University Hospital Jena
University Hospital Jena - Departments
Department of Pediatric Neurology
The Department of Pediatric Neurology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with diseases of the nervous system, neuromuscular pathologies, congenital metabolic disorders and psychosomatic disorders. The department became one of the first medical facilities of this kind, where the EEG Laboratory was founded (non-invasive examination of the brain electrical activities). This examination plays crucial role in the diagnostics of epilepsy, which is the priority of the department's clinical activities. The department offers optimal conditions for the treatment of children. Its specialists get along well with young patients, which has a beneficial effect on the therapy effectiveness.
Department of Obstetrics
The Department of Obstetrics offers the full range of services in this field. It provides comprehensive pregnancy management, safe delivery and high quality postpartum care for both mother and child. Also, the range is complemented by special childbirth preparation classes. The specialists deliver babies in four modern delivery rooms, equipped with special beds and other aids, such as obstetric rope, chairs, baths, mats and gymnastic balls. The department has won the status of Level I Perinatal Center, which indicates the highest quality of medical services.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment for patients with gastrointestinal diseases ranging from the esophagus to the rectum, pancreas, liver, gallbladder and biliary tract. In addition, the treatment of acute and chronic infections is carried out in close cooperation with the specialized Center for Infectious Medicine. The competence also includes the provision of emergency care to patients with all diseases in the field of internal medicine. The clinical practice is based on the use of the very latest technical equipment, innovative treatment methods and high-precision diagnostic options, which in combination with the outstanding professionalism of doctors helps to achieve the best therapy result.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology offers the full range of services in these medical fields. Here patients can undergo all modern imaging diagnostic studies and therapeutic procedures, the quality of which corresponds to high international standards. The department also specializes in conducting radiological studies in children and adolescents. The cutting-edge technical equipment and the rich clinical experience of doctors contribute to the successful work of the department.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine offers the full range of radioisotope diagnostics and treatment using the state-of-art gamma cameras and PET-CT systems. The main therapeutic facilities of the department include radioiodine therapy, selective internal radiotherapy, peptide-receptor radionuclide therapy. All medical services comply with the guidelines of national and international professional societies, which ensures an accurate diagnostics and optimal treatment outcome.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Mammology, Reproductive Medicine
According to Focus, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Mammology, Reproductive Medicine ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in breast cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of surgical and conservative treatment of diseases of the female reproductive system. One of the priorities is breast cancer treatment. Other important focuses include the treatment of gynecologic cancers, endometriosis, uterine myomas, dysplasia, pelvic prolapse, urinary incontinence. In addition, the competence covers the use of all modern assisted reproductive technologies.
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
According to the the Focus magazine, the Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in radiation therapy! The department offers all types of modern radiation therapy for the treatment of malignant neoplasms of various localization. The availability of the cutting-edge radiation therapy technologies, the close cooperation with the specialists from all related disciplines, as well as the experience and competence of doctors provide patients with the individualized treatment and the best therapy results. The department is also part of the Jena University Cancer Center, which employs outstanding professionals who are ready to provide medical care even in the most difficult clinical cases.
Department of Nephrology, Rheumatology, Osteology and Endocrinology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Nephrology, Rheumatology, Osteology and Endocrinology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the diabetes mellitus treatment! The department offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of kidney diseases, rheumatic and osteological pathologies, as well as diseases of the endocrine organs, diabetes mellitus and metabolic disorders. All medical services meet the very latest national and international standards, which guarantees an optimal therapeutic result. The department's specialists prefer an individual approach, therefore they pay due attention to the counseling of the patients and a detailed study of each clinical case.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the full range of services in this medical fields. The department specializes in the treatment of various congenital malformations, as well as acute and chronic acquired diseases. Also, the department carries out conservative and surgical treatment of injuries (bone fractures, burns, wounds of any severity). The department's specialists make every effort to ensure quick recovery of patients in a friendly atmosphere. Thanks to the exceptional treatment quality, the department owns the most prestigious certificate, which is awarded to the German Children’s Hospitals – the quality mark "Excellent. For Children" ("Ausgezeichnet FÜR KINDER")!
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine ranks among the top German hospitals specializing in diabetes treatment! The department offers the full range of highly specialized methods for the diagnostics and treatment of acute and chronic pediatric diseases. The department's focuses include general pediatrics, pediatric oncology and hematology, neonatology and intensive care. The department specializes in perinatal medicine, pediatric oncology and stem cell transplantation, treatment of epilepsy, pediatric nephrology, diabetology, endocrinology, treatment of metabolic disorders, etc. The department has DIN EN ISO 9001 certification and it is the only University Pediatric Center, which provides maximum care for children and adolescents up to 20 years in Thuringia.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial, Plastic Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Oral, Maxillofacial, Plastic Surgery offers the full range of medical services in the areas of its specialization. In addition to dental surgery, the department specializes in traumatology of the facial skull and skull base, head and neck tumors, orthognathic surgery, craniofacial malformations, cleft lip, plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, dentoalveolar interventions, etc. An interdisciplinary approach to the diagnostics, counseling and development of treatment programs contributes to the achievement of the best treatment outcome.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery offers the full range of modern services in this medical field. The high level of technical equipment in the department allows for the performance of all highly specialized surgical interventions to treat pathologies of the central and peripheral nervous system. The clinical practice mainly focuses on the diagnostics and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries of the brain, spine, spinal cord, intervertebral discs, nerve plexuses, functional neurosurgery and the treatment of neurosurgical pathologies in children.
