University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
- Hamburg, Germany
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University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Jakob R. Izbicki
Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery
The Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery offers the best surgical treatment for diseases of chest and abdominal cavity, of hormone-producing organs and vessels and for morbid obesity. The Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery develops the therapeutic strategy together with patients and other related departments. The Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery is “above average often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Colorectal Cancer 2016.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology offers diagnosis and treatment of all eye diseases for adults and children on a high scientific level. It is by far the largest university eye clinic in northern Germany. This ensures that treatment can be done by highly qualified scientists and specialists in all areas of ophthalmology. A large number of operations in different areas are also conducted each year. And this ensures that patients are treated by experienced surgeons who have dealt with a specific problem in the field of ophthalmology for several years.
Department of Dermatology and Venerology
The Department of Dermatology treats mainly skin tumors and chronic inflammatory skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, neurodermatitis and other infectious diseases. In addition, the department offers a comprehensive allergy diagnosis and treatment. Another focus of the department is the treatment of chronic wounds, by which the department has different operational options, including traditional methods such as skin grafts and modern methods like wound dressings, maggot therapy and vacuum therapy.
Ansgar W. Lohse
Department of Gastroenterology
The I. Department of Internal Medicine cares and treats patients with internal organ diseases. Focus of the department includes treatment of diseases of digestive organs such as esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas and liver, acute and chronic infectious diseases and tropical diseases.
Department of Gynecology and Mammalogy
The Department of Gynecology includes all areas of gynecology with a few priority areas, such as gynecological oncology, surgical and conservative gynecology, urogynecology and endocrinology. The Department of Gynecology has a nationwide competence center for surgical and conservative gynecological oncology. The Department of Gynecology is “above average often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Breast Cancer 2016.
Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine
The Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine cares and treats expectant mothers and their unborn children. A happy and safe pregnancy and childbirth are the common concerns. The medical care ranges from uncomplicated normal birth to high-risk pregnancy. The Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine is “above average often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Risk of Birth 2016.
Department of Hematology and Oncology
The II. Department of Internal Medicine treats patients with cancers of internal organ and hematopoietic system. The department is especially competent in diagnosis and treatment of blood cancer, germ cell tumors, bleeding disorders and malignant tumors of gastrointestinal tract, connective tissue, respiratory system, head and neck. The II. Department of Internal Medicine is “above average often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Colorectal Cancer 2016.
Department of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery
With the latest technology, the Department of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery treats patients with any diseases of throat, nose and ears. As part of the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH), doctors from different departments work in interdisciplinary teams for the treatment of tumor diseases, and establish the optimal, individual therapy for patients.
Ania C. Muntau
Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics, including a perinatal center, an emergency department and a pediatric intensive medicine center, is professionally and spatially closely connected with other pediatric medical institutions of the UKE, which include pediatric cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiology, pediatric cancer, pediatric radiology and neuroradiology, neurosurgery, pediatric psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, obstetrics and human genetics.
Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
The Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology treats all benign and malignant cancers of childhood and adolescence as well as all diseases of blood, immune and coagulation system. In connection with the other institutions of the UKE is the modern interdisciplinary care throughout all necessary disciplines available. The Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology is the only one of its kind in Hamburg.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology has particular competence in the treatment and research of vascular diseases. With the largest national Stroke Unit in Hamburg, the department is able to improve the care of stroke patients continuously. The Department of Neurology is “often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson 2016.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery is distinguished by its multidisciplinary competence in the area of neuro-oncology (tumors of brain, nerve tissues and pituitary gland). Through the participation in international brain tumor studies and the use of the modern surgical techniques, the department provides patients suffering from such diseases with the latest treatment methods.
Rolf A. K. Stahl
Department of Nephrology, Rheumatology and Kidney Transplantation
The III. Department of Internal Medicine treats especially patients suffering from kidney diseases, rheumatic diseases and metabolic or hormonal imbalances. The department has many experts by the treatment of nephrotoxic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus as well as by the care of patients with inflammatory kidney diseases. In addition, the department has also a set of powerful hemodialysis machine.
Johannes M. Rueger
Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery is mainly devoted to the operational conservation and restoration of bones, organs and tissues that have been injured in accidents. The surgeons are good at operating surgeries for patients with life-threatening multiple injuries, patients at an advanced age or with severe pelvic and spinal injuries and patients suffering from bone inflammation and bone tumors.
Department of Urology
The aim of the Department of Urology is to provide patient-oriented modern medical service. Together with Martini-Klinik performs the department most radical prostate surgeries for prostate cancer patients in Europe. With small abdominal incision, microsurgical techniques and Da Vinci surgical robot, the department has achieved great success in obtaining potency and continence. The Martini-Klinik is “above average often recommended” according to the Focus List of Specialist Clinics for Prostate Cancer 2016.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Priorities of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are the surgical treatment of benign and malignant diseases of facial skin, salivary glands, oral cavity and facial bones. By the treatment of malignant diseases, doctors will take the stage of disease, the potential comorbidities and the patient's wish into account and then make out an individual treatment plan.