University Hospital Jena

location_on Jena, Germany
8.9/10 from 69 Votes

Department of Pediatric Surgery (274445)

Felicitas Eckoldt

Prof. Dr. med.

Felicitas Eckoldt

Specialized in: pediatric surgery

The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital Jena under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Felicitas Eckoldt offers the entire range of highly specialized procedures for diagnosis and treatment of all congenital and acquired pediatric diseases requiring surgical treatmentThe specialists of the department make every effort to provide a speedy recovery of patients in a friendly atmosphere.

The exceptional quality of medical care contributed to the fact that the Department of Pediatric Surgery was awarded with the highest possible quality mark available for German pediatric clinics - "Excellent. For children" ("Ausgezeichnet. Für Kinder")!

The department specializes in the treatment of congenital malformations (e.g., atresia of the esophagus, duodenum, gastroschisis, omphalocele, bladder exstrophy, pulmonary sequestration, congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation, urethral valves, ureteral stenosis, etc.), acute and chronic acquired diseases (such as appendicitis, inflammation of Meckel's diverticulum, inflammatory bowel disease), injuries (fractures, burns, wounds of any type), etc. In addition, the department offers outpatient consultations for the patients with impaired kidney and urinary tract functions from the renal pelvis to the urethra.

If necessary, the doctors of the department involve experts specializing in other medical focuses, namely general, abdominal and vascular surgery, maxillofacial and plastic surgery, neurosurgery and traumatology, hand surgery and reconstructive surgery.

The department provides both diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases:

  • Intracranial injuries
  • Hernias
  • Benign changes of the blood / lymph vessels
  • Undescended testicle in the abdominal cavity
  • Enlargement / narrowing of the foreskin 
  • Acute inflammation of the caecum
  • Abdominal or pelvic pain
  • Urinary tract anomalies 
  • Mucosal inflammation of the stomach or intestine
  • Cleft lip and palate 
  • Obstruction of the urinary tract due to the impaired outflow / back outflow of urine to the kidneys 
  • Congenital malformation of the upper digestive tract, including the stomach
  • Congenital muscular or bony malformations of the head, face, spine or thorax
  • Congenital malformations of the urinary tract / bladder 
  • Pediatric trauma surgery

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