University Hospital Tubingen
- Tuebingen, Germany
University Hospital Tubingen
Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery
The Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen is the Department of maximum care with 98 beds in 4 inpatient stations. The Department provides treatment of all benign and malignant surgical diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, the hepato-biliary system and transplants of liver, kidney and small intestine. The Department is recommended by the FOCUS List of Clinics for Colorectal Cancer 2016.
Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital Tubingen includes five main areas of pediatrics and meets the highest level (Level 1) of equipment and service quality of the Joint Federal Committee for Pediatric Hematology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Neonatology. The Department is recommended by the FOCUS List of Specialized Clinics for Diabetes 2016.
Department of Otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at the University Hospital Tubingen has 64 beds in three stations and an intensive care unit. About 40,000 patients are treated on the inpatient basis every year. The Department of Otolaryngology specializes in laser surgery, treatment of head and neck cancer, ear and skull base surgery, cochlear implants etc.
Department of Internal Medicine: onkology, hematology, gastroenterology, cardiology, infectology
The Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital Tubingen, consisting of 8 sections, is one of few comprehensive German centers, which provide various services in the field of internal medicine at the university level. The specialists of the Department are very professional due to a long experience. At their disposal they have state-of-the-art medical equipment and advanced treatment methods.
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery covers the full range of neurosurgical interventions. These include surgery of brain cancer and spinal cord tumor in children and adults, skull base and pituitary surgery, treatment of neurofibromatosis, vascular malformations / aneurysms, hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injuries, brachial plexus and nerve surgery, spinal surgery, intervertebral disc and stenosis surgery, functional neurosurgery and epilepsy surgery.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Tubingen consists of the following sections: neurology with a focus on epileptology, neurology with a focus on degenerative diseases, neurology with a focus on neurovascular diseases as well as cognitive neurology. Since 2000, the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Tubingen, together with the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research is one of the largest and most modern centers of neurology in the country.
Department of Orthopedics
The Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Tubingen helps people to stay mobile during their whole lifetime. The Department has 63 beds. The main treatment focuses include endoprosthetics of large joints; foot surgery; correction of skeletal abnormalities; pediatric orthopedics; treatment of deformities, degenerative and traumatic diseases of the spine.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
The range of surgical services of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen covers all surgical and interventional operations in the corresponding fields up to the transplant surgery. Due to a close interaction of three fields, patients benefit greatly from a complex and intensive medical care. The Department is recommended by the FOCUS List of Specialized Clinics for Heart Surgery 2016.
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Tubingen deals with the research, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of kidney, prostate, bladder, urinary tract and male reproductive organs. The Department has a worldwide outstanding experience in the field of urologic surgery and is one of the most prestigious centers for the treatment of benign and malignant prostate diseases. The Department of Urology is recommended by the FOCUS List of Specialized Clinics for Prostate Cancer 2016.
Karl Ulrich Bartz-Schmidt
Department of Ophthalmology
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Tubingen has now 75 beds in four stations. Four modern operating rooms are available for eye-operations. Nearly 6,000 patients are treated in the Department of Ophthalmology on the inpatient basis every year. The Department offers the entire spectrum of diagnosis and treatment of diseases of eyes, ocular adnexals, optic nerves and visual pathways.
Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Tubingen is the department of maximum care. All diseases of gynecology and obstetrics can be diagnosed and treated here. The Department includes the Certified Breast Center, aesthetic reconstructive breast surgery, the Certified Genital Cancer Center, gynecology (cancer diagnosis and threatment), minimally invasive surgery, obstetrics with the Perinatal Center, endocrinology and reproductive medicine. The Department of Women’s Health is recommended by the FOCUS List of Specialized Clinics for breast cancer and high risk childbirth 2016.
Department of Dermatology
The Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital Tubingen specializes in the research and treatment of skin diseases. The primary objective is to provide patients having various skin diseases with the best diagnosis and treatment in accordance with the latest medical standards. Clinical focuses of the Department include allergies, autoimmune diseases, vascular diseases, infectious skin diseases, light-related illnesses etc.
Department of Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Tubingen offers all kinds of diagnosis and treatment of tumor diseases. The medical director of the Department is Prof. Dr. Daniel Zips. The experts in the field of medical physics take care of the most accurate and sparing radiation therapy methods. Therefore, the specialists of the Southeast Cancer Center maintain cooperation with all other departments of the University Hospital Tubingen.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen covers the whole range of prevention, dental prosthetics, orthodontics and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Other priority focuses of the Department include treatment and care of patients with cancer of the oral cavity, throat, lips as well as face skin.
Christian la Fougère
Department of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging Diagnosis
The Department of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging Diagnosis at the University Hospital Tubingen offers a wide range of services in the field of innovative nuclear medicine and molecular diagnosis. The medical director of the Deparment is Prof. Dr. med. Christian la Fougère. Through the use of radioactive marked drugs (as well as radioactive indicators developed in the University Hospital Tubingen), there is carried out an effective targeted therapy since the applied radiation has a minimal depth of penetration.