University Orthopedic Hospital Hannover-Annastift MHH
Department of Pediatric Orthopedics and Neuro-Orthopedics (414320)
Specialized in: pediatric orthopedics, neuro-orthopedics
About the department
As one of the largest health facilities of its kind in Northern Germany, the Department of Pediatric Orthopedics and Neuro-Orthopedics at the University Orthopedic Hospital Hannover-Annastift MHH offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in these fields. The department is headed by Dr. med. Dieter Herold.
The department serves about 3,500 outpatients every quarter and performs about 800 surgical interventions per year. The physicians of the department have profound professional knowledge, as well as a rich clinical experience behind them. In addition, the specialists of the department get along with children very well, provide them and their parents with all-round assistance and support throughout the treatment.
The department maintains close cooperation with many specialized centers, for example, the Center for Social Pediatrics Hannover, the Center for the Development of Diagnostics and Social Pediatrics Wolfsburg, the Pediatric Center Bremen, as well as provides joint consultations with the doctors of the Department of Pediatrics of the Hannover Medical School.
The department specializes in the treatment of the following diseases:
- Cerebral palsy
- Spina bifida
- Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
- Neurological syndromes of different origin
- Metabolic disorders
- Muscular dystrophy
- Spinal muscular atrophy
- Chromosomal abnormalities
- Other pathologies
- Pediatric orthopedics
- Planovalgus foot deformity
- Extremity deformities
- Skull deformities
- Growth disorders
- Perthes disease
- Femoral head epiphysis
- Hip dysplasia
- Hip dislocation
- X-shaped and O-shaped leg deformities
- Idiopathic scoliosis
- Osgood-Schlatter disease
- Other diseases
Photo of the doctor: (c) DIAKOVERE Annastift
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