University Hospital Jena
- Jena, Germany
University Hospital Jena
Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal and Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital Jena, as a university institution, represents the general surgery, abdominal surgery, vascular surgery and care after transplantation, as well as research and teaching. Due to its great achievements in treatment of bowel cancer, the department is highly recommended in the latest FOCUS list of top German clinics.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Jena, with 45 beds in the inpatient department, provides treatment for about 3,000 inpatients and for more than 20,000 outpatients per year. The Department of Ophthalmology covers the entire spectrum of both surgical and conservative ophthalmology, and is primarily dedicated to the patients’ needs and interests.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at the University Hospital in Jena has a 120 years’ history and the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. It offers a full range of ENT treatments according to the most innovating standards and has 3 ultra-modern operating theaters, equipped with surgical microscopes for microsurgery, laser systems for a variety of minimal blood loss operations, nerve stimulation devices for monitoring of facial nerves, etc.
Department of Dermatology
The Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital Jena combines dermatologically correct and maximum care with research and teaching tasks. Looking back on a history of 75 years, the department treats patients who are unable to get the best treatment elsewhere because of the severity or rarity of the cutaneous or venereal disease. The Skin Cancer Center at the department provides individual and specialized diagnostic and treatment options through an intense communication with many cooperation partners.
Paul Christian Schulze
Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care
The Department of Internal Medicine I at the University Hospital in Jena has the most modern technical equipment, offers modern facilities and treats patients with diseases in the fields of cardiology, angiology, pneumology and intensive care. Despite all technical possibilities, the focal point of the Department of Internal Medicine I is the patient as a person, with individual troubles, fears and anxieties. Due to excellent achievements in cardiology, the department is strongly recommended in the latest FOCUS list of top German clinics.
Department of Hematology, Oncology and Pallative Medicine
The Department of Hematology, Oncology at the University Hospital Jena consists of a Division for Hematology and Medical Oncology, as well as Division for Palliative Care. Because of outstanding achievements in treatment of diabetes, the department is strongly recommended by the latest FOCUS list of top German clinics.
Department of Cardiosurgery and Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Jena covers the full area of cardiac surgery in adults at the international level. A particular emphasis is placed on the minimally invasive cardiac surgery, primarily on the minimally invasive valve surgery. Due to outstanding achievements in the field of cardiac surgery, the department is strongly recommended by the latest FOCUS-list of top German clinics.
Department of Nephrology, Rheumatology, Osteology, Diabetology and Endocrinology
The Department of Internal Medicine III comprises the following specialties: nephrology, endocrinology/ metabolic diseases and rheumatology/ osteology. All three specialties form the University Consultation Center of the German state Thuringia for the clinical patient care. The Department of Internal medicine III actively participates in the scientific work, conducting epidemiological, clinical and experimental studies.
Ingo B. Runnebaum
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics consists of a Department of General Gynecology and a Department of Obstetrics. The Department of Obstetrics ensures a safe and smooth birth of your child, tailored to your personal wishes, and by taking into account the obstetric-medical situation. Thanks to its outstanding achievements in treatment of breast cancer, the department is strongly recommended by the latest FOCUS list of top German clinics.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the entire range of highly specialized procedures for diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of all congenital and acquired surgically treatable diseases in children. The child as a patient is at the center of the clinical work and the department is committed to ensure the rapid recovery of patients in a friendly atmosphere of loving care.
James Friedrich Beck
Department of Pediatrics
Being the only university pediatric clinic in Thuringia, the Department of Pediatrics at the University Hospital Jena, under the lead of Prof. Dr. med. James Friedrich Beck, is a medical institution of a maximum care for children and adolescents up to 20 years old. The department offers the entire range of highly specialized procedures for diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of acute and chronic diseases associated with pediatric medicine. Due to its outstanding achievements in treatment of diabetes, the clinic is strongly recommended by the latest FOCUS list of the top German clinics.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Being the only University Hospital in Thuringia the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Plastic Surgery covers the whole range of highly qualified procedures for diagnosis and therapy of all diseases associated with this area. The services offered by the department include primary and secondary facial trauma care, including complex reconstruction of hard and soft tissue as well as temporo mandibular joint (TMJ) reconstruction, the entire cancer surgery including functional and esthetic reconstruction employing microvascular tissue transfer, treatment of cleft lip and palate patients as well as craniofacial malformations, orthognathic surgery and oral surgery.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Jena has the latest technical equipment, which allows to perform all highly qualified operations associated with neurosurgery. Special focus is on diagnosis and operative treatment of diseases and injuries.
Otto W. Witte
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Jena offers patients a wide spectrum of contemporary clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic services, looking back on a long-standing tradition in the field of patient care, research and teaching. Currently, more than 80 employees at the Department of Neurology are engaged in the treatment and research of different neurological diseases. In the field of research, a number of research groups are involved in exploring various aspects of the nervous system ranging from molecular neurobiology to the modern technique of neuroimaging.
Department of Traumatology, Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Hand Surgery
The Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Hand Surgery at the University Hospital Jena is the only University Hospital of maximum care in Thuringia. It is well known beyond national borders as a center for excellent trauma surgery, as well as a replantation center for hand surgery and as a certified national trauma center of trauma network of the German Association of Trauma Surgery (DGU).
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Jena offers the entire spectrum of highly qualified procedures for diagnosis and treatment of all diseases associated with urology. The main focus of the clinical work is in the area of tumor diseases of the urogenital tract, kidney transplantation, urinary stones, prostate diseases, treatment of the urinary incontinence/ neurourology. The Department of Urology was first certified as the Center for Prostate Cancer in 2010 (successful recertification in 2014).
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology
The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology at the University Hospital Jena, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Stallmach, focuses on the patients with gastrointestinal complaints and diseases ranging from esophagus and up to rectum, pancreas, liver, gallbladder and biliary tracts. Moreover, the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectology, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Stallmach, deals with the patients suffering from acute and chronic infections. This activity is carried out in close collaboration with the Center for Infectious Medicine.
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Jena, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Ulf Teichgräber, has an extensive experience in the treatment of all oncologic diseases. The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology focuses on such diseases as: Brain tumors, Tumors of neck , maxillofacial area: brachytherapy, Breast cancer: brachytherapy and partial breast irradiation, Tumors of lungs and bronchi, Prostate cancer, Rectal cancer, Anal cancer, Cervical cancer, Skin tumors.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Hospital Jena offers the entire spectrum of diagnosis and treatment in the field of nuclear medicine. The head of the Department is Dr. med. Martin Freesmeyer. Nuclear medicine is a branch of science, which applies safety, painless and economically advantageous methods of diagnosis and treatment of somatic diseases. The difference of nuclear medicine from other kinds of medical imaging, e.g., X-ray, lies in recording of both organ function and structure as opposed to X-ray diagnosis, which main objective includes imaging of normal and pathologic anatomy.