University Hospital Frankfurt am Main
University Hospital Frankfurt am Main - Departments
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neuroradiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neuroradiology offers the widest options of imaging diagnostics and minimally invasive treatment for brain and spinal cord diseases in patients of all age groups, including young children and adolescents. Of particular interest are the treatment of brain tumors, epilepsy, cerebrovascular malformations and acute stroke therapy. The department's doctors believe that the key to the successful treatment outcome is comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to each clinical case, Therefore, they maintain close cooperation with the specialists from the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology provides the full range of services in these fields and specializes in conducting radiologic examinations, high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy, vascular, oncological, orthopedic and urologic interventions. The department includes specialized Sections for Gynecologic, Pediatric and Orthopedic Radiology.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of modern diagnostics and effective treatments for eye diseases. The department specializes in cataract, glaucoma, refractive eye surgery, surgical treatment of corneal, retinal and vitreous pathologies, correction of strabismus, surgical treatment of diseases of the eyelids and tear ducts. An integral part of the department's doctors work is the treatment of children with eye problems. The department is proud of its long history and exceptional experience in the field of its competence. It treats more than 30,000 outpatients and inpatients every year, which demonstrates the excellent reputation of the medical facility.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery offers the full range of diagnostics and surgical treatment according to its specialization. The therapeutic options vary from the treatment of traumatic injuries of the jaws and facial skull with the reconstruction of soft tissues to surgical interventions in diseases of the oral cavity, face and surrounding structures. Also, the department has successful experience in the field of interdisciplinary treatment of facial malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, congenital or acquired developmental anomalies of the jaws. The range is complemented by advanced methods of dental implantation and jaw bone reconstruction in elderly patients, as well as surgical treatment of temporomandibular joint diseases.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Obstetrics and Mammology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Obstetrics and Mammology ranks among the top German departments specializing in the provision of obstetric services and breast cancer treatment! The department offers all diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients of all ages with diseases of the female reproductive system, mammary gland, as well as provides the comprehensive pregnancy management, childbirth and postpartum care in accordance with the highest standards of modern obstetrics. One of the priority focuses of the department’s work is the treatment of oncopathology in women. All specialists have excellent qualifications and tremendous experience, and therefore they achieve successful results even in extremely difficult clinical cases.
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of General and Abdominal Surgery ranks among the top German departments specializing in bowel cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of classical and minimally invasive methods for the treatment of common surgical diseases, cancer pathologies, diseases of the endocrine organs, proctological problems. The specialization also covers transplant surgery (liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation). The department is certified by the German Cancer Society for its outstanding results in the treatment of bowel, pancreatic, stomach and liver cancers.
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department positions itself as a supraregional medical facility specializing in the planned and emergency treatment of all diseases of the vascular system (with the exception of the pathology of the coronary arteries and vessels located near the heart). The therapeutic options cover both open surgery and advanced interventional catheter techniques (alone or in combination with classical surgery). Modern conservative treatments are also available here.
Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology
The Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology offers the full range of surgical treatment of various diseases in children and adolescents, as well as urological problems in boys. The department provides its first-class services to newborns, infants, young children and adolescents under the age of 18 years. Of particular interest are the correction of congenital malformations, treatment of surgical abdominal diseases, surgical interventions on the urogenital system in boys, as well as surgical oncology. The department’s doctors have exceptional competence in the treatment of hemangiomas and vascular malformations.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery ranks among the top German medical institutions specializing in the surgical treatment of heart diseases! The department offers the full range of first-class medical care for patients with diseases of the heart and thoracic organs that require surgical treatment. The availability in the department of advanced technical base allows for the most sparing treatment and minimally invasive surgery. The main focuses of clinical practice include coronary artery bypass grafting, modern procedures for heart valve reconstruction and replacement, treatment of diseases of the thoracic aorta, as well as treatment of heart failure by implanting an artificial heart.
