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Departments of obstetrics and gynaecology

Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Korell
gynaecology, obstetrics

About the department

The departments of obstetrics and gynaecology at Johanna Etienne Hospital Neuss offer a full range of diagnostics and treatment for patients with diseases of the reproductive system and provide obstetric care. The modern delivery rooms of the department cover the entire range of services of a highly specialised clinic. A woman in labour receives optimal health care and safety at every stage of pregnancy, during and after childbirth. The goal of obstetricians is to give the child the best start in life. Doctors work following the latest medical standards and a holistic concept. Patients have at their disposal a team of 20 doctors, 24 midwives, paediatricians and nurses who work day and night. The medical team regularly attends training courses to provide the most up-to-date knowledge of standards and alternative treatments. 

In addition to obstetrics, doctors specialise in gynaecology, especially in endoscopic surgery for endometriosis. The department has state-of-art equipment for accurate diagnostics, such as CT, MRI, and ultrasound. In the case of surgical interventions on the genital organs, all standard operations are offered, which, if possible, are also performed endoscopically.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Diagnosis:

  • Endometriosis 
  • Genital tract infections 
  • Ovarian cysts 
  • Cervical dysplasia 
  • Pelvic pain 
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding 
  • Benign and malignant tumours 
  • Infertility 
  • Incontinence and prolapse problems
  • Uterine fibroids

Diagnostic procedures: 

  • Speculum examination (used to look inside the vagina and observe the cervix)
  • Colposcopy (to find cancerous cells or abnormal cells that can become cancerous)
  • Laboratory tests 
  • Ultrasound examination 
  • Diagnostic hysteroscopy 

Treatment: 

  • Fallopian tube surgery and reversal
  • Endoscopic Operations (MIC III)
  • TVT (Implantation of Tension-Relieved Polypropylene Tapes for Incontinence)
  • Sacrocolpopexy (to restore the pelvic floor in cases of prolapse)
  • Vaginal plastic and sacrospinal fixation
  • Fibroid removal with preservation of the uterus
  • Embolization therapy
  • Total hysterectomy (LAPHE – Laparoscopic Hysterectomy)

Obstetrics services:

  • Courses for pregnant women
  • Natural childbirth
  • Cesarean section
  • Confidential delivery (upon request)
  • Acupuncture during childbirth
  • Epidural anaesthesia
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Doctor profile

Experience

  • Until 1999 Senior physician at the women's clinic in the Grosshadern Clinic of the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich
  • 1999 – 2010 Chief Physician at the Women's Clinic at the Duisburg Clinic
  • 2010 Chief Physician at the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics with Breast Center at the Johanna Etienne Hospital in Neuss
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