University Hospital Cologne
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Specialized in: orthopedic
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Cologne in Germany was created from the merger of the Department of Orthopedics and the Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery. While orthopedics mainly uses conventional methods for the treatment of congenital and wear-related diseases, trauma surgery deals with acute, usually accidental injuries and their consequences.
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Cologne has over 100 beds for the inpatient treatment. Furthermore, the Department has 4 operating rooms and is involved in the Outpatient Surgery Center activity.
The director of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Cologne is Univ. Prof. Dr. Peer Eysel. The team consists of 11 heads of departments and 21 assistants. There are also 4 units with beds and two outpatient departments. The Department maintains an active cooperation with other departments and institutions of the hospital in order to provide a top quality comprehensive treatment.
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Cologne under the direction of Prof. Dr. Peer Eysel specializes in surgical and conservative methods of restoration and preservation of the injured organs and segments of the musculoskeletal system.
The treatment spectrum covers the following areas:
- Osteoarthritis / degenerative diseases
- Intraoperative navigation
- Rheumatism orthopedics
- Sports orthopedics
- Tumor orthopedics
Within the framework of the Joint Replacement Center with the ultimate medical care, the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Cologne performs operations for the artificial joint replacement, including the operations for the replacement of implants and infected prostheses. According to the recommendations of the Professional Orthopedic Society (DGOOC), the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Cologne constantly strives for the improvement of patient health safety and health care quality at the hip or knee joint replacement with the prosthesis. Due to the outstanding achievements and a big amount of operations, the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology was the first one in Cologne to be certified as the center of the highest level of service in the field of hip and knee joint endoprosthesis replacement.
The University Hospital Cologne in Germany offers patients medical care at the always current state of knowledge and skills. The Department constantly looks for new methods of diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The people, who work at the University Hospital Cologne, commit themselves day after day to the physical and mental well being of our patients. As a hospital of excellence at the University Cologne („Exzellenz-Universität “), the Department continuously do research for new knowledge in all fields of human health. Due to the active, committed teaching, even recent graduates can provide excellent treatment quality. The people, who work at the University Hospital Cologne, commit themselves day after day to the physical and mental well being of our patients.
In the University Hospital Cologne You will receive a good care. The team of doctors and the medical staff will support You during the recovery process from the first appointment and up to the outpatient treatment after the hospitalization. During your hospital stay many employees work day after day, hand in hand in order to make Your hospital stay as nice as possible.
Accommodation in hospital
The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.
Meals and Menus
The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.
Standard rooms include:
Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.
Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.
You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.
University Hospital Cologne
- Cologne, Germany
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