University Hospital Muenster
- Muenster, Germany
University Hospital Muenster
Michael J. Raschke
Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster specializes not only in first aid, but also on problematic conditions after accidents and reconstructive surgery as well as in the treatment of all injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system and bone system in both children and adults. There are used the most advanced and individual treatments.
Department of Genetics
The Department of Genetics at the University Hospital Muenster is the oldest genetic institution in Germany. It conducts treatment of patients and specialises in both research and training. The department offers a wide range of services to patients and doctors that treat them. The specialized laboratories of the department employ the latest research methods, solving many pressing issues.
Wolfgang E. Berdel
Department of Hematology, Hemostaseology, Oncology and Pneumology (Medical Department A)
The Medical Department A (Med A) at the University Hospital Muenster deals with the treatment of all kinds of cancer of various organs, including the hematopoietic system. The main focuses of research, diagnosis and treatment are on leukemia and lymphomas, malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract, tumors of germ cells (e.g. testicles) and malignancies of bone and connective tissues.
Department of Gerneral Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Disorders (Medical Department B)
The Department of General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Disorders (Medical Department B) at the University Hospital Muenster offers a wide range of services in the treatment of internal organs with a focus on gastrointestinal diseases (gastroenterology). As the only one Endocrinology Center in Northern Germany, the Department deals with the treatment of a constantly increasing number of patients with metabolic disorders and particularly those with diabetes.
Department of Gerneral Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Hypertension Diseases and Rheumatology (Medical Department D)
The Department of General Internal Medicine (Medical Department D) at the University Hospital Muenster specializes in diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and hypertension (high blood pressure), detection and treatment of the entire spectrum of rheumatic disease, care of patients with impaired fat metabolism and outpatient treatment of patients with HIV. All innovative renal replacement therapies are available here.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics at the University Hospital Muenster deals with the treatment of children and adolescents of all age groups and with all diseases. To meet various requirements depending on diseases and age, the Department has a variety of units and outpatient clinics.
Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology
The Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology at the University Hospital Muenster specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents, whose immune system is extremely (within chronic inflammatory diseases) or insufficiently active. The Department also specializes in the treatment of articular rheumatism, autoimmune diseases and immune deficiencies. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Dirk Föll.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Hospital Muenster offers all diagnostic and treatment options in the field of nuclear medicine at the highest medical and technical level. The Department specializes in the treatment of thyroid cancer and different oncological diseases. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Michael Schäfers.
Hans Th. Eich
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Muenster is a modern center for radiological treatment and cancer research. Here are treated patients with both malignant and benign tumors as well as with various functional disorders. The Department is headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Hans Th. Eich.
Andres Jan Schrader
Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology
The chief physician of the Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology at the University Hospital Muenster is Prof. Dr. med. Andres Jan Schrader. As a highly qualified urologist, Prof. Dr. med. Andres Jan Schrader specializes in surgical and conservative urooncology, robotic surgical techniques and minimally invasive treatment of prostatic hyperplasia.
Department of Clinical Radiology
As one of the leading radiological central institutes in Germany, the Department of Clinical Radiology provides the state-of-the-art imaging diagnostics and image guided therapy for all outpatients and inpatients. The full range of radiological services is available, including minimally invasive diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures, as well as diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology and pediatric radiology.
Department of Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery
The Department of Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery is an independent section of the University Hospital Muenster. The Department is an integral part of the Center for Parent, Child and Adolescent Medicine, which was distinguished as Level I Perinatal Center. There is offered a wide range of surgery for children and neonates. There is also a unique experience in the surgery of small premature babies born on the 22nd week and/or weighing less than 500 grams. The Department is headed by Dr. med. Volker Müller.
Hans Gerd Kehl
Department of Pediatric Cardiology
The Department of Pediatric Cardiology at the University Hospital Muenster specializes in diagnosis and treatment of all forms of congenital and acquired cardiovascular diseases in neonates, children and adolescents. The key focuses of the Department include treatment of congenital cardiovascular diseases by means of cardiac catheterization techniques (interventional catheter therapy), intensive pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery as well as various special outpatient clinics.
Department of General and Tumor Orthopedics
The Department of General and Tumor Orthopedics at the University Hospital Muenster ranks among the largest university hospitals of Germany. Here is provided conservative and surgical treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system on both outpatient and inpatient basis. The Department is one of the largest centers for the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors, therefore, patients with these diseases come here from far off.
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster ranks among large university surgery centers of Germany. The Department specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies (gastrointestinal tract) as well as hormone-producing (endocrine) organs.
Department of Clinical and Surgical Andrology
The Department of Clinical and Surgical Andrology is part of the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Andrology at the University Hospital Muenster. Andrology deals with the treatment and research of disorders of the reproductive capacity and hormone production in men. The Department specializes in male infertility, delayed sexual development, aging changes in men, production and effects of testosterone, erectile dysfunction and male contraception.
