University Hospital Greifswald
University Hospital Greifswald - Departments
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment for all diseases of the male genitourinary system, including andrological and uro-oncological disorders. The department's doctors are fluent in modern laparoscopic techniques and laser technologies, which allow them to provide treatment with minimal traumatization, and also reduce pain. One of the department’s priorities is the treatment of prostate cancer. In this field, the department is certified by the German Cancer Society, which indicates high standards of medical care.
Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery offers the full range of treatment of injuries of varying severity. The department is one of the best medical institutions of its kind in Germany, which is confirmed by prestigious certificates, for example, the certificate of the German Society of Traumatology (supraregional Trauma Center), Leading Medicine Guide certificate, etc. The specialists of the department not only provide comprehensive therapy of injuries, including sports and professional ones, but also offer patients high-quality outpatient rehabilitation aimed at restoring patient mobility.
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology offers all the classic and advanced types of radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer processes of different localization. The department has 14 beds for radiotherapy on an inpatient basis. With appropriate clinical indications it is possible to conduct outpatient therapy. The department is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, in particular, two linear accelerators with digital imaging, Siemens Definition AS computed tomography, Philips Pinnacle 3D irradiation planning system and many other innovative devices that allow for effective treatment.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery offers the full range of surgical and conservative orthopedics and orthopedic surgical procedures. The department specializes in the treatment of diseases of the spine, hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement surgery and foot surgery. Special attention is paid to pediatric orthopedics. In addition, the department enjoys an impeccable reputation in the field of sports orthopedics.
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology
The Department of Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology offers the full range of modern diagnostic imaging and image-guided interventions, therapy using radioactive pharmaceuticals. The department specializes in diagnostic angiography, stenting / balloon dilatation, sympaticolysis, treatment of stroke, aneurysms, angiomas, pain therapy for the spine, diagnostics of breast pathologies in women, etc. Particular attention is given to the treatment of lung and liver metastases, as well as other oncological diseases. The main areas of application of nuclear therapy are thyroid diseases, metastases in bones, liver tumors, etc.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles. The main department’s areas of specialization include the treatment of vascular diseases and strokes, all forms of epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, motor disorders, etc. The department offers the very latest diagnostic and treatment methods, including video EEG monitoring and invasive diagnostics of epilepsy, deep brain stimulation, etc.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery offers the full range of neurosurgical methods for the treatment of diseases of the brain, spinal cord, spine and nerves in patients of all age groups. The department has gained a reputation as a Center for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery. The focus is on endoscopic surgery, surgical treatment of disorders of the skull base, pituitary, epilepsy, deep brain stimulation, treatment of vascular malformations, surgery of spine and peripheral nerves. Many neurosurgical diseases are treated within the highly specialized centers that operate on the basis of the department.
Department of Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Palliative Care
The Department of Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Palliative Care offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the hematopoietic and lymphatic systems, solid tumors of various anatomical structures of the human body. The patients with terminal stages of oncopathology receive the high-quality palliative care, which serves to relieve pain and improve the quality of life. The department's doctors also possess the exceptional competence and rich experience in the field of blood stem cell transplantation.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery offers the full range of treatment of maxillofacial diseases and defects, modern plastic and reconstructive surgical interventions, all the possibilities of cosmetic facial surgery, as well as the installation of dental implants of the latest generation. The department also specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of tumors, chronic wounds of the maxillofacial area, chronic pain while chewing due to the temporomandibular joint pain dysfunction syndrome. The department is certified by the German Cancer Society for the treatment of head and neck tumors. The high-tech equipment, in-depth expertise combined with the doctors' long experience form a solid basis for the successful clinical work.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine offers the full range of services in the field of treatment of general pediatric diseases, oncological, hematological, neurological pathologies, as well as endocrine diseases and metabolic disorders. A large team of competent specialists takes care of the health of young patients. The doctors have in their arsenal a variety of modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The department is awarded by the prestigious Ausgezeichnet FÜR KINDER certification, which is an undeniable confirmation of the outstanding top-class medical care.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the full range of medical services in this field. A highly skilled, experienced team of surgeons takes care of young patients. The basis of their work is an individual approach to each clinical case. The surgical treatment is provided in the state-of-art operating room with HD image processing system, capabilities for minimally invasive interventions, endoscopic procedures, as well as procedures using the color and Nd-YAG lasers. With appropriate clinical indications, the surgeons always give preference to minimally invasive interventions, which are characterized by minimal pain, significantly shorter period of hospitalization and absence of scars.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Pulmonology
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Internal Intensive Care offers the full range of services in the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the heart, blood vessels and lungs. Of particular interest is the treatment of coronary heart disease, acute and chronic heart failure, arterial hypertension and heart arrhythmias. On the basis of the department, there are 2 modern Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, which perform such procedures as balloon dilatation, vascular stenting, laser angioplasty and other advanced interventions. The department has 108 beds. The Intensive Care Unit, designed for 12 beds, is equipped with state-of the-art mechanical ventilation systems and offers all the possibilities of modern intensive care.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology, Nephrology and Rheumatology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Nephrology and Rheumatology offers the full range of first-class medical care for patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, kidneys, including arterial hypertension, endocrine glands, as well as with rheumatic pathologies. One of the key focuses of the department is the therapy of oncological diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (certification of the German Cancer Society). To this end, the department has in its arsenal a variety of surgical techniques, modern types of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, pain therapy, etc. The competent specialists with long experience, who have gained an excellent reputation in Germany and abroad, take care of the health of patients.
