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University Hospital Halle (Saale)

location_on Halle, Germany
9.6/10 from 78 Votes

Department of Dermatology and Venereology (229527)

Cord Sunderkötter

Prof. Dr. med.

Cord Sunderkötter

Specialized in: dermatology, venereology

About the department

The Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the University Hospital Halle (Saale) offers the full range of services for the diagnostics and treatment of all skin and sexually transmitted diseases. Of particular interest are general dermatology, oncological, allergic and surgical dermatology. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Cord Sunderkötter.

The department has specialized laboratories, which conduct all modern laboratory tests. The department's competent specialists have a huge number of effective surgical techniques and vast experience in the treatment of diseases of the veins, lymphatic vessels and capillaries.

The service range of the department includes:

  • Surgical dermatology, phlebology, lymphology
    • Diseases
      • Malignant melanoma (primary tumors, skin metastases, lymph node metastases) and other malignant skin tumors
      • Benign skin tumors
      • Skin malformations
      • Infectious skin diseases (for example, viral acanthomas, warts, boils)
      • Acne inversa
      • Ingrown toenail and other nail changes
      • Primary and secondary forms of varicose veins
      • Leg ulcers
      • Hyperhidrosis (pathological excessive sweating)
      • Foreign bodies
      • Skin scars
      • Chronic wounds
      • Lymphatic diseases
    • Diagnostic and therapeutic methods
      • Biopsy of the skin, subcutaneous adipose tissue, mucous membranes, salivary glands, fascia, muscle tissue, blood and lymphatic vessels of all skin areas
      • Diagnostic examination (removal) of lymph nodes
      • Nail biopsy and its partial removal (fusiform resection)
      • Diagnostic and therapeutic punctures
      • Histographic-guided localized removal of various skin tumors
      • Radical and extensive skin resections (up to 2 cm)
      • Flap surgery (plastic surgery using stretched flap, plastic surgery using rotary flaps, plastic surgery using transposition flaps, etc.)
      • V-shaped resection and other surgical interventions in diseases of the outer ear
      • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
      • Radical lymphadenectomy
      • Radical skin excision in acne and surgery to treat pilonidal sinus
      • Plastic interventions to restore skin defects (split, whole flaps, skin plastic surgery according to Reverdin, mesh graft, artificial skin, autologous keratinocytes)
      • Necretomy, wound debridement
      • Resection and rehabilitation of abscesses, furuncles
      • Foreign body removal
      • Superficial skin layer removal (curettage, dermabrasion)
      • Ablative laser procedures, cosmetic laser procedures, photodynamic therapy, cryotherapy
      • Crossectomy and stripping in varicose veins
      • Parachibial fasciotomy according to the Hach technique in ulcers of the lower limbs
      • Varadi microphlebectomy (minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins)
      • Thrombectomy from superficial veins
      • Removal of subcutaneous hematomas
      • Subcutaneous curettage and removal of sweat glands in hyperhidrosis
      • Local and regional anesthetic procedures
      • Tumescent anesthesia
  • Oncological dermatology
    • Diseases
      • Malignant melanoma (primary tumors, skin metastases, lymph node metastases)
      • Other skin cancers (including Merkel cell carcinoma)
      • Skin lymphomas
      • Soft tissue tumors (sarcomas)
      • Skin malformations
    • Diagnostic and therapeutic methods
      • Dermatoscopy
      • Ultrasound diagnostics of the skin and lymph nodes
      • Analysis of mutations in tumor tissues (BRAF)
      • Outpatient and inpatient treatment of malignant skin tumors (surgery, cryotherapy, immunotherapy, chemotherapy)
      • Monitoring of patients with malignant skin tumors
      • Treatment within the clinical trials
  • Allergic dermatology
    • Diseases
      • Hay fever (allergic rhinitis and allergic conjunctivitis) and allergic bronchial asthma
      • Anaphylactic reactions, including anaphylactic shock with loss of consciousness (anaphylaxis)
      • Insect venom allergies
      • Hives
      • Quincke's edema (angioedema)
      • Latex allergy
      • Food allergies and food intolerance
      • Drug allergies (for example, antibiotics, analgesics, local anesthetics, contrast media, heparins)
      • Contact allergy (contact eczema, contact urticaria)
      • Eczema (atopic eczema)
    • Diagnostic and therapeutic methods
      • Diagnostic skin tests (in vivo diagnostics, including epicutaneous tests, prick tests, intracutaneous tests)
      • Allergological laboratory diagnostics (in vitro diagnostics)
      • Provocative tests
      • Desensitization (specific immunotherapy) in allergies to insect bites and inhalation allergies
      • Elimination diet
      • Consultations and prevention of allergies, including the occupational allergies
  • Diagnostics and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

Since February 1, 2017, Prof. Dr. med. Cord Sunderkötter heads the Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale). Previously, he was the Head of the Department of Translational Dermatology at the University Hospital Muenster.

His research interests encompass signal transduction in the molecular medicine research.

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