University Hospital Munster (UKM)

Muenster, Germany

Arthroscopy to treat knee synovitis (program ID: 151743)

Heymut Omran

Prof. Dr. med.

Heymut Omran

Department of General Pediatrics

Specialized in: pediatrics

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
Geburtsdaten: 1967 in Castrop-Rauxel, NRW
Nationalität: deutsch
Position: Direktor der Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin
  -Allgemeine Pädiatrie-

Abschlüsse und Ausbildung

1986  Abitur am Adalbert-Stifter-Gymnasium, Castrop-Rauxel
1986‑1987  Deutsches Rotes Kreuz
1987‑1994  Studium der Humanmedizin an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Stipendium und Ausland

seit 1988 Stipendiat und Mitglied der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
1990‑1991  Medizinstudium an der "University of Manchester, England"
1993‑1994  Stipendium des Landes Baden-Württemberg für die “University of Massachusetts USA“


1994‑1996  Arzt im Praktikum an der Universitäts-Kinderklinik Freiburg
1996‑2001  Wissenschaftlicher Assistent an der Universitäts-Kinderklinik Freiburg
Feb. 2001  Facharzt für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin
Jan. 2002  Oberarzt am Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin Freiburg
Dez. 2002  Habilitation und Venia legendi für das Fach Kinderheilkunde
Dez. 2004  Ernennung zum Vertreter von Herrn Univ.-Prof. Dr. R. Korinthenberg (Ärztlicher Direktor der Klinik II Neuropädiatrie und Muskelerkrankungen)
Mai 2006  Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor für das Fach Pädiatrie
2007  Berufung als “Adjunct Professor for the Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, USA
2010  Annahme des Rufs auf die W3-Professur für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin -Allgemeine Pädiatrie- des Universitätsklinikums Münster (UKM)

Klinische Weiterbildung

2006  Anerkennung des Schwerpunktes Neuropädiatrie
2008  Anerkennung der Zusatzbezeichnung Kinder-Endokrinologie und Diabetologie
2009  Anerkennung der Zusatzbezeichnung Kinderpneumologie
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

Diagnosis, inpatient and outpatient treatment of children of any age.

Specialization in:

  • Neuropaediatrics
  • Psychosomatics
  • Trauma
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Pneumology
  • Nephrology
  • Social medicine


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood​
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • synovial fluid aspiration for testing
  • X-Ray of the knee
  • MRI scan of the knee
  • preoperative care
  • synovectomy to remove the inflamed lining​ via arthroscopy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • physiotherapeutic procedures
  • orthopedic appliances
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

The Universitätsklinikum Münster is the most respected multi-field medical centers in Germany. It consists of more than 30 clinics and numerous research institutes and centers. Every year there are treated over 58,000 inpatients and nearly 475,000 patients receive medical care on an outpatient basis. Highly professional medical clinic staff ensures a high level of medical care and excellent care. Basically the clinic specializes in trasplantology, obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive medicine, oncology, neuromedicine and cardiovascular medicine, in the treatment of rare and serious diseases.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.