- Würzburg, Germany
University Hospital Würzburg
University Hospital Würzburg - Departments
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology offers the full range of modern diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in this field. For this purpose, it has advanced medical equipment: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), multispiral computed tomography (CT), duplex sonography and digital X-ray, fluoroscopy, etc. In the field of interventional radiology, the focus is on the treatment of vascular diseases, for example, the doctors of the department conduct special measures for dilating the vessels in peripheral arterial occlusive disease and closing the vessels in complicated bleedings. Also, the range of services in this field is complemented by the installation of drainage and port systems, punctures, and special percutaneous methods for tumor treatment.
Department of Pediatric Radiology
The Department of Pediatric Radiology offers the full range of modern imaging diagnostics in children and adolescents. All studies are conducted by specially trained doctors, on medical equipment adapted to the children's body and working with a minimal radiation dose. There are performed about 3,000 X-ray examinations, 9,000 ultrasound examinations, 2,000 MRI and 250 CT scans every year. All diagnostic procedures are performed in strict accordance with international standards of pediatric radiological diagnostics.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Hospital of Würzburg provides all diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with the use of open radioactive sources. The Department has 14 special beds for medical care. There are annually treated over 1,300 patients.
Department of Radiation Therapy
The Department of Radiation Therapy at the University Hospital of Würzburg specializes in the treatment of all malignant neoplastic diseases, when radiation therapy is recommended. In close cooperation with other specialized departments, the patient care meets all national and international standards. The Department provides the entire spectrum of modern radiotherapy.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the treatment of visual impairment, as well as other diseases of the eyeball, optic nerve, retina and adjacent soft tissues. The department has state-of-the-art equipment and advanced experience, thanks to which it provides optimal conditions not only for the most accurate and comprehensive diagnostics, but also for innovative, effective treatment. For this purpose, it uses minimally invasive laser treatment methods combined with modern computer capabilities.
Department of General, Abdominal, Transplant, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery
The Department of General, Abdominal, Transplant, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery covers the whole range of services in these fields. The department specializes in the treatment of diseases of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, as well as overweight. In addition, the department is a recognized Center for Vascular and Pediatric Surgery.
Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Department of Surgery II) offers the full range of emergency and reconstructive surgery, plastic and aesthetic, as well as hand surgery. The Department is part of the Trauma Center of the University Hospital, which provides consultations for seriously wounded (polytraumatic) patients.
Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology
The Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology offers the entire spectrum of conservative and surgical dermatology. A particular attention is given to the treatment of malignant skin tumors, as well as diagnosis and treatment of allergic and autoimmune skin diseases. The specialized outpatient clinics provide counseling for patients with psoriasis, neurodermatitis and hyperhidrosis, skin melanoma and lymphoma, venous foot ulcer and diseases of the external anal and genital area.
Department of Gynecology, Mammalogy and Obstetrics
As the maximum care hospital, the Department of Gynecology, Mammalogy and Obstetrics offers a wide range of the most different treatment options. The objective of the Department is to provide an optimal medical care at all stages of woman’s file. A special focus is on the treatment of breast cancer and oncological diseases of the female reproductive organs.
Department of Otolaryngology, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
The Department of Otolaryngology, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at the University Hospital of Würzburg is one of the most renowned and large clinics of otolaryngology in Germany. The international reputation of the Department is due to “the father of ear microsurgery”, Prof. Dr. Horst Wullstein, who was one of the first to embody a treatment concept of head diseases in the Department. Optimal patient care conditions were established here over decades.
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital of Würzburg is a maximum care clinic of national importance. There are treated patients of all ages (from high-risk premature babies in and up to adolescents) with acute and chronic diseases from all fields of pediatrics. The range of services starts with neonatology, pediatric intensive care medicine, oncology / stem cell transplantation and up to nephrology and neuropediatrics.
Department of Cardiology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Angiology (Department of Medicine I)
The Department of Internal Medicine I deals with research, training and clinical activities and specializes in six fields of internal medicine: cardiology, intensive care medicine, nephrology, pneumology, angiology and endocrinology. The Department has 62 full-time medical positions and 20 externally funded positions for researchers. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine I at the University Hospital of Würzburg ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases!
Department of Medicine II (Department of Hematology, Oncology, Gastroenterology and Rheumatology)
The Department of Medicine II treats patients with hematologic/oncologic, gastrointestinal and rheumatologic / immunological clinical pictures on both inpatient and outpatient basis. In March 2005, there was founded a new Stem Cell Transplant Center. The therapeutic outpatient clinic carries out chemo-, immune-, and antibody therapies every day. There are also special sections for the treatment of patients with severe infections.
Department of Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital of Würzburg treats patients with all diseases of the brain, spinal cord, spine and peripheral nerves. There are treated adults, infants and children. An experienced medical team of the Department annually provides diagnosis and counseling to over 5,600 patients. Five state-of-the-art operating rooms are used for surgery in patients with cerebral hemorrhage, tumors of the brain, spinal cord and brain injuries.
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology offers emergency and acute care (e.g. stroke treatment) at the most advanced university level. The Department also offers modern diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases, neuroimmunology (e.g. multiple sclerosis) and movement disorders, since its achievements in these fields are recognized nationally and internationally. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Würzburg ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease!
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offers surgical treatment of all congenital and acquired heart and lung diseases in adulthood. With over 1,500 operations a year and with the use of the most advanced cardiac support systems, the Department is very well prepared for the treatment of emergency and high-risk patients. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital of Würzburg ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery!
Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology
The Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology covers the entire spectrum of conservative and surgical urology, as well as pediatric urology. It has a special focus in uro-oncology, reconstructive urology, gynecological urology, kidney transplants, laparoscopy and robotic surgery. According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology at the University Hospital of Würzburg ranks among the top German departments specializing in prostate cancer treatment!
Department of Orthopedics
The Department of Orthopedics König-Ludwig-Haus deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The Department of Orthopedics annually treats over 4,000 inpatients and 20,000 outpatients. The Department of Orthopedics König-Ludwig-Haus is recommended by the FOCUS list of top specialized orthopedic clinics in 2017.
Department of Orthodontics
The objectives of the clinical activity of the Department of Orthodontics at the University Hospital of Würzburg cover the entire spectrum of various forms of diseases in the maxillofacial area. These include prevention and treatment of dental deformities, incorrect position of the jaw and malformations of the facial skeleton. A particular focus is on the treatment of cleft lip, jaw and palate, craniofacial abnormalities, severe forms of jaw abnormalities, as well as on the treatment of jaw fractures.
Department of Oral Surgery, Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery is located in the very center of the old town of Würzburg. The Department offers patients the full range of services from outpatient dental surgery up to inpatient maxillofacial surgery. There are provided all dental surgical procedures ranging from a simple tooth removal to dental implantation.
Department of Foot and Ankle surgery
The Department of Foot and Ankle surgery at the Orthopedic Clinic of King Ludwig house in Würzburg treats the entire range of foot and ankle diseases. The experienced team of internationally trained specialists has at its disposal the latest operation techniques and implant systems. All problems with feet are provided with a competent operative and non-operative treatment – from foot deformities in children up to deteriorative illnesses in patients of older age and sports injuries.