Department of general, abdominal, endocrine and minimally invasive surgery
The department of general, abdominal, endocrine and minimally invasive surgery at Academic Hospital DRK Berlin-Westend provides a wide range of medical services in its four medical centres: minimally invasive surgical treatment of various health conditions and high-level surgical treatment of diseases of visceral organs and endocrine glands. The medical team consists of experienced specialists who perform operations on state-of-the-art technical equipment. Professionals use minimally invasive gentle techniques and the latest surgical methods to prevent postoperative complications. It is important to note that doctors are members of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons. Furthermore, doctors of the department tightly cooperate with the department of internal medicine and form the Intestinal Centre. Moreover, the department is certified by the German Cancer Society (DKG) as a Colon Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer centre.
The department focuses on the entire spectrum of surgeries: general surgery (appendix and gallbladder removal, wound treatments, etc.), endocrine surgery of glands, minimally invasive surgery of hernias and other conditions. In the intestinal centre, the efforts of two departments are aimed at the diagnostic and treatment of intestinal cancer. The other focal point of the department is the surgical treatment of proctological issues.