University Hospital Wurzburg

Würzburg, Germany

Diagnostics of achilles tendon rupture (program ID: 267103)

Maximilian Rudert

Prof. Dr. med.

Maximilian Rudert

Departmetns of Orthopedics

Specialized in: orthopedics

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The Department of Orthopedics is a department for diagnostics and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Department of Orthopedics annually provides inpatient treatment to 4,000 patients and out-patient treatment to 20,000 patients. The department employs approximately 330 persons and has more than 123 beds, which are located in four different departments. 5 operating rooms are used for about 4,000 surgeries a year. Regardless of whether it is a member of the medical team, medical service, nurse or employee of the information or technical service, physiotherapy or administrative part, everyone in department of orthopedics is trying to provide comfort for the patient. The Department of Orthopedics is included in the list of recommended specialized orthopedic departments according to the list of the best medical institutions compiled by FOCUS for 2016.

The main directions of services in the Department of Orthopedics are arthroscopy, joint replacement surgery of the foot and ankle, pediatric orthopedics, neuroorthopedy, osteology/osteoporosis, tumor orthopedics, rheumatic orthopedics, shoulder and elbow surgery, orthopedics and sports orthopedics of the spine.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • ultrasound of the achilles tendon
  • x-ray of the achilles tendon
  • MRI examination
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

University Hospital Wurzburg includes 19 departments with outpatient clinics, three independent clinics and four clinical institutions. It also comprises four experimentally-oriented institutes, or departments. The hospital is ranked 8th in the top list of the best medical institutions recommended by FOCUS in 2016.

Each year, approximately 57,000 patients receive qualified treatment in the hospital, and approximately 235,000 patients undergo outpatient treatment. The number of beds is 1430. Almost 40 clinical centers and numerous special consultation offices focus on the interdisciplinary and wide-ranging cooperation in the region.

Along with the University of Wurzburg, the University Hospital is considered one of the largest employers in the region, with more than 6,100 employees.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.