Catholic Clinic Bochum
About the hospital
Catholic Clinic Bochum is a highly specialized medical centre closely related to the medical faculty of the Ruhr University in Bochum. The Catholic Hospital Bochum includes departments of St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Elisabeth's Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital Hilf-Krankenhaus, Blankenstein Clinic and Marien-Hospital Wattenscheid. This multidisciplinary network of clinics offers its outpatients and inpatients an interdisciplinary network. Holistic treatment methods and the latest medical technology are the hallmarks of each department.
According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the Catholic Hospital Bochum is one of the leading medical institutions in Germany. Furthermore, every year, doctors of the clinic get into the list of "Best Doctors in Germany", which confirms their competence and high professionalism.
The hospital offers accurate diagnostics with the latest modern equipment. The medical centre has MRI, CT, immunological laboratory, neonatal intensive care unit and sleep laboratory. The clinic's paediatricians also conduct training courses for chronically ill children, such as those suffering from asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetes or neurodermatitis. The hospital has the only Huntington's Disease Center in North Rhine-Westphalia. Since 2005, Catholic Clinic has been part of the Rehabilitation Hospital Network (DNGFK). Numerous rehabilitation services support professional medical care. Research and teaching are essential components of the daily work of the network of Catholic clinics. Many doctors of the hospital have received research awards as members of the medical faculty of the Ruhr University in Bochum.
The specialized departments of the hospital consist of diabetology and endocrinology, haematology and oncology, gastroenterology and hepatology, general abdominal surgery, dermatology, neurology and paediatrics. The clinic's doctors provide first-class medical care with an individual approach, and the health of patients is the ultimate goal of the medical team. Specialists are constantly improving - in everyday work and research at the medical university.
Why should I choose Catholic Clinic Bochum for cardio surgery?
The hospital is a famous cardiology centre in which experienced doctors and scientists develop minimally invasive techniques and effective rehabilitation. The medical team performs local gene therapy to prevent restenosis after PTCA, allowing the clinic to perform one of the city's most effective cures.
Does the medical centre provide ENT services?
Thanks to cooperation with the university and constant investment, the hospital has the opportunity to apply a highly effective cure. Treatment of deaf patients with implanted Vibrant Soundbridge, microscopic and endoscopic navigation controlled interventions attract patients from all over the world.
What range of services is available at the hospital?
Doctors constantly try to use multiple modern treatment methods for diseases of the endocrine, gastrointestinal, and neurological systems with gentle surgical techniques and care for patients of all ages. Translational scientific research provides patients with uninterrupted access to medical innovations.
About the city
Bochum is a modern European city, part of the Ruhr metropolitan area. Bochum is home to nine higher education institutions with over 60,000 students.
The main feature of the city is the culture in all its aspects. The Schauspielhaus Theatre, founded in 1919, is one of the most famous theatres in the country. The Bochumer Symphoniker Orchestra was founded in the same year and established itself as one of the best orchestras in Germany. Since 1988, Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Star Express" has been staged in Bochum, which has now attracted 10 million viewers, making it the most successful musical in the world. At the end of summer, the city houses the Bochum Total music festival, one of Europe's most significant musical events.
Citizens are proud of their RUB, the affectionate nickname of the Ruhr University Bochum. Opened in 1965, it was the first university in the Ruhr area and the first newly established university in West Germany. Today, RUB is one of the city's largest employers and is strengthening the local research sector. The university also owns major medical centres such as University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Catholic Clinic and University Hospital Knappschaftskrankenhaus.
Bochum is a beautiful city with an interesting history and an abundance of unique ancient monuments. One of the favourite places for walking among the guests of Bochum is the Bermuda Triangle. It is the name of a part of the historic quarter, which includes several picturesque pedestrian streets with many exciting things for tourists, including colourful souvenir shops and the best national restaurants in the city.