Academic Marien Hospital Herne
About the hospital
Academic Marien Hospital Herne is a highly-specialized medical facility subordinate to St. Elisabeth Group. The hospital was founded in 1883 from a small medical centre with 28 beds. Today it is an advanced medical institution proud of its success in diagnosing and treating patients.
As a complete care hospital with 535 beds, the Marien Hospital in Herne serves about 26,500 inpatients and 48,400 outpatients annually. More than 1600 employees currently work at Marien Hospital Herne. Since 1977, the Marien Clinic has been part of the University Hospital of the Ruhr University in Bochum and is firmly integrated into cutting-edge medicine and research.
The hospital has numerous awards and certified medical centres. For example, according to Focus Ranking, Marien Hospital Herne is in the TOP-100 German clinics. Medical centres include a continence and pelvic floor centre and a competent prostate cancer centre. Professional societies regularly review certifications, and the requirements for the various centres are adapted to the latest scientific findings in diagnosis, treatment and aftercare. The medical centre also participates in numerous national and international clinical trials. These researches give patients access to state-of-the-art therapies that often only find their way into routine care years later.
The hospital’s medical spectrum includes Medical Clinic I focusing on general internal medicine, nephrology, gastroenterology and pneumology, Medical Clinic II focusing on cardiology and angiology, and Medical Clinic III focusing on haematology and oncology, and anesthesiology and surgical intensive care. All medical, nursing, advisory and support services necessary for treating a particular group of diseases are integrated and coordinated in the medical centres of the hospital. To always be able to tailor patient care to their individual needs, the nursing staff always works with a high degree of professionalism.
Is Marien Hospital Herne one of the best clinics in Germany?
For many years, the clinic has occupied a leading position in the list of the best clinics in the country due to achievements in innovative medicine and high treatment efficiency. In addition, the hospital is a hub of advanced certified centres.
What range of services does the hospital provide?
Doctors offer high-quality genitourinary, digestive and respiratory systems treatment and cure cardiovascular and oncological diseases and blood disorders. In addition, an inpatient or outpatient treatment achieves high-efficiency indicators.
Is robotic surgery available at the clinic to treat stomach ailments?
Gastrointestinal surgery occupies a special place due to the "keyhole" method and the DaVinci robot. Furthermore, modern innovative techniques remove a tumour or a part of an organ without injuring the neighbouring tissues and promote rapid healing with fewer complications and infection.
Can peritoneal cancer be treated in a medical centre?
Doctors develop HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion) or PIPAC (Pressurized Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) to remove peritoneal cancer effectively. Surgical interventions are minimally invasive if possible. Systemic chemotherapy is rarely used due to low efficiency in independent use.
About the city
Herne is a small town in North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is located in the Ruhr region, directly between Bochum and Gelsenkirchen. The main feature of Herne is a sandy terrace running from the south side of the valley. The town has many small museums and art galleries, which all lovers of history and art will appreciate.
The city hosts year-round culture and has a first-class museum dedicated to the science behind archaeology. The oldest building in Herne is the moated Renaissance Schrtrunkede Castle, which has two museums, one for art and the other for the city's history. Hern also hosts the largest folklore festival in North Rhine-Westphalia, with over 4 million visitors annually.
In the city, visitors can find remnants of its former pre-war beauty, built when the Ruhr region was booming and architectural trends were aimed at satisfying visual and aesthetic needs. One of the main attractions is the 60m big wheel, the giant movable wheel in the world. Hern is well known for the women's basketball team "Herner TC", which won the German Championship and Cup in 2019. The city is also home to the Academic Marien Hospital, which belongs to the Ruhr University Bochum. Specialized doctors offer highly qualified medical care around the clock.
Herne is a quiet, calm, peaceful city famous for its picturesque parks and comfortable recreation areas. In August, guests of the town can visit one of the largest festivals in the country. In addition, many fascinating museums and other cultural institutions make spending a few days in the city enjoyable.