University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf - Departments
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology offers the full range of modern radiological studies and imaging-guided therapeutic procedures. Patient care is provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The experienced medical team of the department uses only state-of-the-art equipment with fully digital imaging, monitoring and archiving. The doctors work in close cooperation with all departments of the hospital, in particular, with the Department of Traumatology, General and Abdominal Surgery, Hematology and Oncology, Heart Center.
Department of Pediatric Radiology
The Department of Pediatric Radiology offers the full range of imaging diagnostics in children and adolescents. The department is equipped with the medical equipment of the latest generation for various imaging studies in children, including ultrasound, X-ray, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). It uses special diagnostic techniques adapted to the needs of the child’s body and allowing to significantly reduce the radiation load on the child’s body.
Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf offers the best surgical treatment of thoracic and abdominal diseases as well as diseases of the hormone-producing organs, vessels and obesity. The Department develops a treatment program in cooperation with the patients and all involved special disciplines. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top German departments specializing in colon cancer treatment!
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf offers diagnosis and treatment of all eye diseases in children and adults at the highest scientific level. This is the largest University Department of Ophthalmology in Northern Germany and therefore there is ensured high-quality treatment in all fields of ophthalmology. The treatment is provided by highly qualified specialists with academic degrees.
Department of Dermatology and Venerology
The Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf deals with the treatment of the entire range of dermatological and venereal diseases. The Department focuses on the treatment of patients with skin tumors, chronic wounds (open leg), phlebological diseases and chronic inflammatory diseases (e.g. eczema, psoriasis or neurodermatitis) as well as those with autoimmune diseases. The Department also offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of allergies.
Department of Gastroenterology (Medical Department I)
The Medical Department I at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf treats patients with diseases of the internal organs. The specialists of the Department have a special experience in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, liver and pancreatic diseases, infectious and tropical diseases and tumor therapy.
Department of Gynecology and Mammology
The Department of Gynecology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf covers all fields of gynecology, including gynecological oncology, surgical and conservative gynecology, urogynecology and endocrinology. Moreover, the Department is the Center of Competence for surgical and conservative treatment of gynecological oncology. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Gynecology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top German departments specializing in breast cancer treatment!
Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine
The Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf provides medical care and nursing for the future mothers and their children. The main goal of the Department is to ensure a happy and safety pregnancy and delivery. The medical care includes a wide range of services varying from uncomplicated delivery and up to the high-risk pregnancy. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top German departments specializing in obstetrics!
Department of Hematology, Oncology, Pneumology (Medical Department II)
The Medical Department II at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf specializes in the treatment of patients with cancer of the internal organs and hematopoietic system. There is provided the whole range of treatments for these diseases. The Department has a unique experience in the diagnosis and treatment of blood cancer (leukemia), malignant lymphoma, tumors of germ cells (testicular cancer), gastrointestinal malignancies, including cancer of the esophagus, stomach, intestines etc.
Department of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery
The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf uses the latest technology to treat patients with any otolaryngological diseases. As a part of the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH), the Department works with other tumor experts in the field of tumor diseases and develops individual cancer treatment programs together.
Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf deals with the treatment of patients with pediatric diseases. The treatment is provided on outpatient (17,711 cases a year) and inpatient (4,655) basis as well as within the day inpatient clinic (935) and intensive care units (421). A key focus of the Department is liver and kidney transplantation.
Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
The Department of Hematology and Oncology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf provides treatment to children and adolescents with all benign and malignant cancers as well as with the diseases of the circulatory system, immune system and coagulation system. The Department cooperates with other institutions of the University Medical Center and thus provides new modern interdisciplinary treatment involving all necessary disciplines.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf deals with the treatment of the entire spectrum of neurological diseases. the Department is highly competent in the treatment and study of vascular diseases, such as stroke. The certified Stroke Unit, the largest supraregional Stoke Unit in Hamburg, and involvement in the program “Hamburg against the stroke” ensure the best treatment for stroke patients.