Department of Dermatology and Phlebology
The Department of Dermatology offers the full range of services in this field and specializes in the treatment of all skin diseases. Of particular interest is the treatment of malignant skin tumors. The department's scope of activities also includes the treatment of vein diseases (for example, chronic venous insufficiency, deep vein thrombosis, varicose veins) and chronic wounds. The department provides medical care of the highest university level. The clinical practice is based on the use of classical and innovative effective treatment methods.
Department of Hand Surgery
The Department of Hand Surgery and Functional Microsurgery offers the full range of services in these fields. In addition to all modern interventions on the hand, the department specializes in plastic surgery for the closure of skin and tissue defects by means of microsurgical tissue transplantation, as well as reconstructive microsurgery of the peripheral nerves. Depending on the clinical indications, the operations can be performed both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Since 2013, the department is the certified Hand Injury Center (certification of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand).
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery offers the full range of medical services in these fields. Patients with diseases of the ear, throat, and nose, as well as the head and neck, receive medical care in the department. The department has an excellent infrastructure for performing ENT functional tests in adults and children, as well as state-of-the-art operating rooms in which both simple and extremely complex surgical interventions are performed. The department has advanced laser systems for performing laser interventions for ENT diseases. The department has a Sleep Laboratory specializing in detecting and treating sleep disorders. Important areas of the department's clinical activity also include hearing screening in newborns and cochlear implantation. The department has 30 beds for inpatient treatment. The health of patients is in the safe hands of a highly professional team of doctors. The treatment regimen is developed on an individual basis, taking into account the patient's needs and wishes.
Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics offers all the options of modern medicine in the areas of its specialization. Progressive methods of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the female reproductive system and breast are available here. The focus of the department's doctors is on patients with gynecologic cancers, breast cancer, urinary incontinence, hormonal imbalances caused by gynecological pathologies, etc. Breast cancer treatment takes place in a highly specialized center certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 standards by the German Cancer Society (DKG) and the German Society of Senology (DGS). An integral part of the department's clinical practice is obstetrics. More than 1,000 babies are born in the modern delivery rooms of the medical facility every year. Obstetricians provide expectant mothers with personalized pregnancy management, safe childbirth, and high-quality postpartum care. The department regularly demonstrates high treatment success rates, which are facilitated by the use of innovative technologies and modern treatments.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in refractive eye surgery and cataract surgery! The department offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment for diseases of the eye and its appendages. The department admits patients of all age categories, ranging from young children to the elderly. Both conservative and surgical treatment methods are available here. The department has one of the most active in-house Eye Banks in Germany. Every year, the bank's specialists receive from 600 to 800 corneas to check their quality and prepare them for transplant surgery. The department is equipped with advanced laser systems for treating retinal diseases and glaucoma. The department's doctors are also competent in cosmetic and aesthetic procedures. The top-class specialists with long clinical experience take care of the health of the patients' eyes. Doctors always devote enough time to personal communication with their patients and the selection of optimal treatment tactics, taking into account their individual needs and wishes.
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Bariatric Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Bariatric Surgery offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department is equipped with modern operating rooms for both classical open and sparing minimally invasive surgical interventions, which significantly reduce blood loss and minimize the risk of complications. The department's specialists have outstanding qualifications and unique clinical experience, which allows them to perform complex interventions. The priority areas of the department's work are abdominal cancer surgery, operations for vascular pathologies, and interventions to treat lung diseases. In total, the department performs more than 3,000 surgical procedures annually. Prior to surgery, patients undergo full diagnostics and receive a comprehensive consultation on the upcoming treatment and postoperative recovery.
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