Department of Congenital (CHD) and Acquired Heart Defects
The Department of Congenital (CHD) and Acquired Heart Defects at the University Hospital Muenster is the first Center of Excellence specializing in the treatment of adults with congenital and acquired heart defects on both outpatient and inpatient basis. The second focus is the treatment of acquired defects (e.g., on heart valves).
Department of Angiology
The Department of Angiology treats patients with vascular diseases. The spectrum of the Department covers numerous diagnostic, medication and conservative treatments as well as catheter interventions for the diseases of arteries, veins and capillaries. The Department has a unique experience in balloon dilatation of strictures and patency restoration (recanalization) of long-term occlusions of the femoral arteries, leg arteries and pelvic vessels.
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Muenster offers treatment in all fields of conservative and surgical ophthalmology for both outpatients and inpatients. The team of experienced specialists offers an extensive program of ophthalmic surgical treatment with the use of the latest research techniques and therapeutic approaches.
The Breast Center Muenster is a cooperative university center, which provides interdisciplinary diagnosis in early stages, treatment and care of both male and female patients. There is offered a complex and professional medical care of patients with observance of their autonomy. The Breast Center Muenster provides the entire current spectrum of modern medical services.
Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Reconstruction of Malformations and Foot Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Reconstruction of Malformations and Foot Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster treats both children and adults. Pediatric orthopedics mostly deals with the treatment of hip joints, foot malformations and congenital hand and feet malformations. The Department annually treats 5,000 patients. The Department is a leading specialized center of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster offers all treatment options in the field of cardiothoracic surgery as well as heart and lung transplant. In cooperation with the specialists of other departments and sections at the University Hospital Muenster as well as external experts, physicians treat children and adults with congenital heart defects.
Department of Cardiology
The Department of Cardiology is part of the Center for Heart and Vascular Medicine at the University Hospital Muenster (UHM). The patients with all diseases of the heart, circulatory and vascular system are treated here. The range of treatments covers diagnostic and therapeutic methods of cardiology and angiology, including interventional catheter treatment options for heart and vessels.
Thomas A. Luger
Department of Dermatology and Venereology
The Department of General Dermatology and Venereology at the University Hospital Muenster offers the full range of medical focuses in dermatology. The Department ranks among the largest clinics in Germany dealing with the treatment of congenital and acquired skin diseases. In April 2010, the Department was certified by the German Cancer Society (DKG) as the Skin Cancer Center.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Muenster is a leading department of maximum medical care in its specialization in Muenster and Westphalen region. Due to the opportunities of the university hospital, the Department always offers the most up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic methods for all gynecological and obstetric diseases.
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster annually treats 6,000 outpatients and over 3,500 inpatients. Annually, 3,500 operations and about 1,000 imaging examinations are performed. Every patient is offered the most sparing treatment option. The spectrum of services covers vascular diseases of different severities.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster offers the full range of diagnosis as well as surgical and conservative treatment in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dental surgery and oral medicine are offered here as well. The Department annually provides medical care to about 1,500 inpatients and 15,000 outpatients.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at the University Hospital Muenster offers outpatient and inpatient treatment, up-to-date examination methods as well as the full range of conservative and surgical treatments. The experienced team of specialists is focused on the most advanced scientific knowledge and medical standards. There are annually treated about 8,000 outpatients and performed nearly 4,000 operations.
Department of Pediatric Cardiosurgery
The Section of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery is an independent unit within the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster. The Section offers the whole range of cardiac surgery for newborns, infants and children. A special focus of the Department is on treatment of children with congenital heart defects.
Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery is part of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Muenster. The approaches to the treatment of brain tumors in children are usually similar to those used for tumor treatment in adults.The medical care of small patients (usually intensive care) is provided in a tight cooperation with the Department of Pediatrics.
Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
The Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University Hospital Muenster ranks among the largest pediatric and cancer centers of Germany. The Department is involved into national and international researches aimed at treatment optimization in the field of pediatric hematology and oncology. It is also the Center for I and II stage studies in pediatric oncology.
Department of General Neurology
The Department of General Neurology at the University Hospital Muenster deals with the treatment of the whole range of neurological diseases. The patients can receive a comprehensive and individual diagnosis as well as medical services in diagnostic offices, day hospital, sections, stroke unit and intensive care unit of the University Hospital Muenster. The medical care meets all standards.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Muenster deals with the surgical treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems. These include injuries, tumors and skull deformities, abnormal development of the brain and spinal cord, nerves, vascular development as well as bleeding disorders, nerve compression syndrome due to the herniated disks or spinal stenosis (cervical or lumbar spine) and functional disorders.