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University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

location_on Hamburg, Germany
9.2/10 from 92 Votes

Department of Pediatric Surgery (289943)

Konrad Reinshagen

Prof. Dr. med.

Konrad Reinshagen

Specialized in: pediatric surgery

About the department

The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf offers the full range of surgical treatment of children, including general and abdominal surgery, thoracic surgery, pediatric urology and pediatric traumatology in newborns, children and adolescents. In addition, the department's specialization covers plastic surgery in children, hand surgery and surgical treatment of burns. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Konrad Reinshagen.

The department's surgeons have a perfect command of all modern techniques in open surgery, minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and robot-assisted surgery in children. With more than 4,000 surgeries annually, the department is one of the largest pediatric surgical medical facilities in Germany.

The department has 148 beds, 6 beds in the Intensive Care Unit, 6 beds in the Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit. Three modern operating rooms are available for the most effective surgical treatment. The department's doctors are highly qualified experts in the treatment of very complex and rare pathologies in children of different age groups. In addition, the department annually treats about 10,000 newborns, because its medical staff has unique experience in neonatal surgery.

The therapeutic range of the department includes:

  • Surgery for newborns and premature babies
    • Diaphragmatic hernia (including therapy using ECMO)
    • Esophageal atresia
    • Duodenal atresia
    • Small bowel atresia
    • Intestinal duplication
    • Intestinal malrotation
    • Meconium ileus
    • Necrotizing enterocolitis
    • Gastroschisis/omphalocele (abdominal wall plastic surgery)
    • Biliary atresia (Kasai procedure)
    • Anal atresia and anorectal malformations
    • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Colorectal surgery
    • Anal atresia and anorectal malformations
    • Hirschsprung's disease
    • Short bowel syndrome
    • Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
    • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Pediatric urology
    • Epispadias
    • Bladder exstrophy
    • Urethral stricture (pyeloplasty using Anderson-Hynes technique)
    • Vesicoureteral reflux
    • Cloacal anomalies (urogenital sinus)
    • Prune belly syndrome
    • Abnormal testicular position
  • General surgery
    • Medial/lateral cyst of the neck
    • Abdominal wall hernia and umbilical hernia
    • Urachus, vitelline duct
    • Achalasia cardia
    • Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    • Intestinal invagination
    • Appendicitis
    • Meckel's diverticulum
    • Fundoplication surgery
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Intermediate splenectomy
    • Liver cysts and abscesses
    • Acute scrotal syndrome
    • Undescended testicles
    • Varicocele
    • Phimosis
    • Hydrocele
    • Inguinal hernia
  • Pediatric traumatology
    • Bone fractures
    • Dislocations
    • Blunt abdominal trauma
    • Tear-contused wounds
  • Thoracic surgery
    • Pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum
    • Pleural effusion and pleural empyema
    • Congenital malformations of the lungs (pulmonary sequestration, emphysema)
    • Bronchogenic cysts
    • Thoracic tumors
  • Plastic and burn surgery
    • Hemangiomas
    • Burns, including steam burns
    • Scar revision
    • Tumors of the skin and subcutaneous adipose tissue
    • Protruding ears
    • Gynecomastia
    • Pilonidal sinus
    • Poly-/syndactyly
  • Pediatric surgical oncology
    • Malformations of the blood and lymphatic vessels (hemangiomas)
    • Neuroblastomas/ganglioneuromas
    • Kidney tumors (nephroblastoma, Wilms tumor)
    • Liver tumors (hepatoblastomas)
    • Soft tissue sarcomas
    • Herminogenic tumors (sacrococcygeal teratomas, ovarian and testicular tumors)
  • Other medical services

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