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Heidelberg University Hospital

Heidelberg University Hospital

Heidelberg University Hospital with its more than 40 specialized clinical departments is one of the leading medical centers in Europe.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients from all over Germany and many other countries come here to make use of the modern treatment facilities. The highest standards of medical care are guaranteed by world-renowned professors, distinguished physicians and committed nursing staff. Heidelberg University Hospital is constantly developing new methods of diagnosis and treatment at the forefront of biomedical science for the benefit of all patients.
  • 960,000 outpatient visits
  • 61,000 total inpatient cases
  • 50,000 partial inpatient days
  • 15 Hospitals with 46 specialist departments (2010)
  • 8 medical institutes with 17 departments
  • 11,000 employees, including 1,400 professors and doctors
  • 2,800 medical students
  • 350 Student earned their medical degree
Heidelberg University Hospital provides all medical treatment options. The immediate proximity of the departments to each other enables interdisciplinary diagnosis and therapy. Common as well as rare and complex disorders can be treated fully and efficiently.
Regular medical care is frequently accompanied by clinical trials that are conducted in all departments with the aim of developing new diagnostic and therapeutic options.  Patients at Heidelberg University Hospital consequently have access to treatment options that are otherwise provided by only a very few centers worldwide.
Eye Clinic of the University of Heidelberg is one of the best in Germany. Treatment of various eye diseases is carried out using laser surgery. The clinics successfully treat and diagnose diseases such as:
  • Pathology of the vitreous and retina
  • Children's Cataract
  • Cancer
  • Pathology of the eye muscles
  • Retinal Transplantation
  • Reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid surgery
  • Glaucoma, surgery
Clinic for prostate treatment Heidelberg
  • Prostate treatment clinic in Heidelberg is the first clinic in Germany, exclusively uses methods in the treatment of benign prostate diseases.
  • In the initial stages, BPH can be treated by laser radiation. Green laser light (Green light-Power-Laser) Absorption capacity is designed for the prostate. Thanks to a new laser power of 120 watts an enlarged prostate can be reduced for a short time.
  • HIFU - focused ultrasound for prostate cancer.
  • Effective enough bloodless treatment of prostate cancer is high intensity ultrasound. With this modern method of treatment the affected tissue is destroyed through the rectum using focused ultrasound (procedure is performed under control of the computer.)

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