Academic Hospital Helios Weisseritztal Freital
About the hospital
The Academic Hospital Helios Weisseritztal Freital is a general hospital in the idyllic Ore Mountains of Saxon Switzerland, just ten kilometres from the city centre of Dresden. The hospital's philosophy is to work with the latest patient-centred tools and see the whole person achieve the best patient care results. The hospital has a wide range of services mainly focusing on surgery, orthopaedics and internal medicine.
More than 680 employees treat about 17,000 inpatients and about 40,000 outpatients every year. In the maternity hospital clinic, more than 500 babies are born yearly. The Helios Weisseritztal Clinic is a 340-bed emergency hospital with standard care and an academic teaching hospital of the Technical University of Dresden.
The clinic has high competence in various medical fields, which is confirmed by many awards and certificates. The Helios Obesity Center in Saxony is certified by the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery as a competent centre for obesity treatment and metabolic surgery. The certified vascular centre of the Freital Hospital is also nationally renowned. The medical team works on an interdisciplinary basis to treat patients with all acute and chronic diseases of the arterial and venous vascular systems. The modern department of physiotherapy of the clinic includes various methods of movement therapy, physiotherapy and holistic therapy. The department's range of services consists of a wide range of treatment methods selected individually for each patient.
In internal medicine, surgery, orthopaedics, vascular surgery, geriatrics, pediatric and adolescent medicine, gynaecology and obstetrics, patient care is carried out in close interdisciplinary collaboration between individual clinics and centres. The inpatient offer at the clinic is complemented by outpatient diagnostics and surgical options. In addition, emergency departments are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for inpatient and outpatient emergency care.
What are surgical specialities available at the hospital?
The clinic offers services in an obesity treatment competent centre certified by the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery. The certified vascular centre is also known in the country and worldwide. The medical team treats patients with all acute and chronic diseases of the different organs.
What trauma treatment does Helios Hospital Weisseritztal Freital offer?
Doctors perform numerous surgical and conservative treatments for fractures and dislocations: restorative and functional operations, arthroscopy, meniscus surgery and various cartilage replacement operations with certified implants, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty and many others.
Can I have vascular surgery for varicose veins in the clinic?
In addition to standard hospital treatment, minimally invasive surgical techniques without incisions, such as endovenous laser therapy, are available. In addition to the painless postoperative course, absence of scars, and almost no bruising, a return to normal activities is available immediately after treatment.
Are modern methods of surgical treatment of obesity available?
In addition to well-known methods such as the gastric sleeve and Y-Roux bypass, the mini-bypass promises the same good results, is much easier and faster to perform, and therefore the length of stay in the hospital is reduced, fewer complications and less traumatization of tissues are achieved.
About the city
Freital is a lively district town located in the heart of Saxony. The city of Freital is a significant county town and is directly adjacent to the city of Dresden.
The symbol of Freital is the 351-meter Windberg, which is visible from afar. The King Albert Monument, a 17-meter-high sandstone obelisk, greets visitors to the city from afar on top of the Windberg. Burgk Castle in Freital has always delighted visitors and guests with its picturesque surroundings. The former manor exudes a unique charm as a backdrop for weddings. But the castle, with its barrier-free facilities, also offers many opportunities for conferences and events. In addition, the Jochhöhschlösschen castle in the Pesterwitz district is also worth a visit.
Coal mining brought Freital fame and economic growth. One of the city's sights is the Saxon Porcelain Manufactory, located in the Freital Potschappel district. Travelers can get an insight into the craft of porcelain making and can purchase valuable items from the factory's shop. Tourists go to the city of Freitel for sightseeing, architectural monuments, and excellent medical care. The Academic Hospital Helios Weisseritztal is a modern medical institution that provides first-class diagnostic and therapeutic services.
A visit to Freital offers a beautiful combination of art, mining, sports, and wine. Numerous city attractions and recreational activities are surrounded by beautiful countryside and are still in the vicinity of Dresden. Proximity to the artistic capital and excellent transport links to the surrounding area is desirable for visitors looking for a vacation away from mass tourism in a pleasant and quiet place.