Charite University Hospital Berlin
Charite University Hospital Berlin - Departments
Department of Infectology and Pulmonology
The Department of Infectology and Pulmonology at the University Hospital Charite treats infectious diseases with pronounced clinical symptoms, pulmonary diseases (lung disease) and offers intensive and respiratory medicine, including interdisciplinary intensive care, treatment of lung lesions (ARDS - acute respiratory distress syndrome) and oxygen therapy for chronic respiratory failure.
Department of Nephrology, Transplantation Medicine, Hypertensiology and Intensive Medicine
The Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin specializes in nephrology, transplantation medicine, treatment of kidney failure and hypertension. Since 2013, the Department is the certified Hypertension Center (certificate of the German Hypertension League, DHL) as well as – in cooperation with the Department of Vascular Surgery – the certified Interdisciplinary Shunt-Center.
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
The Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders at the Charite University Hospital specializes in endocrinology, treatment of metabolic disorders and disorders of lipid metabolism. The department provides both diagnosis and treatment of patients with endocrine tumors. There is also offered a nutritional therapy for the patients with high insulin requirements.
Department of Gastroenterology, Infectology and Rheumatology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Infectology and Rheumatology at the University Hospital Charite offers an effective treatment in the corresponding areas. The department specializes in the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and joints, chronic diseases of the bowel and gastrointestinal tract.
Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology
The Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at the University Hospital Charite specializes in gastroenterology, hepatology, endocrinology and diabetology. Also, patients are provided with all types of the state-of-the-art technical facilities necessary for all stages of diagnosis: endoscopy, ultrasound and the Interdisciplinary Cancer Center.
Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Charite Comprehensive Cancer Center integrates all departments and units dealing with cancer treatment. The center offers patients the most advanced comprehensive cancer treatment.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Charite deals with the treatment of the peripheral and central nervous systems. The department is mainly specialized in cerebrovascular diseases, spine conditions, brain tumors, skull base tumors, peripheral nerves, functional neurosurgery/anesthesia. There are performed 5,000 surgical procedures every year.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Charite provides treatment of the full range of neurological disorders. The department specializes in the treatment of stroke, hemorrhages, blood clots, meningoencephalitis and autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system. In addition, the department offers ultrasound diagnosis and ultrasound therapy.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Charite treats all types of eye diseases: eye tumors, corneal diseases, uveitis, glaucoma and keratoplasty. The primary specialization is the treatment of particularly complex conditions.
Department of Obstetrics
The Department of Obstetrics at the University Hospital Charite is located at the Charité Campuses Mitte and Virchow-Klinikum. The professional team of doctors, midwives and nurses is 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 and Breast Center
The Department of Gynecology and the Breast Center at the University Hospital Charite treat all gynecologic cancers, endometriosis, urinary incontinence, organ prolapse, as well as offer services in the field of chemotherapy, anti-hormone therapy, immunotherapy and mammology.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital Charite offers an effective treatment of children. The range of services includes surgery in newborns and premature infants, thoracic surgery, abdominal surgery, pediatric trauma surgery, cancer surgery, treatment of burns in children, pediatric urology, laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, hand surgery and laser therapy.
Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Metabolic Medicine
The Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Metabolic Medicine at the University Hospital Charite is part of the Otto-Heubner-Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. The department deals with the treatment of infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system and respiratory tract, neurological disorders, diabetes mellitus, congenital metabolic diseases and follow-up care for the patients who underwent liver transplantation.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the University Hospital Charite is part of the Otto-Heubner-Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. The department has a long experience in the treatment of congenital and acquired heart diseases, in particular, arrhythmia and tricardium. The department annually treats about 5,000 inpatients and 2,500 outpatients.
Department of Pediatric Nephrology
The Department of Pediatric Nephrology at the University Hospital Charite is part of the Otto-Heubner-Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. The doctors of the department treats children and adolescents suffering from kidney diseases. Also, the department specializes in kidney transplantation, dialysis, acute and chronic diseases of the kidney and urogenital system.
Department of Pediatric Neurology
The Department of Pediatric Neurology at the University Hospital Charite is a part of the Otto-Heubner-Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine dealing with the treatment of acute and chronic disorders of the entire nervous system, including primary and secondary developmental disorders. The main specialization of the department includes neuromuscular and nerve diseases, epilepsy accompanied by headaches, neurodegenerative disorders, diagnosis and treatment of the impaired development of the nervous system.
Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology
The Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology at the University Hospital Charite treats children with malignant diseases of the hematopoietic system, benign and malignant tumors, non-malignant diseases, congenital or acquired blood diseases and bleeding disorders.
Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine
The Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University Hospital Charite treats acute and chronically ill patients with allergies, pulmonary, immunological and rheumatological diseases from birth up to the age of full physical development. Moreover, it specializes in the treatment of cystic fibrosis.
Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy
The Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy offers the entire spectrum of first-class diagnosis. The department has 14 computer tomographs (CT), ultrasound equipment and 12 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) devices, which provides fast and modern patient care. An important hybrid method, together with nuclear medicine, are available due to the positron emission computed tomography (PET-CT) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT-CT).
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery provides the reconstruction of the whole skin surface, especially female breast reconstruction. First of all, the department specializes in modern reconstructive microsurgery. The department maintains close cooperation with the Interdisciplinary Breast Center (IBZ) at the University Hospital Charite. The department specializes in reconstructive breast surgery, breast surgery, lift procedures, elimination of defects, chronic wounds, lymphosurgery.
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology is one of the largest centers of this kind in Europe. The department offers the entire diagnostic spectrum, including CT/MRI studies, mammography, neuroradiology, thoracic diagnostics, skeletal radiology, ultrasound. The department specializes in interventional radiology. It carries out all imaging-guided vascular (for example, vascular recanalization) and non-vascular interventions (for example, tumor ablation).
BerlinProtonen – Proton therapy at Charité
The BerlinProtonen specializes in the use of proton therapy in the treatment of eye tumors. Since 1998, proton therapy has been considered a successful and highly effective method of treating intraocular tumors. Today, the innovative therapy of BerlinProtonen can slow down the tumor growth and preserve the useful visual function of the affected eye in 95% of patients, even in case of multiple large tumors.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology offers an individual and patient-oriented approach to the treatment of all types of ear, nose and throat diseases, according to the current level of science. The Department of Otolaryngology offers a range of treatments: cochlear implant / auditory implants, middle ear surgery, tumors (cancer) in the head and neck, paranasal sinuses, plastic surgery, salivary glands, soft neck tissues, snoring and sleep apnea, allergology.
Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
The Department for General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital Charite provides services in the field of general, visceral surgery and other surgical areas. The division consists of 3 departments functioning in 3 centers: Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery at the Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery at the 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 the University Hospital Charite offers modern urological therapy for men, women and children. It is located at the Campus Charite Mitte and at the Campus Benjamin Franklin. The main medical focus of the department is the entire field of surgical (open and laparoscopic procedures) and conservative urology. The Department of Urology is certified as the Interdisciplinary Prostate Center and the Interdisciplinary Continence Centre.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers the entire spectrum of radioisotope diagnosis and radionuclide therapy. In the field of imaging diagnosis, the department is equipped with the state-of-the-art two-chamber systems of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in its all three units, 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.
Department of Musculoskeletal Surgery
The Center of Musculoskeletal Surgery at the University Hospital Charite is the certified Trauma Center of Berlin with two highly specialized departments, namely the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, the Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery. Here patients receive the full range of treatment of the highest quality.
Department of Cardiac Surgery
The Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Charite is located at the Campus Charite Mitte. It offers treatment of all congenital and acquired cardiovascular diseases. Following the motto "To give, to teach and to research", the department strives to combine patient care and advanced professional expertise. A highly motivated team of doctors and competent nurses work hand in hand to ensure both individual care and treatment for each patient.
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
The Department of Cardiology and Angiology at the University Hospital Charite treats patients with cardiac and angiological diseases. Located at the Campus Charite Mitte, the department provides functional diagnosis services, cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, sleep medicine and telemedicine.
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology provides treatment of dermatological diseases and various types of allergies. Particular attention is paid to the treatment of skin tumors. The department offers patients the treatment of inflammatory, hereditary and infectious skin diseases, for example, aesthetic dermatology, treatment of hydradenitis, allergies, andrology, treatment of autoimmune diseases, dermatological surgery, treatment of skin tumors, pediatric dermatology, treatment of hair diseases, scars, psoriasis and wounds.
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