University Hospital Erlangen
- Erlangen, Germany
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University Hospital Erlangen
Friedrich E. Kruse
Department of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology Clinic at Erlangen University Clinic with its 80 approved beds, seven operating rooms, including an outpatient ophthalmic surgical center and university outpatient department, is one of the largest university ophthalmic clinics in Germany. Every year, the clinic treats about 38,000 outpatients and about 6,000 inpatients. Medical care encompasses the entire spectrum of ophthalmology and is a clinic for treatment of eye diseases of any complicacy for our patients from the region. In this case, round-the-clock aid is guaranteed in emergency situations. Due to a high degree of specialization, Ophthalmic Clinic is a partner, consulting on the most complex clinical pictures and severe disease progress.
Matthias W. Beckmann
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
University Gynecological Clinic is one of the largest academic hospitals in Germany. It performs the tasks of local treatment in the inpatient setting and, at the same time, thanks to specialization and focus, performs the university gynecological clinic tasks. Thus, it allows creating a triad of high-quality medical care, excellent research and extensive training. With regard to the breast cancer treatment and deliveries, the clinic is recommended in the list of top hospitals compiled by FOCUS.
Department of Otolaryngology
Otolaryngology Clinic and Head and Neck Surgery Clinic at Erlangen University Clinic with 80 approved beds, 6 operating rooms, a leading ENT Intensive Care Unit with 5 beds and university outpatient clinic with 9 medical institutions it is one of the largest ENT clinics in Germany. It includes an independent department of phoniatrics and pedaudiology with a professional speech therapy school. ENT Clinic offers its patients a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical treatments in the field of ENT and head and neck surgery.
Department of Dermatology
Dermatological Clinic at Erlangen University Clinic is an internationally recognized center of high competence for diagnostics and treatment of skin diseases. With advanced world level of knowledge, every year it treats more than 3,000 inpatients (46 night and 10 day inpatient beds), and almost 30,000 outpatients. Since December 06, 2002, the quality management system of the Dermatological Clinic is certified according to ISO 9001:2008.
Department of Cardiоsurgery
Cardiac Surgery Clinic at Erlangen University Clinic performs about 1,600 surgeries on the heart and vessels close to it annually, including approximately 1,100 surgeries using a heart-lung machine, performed in the open heart. The operational capacity includes 3 operating rooms at Erlangen University Clinic. Two surgical teams are ready to conduct emergency surgeries round-the-clock. As for heart surgery, the cardiac surgery clinic is recommended by the top list of hospitals, compiled by FOCUS.
Markus F. Neurath
Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Pulmonology
Gastroenterology and hepatology as directions, which the medical clinic #1 is focused on, introduced innovations relevant to the whole world therein. Hence are the important impulses for development of endoscopic diagnostics and treatment methods, which currently belong to the conventional repertoire. Continuous innovative views determine the clinical and research activities in the clinic. They are reflected in development of new methods of diagnostics and therapy.
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
The staff of medical clinic #2 is highly qualified. Medical and nursing staff work closely together to offer each patient not only first-class medical, but also personal, caring, gentle and comprehensive treatment. The optimal treatment success and maximum patient satisfaction is the goal uniting all employees.
Friedrich W. Neukam
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgical clinic for surgical treatment of oral cavity and maxillofacial surgery offers its patients a variety of surgeries for treatment of oral cavity and maxillofacial surgeries. This is true of diseases, injuries, fractures, defects, and deformities of the teeth, mouth, jaw and face. Still, the clinic, in close cooperation with the neighboring disciplines, tends to both functional and aesthetic rehabilitation of a patient.
Raymund E. Horch
Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
In view of an increasing specialization in modern medicine, and as a result of rapid development of new reconstruction methods and technologies, in 1995, plastic surgery became a separate discipline. The clinic is specialized in restoration and improvement of form and function of the body surface and restoration of functional defects of organs and functional systems.
Department of Urology
Urology Clinic at the Erlangen University Clinic is the whole spectrum of urological diseases. In addition to modern technical equipment in three operating rooms, the clinic as a renowned University Clinic is committed to treatment based on the innovative and reliable achievements in medicine. The clinic meets the highest standards in diagnostics and treatment of modern urology in accordance with international standards. With regard to prostate cancer treatment, urological clinic is recommended in the list of top hospitals compiled by FOCUS.
Department of Hematology and Internistic Oncology
The clinic conducts diagnostics and treatment for patients with hematopoietic system disorders, including a number of acute and chronic leukemias and malignant lymphomas, as well as malignant tumors, if they need chemotherapy or other systemic treatments. The core task is professional and competent nursing. Still, the clinic develops the best practices for treatment and makes an international contribution to the clinical and experimental cancer studies. Student training and in-depth training of physicians, nurses and medical staff is an integral part of the work.
Department of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Clinic has 78 beds, including 12 beds in the intensive care unit. The number of outpatients is 5,000 annually, and the inpatient department treats about 2,200 patients and performs more than 2,200 surgeries every year. The range of surgeries covers the entire neurosurgery, focusing, in particular, on the microsurgical treatment of skull base processes, especially in the sellar region and in brain areas responsible for speech (e.g. central region, brainstem), vascular neurosurgery, as well as surgery during epilepsy.
Department of Neurology
Neurological Clinic at Erlangen University Clinic is one of the largest in Germany. Every year, the clinic treats more than 3,500 inpatients and more than 7,000 outpatients. The clinic works in close cooperation with the neurosurgical clinic and neuroradiology department. The clinic has a special department for stroke treatment, which is the largest of its kind in Bavaria and one of the largest in Germany. In addition, the clinic has a highly effective neurological intensive care unit for treatment of critically ill patients.
Department of Vascular Surgery
Diagnostis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases has improved considerably in recent years. Old methods were refined, and new methods are implemented successfully. Thus, the bottlenecks or blockages in the leg arteries can be expanded partially using a catheter without surgical intervention. Vascular surgery in Erlangen offers this sparing treatment method with great success. It uses the whole interdisciplinary spectrum of modern medicine at Erlangen University Clinic.
Department of Thoracic Surgery
The range of Thoracic Surgery Department services covers the entire thoracic surgery. The patients with lung cancer are offered an opinion at interdisciplinary and operational level within the overall cancer concept. It includes advanced tumor resections for extensive tumors after radiation and chemotherapy. Another direction is a surgical laser technique preserving the lung parenchyma, which, among other things, allows for intervention with tissue preservation upon lung metastases.
Matthias W. Beckmann
Franken University Breast Center in gynecological clinic at Erlangen University Clinic has to offer a comprehensive treatment approach to men and women with all breast diseases. The highest professional and social skills of the center employees are validated officially by independent experts. Every year, hundreds of women treat their benign or malignant diseases in Franken University Breast Center. The therapy is based on recommendations of specialists in various directions. These recommendations are consolidated at a weekly conference on tumors into an individual treatment concept.