Germany's top doctors in various fields are highly respected all over the world because of the research and clinical trials that they carry out. Working closely with other doctors in specialist networks, they guarantee the best standard of care based on the latest medical findings and in all areas of medicine.
The HELIOS ENDO Hospital in Hamburg is Europe’s largest specialist centre for bone, joint and spinal surgery. Every year the HELIOS ENDO medical staff help restore mobility to more than 6,700 people. All these patients, many of whom come from abroad, are happy to put their trust in the hospital’s team of highly skilled doctors and nurses. Senior consultant Professor Thorsten Gehrke is a specialist in single-stage prosthesis replacements, a form of treatment recommended for cases of artifi cial joint infection.
Headed by Professor Girschick, the Vivantes Children's Hospital in Friedrichshain provides an extensive range of medical services, ranging from care for premature babies born at 25 weeks and vaccinations to treatment for irritable hip and butterfly rash.
The Charité University Medical Centre in Berlin, with its long-established tradition, has experience in diagnostics and therapy built up over a great many years. In the medical fields of trauma surgery and orthopaedics, many hospitals in Germany offer highly specialised treatment methods at a leading international level. The aim is to offer top-flight medical care in tandem with high-quality service for patients of all ages, regardless of their cultural background and whether they come from Germany or abroad.
The Department of Haematology, Oncology and Rheumatology at Heidelberg University Hospital is run by one of the world’s finest experts in this field, Professor Anthony D. Ho, who set up and managed blood stem cell transplant centres in Canada and the USA. Patients suffering from oncological diseases of the blood such as lymphoma, leukaemia, soft-tissue sarcoma and bone sarcoma can expect the best possible medical care reflecting the latest scientific findings.
The Department of Special Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology at the Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital, Centre for Endoprosthetics, is a nationally and internationally renowned department for the replacement of artificial joints, in particular for the hip and knee.