University Hospital Heidelberg
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Specialized in: gastroenterology, hepatology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Poisoning is a part of the Center of Internal Medicine at the Heidelberg University Hospital. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Stremmel. The range of medical services includes key fields of functional diagnosis – endoscopy and sonography, inpatient treatment (in both general and private intensive care units), outpatient treatment as well as oncology and transplantation medicine.
As for the field of oncology, the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Poisoning maintains a close cooperation with the National Cancer Center Heidelberg (NCT).
The outpatient unit of oncology provides treatment to the patients with the diseases of the following organs:
- Colon (colorectal carcinoma)
- Gallbladder and bile ducts
- Neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas
Moreover, the Department often provides care to the patients with rare oncological diseases, such as gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
The treatment of the patients after the liver transplant in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Poisoning under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Stremmel is integrated into the Interdisciplinary Transplant Center Heidelberg. The multidisciplinary team of doctors supervises the patients in various units (outpatient units, stations). The treatment of the patients with the liver transplant consists of a preparation before the liver transplant, inpatient treatment after the surgery as well as medical care after the surgery on the outpatient basis.
The Heidelberg University Hospital is one of the largest medical centers in Germany. The Faculty of Medicine of the Heidelberg University has the worldwide renowned biomedical research institutions in Europe. Hospital and Faculty strive together for the goal to develop innovative diagnostics and therapy and implement this technique quickly for the patient. “In Scientia Salus” (healing through science) is the motto of the Heidelberg University Hospital. With 44 medical departments it has a good reputation for its treatment in Germany and throughout Europe.
The focus of the Heidelberg University are cancer treatment and the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. In the fields of transplantation medicine, neuroscience with psychosocial medicine, cardiovascular medicine, genetics and infectious diseases it is also at the leading digit.
Accommodation in hospital
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.
Meals and Menus
Standard rooms include:
Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.
University Hospital Heidelberg
- Heidelberg, Germany
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