University Hospital Würzburg

location_on Würzburg, Germany
9.2/10 from 38 Votes

Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (223357)

Rainer H. Meffert

Prof. Dr. med.

Rainer H. Meffert

Specialized in: trauma, hand, plastic and reconstructive surgery

The Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Department of Surgery II) at the University Hospital of Würzburg under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Rainer H. Meffert offers the full range of trauma and reconstructive surgery, plastic and aesthetic, as well as hand surgery. The Department is in the Operative Medicine Center (ZOM). 

The Department of Surgery II at the University Hospital of Würzburg is the main part of the Trauma Center, which provides consultations for seriously wounded (polytraumatic) patients. For the postoperative treatment, there is a physiotherapy unit with the latest training equipment, including a thermal pool. The Department also has its private Section of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery.     

The University Hospital of Würzburg annually performs over 3,000 operations on both outpatient and inpatient basis, as well as about 15,000 interventions for 8,000 outpatients (emergency and planned treatments). 

The focuses of plastic surgery at the University Hospital of Würzburg cover the whole body without any limitations. These include reconstruction of the body surface after accidents / neoplastic diseases, treatment of damaged functional structures, as well as female breast surgery. With the use of special techniques, such as microsurgery, the doctors of the Department provide treatment of the most diverse clinical pictures. With the most sparing surgery, these techniques allow to conceal considerable defects of the skin, soft tissues and bones. 

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Rainer H. Meffert are:

  • Trauma and reconstructive surgery among others:
    • Treatment of patients with multiple / severe injuries in close interdisciplinary cooperation
    • Treatment of spine injuries with the use of endoscopic surgical techniques and correction of the incorrect treatment of the vertebral fractures
    • Pelvic and acetabular injuries
    • Primary and secondary tumors of the musculoskeletal system (especially bone metastases)
    • Arthroscopic treatment of joint injuries and lesions (shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle joints)
    • Hip and shoulder joint endoprosthetics
    • Sports traumas with damaged muscles, tendons and ligaments
    • Correction of different leg length and axial deviations due to traumas or genetic background
  • Plastic and aesthetic surgery, e.g.:
    • Breast reduction, breast lift
    • Breast augmentation
    • Breast plastic surgery
    • Facelift / forehead lift
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Nose correction
    • Ear correction
    • Abdominalplasty
    • Circular Body Lift (Lockwood)
    • Tummy tuck / butt / hip / calf / hand lift
    • Liposuction
    • Treatment of wrinkles with botulin toxin, biomaterials
    • Lip correction
    • Own fat transfer
    • Hyaluronic acid injections
    • Collagen injections
    • Dermabrasion / laser treatment
  • Hand surgery (the entire spectrum of hand surgery, including replacement and reconstructive surgery)
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Physical therapy

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