Department of Neurosurgery
As the medical institution of maximum care, the Department of Neurosurgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf covers the entire spectrum of neurosurgical diseases. A special focus is on brain and spinal cord tumors. Annually the Department treats 7,500 outpatients and provides 3,500 procedures on head and spine in adults and children. A safety and effective treatment is ensured by minimally invasive surgery combined with the latest techniques.
Department of Nephrology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology
The Medical Department III (Nephrology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology and Kidney Transplantation) at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf mainly deals with the treatment of patients with kidney diseases, rheumatic diseases as well as metabolic and hormonal disorders. The Department also has a unique experience in the treatment of kidney diseases (e.g. hypertension and diabetes) as well as inflammatory kidney diseases.
Department of Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedics
The Department of Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedics at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf focuses on operative preservation and reconstruction of bones, organs and tissues damaged in accidents. The surgeons of the Department are highly qualified in the treatment of life-threatening multiple traumas, treatment of elderly patients, treatment of severe spine and pelvic injuries, inflammations and bone cancer.
Department of Urology
The objective of the Department of Urology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf is to provide a patient-oriented medical care. A key focus of the Department is reconstructive urology. It covers the full range of urinary tract surgery, various treatments for incontinence as well as penile surgery in case of congenital or acquired deviation and prosthesis implantation for erectile dysfunction.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The main focuses of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf are surgery of benign and malignant tumors of facial skin, salivary glands, the entire oral cavity and skull base. In case of malignancies, there is developed an individual treatment program with due consideration of stages of the disease, possible comorbidities and patient’s wishes.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The clinical focuses of the Department of Pediatric Surgery cover general, visceral and thoracic surgery as well as pediatric urology of newborns, children and adolescents. The main focuses of the Department of Pediatric Urology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Konrad Reinshagen also include plastic pediatric urology as well as hand surgery and burn treatment in the Altona Children’s Hospital (Altonaer Kinderkrankenhaus).
Department of Orthopedics
The Department of Orthopedics at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf offers diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the musculoskeletal organs in adults and children at a high scientific level. The patient care is provided by a team of highly qualified doctors awarded with academic titles in all fields of orthopedics.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf offers its patients the entire spectrum of modern radioisotope diagnosis. The peculiarities of the Department include the so-called multimodal methods that involve procedures carried out simultaneously with computer tomography. To carry out PET/CT, the Department has innovative radiopharmaceuticals for the examination of patients with prostate cancer and neuroendocrine tumors.
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
The Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery is a highly-specialized institution at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, which covers almost the whole range of plastic surgery. While planning treatment strategies and developing medical recommendations, doctors try to consider individual expectations, patient’s desires, life circumstances as well as possible concurrent diseases.
Department of General and Interventional Cardiology
The Department of General and Interventional Cardiology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf has gained recognition all around the world due to its achievements in the field of diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The spectrum of services of the Department includes all noninvasive and invasive diagnostic and therapeutic cardiologic techniques, including the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease, valvular heart diseases and lesions of the heart muscle.
Department of Vascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf deals with the treatment of the entire spectrum of diseases of the vascular system. The Department follows a new innovative program: the specialists from different fields of surgical vascular medicine, interventional medical care and conservative therapy work together as a whole. A special focus is on sparing techniques performed without incisions but through natural orifices.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf covers the full range of heart diseases requiring surgery – from children with congenital defects up to older patients. The Department specializes in minimally invasive surgery of heart valves, especially heart valve repair.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of Congenital Heart Diseases
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of Congenital Heart Diseases at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf provides treatment of all heart diseases in children of all age groups, starting form premature babies. It also deals with the treatment of congenital heart diseases in children and adults. The Department has two focuses: pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery of congenital heart diseases. The adults with congenital heart defects (CHD) are also treated in the Department.
Department of Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf is staffed with a team of experts, who have a long extensive experience in this field. The physicians of various specialties, qualified assistants as well as the medical staff of other professional groups - in particular, medical technical assistants in the field of radiology – ensure human and respectful attitude to the patients. The Department provides a constant and trustful support from the first reception in the medical institution and up to the last treatment session.
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