- Ulm, Germany
University Hospital Ulm
University Hospital Ulm - Departments
Department of General and Abdominal Surgery
The Department of General and Abdominal Surgery offers the full range of surgical treatment of diseases of the esophagus and abdominal organs, thyroid and parathyroid glands, as well as the interventions in bariatric surgery. The surgeons of the department have a deep knowledge in all open and minimally invasive surgical techniques, perform extensive operations of high complexity with maximum safety for the patient.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery offers the full range of surgical treatment of diseases of the heart, lungs, thoracic organs and blood vessels. Medical care is provided 24 hours a day. The doctors of the department prefer an individual approach to each patient and take into account all his needs and wishes. In clinical practice, doctors apply both classic and innovative surgical techniques in order to achieve the best therapeutic results.
Christian Rainer Wirtz
Department of Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery offers the full range of surgical interventions for the treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. The department is one of the largest medical institutions of this kind in Germany. The doctors of the department provide patients with the high-quality medical care of university level, and also take an active part in the experimental fundamental studies and clinical trials to develop new treatment methods.
Department of Dermatology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology and Allergology offers the full range of therapy and diagnostics of skin diseases and allergic reactions. The department has 35 inpatient and 14 partially inpatient beds. The doctors use the very latest treatment methods, modern laser technologies, allowing to achieve the optimal therapeutic and aesthetic effect. Also, the department has an in-house laboratory for conducting all the necessary skin examinations.
Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Mammology
The Department of Obstetrics, Adult and Pediatric Gynecology, Mammology offers the full range of services in these fields and specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of general gynecological diseases, oncological diseases of the female reproductive system, breast, endometrial pathologies and urinary incontinence. In the clinical practice, only proven accurate diagnostic methods and effective therapeutic measures are used. In addition, the department is the Level I Perinatal Center, in which about 3,000 babies are born annually.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery offers the full range of diagnostic services, as well as comprehensive conservative and surgical treatment. The department has won a reputation as one of the best medical institutions of this kind at the national and international level. The clinical priorities include cancer treatment, plastic reconstructive surgery, paranasal sinus and skull base surgery, as well as the microscopic ear surgery, including the installation of the ear implants in congenital or acquired hearing loss.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. It provides high-quality medical care with the use of innovative medical advances. Also, key role is given to a human attitude and understanding of the individual needs of each patient.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care
The Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care offers counseling, diagnostics and treatment in heart and cardiovascular diseases. The department specializes in heart valve diseases, congenital and acquired arrhythmias, coronary heart disease, congenital heart defects, heart failure, etc. The department also includes a Stroke Unit with the Emergency Care Unit.
Department of Hematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, Rheumatology and Infectology
The Department of Hematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, Rheumatology and Infectology offers the full range of services in these fields. It provides high-precision diagnostics and effective treatment of oncological diseases, benign and malignant blood pathologies, rheumatic and infectious diseases. A separate focus of the department is palliative care aimed at relieving pain and improving the quality of life of the terminally ill patients. The doctors of the department have unique clinical skills and rich experience, which contributes to high treatment success rates.
Albert Christian Ludolph
Department of Neurology
The tasks of the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Ulm include the research, training and treatment of complicated neurological diseases. The Neurology Clinic department of acute diseases, jointly with the direction for medical and vocational rehabilitation, forms an integrated chain of care. The patient care does not end with primary care, but continues in the form of subsequent rehabilitation and, if required, in the form of measures for professional or home reintegration. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Ulm ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease!
Deparment of Orthopedics
The Orthopedics Clinic at Ulm University Clinic with 158 beds for surgical and conservative treatment and a center for those suffering from transverse myelitis, with daily pain clinics and orthopedic departments (X-ray, CT, MRI, laboratory, physical therapy, balneo-physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy) is one of the largest orthopedic clinics in Germany and covers the entire spectrum of surgical and conservative treatments for diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology
The Department of Urology at the Ulm University Clinic offers a wide range of modern services for treatment of urology and pediatric urology. In order to improve the patient care and after personal consultation, the clinic consistently shows its professional competence. Urologic oncology is the main direction in the work of our clinic. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Urology at the Ulm University Clinic ranks among the top German clinics specializing in prostate cancer treatment!
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of services in this field. It provides diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the anterior (eyelids, cornea, lens) and posterior (retina, choroid, optic nerve head) eye segment, pathologies of the appendages of the eyes. The department has advanced treatment methods, which provide effective results and eliminate vision problems. Of particular interest is corneal transplantation (keratoplasty) on the basis of the in-house Eye Bank.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offers the full range of services in these fields. The department was founded in 1973, therefore it has vast clinical experience and provides the highest level of medical care. The department has 100 beds for inpatient treatment. The doctors of the medical institution specialize in the treatment of injuries of the limbs and joints, spine, pelvis, hands and soft tissues, as well as all consequences of such injuries.
Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery offers the full range of services in this medical field. The department performs operations to treat brain and spinal cord tumors, spinal cord and brain malformations, craniocerebral injuries, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, vascular malformations, craniosynostosis, and spasticity. The modern neurosurgical techniques are used for this purpose, for example, neuronavigation, minimally invasive neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, endoscopy, etc.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the full range of outpatient and inpatient surgical treatment in children of all age groups, including newborns and premature babies. The treatment is provided by the highly qualified surgeons who possess deep knowledges in pediatric anatomy. Surgical interventions are performed in the modern operating rooms equipped with the state-of-art medical equipment and monitoring systems.
Department of Nephrology
The Department of Nephrology offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in this field. It provides an effective treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases, rheumatic diseases with kidney lesion, arterial hypertension, renal replacement therapy and kidney transplantation. The department employs highly qualified specialists, who have in their arsenal all modern diagnostic and therapeutic procedures enabling them to cope with even the most complex clinical cases.
Department of Endocrinology, Metabolic Disorders and Nutritional Medicine
The Department of Endocrinology, Metabolic Disorders and Nutritional Medicine offers an accurate diagnostics and comprehensive treatment of the entire spectrum of diseases of the endocrine glands (pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, sex glands), metabolic disorders. Also, the scope of tasks of the department’s doctors includes nutrition counseling, including in diabetes mellitus. The specialists of the department provide the highest quality of medical care, based on an individual approach to each patient.
Department of Pulmonology
The Department of Pneumology offers the full range of services in this field and specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea. Of particular interest is lung cancer treatment. The doctors have all the modern achievements of the university medicine for this purpose.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostic, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology offers the full range of modern radiological studies and imaging-guided minimally invasive therapy for the treatment of various diseases. Of particular interest to the experienced medical team of the department is individual minimally invasive therapy of oncological diseases, treatment of pain syndromes and vascular pathology. The department works in close cooperation with all other departments of the hospital, thereby providing interdisciplinary, comprehensive medical care at the highest level of university medicine.