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University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

Hamburg, Germany

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top ten hospitals in Germany!

Since its foundation in 1889, the hospital has taken a leading position in the European medical arena and still occupies it until today. A highly competent medical team of more than 11,000 employees takes care of the health of patients. About 2,900 of them are doctors and researchers, while more than 3,400 of them work as nurses and therapists. The hospital has 1,738 beds for inpatient treatment. The key principles of each employee’s work is care for the health and well-being of the patient.

It is worth noting that the medical facility became the first university hospital in Europe, which introduced an electronic system for storing medical histories. Thus, all the processes of diagnostics and treatment are stored electronically. In 2011, the hospital was certified as the first fully digital hospital in Europe.

The hospital presents all fields of modern medicine. The doctors of the medical facility have the necessary theoretical knowledge and enormous clinical experience, which allows them to easily cope with the treatment of common and extremely rare, complex clinical cases.

An important component of the university hospital work is research activities aimed at the development of innovative diagnostic and treatment methods. The main scientific focuses of the hospital include neurobiology, oncology, examination of the cardiovascular system, infectious and inflammatory diseases. Today, the key attention is also paid to researches in the field of molecular imaging and skeletal biology.

The hospital is distinguished not only by the first-class medical care, advanced technical equipment, but also by the modern infrastructure, courteousness, friendly and respectful attitude towards the patient by the entire medical staff.

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Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery

Jakob Izbicki Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology

Martin Spitzer Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Dermatology and Venereology

Stefan W. Schneider Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Gynecology and Mammology

Barbara Schmalfeldt Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine

Kurt Hecher Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Hematology, Oncology and Pulmonology

Carsten Bokemeyer Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Christian Betz Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Ania Muntau Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Stefan Rutkowski Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Neurology

Christian Gerloff Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery

Manfred Westphal Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery

Karl-Heinz Frosch Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology

Margit Fisch Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pediatric Surgery

Konrad Reinshagen Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics

Friedrich Böttner Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Marco Blessmann Prof. Dr. med.

Department of General and Interventional Cardiology

Stefan Blankenberg Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Vascular Surgery

Eike Sebastian Debus Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Cardiac Surgery

Hermann Reichenspurner Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of Congenital Heart Diseases

Rainer Gerhard Kozlik-Feldmann Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology

Cordula Petersen Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

Gerhard Adam Prof. Dr. med.

Department of Pediatric Radiology

Jochen Herrmann PD Dr. med.


Patients rooms

The patients of the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf live in comfortable single and double rooms designed in bright colors. Each room is equipped with an ensuite bathroom with a toilet and a shower. The standard room includes an automatically adjustable bed, a bedside table, a wardrobe, a table and chairs for receiving visitors, a telephone, a radio and a TV. Also, there is Wi-Fi access.

Meals and Menus

The patient and his accompanying person have a daily choice of three menus. If for any reason you do not eat all the food, 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:



Religious services are available upon request.

Accompanying person

During the inpatient program, an accompanying person may stay with you in a patient room or hotel of your choice.

Hospital accommodation

During the outpatient program, you may stay in a hotel at the hospital.


During the outpatient program, you may stay in a hotel of your choice. Managers will help you choose the most suitable options.

The hospital offers a full range of laboratory tests (general, hormonal, tests for infections, antibodies, tumor markers, etc.), genetic tests, various modifications of ultrasound scans, CT scans, MRI and PET / CT, angiography, myelography, biopsy and other examinations. Treatment with medications, endoscopic and robotic operations, stereotaxic interventions is carried out here, modern types of radiation therapy are also used. The hospital offers patients all the necessary therapeutic techniques.

  • Coiling and clipping of aneurysms of different localizations
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting in patients with portal hypertension
  • Minimally invasive surgeries (da Vinci)
  • Removal and reconstruction of mammary glands
  • Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)

These are arteriovenous malformations and angiomas, vascular aneurysms, pathologies of the mammary glands, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, malignant tumors of various localizations (area of ​​​​special attention is treatment of intestinal cancer), pathologies of liver and pancreas, cataracts and rare ophthalmic pathologies (aphakia, aniridia ), infertility and other diseases.

  • Interventional neuroradiology
  • Mammology
  • Oncology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Surgery

Over 2,900 highly qualified physicians and researchers work at the hospital.


Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany located on the banks of the picturesque Elbe River. It is one of the richest cities in the country, as well as the largest port in Germany. In addition, Hamburg is the center for the development of banking, service and information technologies. The city has a huge number of consulates and representative offices of different countries.

Hamburg has managed to preserve its cultural traditions and beautiful green landscapes. The city houses more than a hundred parks, whereas some of them are devoted to specialized topics. The center of Hamburg does not have any historical buildings. It is a business quarter full of life during the working hours. Also, one can find fashionable shops and numerous museums. An important building in the city center is the Town Hall. It is not a historical monument, but one can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the lake and the city from the observation decks of the building.

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