University Hospital of Würzburg

Würzburg, Germany

Department of Gynecology, Mammalogy and Obstetrics

Achim Wöckel

Prof. Dr. med.

Achim Wöckel

Specialized in: gynecology, obstetrics, mammology

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Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Allgemeine operative und konservative Gynäkologie
  • Spezielle gynäkologische Onkologie
  • Operative und konservative Therapie von Genitalkarzinomen
  • Diagnostik und Therapie des Mammakarzinoms
  • Therapie- und Kohortenstudien beim Mammakarzinom und gynäkologischen Malignomen
  • Weiterentwicklung onkologischer Versorgungsstrukturen
  • Erstellung onkologischer Behandlungsleitlinien

As the maximum care hospital, the Department of Gynecology, Mammalogy and Obstetrics at the University Hospital of Würzburg offers a wide range of the most different treatment options. The director of the Department is Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Achim Wöckel. The objective of the Department is to provide an optimal medical care at all stages of woman’s file. 

In addition to a reliable and individual obstetric medical care, the Mother and Child Medical Center of the Department at the University Hospital of Würzburg offers all proven diagnostic methods of prenatal medicine. There is a private Fertility Center. The specialists of the Department provide outpatient consultations on all gynecological diseases. 

The Department under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Achim Wöckel specializes in the treatment of breast cancer and oncological diseases of the female reproductive organs. The Department also offers all conventional and modern methods in the field of both surgical and conservative treatment. Moreover, in order to ensure an optimal treatment success, there is maintained an active cooperation with the partners within the University Hospital Würzburg.

The Department of Gynecology under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Achim Wöckel is recommended in the FOCUS list of top clinics specializing in breast cancer and obstetric care in 2016. 

The Department of Gynecology, Mammalogy and Obstetrics has two obstetric and three gynecological units, a maternity unit with 5 maternity wards, Level I Perinatal Center and three operating rooms of the most advanced level. The University Hospital of Würzburg has endocrinology, cytology and reproductive medicine laboratories. Moreover, there are units of the Department of Radiation Therapy (external radiation therapy, brachytherapy) and the Institute of X-ray Diagnosis (mammography, vacuum biopsy), as well as the Department of Anesthesiology. 

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Gynecology, Mammalogy and Obstetrics at the University Hospital of Würzburg include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of malignant and benign tumors of the breast
  • Cosmetic/plastic breast surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Surgical treatments of urinary incontinence
  • Diagnosis and treatment of gynecological tumors
  • Monitoring of high risk pregnancies
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases during pregnancy, childbirth and in the postnatal period
  • Diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory diseases of the female pelvic organs and non-inflammatory diseases of the female genital organs

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