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 St. Mauritius Therapy Clinic at the Düsseldorf Catholic Hospital Group (VKKD) is the most modern neurological rehabilitation clinic in western Germany. Patients benefit from an experienced neurological rehabilitation team and a dedicated, state-of-the art diagnostics department with an MRI scanner and a robot-assisted treatment unit.
Adiposity, or clinical obesity, is a lifestyle disease affecting increasing numbers of people worldwide. Obese patients often find it difficult to live a normal life, have a severely limited quality of life and find themselves under increasing mental strain.
Cardiovascular procedures can save lives in a gentle way and are also becoming increasingly important in aesthetic correction. Professor Kolvenbach is Senior Consultant at the Cardiovascular Centre of the Augusta Hospital in the Düsseldorf Catholic Hospital Group (VKKD). Professor Kolvenbach and his team offer the full spectrum of modern cardiovascular surgery, from routine procedures to the replacement of entire major arteries, and all incorporating the latest advancements in modern medicine.
Cases of cardiovascular disease are on the increase worldwide. There has been a sea change in treatment methods over the last few years. At the German Heart Centre Munich, the disciplines of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery have been organised in an interdisciplinary structure to enable even complicated forms of cardiovascular disease to be treated.
Diabetes and its secondary diseases can be prevented – or at least recognised early to enable optimum treatment – through regular check-ups, remote monitoring by tele-medics and the use of behavioural therapies. At-risk patients stand to benefit most from this.
The Centre for Base of Skull and Spinal Surgery at the Vivantes Hospital in Friedrichshain, Berlin, which is headed up by Professor Dag Moskopp, offers a broad range of neurosurgical diagnostics and therapies. Neurosurgery is a relatively new discipline that involves close collaboration with other fields of medicine as many physical disorders are also manifested in the central nervous system.
The Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand and Burns Surgery at Aachen University Hospital is one of the most highly regarded in Germany. It offers the full spectrum of plastic surgery, which encompasses reconstructive and aesthetic operations, hand surgery and treatment for burn victims.