is Prof. Dr. med. J. Spranger. The highly qualified team of the department treats patients at the Charité Campuses Mitte, Benjamin Franklin und Berlin. The Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases offers a comprehensive medical care on both inpatient and outpatient basis.
Department of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Infektiology and Rheumatology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin offers its patients an outstanding treatment in following areas. The department, located at the Campus Benjamin Franklin, focuses on chronic inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and joints. Secondly, a major focus is treatment for Bowel infections and gastrointestinal tumour diseases.
Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology
The Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin are located at the Charité campuses Mitte and Vichow-Klinikum. The departments specialize in gastroenterology, hepatology, endocrinology and diabetology. The Center of Colorectal Cancer and Center for Pancreas Cancer are certified as Interdisciplinary Cancer Centers, Training Centers for gastroenterology and Center for Excellence of neuroendocrine tumours.
Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center integrates the clinical and research activities for all Charité departments and institutes dealing with Cancer. The director of the Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center is Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Keilholz. The Center provides comprehensive care for patients at the latest level of modern medicine.
Department of Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The main goal of the Department for Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is the treatment of peripheral and central nervous system diseases. The department is located at the Charité Campuses Benjamin Franklin and Vichow-Klinikum. Currently about 5,000 operations are performed annually in these departments with highly modern equipped operating rooms.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin covers the full range of neurological disorders. Located at the Charité Campuses Mitte, Vichow-Klinikum and Benjamin Franklin, the department has 160 beds, 20 of which belong to Stroke Units and 14 belong to the neurological intensive care units. A highly dedicated team of neurologists and neuroscientists of the department, focus on the understanding and treatment of diseases to do with the nervous system.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin treats patients with all kinds of ophthalmological diseases. It is located at the Charité Campuses Benjamin Franklin and Virchow-Klinikum. The department offers different eye tumor therapy options, at the Corneal Center (including a cornea bank), and the Uveitis Center. A further focus is treatment of glaucoma and diabetic eye disease.
Department of Obstetrics
The Department of Obstetrics at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is located at the Charité Campuses Mitte and Virchow-Klinikum. The dedicated and experienced team of doctors, midwives and nurses are available at both campuses round-the-clock. After the birth of your child, the department offers you a wide range of courses that can help you get started as a young family.
Department of Gynecology with Breast Center
The Department of Gynecology and Breast Center at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is located at the Charité Campuses Benjamin Franklin, Vichow-Klinikum and Mitte. The services offered by the departments, range from all fields of all gynecologic cancer tumors, endometriosis, urinary incontinence, descent, chemotherapy, anti- hormone therapies, immunotherapies and mammology.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital Charité Berlin offers a high level of the treatment for children. It is located at the Virchow-Klinikum campus. The dedicated team of pediatric surgeons, pediatric radiologists and pediatric nurses from the department ensures the safest and the most optimal treatment for children during the complete during their treatment.
Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Metabolic Medicine
The Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Metabolic Medicine at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is a member of Otto-Heubner-Centrum for Pediatrics. It is located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus. Highly dedicated, qualified doctors work in one of the most modern European facilities of Pediatrics to ensure the quick and uncomplicated recovery of your children.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology
The Department of Pediatrics Cardiology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is a member of Otto-Heubner-Centrum for Pediatrics. Located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus, the department cooperates with the other facilities in Charité and primarily treats patients with heart palpitations.
Department of Pediatric Nephrology
The Department of Pediatric Nephrology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is part of the Otto-Heubner-Centrum for Pediatrics. Located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus, this department treats patients with renal and urologic diseases from birth up untill full physical development.
Department of Pediatric Neurology
The Department of Pediatric Neurology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin, located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus, is a part of Otto-Heubner-Centrum for Pediatrics. This department treats acute and chronic disorders of the entire nervous system including primary or secondary nervous system disorders.
Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology
The Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus. The department treats children and adolescents with malignant diseases of the hematopoietic system, with benign and malignant tumors, non-malignant, congenital or acquired disorders of blood formation and clotting and offers post operational services for patients.
Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine
The Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus. It treats acute and chronically ill patients with allergies, pulmonary, immunological and rheumatological diseases from birth up until full physical development. Furthermore, patients with congenital cystic fibrosis are provided with the treatment here.
Martin E. Kreis
Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
The Department for General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital Charite Berlin treats sicknesses in general, visceral surgery and other surgical areas. It consists of 3 clinics on 3 locations: The Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery at Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery at Campus Vichow-Klinikum and Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and thoracic Surgery at the Campus Charite Mitte.
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology at University Hospital Charite Berlin offers modern urological therapy for men, women and children. It is located at the Charite Mitte Campus and Benjamin Franklin Campus. Their medical focus points lie is the entire field of surgical (open and laparoscopic procedures) and conservative urology. The department is certified as Interdisciplinary Prostate Center and Interdisciplinary Continence Centre.
Department of Musculoskeletal Surgery
The Center of Musculoskeletal Surgery at the University Hospital Charite Berlin is the certified national Center of Trauma in Berlin. Three highly specialized departments are established in this center, which offer the whole range of treatment to the highest standard. These are the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, the Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery with Orthopedic Surgery.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Charite Berlin is located at the Charite Mitte Campus. It is a state-of-the-art clinic with a long history. All congenital and acquired diseases of the heart and surrounding vessels are operated on here. A highly motivated team of doctors and specialist nurses work hand in hand to ensure each patient receives individual care and treatment.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin, located at the Virchow -Klinikum Clinicum, offers, through the interdisciplinary collaboration, individual options of treatment for all throat, nose and ear disorders according to the latest standards.
BerlinProtonen – Proton therapy at Charité
The BerlinProtonen – the Proton therapy at Charité under direction of Dr. rer. nat. Andrea Denker specializes in the use of proton therapy during the treatment of eye tumors. Since 1998, proton therapy has been considered a successful and highly effective method for treatmenting intraocular tumors. The innovative therapy of BerlinProtonen allows to slow down the growth of the tumor in 95% of the patients and to preserve the useful visual function of the affected eye, even those with large tumors in their eye.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy
The Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy covers the entire diagnostic range at the highest level. The department contains 14 computer Tomographs (CT) as well as numbers of ultrasound devices and a total of 12 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) devices, which allow to provide fast and modern patient care. In the field, the clinic is equipped with positron emission computed tomography (PET-CT) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT-CT) to perform important hybrid and nuclear-medicine-related procedures.
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
In cooperation with the Interdisciplinary Breast Center (IBZ) at the Charite University Hospital, the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the direction of Dr. Christian Witzel provides reconstruction of the whole skin surface, especially female breast reconstruction. First of all, the Department specializes in modern reconstructive microsurgery.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Charite University Hospital Berlin, headed by Prof. Dr. med Winfried Brenner, offers the entire spectrum of radioisotope diagnosis and radionuclide therapy. As for the field of diagnostic imaging, the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Charite University Hospital, headed by Prof. Dr. med Winfried Brenner, is equipped with the most advanced two-chamber systems of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in all three subunits, including a few hybrid SPECT/CT – systems of innovative construction as well as the advanced PET/CT – (PET: positron emission tomography) systems with the Time-of-Flight function for the highest image quality.