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University Hospital Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany


Charcot foot diagnosis (program ID: 301625)


Volker Ewerbeck

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Volker Ewerbeck

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Specialized in: orthopedics
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 1968 - 1975 Studium der Medizin an den Universitäten
    Freie Universität Berlin
    Universität Innsbruck
    Universität Wien
  • Februar 1975 Staatsexamen an der Freien Universität Berlin
  • Februar 1982 Anerkennung als Arzt für Chirurgie
  • 1984 Einstellung als Assistenzarzt an der Stiftung Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg (Direktor: Prof. Dr. med. H. Cotta)
  • 1987 Ernennung zum Oberarzt und Leiter der Sektion Orthopädische Onkologie und Septische Orthopädische Chirurgie.
  • 1988 Anerkennung als Arzt für Orthopädie
  • 13.07.1993 Erteilung der Venia legendi für das Fach Orthopädie durch die Ruprecht-Karls- Universität Heidelberg
  • 1995 Berufung auf den C 4-Lehrstuhl für Orthopädie im Universitätskrankenhaus Eppendorf der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg
  • 1996 Erteilung des Rufes auf die C 4-Professur für Orthopädie der Universität Heidelberg
  • 01.04.1996 Amtsübernahme als Direktor der Abteilung Orthopädie I der Stiftung Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg

 

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The Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital consists of two separate units. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Volker Ewerbeck. The focus of the unit in Neuenheimer Feld area is interdisciplinary treatment of the patients with multiple injuries and polytraumas. Moreover, the Department offers all existing possibilities of comprehensive outpatient and inpatient treatment for all injuries of the musculoskeletal system.

The focus of the unit in Schlierbach area is orthopaedics, trauma surgery and paraplegiology. Due to an active cooperation of both units, the Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital provides the high-class comprehensive medical care of the ever-increasing number of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

The active clinical activity of the Department is completed by numerous specialized consultations. In particular, patients with deformities after injuries or malunions can receive a comprehensive consultation. Furthermore, there are developed individual, customized treatment plans for every patient within the consultations.

The range of services of the Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Volker Ewerbeck includes:

  • Endoprosthesis replacement
  • Microsurgery and hand surgery
  • Pediatric neuroorthopaedics and ICP
  • Conservative orthopaedics
  • Pain therapy
  • Orthopaedic oncology and septic orthopaedic surgery
  • Shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Sports orthopaedics and sports traumatology
  • Traumatology and reconstructive surgery
  • Spine Center 

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at the Heidelberg University Hospital ranks among the top German departments specializing in endoprosthetics!

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • ipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol,
      triglycerides Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
    • kidney function test (creatinine, urea)
    • TSH, fT3, fT4
    • microbiological smear
  • doppler/ duplex receptacles of lower extremities
  • CT with contrast from aorta and of lower extremities
  • duplex peripheral arteries
  • diagnosis diabetic neuropathy
  • x-ray of the foot 
  • MRI of the foot
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
  • written statement

 

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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
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