University Hospital Muenster

location_on Muenster, Germany
9.8/10 from 78 Votes

Department of Otolaryngology (113909)

Claudia Rudack

Prof. Dr. med.

Claudia Rudack

Specialized in: otolaryngology

About the department

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. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Rudack.

The Department of Otolaryngology is a supra-regional center for providing medical care to patients with ENT diseases. There is offered the entire spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, including specialized skull base surgery and cochlear implantation (a special auditory prosthesis). The Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Rudack is of national importance, especially in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders as well as functional aesthetic rhinoplasty. 

The medical focuses of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University Hospital Muenster are:

  • Cochlear implantation
  • Middle ear surgery
  • Diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the paranasal sinuses
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lacrimal system 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the middle ear and mastoid
  • Diagnosis and treatment of head and neck tumors
  • Interdisciplinary postoperative monitoring
  • Head and neck reconstructive surgery 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of dizziness
  • Transnasal closure of the cerebrospinal fluid fistula
  • Diagnosis and treatment of allergies
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the inner ear
  • Surgery for snoring
  • Diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders 

Another focus is plastic surgery. The physicians of the Department, renowned otolaryngologists with an additional qualification in plastic surgery, offer You a wide range of treatment options in the Center for Plastic Head and Neck Surgery. Thus, there is provided both aesthetic and functional improvement.

The main focuses of plastic surgery at the University Hospital Muenster are:

  • Wrinkle treatment (Botox)
  • Wrinkle treatment (hyaluronic acid, filler)
  • Skin and scar correction
  • Nose correction (rhinoplasty)
  • Ear correction (otoplasty)
  • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Face and neck lift, chin implant
  • Functional facial surgery after the facial paralysis

Curriculum vitae

  • 12/1989 Abschluss des Medizinstudiums an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • 1990-1991 ÄIP an der HNO-Klinik der städtischen  Krankenanstalten in Krefeld  
  • 1991-1997 Wissenschaftliche Assistentin an der Universitäts-HNO-Klinik der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • 1997-2000 Oberärztin an der  HNO-Klinik der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster Aufbau eines zellbiologischen-biochemischen Forschungslabors an der HNO-Klinik der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • 2000 Habilitation an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster über das Thema: Zur Neutrophilen Chemotaxis in Nasenpolypen  
  • 11/2000 Leitende und geschäftsführende Oberärztin der Hals-Nasen-Ohrenklinik der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster  
  • 01/2005 Ernennung zur außerplanmäßigen Professorin an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster  
  • 08/2009 Kommissarische Leiterin der der Hals-Nasen-Ohrenklinik, UK Münster  
  • 2002 Auszeichnung Cytokines in nasal polyposis, acute and chronic sinusitis erschienen im AM J RHINOL 12: (6) 383-388 1998  wird Bestandteil des   Ausbildungsprogrammes 2002/2003  der American Society  of   Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck-Surgery

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