- Berlin, Germany
Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital Berlin
Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital Berlin - Departments
Department of Abdominal and Vascular Surgery
The Department of Abdominal and Vascular Surgery performs surgeries on all organs of the abdominal cavity, as well as the thyroid gland. The department specializes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and surgical treatment followed by subsequent care for patients with liver metastases. Approximately 1500 patients are treated here on the inpatient basis.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics provides treatment of all hypogastric and gynecological conditions, for example, atony of the bladder, cysts and tumors. Modern equipment ensures accurate and professional work. Another direction of the department is midwifery.
Department of Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
The Department of Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery employs the latest diagnostic and surgical possibilities, for example, endoscopic methods, such laser treatment or microsurgical stitching techniques. All diseases and injuries of the hand and wrist joint are treated here, with special attention paid to the pain syndromes of the wrist joint.
Department of Infectology, Gastroenterology, Oncology
The doctors of the Department of Infectology, Gastroenterology, Oncology specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and nonoperative treatment of diseases of the upper and lower digestive tract, as well as treatment of adjacent organs - liver, bile and pancreas. One of the priorities of the department is treatment of benign and malignant changes in the stomach and intestines. The infectious subdivision treats patients with severe infectious diseases - such as tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS and tropical diseases.
Department of Cardiology, Diabetology and Conservative Intensive Medicine
Specialists of the Department of Cardiology, Diabetology and Conservative Intensive Medicine provide treatment for the whole range of pathologies of the cardiovascular system. Thanks to the close proximity to the intensive care block of the clinic, the department is best prepared for urgent situation. Diabetes is another direction of the department. As the department was certified for treating diabetes by the German Diabetes Society (DDG), it provides comprehensive care for patients with metabolic disorders.
Department of Neurology with intensive therapy unit for acute cerebral circulation disorders
The Department of Neurology treats the whole spectrum of acute and chronic neurological diseases. Here are treated patients with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, spine and discs problems, diseases of the peripheral nervous system, in particular polyneuropathy or myasthenia gravis whereby the transmission of nerve impulses to muscles is disrupted. A special area of the department is treatment of patients with stroke in a special stroke block.
Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
The Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics specializes in treatment of mental, psychosomatic diseases, chronic depressions, psychoses and addictions. A wide range of therapeutic procedures is offered to achieve a lasting emotional balance. In case of depressive / psychotic disorders and anxiety conditions, the principles of deep psychology, cognitive-behavioral and family-oriented therapy are applied.
Department of Radiology and Interventional Therapy
Using modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods, the Department of Radiology provides visualization diagnostics and treatment. In particular, it treats diseases of blood vessels, liver - in particular tumors - and pain syndromes. Visualization allows gentle minimally invasive placement of the catheter and other instruments. The department unites two clinics - the Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital and the Wenckebach hospitals. Both clinics cooperate with other specialties.
Department of Special Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
The Department of Special Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology at the Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital provides treatment of all diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system for patients of any age. It uses both operational and non-operative methods of treatment. Areas of specialization are endoprosthetics, joint-preserving surgery, sports orthopedics, hand and foot surgery, shoulder surgery, and traumatology.
Department of Urology
The Department of Urology at the Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital treats the whole spectrum of urological diseases. One of the key areas of specialization is the diagnosis and treatment of prostate, bladder and kidney tumors with the minimally invasive methods. The Center for Prostate Diseases is the foremost institution of specialized medical care for cancer and other prostate diseases.
Department of Spinal Surgery
The Department of Spinal Surgery at the Vivantes Auguste-Victoria Hospital all diseases of the spine - both conservatively and operatively. Patients with herniated intervertebral discs, displacement of vertebrae, stenosis of the spinal canal or back pain are treated here. In addition, specialists of the department have a unique experience in the field of complex reconstructive and revision surgeries, which are conducted to continue or correct the previous surgical treatment.
Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology
Having modern technologies and specially trained personnel, the Department of Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology is engaged in the treatment of malignant tumors in outpatient and inpatient settings. Treatment programs are established within the framework of regular interdisciplinary oncological consultations and are further coordinated by attending physicians individually. In the treatment of many tumors, radiation therapy is used in combination with other methods of treatment.