Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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92% PatientScore?
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2.9 on Google
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Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt am Main
Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt am Main
Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt am Main

About the hospital

Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt am Main is one of southern Hesse's largest and most innovative hospitals. It was founded in 1963 as part of the 800-year-old "Holy Spirit Foundation". The hospital offers individual medical, nursing, and therapeutic services at the highest professional level. In addition to medical practice, the clinic's medical team conducts research, opening up new opportunities to diagnose and treat severe diseases.

The clinic employs 285 highly professional doctors who treat more than 22,000 inpatients and 40,000 outpatients. The clinic includes 12 highly specialized centers and four research institutes. The hospital has a capacity of 582 beds. Each room has specialized beds, a bathroom, a TV, and Wi-Fi. The clinic is popular among both Germans and foreign patients.

According to Focus magazine, the clinic is included in the TOP 100 best medical institutions in Germany. The Center for Oncology and Hematology at Nordwest Hospital is accredited by ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) as a "Designated Center for Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care". Only 22 cancer centers in the world meet the highest cancer treatment standards and have received the ESMO certificate. The hospital is proud of its modern equipment, which plays an essential role in the effectiveness of treatment. Since 2016, the clinic has been equipped with the latest Truebeam STx NOVALIS linear accelerators from VIVARIAN and Brainlab, allowing radiation therapy to be performed without damaging surrounding tissues. The clinical activity of the clinic's medical team is marked by many prestigious certificates, which guarantee patients the highest quality standards in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

The hospital presents such medical areas as general and abdominal surgery, thoracic surgery, gynecology and urology, radiation oncology, and hematology. The clinic also houses one of Germany's largest centers for treating acute diseases of the nervous system. Doctors use various treatment techniques, including minimally invasive surgery, combined radiochemotherapy, laser technologies, radiofrequency ablation, and physiotherapy.

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Founded in 1963
62,000 patients
582 beds available
11 departments

Why is the clinic considered the best for blood cancer treatment?

ESMO accredits the Center for Oncology and Hematology at Nordwest Hospital as a "Designated Center for Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care". Only 22 cancer centers in the world meet the highest cancer treatment standards and have received the ESMO certificate.

What options for lung surgery can Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt offer?

Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt am Main offers a full range of thoracic surgery procedures, including minimally invasive lung surgery, metastatic surgery, and palliative care. The clinic performs minimally invasive video-assisted thoracic surgery. Only two small incisions of 1-2 cm are needed for VATS.

Can I receive radiation therapy with modern linear accelerators?

Since 2016, one of Germany's most modern linear accelerators has been installed in the radiation oncology department. NOVALIS, powered by True Beam STx from VARIAN and Brainlab, is at the forefront of radiotherapy technology and offers patients a very gentle yet highly effective tumor treatment.

Doctors in Nordwest Hospital Frankfurt am Main

About the city

Frankfurt am Main, or simply Frankfurt, is the fifth-largest city in Germany, founded in the 1st century. It is also the heart of the Rhine-Main metropolitan region, the second-largest in Germany, with 5,5 million inhabitants. Frankfurt is located in the central part of Germany and Europe, making it a central air, rail, and road transport center. According to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, Frankfurt is awarded the title of an "alpha world city" thanks to its position as a global hub in culture, education, commerce, transportation, and tourism.

Since 1240, Frankfurt am Main held international trade fairs, which led it now to become one of the world’s leading commercial, financial, and high-technology centers. The city's cultural centers are reclaimed universities such as Goethe University, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, and the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts. There are many tourist attractions for sightseeing, including the old town and some of the tallest skyscrapers in Europe, Museumsufer - a landscape of museums on both shores of the Main, continental Europe's most prominent English theatre, a concert hall Alte Oper, various parks and sports facilities.

Science is equally essential in Frankfurt, with three Max Planck Society institutes based in the city: the Institute for European History of Law, the Institute for Biophysics, and the Institute for Brain Research. Another critical scientific building block of the city is the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, which is involved in physics, chemistry, neuroscience, and computer science research. The two most significant medical institutions in Frankfurt are ​​University Hospital Frankfurt am Main of Goethe-University and ATOS Orthopedic Clinic Frankfurt am Main. 

Being a capital for more than 500 years, Frankfurt still functions as a focal point for the connection between Germany and Europe. With its nearly thousand-year history, the city is equally modern and at the avant-garde innovations in business, culture, and science.

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