University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Kiel

Kiel, Germany
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University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Kiel
University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Kiel
University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Kiel

About the hospital

University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Kiel (UKSH) is a highly specialized medical institution in northern Germany. UKSH is fit for the future. With its new central clinic buildings, opening in 2019, UKSH is one of Europe's most modern medical centers. As the only center for utmost care in Schleswig-Holstein, UKSH covers the entire spectrum of contemporary medicine and ranks among the most important employers and training leaders in the federal state.

The university hospital has a capacity of 1,178 beds. The medical team treats over 50,000 inpatients and 135,000 outpatients annually in over 45 specialized departments. In addition, more than 1,500 babies are born at the hospital annually. On the territory of the hospital, there is also a pharmacy, a cafeteria, and a library for patients and their relatives.

University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein guarantees highly individualized and interdisciplinary diagnostics and therapy that includes medical innovations such as precision medicine for chronic inflammatory diseases and cancer, as well as robotic surgery. UKSH is one of the three best-digitalized hospitals in Germany and thus achieves the top position in the north. In the new buildings, a digitization strategy was consistently implemented to make outpatient and inpatient patient care even more effective - in an IT network that meets the highest security standards. In the same year, the news magazine "Focus" ranked UKSH among the top 3 hospitals in Germany.

The hospital has established several specialized centers, such as the Center of Excellence in Inflammatory Medicine, the North Hormone Center, the North Cancer Center, the Interdisciplinary Transplant Center, the North University Lung Center, and the North Trauma Center. The hospital's medical staff has exceptional experience and professionalism to guarantee high-quality medical services according to international standards. Patients can expect a bright atmosphere that supports the recovery process, effective diagnostics and therapy, digital service technologies, and a high level of comfort.

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Founded in 2003
185,000 patients
1,178 beds available
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Does the clinic have a surgical department?

Yes, there are even several types of surgical units. Doctors have round-the-clock access to hybrid operating rooms, which help combine different operations and diagnostics simultaneously. Examinations and operations are carried out using precise, minimally invasive technologies or robotic systems.

Can I receive treatment for congenital heart disease in the hospital?

The department of congenital heart diseases and pediatric cardiology treats all inherited heart issues. As a certified national center, the doctors specialize in interdisciplinary treatment and provide microsurgical operations for the most challenging cardio surgery cases.

Is University Hospital Kiel good for colorectal cancer treatment?

The center for colon cancer guarantees patients optimal multimodal treatment during and after inpatient therapy. Doctors follow the latest medical knowledge and combine surgical operations, embolizations and ablations, and systemic therapy (chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and targeted options).

Is the clinic on the list of the best in Germany?

The medical center is the most computerized hospital in the northern regions and occupies a bronze place in the list of the best hospitals in the country. The technology ensures the security of information data and, in addition, the modernity of diagnostics and surgical techniques.

About the city

Kiel is an atmospheric place on the coast of the Baltic Sea in the northern part of the country. Kiel is the largest city and capital of Schleswig-Holstein, an international seaport where cruise liners arrive. Ferries depart from the city to Sweden and Norway.

The city has a long tradition of shipbuilding and the navy, but today it is characterized by vibrant student life, a laid-back lifestyle, and an urban style. Visitors can experience this both in the modern city center and on Danische Straße, a street full of maritime charm with 19th-century buildings. The oldest building in the city is the 13th-century St. Nicholas Church, which has a sculpture by Ernst Barlach in front of it. In addition, Kiel has several museums, including zoological, geological, historical, fine arts, industrial and military museums.

It is a significant host city for the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, one of the world's largest classical music festivals. The city also hosts the most critical event in the world of sailing, a big summer festival in northern Germany. The town has a magnificent Old Botanical Garden with its unique exotic old trees surrounding the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Kiel. Breathtaking views of the dam and Kiel Bay only contribute to patients' rapid recovery and rehabilitation.

Kiel is a quiet city by the sea, enjoying the vast expanses of the Baltic Sea and the short distances of a compact city with great tradition and a city image that has been constantly developed over the years. Kiel offers a wide range of excellent restaurants and shops. The city is a perfect choice for both active and peaceful holidays.

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