Around 80.000 in-patients and 260.000 out-patients are treated at the UKE medical center annually. The services of the medical center are also increasingly in demand among international patients, due to the recognised quality of the center’s staff, equipment and facilities.
As a university hospital, the UKE offers leading professional expertise in a comprehensive range of disciplines. Specialists from diverse fields of medicine work together in the center’s modern premises.
This collaborative atmosphere facilitates the application of new research and cutting-edge techniques, and allows patients to receive an extremely high standard of care, beginning with the initial diagnosis to post-treatment after-care.
Clinical diagnosis is supported by highly specialized laboratories as well as state-of-the-art endoscopic and radiological techniques. Patients benefit from this interdisciplinary approach in the 80 clinics of the center dedicated to the treatment of complex, rare and chronic diseases such as cancer, blood disorders, heart rhythm disorders, endocrinological disorders, impaired vision or TTTS syndrome.
In the region, the UKE is the sole provider of a large number of complicated surgical procedures that require extensive experience and expertise, offering treatment particularly in the field of transnasal removal of pituitary gland, removal of brain tumors, surgical correction of neurogenic bladder or implantation of an electronic bladder stimulator, urethra stricture, EndoBarrier® Gastrointestinal Liner und further more.
In addition to the internationally-recognized medical expertise among doctors, nurses and therapists, the UKE offers its patients modern, patient-friendly architecture and excellent customer service.
To serve the needs of international patients, the University Medical Center has formed an administrative unit International Office, responsible for all inquiries of patients from abroad.