University Hospital Halle (Saale)

location_on Halle, Germany
9.6/10 from 78 Votes

Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Endocrine Surgery (229523)

Jörg Kleeff

Prof. Dr. med.

Jörg Kleeff

Specialized in: general surgery, abdominal surgery, vascular surgery, endocrine surgery

The chief physician of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital of Halle is Professor Dr. med. Jörg Kleeff. The range of services of the Department within the maximum care covers both planned and emergency treatment of diseases including those of the intestine, liver, pancreas, adrenals, thyroid, soft tissues and blood vessels. 

The Department under the direction of Professor Dr. med. Jörg Kleeff focuses on surgery and research in the field of endocrinology, colon cancer and vascular medicine. Modern and interdisciplinary treatment technology, such as "keyhole surgery" and interventional surgery, are an integral part of the work. There is maintained a close cooperation with the Departments of Oncology, Gastroenterology and Angiology at the University Hospital of Halle. 

The treatment focuses of the Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Endocrine Surgery at the University Hospital of Halle are:

  • Endocrine surgery
    • Surgerical treatment (hereafter treatment) of benign masses
    • Treatment of cold thyroid nodules
    • Treatment of malignancies
    • Treatment of adrenal gland
    • Treatment of parathyroid gland
    • Treatment of hypersecretion or “neuroendocrine tumors”
  • Surgical treatment of liver, gallbladder and pancreas
    • Treatment of liver
    • Treatment of gallbladder and bile ducts
    • Treatment of pancreas 
  • Surgery of esophagus and stomach
    • Treatment of esophagus
    • Treatment of stomach
  • Bowel surgery
    • Treatment of small bowel
    • Treatment of colon
  • Vascular surgery
    • Treatment of occlusion of upper, lower limb arteries and internal organs
    • Treatment for stroke prevention
    • Treatment of thoracic and abdominal aorta
    • Surgery for hemodialysis access 
  • General surgery
    • Inguinal hernia, abdominal hernia
    • Postoperative hernia
    • Acute appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)
    • Port placement

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