Helios ENDO-Clinik Hamburg
About the hospital
Helios ENDO-Clinik Hamburg is the largest specialized clinic for bone, joint and spine surgery in Europe. The medical centre is one of the world's leading hip and knee surgery institutions. The ENDO-Clinic in Hamburg is a teaching clinic of the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE). Every year the clinic is visited by many doctors from abroad, which allows the medical team to adopt the international experience of colleagues and constantly improve.
More than 6,000 joint surgeries are performed annually, and the clinic sees about 9,000 patients annually. Since its foundation in 1976, ENDO-Clinic surgeons have implanted more than 175,000 joints. More than 40 per cent of all hip and knee endoprostheses in Hamburg are used at the ENDO Clinic.
In 2018, the ENDO Clinic was designated as the Center for Endoprosthetics in the Hamburg Hospital Plan. It makes the clinic the only officially recognized endoprosthesis centre not only in Hamburg but throughout the country. In addition, the medical centre is the only German clinic that meets the requirements for inclusion in ISOC - an association of the 20 largest orthopaedic clinics worldwide. Joint replacement surgeries in Helios ENDO are performed using 3D models derived from detailed MRI data. 3D prototyping allows the creation of custom templates that can be fabricated before surgery, enabling optimal prosthetic selection and efficient surgery planning.
The clinic's specialists operate, implant and treat with the help of precise technologies, great skill and experience. The main areas of the clinic include revision surgery, orthopaedic surgery, septic joint surgery and spinal surgery. A competent team of physiotherapists develops an individual plan for each patient to be able to quickly return to their everyday daily life and improve their quality of life. An interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and physiotherapists work closely on the patient's recovery - from admission to follow-up care.
How many joint replacement surgeries are performed in the clinic?
For more than 45 years of its work, a qualified team of surgeons in the clinic has implanted more than 175,000 endoprostheses. Moreover, about 40% of hip and knee endoprostheses in Hamburg are used in Helios ENDO-Clinik Hamburg.
Is Helios ENDO-Clinik in Hamburg a top clinic for orthopaedic surgery?
For 5 years, the hospital has been a leading centre of endoprosthetics due to its highly equipped departments and high efficiency of treatment compared to other similar hospitals. In addition, the clinic has combined highly qualified therapists and surgeons under one roof.
Is the PIT STOP service available at the clinic?
PIT STOP is functional orthopaedic analysis. With the help of science-based analysis methods, the doctor obtains information about the patient's current physical condition. The medical team checks mobility, strength and balance, digital footprint and EMG measurements of the affected joints.
About the city
Hamburg is the second-largest metropolis in Germany, located on the banks of the Elbe. It is one of the wealthiest cities in the country, the largest port, and a real "Gateway to the World." Hamburg has been a center of European trade since it joined the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages. The maritime spirit and traditions of the Hanse permeate Hamburg through and through: from architecture and sights to culture, food, and the cries of seagulls in the streets.
Most of the sights of Hamburg are concentrated in the central part of the city, bounded from the south by the Elbe and its channels, and from all other sides by the city ramparts. The city's symbol is a 132-meter tower called Michael, belonging to the church of St. Michael. The city is rich in its cultural heritage, which visitors can find in its museums, theatres, cathedrals, and churches. Hamburg has more than 40 theatres and 50 museums of various kinds. In addition, the city has more parks and squares than any other city in Germany. Regarding the number of bridges, Hamburg ranks first in Europe, as there are more than 2,300 bridges in the city.
Many types of industries thrive in Hamburg. Among them are chemical, oil, electrical, and many others. Hamburg is also home to the headquarters of many world-famous trading firms, banks, insurance, and economic organizations. Hamburg is rightly called the media capital of Germany. After all, it is here that the famous publishing houses of the socio-political press "Stern" and "Spiegel" are located. Particular attention is paid to the healthcare system, so the city has much developed public and private medical institutions. For example, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf is the largest provider of medical services in Europe and annually treats more than half a million patients.
A visit to Hamburg is an unexpectedly vivid and memorable experience. The city perfectly combines old traditions and the modern rhythm of life. Guests can enjoy excellent cuisine, a wide variety of museums and galleries, concerts, and festivals. Hamburg leaves behind only the most pleasant memories and the desire to return again and again.