University Hospital Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of contact dermatitis (program ID: 162873)

Roland Kaufmann

Prof. Dr. med.

Roland Kaufmann

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology

Specialized in: dermatology, venereology, allergology

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The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology at the University Hospital Frankfurt is a distinguished institution in this field of medicine. As a part of the University Hospital, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Roland Kaufmann has all features of modern high performance medicine in the field of diagnosis and treatment, which allow to treat all kinds of dermatological diseases. In particular, the Department offers all methods of current surgical dermatology as well as the latest diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

Along with the provided by the University Hospital Frankfurt conventional medicated and surgical therapeutic methods of dermatology, which correspond to the recommendations, the Department also offers You special modern methods for the treatment of specific clinical pictures as well as aesthetic correction (e.g., in case of age-related skin changes).

Thus, the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology can offer You the following treatment options according to Your indications and desires:

  • Laser therapy method with the use of various laser devices for the treatment of different skin changes
  • Phototherapy method, when a damaged skin fragment is exposed to UV-light with various doses and quality
  • Photodynamic therapy, which involves photo sensibilizators and red light
  • Different treatments by soft X-rays

The focuses of the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology at the University Hospital Frankfurt under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Roland Kaufmann are:

  • Inflammatory skin diseases
  • Skin tumors and oncological diseases
  • Diagnosis and outpatient surgical treatment of venous diseases
  • Chronic open wounds
  • Dermatologic surgery and aesthetic plastic dermatology
  • Dermatologic laser therapy and dermatologic phototherapy
  • Skin infectious diseases
  • Diseases of the transitional mucosa and skin appendages
  • Hemorrhoid and anal eczema


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • dermatological skin examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • immune status (IgE)
  • differential diagnosis of other diseases of the skin 
  • skin scratch/prick tests
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (the cost of medicines is not included)
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About hospital

The University Hospital Frankfurt is a part of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. The hospital with rich traditions was founded in 1914 and is a famous one in Germany. Annually about 50,000 inpatients and 220,000 outpatients are treated in this hospital. The main objective of 32 specialized departments and clinical and theoretical institutes is to provide the best possible patient care.

Through a close link with science the hospital cooperates with 20 research institutes of the Medical Department – new medical developments are quickly implemented into the patient care. The hospital has 1,286 beds. The numerous institutes are devoted to specific medical and scientific problems. Over 4,000 staff members (physicians, nurses and other specialists) take care of the patients in the hospital around the clock. The area of the hospital is about 433,200 square meters and has almost the same size as the historical center of Frankfurt. 

Foremost, the University Hospital has a special expertise and experience in the field of neuro sciences, oncology and cardiovascular medicine. The hospital is also of supraregional importance in the field of dialysis and cardiosurgery. Among other things the Departments of Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Dermatology, Urology and Internal Medicine provide high-class treatment to the thousands of patients. Annually, 4,532 hospital workers take care of patients’ health round the clock

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

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.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

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.