University Hospital Otto-von-Guericke Magdeburg

Magdeburg, Germany
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University Hospital Otto-von-Guericke Magdeburg
University Hospital Otto-von-Guericke Magdeburg
University Hospital Otto-von-Guericke Magdeburg

About the hospital

University Hospital Magdeburg is one of the top hospitals in Germany that offers maximum care for the full range of medical services, education, and research. The hospital and the Medical Faculty of the Otto von Guericke University form the University Medical Center Magdeburg. It was founded in 1891. 

As the largest medical centre in northern Saxony, it consists of over 25 specialized departments with a bed capacity of 1,100 beds. The medical team, consisting of more than 4100 employees, treats over 47000 inpatients and 247000 outpatients annually. Furthermore, the hospital collaborates closely with neighbouring hospitals and specialists and educates many medical students. In addition, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Magdeburg trains about 1,000 future doctors at the university hospital.

The Faculty of Medicine maintains two main lines of research. These are the specialities of neurology and immunology, including the molecular medicine of inflammation. Magdeburg has developed into a leading centre for neuroscience research in close collaboration with the Otto von Guericke University and the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology. University Hospital opened a unique Europe scientific centre for applied research on the brain and medical technologies in June 1998. The first in Europe magnetic resonance tomograph with a magnetic field of 7 Tesla was installed in the clinic. The medical team pays special attention to the field of neurodegenerative diseases, in particular dementia. In 2007, Magdeburg Hospital was named one of the four German Centers for Systems Biology for excellence in immunological and cell biology research.

The medical team has exceptional experience diagnosing and treating various diseases in adults and children. When choosing therapy, doctors always consider individual indications and, first of all, give preference to conservative treatment methods. If surgical intervention is necessary, specialists use sparing minimally invasive techniques. The specialized departments of the hospital include general, visceral, vascular and transplant surgery, traumatology, cardiology and cardiac surgery, gynaecology and obstetrics, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, and plastic and aesthetic surgery.

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Founded in 1891
294,000 patients
1,100 beds available
N/A departments

What are the ​​treatment areas at University Hospital Magdeburg?

Molecular medicine of inflammation and neurodegenerative disorders is a focal point in the clinic and allows the prevention of extreme complications and the subsequent need for a severe cure. Innovative methods are quickly introduced into practical medicine thanks to cooperation with research centres.

What services are available at the clinic?

The hospital offers various surgical treatments for organs and vessels, transplantation, reproductive problems, and eye and otolaryngological diseases. In addition, reconstructive and plastic surgery, orthopaedics and traumatology are additional services. Doctors practice the use of gentle techniques.

Is it considered medically suitable for surgical treatment?

Hospital has a robotic centre jointly managed by surgeons from the general and visceral surgery, urology and gynaecology departments. Three-dimensional images from the camera and high-precision surgical instruments make it even easier to perform complex operations on lung tumours or near the heart.

Does the medical centre treat neurological diseases?

The neurosurgery department uses the minimally invasive surgery of stereotaxis, thanks to which it is possible to get every part of the brain with high precision, followed by high-dose radiation, as well as treating Parkinson's disease using brain stimulation (DBS) with high success rate.

About the city

Magdeburg, which is 1200 years old, is one of the oldest cities in Germany's eastern federal states. Its exciting past, as well as its present, is reflected in the many attractions that the city on the Elbe has to offer.

The city's most significant cultural and historical building can be seen for miles around: the Cathedral of Saints Maurice and Catherine with its imposing towers. Cathedral is one of the most spectacular architectural monuments of central Germany, the most famous landmark of the city and the first Gothic cathedral in Germany. Another attraction is the Green Citadel, the work of the artist and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The Museum of Natural History, the Art Museum at the Monastery of Our Lady and the Museum of Cultural History are all exhibitions of international importance. The city's theatrical, literary and musical scenes are vast and varied, as are the numerous shops of Magdeburg.

There are two public universities in Magdeburg - the Otto von Guericke University and the University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal. Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg is one of the youngest educational institutions in Germany, founded in 1993. Despite its young age, the University Hospital Otto-von-Guericke is one of the leading medical institutions in the field of neurology and immunology in Germany and Europe. Magdeburg is also a renowned modern manufacturing centre with employment opportunities in the steel, paper, textile, chemical and engineering industries. Magdeburg has a glorious history of sports teams, of which football has proven to be the most popular. FC Magdeburg is the only East German football club to win the European Cup Winners' Cup.

Magdeburg is quite a diverse city with a lot of things to do. The city has a great combination of historic districts, museums, galleries and theatres with various pubs and nightclubs. Magdeburg leaves pleasant memories of itself and the desire to return.

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