Department of Urology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Urology ranks among the top German medical institutions specializing in prostate cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of high-precision diagnostic studies and effective therapeutic options for men with diseases of the genitourinary system. The doctors of the department specialize in the treatment of prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney, testicular cancers, urolithiasis, erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. There are also excellent qualifications in the field of reconstructive urology.
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology offers the diagnostics and treatment of all dermatological diseases. The department specializes in the very latest methods of surgical dermatology, diagnostics and treatment of skin cancer, venous diseases, as well as all diagnostic and therapeutic methods of modern dermatology, including laser dermatological therapy, phototherapy, photodynamic therapy, etc. The treatment of patients with skin cancer is carried out in close cooperation with colleagues from the University Cancer Center Frankfurt.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology offers the full range of modern diagnostics and treatment in this field. Of particular interest is the treatment of hearing loss and deafness in adults and children. In addition to microsurgical procedures for hearing improvement, the department also carries out interventions for the installation of implantable hearing aids and cochlear implants. The spectrum is complemented by the treatment of head and neck tumors (functional and minimally invasive interventions, laser surgery and plastic reconstructive surgery), diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses (microscopic and endoscopic techniques, intraoperative navigation) and skull base pathologies.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the surgical treatment of brain tumors! The department offers the full range of diagnostics and surgical treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. A specially trained team of pediatric neurosurgeons provides treatment for various neurosurgical pathologies in children. During the treatment, the doctors use state-of-the-art equipment, in particular, imaging-guided neuronavigation, functional imaging (fMRI), intraoperative mapping, intraoperative videoangiography, etc.
Department of Human Genetics
The Department of Human Genetics offers comprehensive counseling and diagnostics of all genetically determined diseases. The diagnostics of developmental defect of unclear origin and/or motormental disorders in children is conducted in cooperation with the Department of Pediatrics. In addition, the department also specializes in the diagnostics and treatment for patients with oncological diseases in the family medical history.
Department of Neurology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Neurology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease! The department offers the full service range for the diagnostics and conservative treatment of diseases of the nervous system. Patient care is provided both on an outpatient and inpatient basis. Of particular interest is the treatment of movement disorders, epilepsy, neuro-oncological pathologies, stroke and other diseases. The department employs highly qualified doctors who do not only guarantee the most effective treatment, but also surround the patient with care, demonstrate respectful attitude and appreciate the needs of each patient.
The Cancer Center offers the comprehensive diagnostics, effective treatment and follow-up care for patients with cancer of varying severity. Thanks to the productive research work of the center's specialists, it offers the most modern and unique treatment methods, which have no analogues in most other countries of the world. Clinical activities are mainly focused on the treatment of breast cancer, cancer of the female reproductive organs, prostate, intestinal cancer, skin cancer, head and neck tumors, malignant diseases in children, lung, liver, stomach, pancreas cancers and neuro-oncological tumors. To ensure comprehensive medical care, there is maintained close cooperation with specialists from all related fields.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pulmonology, Allergology, Endocrinology and Diabetology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pulmonology, Allergology, Endocrinology and Diabetology offers the full diagnostic and therapeutic range of services in the fields of its specialization. The department specializes in liver pathologies and oncological diseases of the bronchi, endocrine glands, liver, biliary tract, pancreas and other gastrointestinal organs. In addition, the department is a recognized Diabetes Center. The service range is complemented by dietology. The treatment is provided in accordance with the international protocols using the very latest medicines.
Department of Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology, Rheumatology and Infectology
The Department of Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology, Rheumatology and Infectology offers the full range of medical services in the fields of its specialization. The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the hematopoietic system, systemic treatment of solid tumors, infectious diseases, including outpatient admission of patients with HIV, blood clotting disorders, as well as the entire clinical and morphological group of rheumatic diseases. The department is actively engaged in research activities and regularly implements the latest medical developments into clinical practice, thereby providing treatment in accordance with the most advanced scientific achievements.