Department of Neurology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Neurology ranks among the top German medical centers specializing in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease! The department offers the full range of services for the accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. The department's specialists provide treatment of epilepsy, memory problems, headaches, multiple sclerosis, motor disorders, etc. In addition, the department is also a certified Stroke Center.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma, Hand, Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma, Hand, Reconstructive Surgery offers all modern surgical interventions in these medical fields. The department specializes in the treatment of patients with polytrauma, pelvic surgery, endoprosthetics, cancer, reconstructive surgery and hand surgery. The department has 62 beds for inpatient treatment and 3 high-tech operating rooms for both planned and emergency operations. The prestigious certificates of the Interregional Trauma Center of the German Society of Traumatology and the EndoCert certificate testify to the outstanding quality of medical services.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Urology ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in prostate cancer treatment! The department offers the full range of advanced methods of diagnostics and treatment of all genitourinary system diseases, including in children. Of particular interest is the treatment of patients with urinary tract and kidney tumors, kidney stone disease, prostate diseases, treatment of urinary incontinence, andrologic disorders and urological problems in young patients. Since 2010, the department has been certified as the Prostate Cancer Center (certified by the German Cancer Society, recertified in 2016).
Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care ranks among the top German medical facilities of this kind! The department offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in these fields. The main areas of specialization include interventional cardiac catheterization, including stent implantation, treatment of myocardial infarction, structural heart diseases, interventional therapy of heart valve (for example, TAVI and MitraClip techniques), electrophysiological examinations, ablation procedures, implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as diagnostic and interventional angiology, highly specialized treatment of lung diseases. The emergency cardiac care is provided in the department around the clock. The department operates in accordance with the very latest medical standards and has DIN EN ISO 9001 certification.
Department of Dermatology
The Department of Dermatology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment for patients with various skin diseases, including rare and severe types, as well as with allergic reactions and sexually transmitted diseases. The treatment is provided both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. In addition, the department has a specialized Skin Cancer Center (certified by the German Cancer Society) and the Hives Center. The department is proud of its successful clinical practice, which has been conducted for more than 100 years, providing patients with the first-class medical care.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery ranks among the top medical facilities of this kind in Germany! The department offers the full range of surgical treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system and thoracic organs in adults. Of particular interest is sparing minimally invasive surgery, particularly, heart valve interventions and coronary artery bypass grafting. Such interventions are carried out using the innovative da Vinci surgical system. The video-assisted thoracic surgical methods are widely used in the surgical treatment of thoracic diseases as well. All the department's specialists have excellent qualifications and vast clinical experience, which in combination with the cutting-edge technologies allows doctors to achieve the outstanding treatment results.
Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of bowel cancer! The department offers the full range of surgical treatment of diseases of the abdominal organs and blood vessels, including the transplantation of abdominal organs. The sparing minimally invasive surgical techniques are widely used in the clinical practice, which allow to provide treatment in simple and complex clinical cases by making small incisions and using special tiny surgical instruments. The exceptional experience and profound knowledge of the department's doctors are also an integral part of the high treatment success rates.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology covers the entire range of surgical and conservative ophthalmology. Of particular interest to the department's specialist are the diagnostics and treatment of cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, etc. Also, the scope of tasks includes the treatment of neuro-ophthalmologic diseases, correction of strabismus in adults and children. The department treats more than 3,000 inpatients and more than 20,000 outpatients every year. The department's doctors have innovative laser techniques, which allow them to improve and maintain vision without complex therapeutic manipulations.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the ear, nose and throat in accordance with the very latest medical standards. The department has been carrying out successful clinical activities for more than 120 years, and therefore it has a wealth of experience, effective therapies and unique developments in its area of specialization. The department has 48 beds, as well as 3 state-of-the-art operating rooms for various surgical interventions. In addition, the department is a certified Head and Neck Cancer Center (certificate of the German Cancer Aid "Deutsche Krebshilfe").
Department of Hematology and Oncology
According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Hematology and Oncology ranks among the top German medical facilities of this kind! The department offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of oncological and hematological diseases in adults. To achieve the best result, there is maintained close cooperation with all specialists in the related fields. The interdisciplinary tumor boards serve for a detailed discussion of each clinical case and the development of an optimal treatment strategy. The department has strict quality management system. It is also certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008.
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