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University Hospital Saarland Homburg

University Hospital Saarland Homburg



Homburg, Germany

User ScoreTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangeMedia FilesCertificatesFounded InBedsPatientsDepartmentsOwnershipClinical trialsIs University HospitalAge GroupClinic TypeType of CareSizeOnline Consultations
98%4119.9/10$$$43391946144525000029 medical unitsState hospitalConduct clinical trialsYesKids, AdultsGeneralInpatient, OutpatientLargeNo


Size & Capacity

Large, 1,445 beds

Clinic type


Type of care

Inpatient, Outpatient

Age group

Kids, Adults

2.7 on Google

The data collected based on 411 patient reviews on Google


Features & Facts

Successful deafness treatment
In 1990, the world's first successful treatment of unilateral deafness with a bone-conduction hearing aid occurred here. 2001 the world's first bilateral implantation of portable hearing aids with bone fixation occurred.
Thousands of heart surgeries
One of the clinic's directions is treating aortic and mitral insufficiency. Doctors perform over 1,600 surgeries per ear. Sometimes, aortic and mitral valve reconstruction is performed here using catheterization technology.
German Pioneers in robotic urology
The clinic uses DaVinci robots to perform over 8,000 surgeries each year. Among these are treatments for bladder cancer and the first-ever robotic kidney transplant in Germany.
Corneal bank and reducing transplant waiting time
The LIONS Corneal Bank was founded in 2000 and has completed over 5,496 corneal transplants. It often serves as the sole option for preserving a patient's eyesight and relies on tissue donations.
"Smart implants"
The clinic's research group is developing intelligent implants to monitor the healing progress of tibial fractures on the bone. They can also stimulate the healing process through targeted movements at the fracture site.

About the clinic

University Hospital Saarland Homburg (UKS) was founded in 1947 under the sponsorship of the University of Nancy. The hospital offers high-quality medical care for both adults and children. Today, the entire spectrum of medicine is provided on campus, harmoniously immersed in greenery. In addition, UKS is leading in medical education, research, and patient care far beyond the Saarland. The hospital includes 30 specialized departments and 20 institutes. Every year more than 50,000 inpatients and 200,000 outpatients are treated at the clinic. The medical staff performs over 7,000 surgeries and procedures annually. A team of 600 doctors and about 2,000 nurses cares for patients' health in quality-certified interdisciplinary centers. The hospital has 1,200 beds in single and double rooms equipped with bathrooms, TV, and internet access. On the territory of the hospital, there is a pharmacy and a cafeteria that offers dishes for every taste. UKS offers cutting-edge research in an international network.  The hospital's world-renowned research forms the theoretical basis for future diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.  The hospital's departments have the most advanced equipment, including 1. 5T MRI, 64-slice computed tomography, and ultrasound diagnostic devices. Particular attention is paid to finding the cause of the disease.  As the primary and most specific area of ​​expertise, doctors use extensive experience analyzing diseases' genetic causes, triggers, and modulators.  These analyses are performed at the Molecular Genetic Laboratory, part of the Faculty of Medicine II, and are accredited according to international standards. The key focus of the clinic is diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal tract diseases. The internal medicine department at the university hospital covers all care areas for patients with rare liver diseases, mainly genetic, autoimmune, and cholestatic diseases. Doctors also specialize in treating various organs' oncological, gynecological, urological, and surgical conditions. Treatment is carried out using innovative techniques following national and international guidelines. The medical staff creates a pleasant and friendly atmosphere for comfortable inpatient patient treatment.

Primary focus

heart failure
liver transplantation
renal cell carcinoma
aortic valve
renal denervation
breast cancer
prostate cancer
blood pressure
penetrating keratoplasty
ejection fraction
radical cystectomy
heart rate
sympathetic denervation
coronary artery
resistant hypertension
atrial fibrillation
renal cell
bladder cancer
myocardial infarction
liver injury
magnetic resonance
intraocular lens
lung cancer

Departments & Doctors

Traumatology, hand, reconstructive surgery
Prof. Dr. med. Tim Pohlemann

orthopedics and accident surgery, trauma surgery, and special surgical intensive care medicine

Thoracic, cardiovascular surgery
Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schafers

cardiac and vascular surgery, thoracic surgery

General, vascular, pediatric surgery
Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Glanemann

general, visceral, vascular and pediatric surgery

Oral, maxillofacial surgery
Prof. Dr. med. dent. Kolja Freier

oral and maxillofacial surgery

Hemostaseology, transfusion medicine
Prof. Dr. med. Hermann Eichler

internal medicine and hematology


Extra services

Visa Support
Parking Space
24/7 medical assistance
Pastoral Care
Intensive Care Unit


Kirrberger Str., 100, 66421 Homburg, Germany


Can I have a check-up in Germany performed at the clinic?

Due to the clinic's organization and many specialists with rich experience working with the most modern diagnostic equipment, therapists offer carefully selected check-up programs. It is a multidisciplinary screening program designed for each patient individually.

Does the hospital cover the treatment of all diseases?

The hospital offers treatment for the most common gastrointestinal tract diseases, oncology, gynecology, urology, and general therapy, and treats rare genetic and autoimmune diseases, especially liver. Doctors also perform various innovative surgical operations with high efficiency.

Can I have effective cancer treatment at the medical center?

The clinic uses the latest methods of treating oncological patients, for example, peptide receptor radionuclide therapy PRRT. In addition, radionuclide PSMA therapy for prostate cancer is used, which is the newest safe and accurate method of delivering radiation with minimal damage to surrounding tissues.

What is unique about University Hospital Saarland Homburg?

The center is a leader in Germany in minimally invasive DaVinci robotic kidney transplantation, which contributes to reducing complications and ultra-fast recovery. Also, the issue of immunology is being investigated, which helps patients after discharge, considering the period of immunosuppression.

What is the rating of the clinic?

University Hospital Saarland Homburg is rated as 9.90 by AiroMedical.

What do patients say about University Hospital Saarland Homburg?

The clinic has 411 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the hospital is 98%.

What is the primary focus of the hospital?

The medical center is an expert at heart, cancer, liver, heart failure, and liver transplantation.

What is the overall experience of the facility?

University Hospital Saarland Homburg has been operating since 1946. It has accumulated over 78 years of clinical background.

Where can I see the hospital's work, interior space, and exterior?

Does the clinic have certification or recognition?

What is the structure of the hospital?

Where is the clinic located?

The address of the facility is Kirrberger Str. 100 66421, Homburg, Germany.

Does the hospital offer online consultations?

No, University Hospital Saarland Homburg doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

What age range of patients can be admitted to the clinic?

The hospital accepts patients of all ages.

What type of stay is offered at University Hospital Saarland Homburg?

The clinic offers both inpatient and outpatient services, so you can be hospitalized (if indicated).

University Hospital Saarland Homburg
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