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiology and Angiology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of heart diseases! The department offers the full range of modern diagnostic and conservative therapeutic techniques for patients with cardiovascular diseases. The department houses a General Cardiology Outpatient Clinic, high-tech Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Emergency Cardiac Care Unit. The medical facility is also certified as an Interdisciplinary Center for Heart Failure and a Center for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. All this creates excellent conditions for the provision of highly professional and effective medical care.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery offers the full diagnostic and therapeutic service range in the fields of its specialization. In addition to medical care for patients with injuries of varying severity, the department specializes in knee surgery, surgical treatment of the hip joint and pelvis, surgery on the spine, shoulder and elbow joints, foot and ankle joints, sports traumatology, purulent surgery, etc. The department's scope of tasks is complemented by pediatric traumatology, surgical oncology, geriatric traumatology, as well as the treatment of patients with polytrauma. With the use of the very latest methods of osteosynthesis, modern replacement surgical techniques and long experience in proven surgical techniques, the department's specialists ensure optimal treatment results.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Special Orthopedic Surgery and Rheumatic Orthopedics
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Special Orthopedic Surgery and Rheumatic Orthopedics ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of orthopedic diseases in adults and children, as well as in hip surgery! The department offers the full range of medical services in these medical fields. It carries out both diagnostics and treatment of patients of all age groups, including very elderly patients, with various musculoskeletal diseases. The therapeutic options include both conservative and surgical treatment methods. The department is distinguished by high professionalism of doctors, advanced infrastructure and invaluable experience in the field of its specialization, due to which it occupies leading positions in the European medical arena and guarantees an optimal treatment result.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers the full range of modern diagnostics and therapy using various radioisotopes. The department is equipped with the advanced systems for carrying out such high-precision and informative examinations as SPECT, PET, etc. The department carries out more than 8,000 outpatient examinations annually. The key focus in the field of diagnostics is on the detection of neurological, cardiac and oncological diseases. The department's therapeutic options include the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the thyroid gland, pain therapy in bone metastases, treatment of malignant tumors in children (for example, neuroblastomas). The spectrum is also complemented by such innovative techniques as radiosynoviorthesis, selective internal radiation therapy and radioimmunotherapy.
Department of Radiation Therapy
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Radiation Therapy ranks among the top German medical facilities in the area of its specialization! The department offers all types of modern radiation therapy for cancer treatment at the highest level of university medicine. The priorities of the department's work include the treatment of tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, urogenital system in men, gynecological tumors in women, oncopathologies of the nervous system, as well as head and neck tumors. Each department's specialist strives to ensure all the patients with the most effective and at the same time customized treatment. Due attention is also paid to radiation protection.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of various diseases in children and adolescents. Structurally, the department is divided into sections, which specialize in particular medical fields. The experienced medical team of the department offers all services in neonatology (certification of the Level I Perinatal Center), neuropediatrics, pediatric allergology, pulmonology, oncology, hematology, hemostaseology and cardiology. The best experts of pediatric medicine are gathered under one roof, which, in combination with innovative and classical effective treatment methods allows to restore the health of young patients and to guarantee the normal development of the young body.
Department of Nephrology
The Department of Nephrology offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic options for the patients with all types of kidney diseases and hypertension. The key focus is on the treatment of acute and chronic kidney failure, autoimmune diseases, kidney inflammation (glomerulonephritis) and all types of hypertension. In cooperation with the Department of Urology, the doctors performed kidney transplantations, provide high-quality medical care before and after transplantation (more than 60 transplantations per year). The basis of the department's successful clinical activities is highly competent medical team and excellent technical base.
Department of Pediatric Immunology and Stem Cell Transplantation
The Department of Pediatric Immunology and Stem Cell Transplantation offers the full range of medical services in these fields and treats children, adolescents and young people with malignant and benign diseases. Special attention is paid to haploidentical stem cell transplantation and CAR T-cell therapy. The department performs more than 60 stem cell transplantations every year. The department also treats congenital and acquired immunodeficiency conditions.
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