University Hospital Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (stem cell transplant) in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) (program ID: 254389)

Hubert Serve

Prof. Dr. med.

Hubert Serve

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Rheumatology and Immunology

Specialized in:, hematology, oncology, rheumatology, immunology

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Beruflicher Werdegang
Seit 2007 Direktor der Medizinischen Klinik II,; Klinikum der J.W. Goethe-Universität
2002 Berufung zum Professor für Innere Medizin an die Universi­tät Münster
2002 Facharzt Hämatologie/Onkologie
2000 Venia Legendi für Innere Medi­zin an der Med. Fakultät Münster
1997-2007 Oberarzt, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik A des Universitätsklinikums Münster
1997 Facharzt Innere Medizin

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The Department of Hematology, Oncology, Hemostasis, Rheumatology and Infectology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Hubert Serve is a Medical Department №2 at the University Hospital Frankfurt. The Department specializes in the treatment of all diseases of the hymatopoietic system and solid tumors. The focuses of the Department include treatment of acute and chronic leukemia, malignant limphomas, treatment of such solid tumors as those of lungs, tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, renal cell carcinomas, sarcomas of soft tissues and bones. 

The Department at the University Hospital Frankfurt has an advanced transplantation station with 10 beds for stem cell and bone marrow (BMT) transplants. The Department is a big center for stem cell and bone marrow transplants. Annually about 80-100 transpalnts are carried out in the Department. There are transplanted both autologous and allogeneic (with stem cells of brothers/sisters or unrelated donors) transplants.

The most important objective of the professionals under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Hubert Serve is to provide patients with professional and human competent care. There is an intensive cooperation between clinical and research activities in order to provide treatment of the internationally recognized level in accordance with the latest scientific achievements.   

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • case history collection
  • general clinical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • differential blood count
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • CT/MRI scanners of the complete organism
  • needle biopsy of the bone marrow with histological:
    • cytochemistry
    • immunocytology
    • cytogenetics (Philadelphia
      chromosome detection)
    • molecular biology
  • biopsy and histological examination of CSF
  • examination by experts of:
    • cardiology
    • otolaryngology
    • immunology
    • ophthalmology
  • registration in the European marrow donor base
  • conducting high-dose chemotherapy
  • allogeneic bone marrow transplantation from
    unrelated donor
  • isolation by neutropenic precautions
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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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.