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You wish to receive medical care in Germany, why Helios?
Extensive network throughout Germany:
Helios is a company of Fresenius and is among the largest hospital groups in Europe. Our hospitals, centers and facilities offer first-class patient care in prevention, acute care medicine and rehabilitation from a single source.
Skilled medical staff with an excellent reputation worldwide:
Our doctors are experts in their specialities, ensuring the highest level of medical treatment by maintaining close collaboration with colleagues and attending regular continuing education courses.
We adapt our care services to your specific and personal needs:
We take care of our patients in their own language and are there for them before, during and after the treatment. At Helios, you can expect comfortable accommodation and excellent services in a modern atmosphere.
Medical equipment of the latest generation:
We constantly improve and renew our medical equipment, thus providing state-of-the-art standards of treatment and patient's quality of life.
Quality leadership in medicine and expertise:
The medical treatment is precisely tailored to every single patient. Owing to our large network, even rare conditions can be treated without any problems.
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The combination of medical diagnostics, medical state-of-the-art technology and plenty of time for a confidential discussion enables us to provide tailored advice on current complaints and existing health risks. If changes in lifestyle make sense, practical and easy-to-implement measures...
A checkup at the Helios Prevention Center provides an accurate picture of your state of health. Every participant is comprehensively examined - our experts check important health parameters and physical performance functions. In the event of any risk constellations, the prevention...
Acute Care Medicine
Helios is Europe's leading private hospital operator with more than 100,000 employees. In Germany, Helios operates 86 acute care hospitals, including seven maximum care hospitals in Berlin-Buch, Duisburg, Erfurt, Krefeld, Schwerin, Wiesbaden and Wuppertal, and 89 outpatient clinics....
17 rehabilitation clinics from all medical specialties of Fresenius Vamed work closely with Helios to enable our patients a well-prepared and smooth transition from acute medicine to rehabilitation. The particular areas of specialties of our rehabilitation hospitals include: neurological...
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Important Information for Ukrainian refugees upon arrival in Germany
Humanity is … being there for other people every day. Any violence is inhuman. In view of the war in Ukraine, we would like to speak out for a world without violence. We are shocked by what has happened and our thoughts go out to all those who are experiencing...
Spine Surgery in Erfurt - Highly Appreciated and Awarded
The Spine Surgery Hospital team of Helios Hospital Erfurt has received two awards for their outstanding work. What is finally presented as a certificate meant not only plenty of work done earlier. But it is worth it: "We are specially proud of our most important achievement: AOSpine...
Every day, 6 to 10 arthroplasties are done in an operating room at Helios Krefeld
Today we are talking to Prof. Dr. Med. Clayton Kraft, head of the clinic for orthopedics, trauma, and hand surgery at Helios Hospital Krefeld, about orthopedic procedures as well as modern and traditional approaches in endoprosthetic surgery. Why did you decide to become...
New center for the treatment of leukemia and lymphoma
The Helios Amper Hospital Dachau is expanding the treatment scope available: the new center will treat hematologic malignancies, such as lymphoma or acute and chronic leukemia. The Hematologic Neoplasia Center is certified by the German Cancer Society as one of the first of its kind. A...
Certified Visceral Oncology Centre in Erfurt
The Helios Hospital Erfurt announces successful recertification of the Pancreatic and Colon Cancer Therapeutic Centre. For the first time ever, the Gastric Cancer Therapeutic Centre was certified as one of two hospitals in Thuringia. High quality of work performed...
Modern nuclear medicine at Helios - an interview with Prof. Dr. med. Dresel
Nuclear medicine involves using radioactive substances for diagnostics and treatment. What is the difference between nuclear medicine, radiotherapy, and radiology? What is radionuclide therapy, and what approaches are currently the most promising? These are the topics of our conversation...
Improved Treatment Methods for Lung Cancer: Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy
With immunotherapy and targeted therapy, better treatment options for lung cancer have emerged. These therapies are available at Helios Klinikum Emil von Behring. To date, chemotherapy and radiotherapy have been the most common treatment options for lung cancer. With immunotherapy...
Portrait: Helios Heart Surgeon Prof. Dr. Diyar Saeed
IN PORTRAIT: HEART SURGEON PROF. DR. DIYAR SAEED Down-to-earth networker at world level The congratulations were many and came sincerely. Each of the well-wishers knew only too well the medical achievements of Prof. Dr. Diyar Saeed over the past two decades before his...
Transarterial Periarticular Embolization (TAPE)
New outlook for pain patients through novel intervention at the joint For sufferers of joint or tendon pain for whom conservative and surgical therapies no longer achieve a satisfactory effect, there is now the option of so-called transarterial periarticular embolization...
Sarcoma Center at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch is part of the EURACAN network
Sarcoma Center at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch is part of the EURACAN network Since March 17, it is official: The Sarcoma Center at Helios Klinikum Berlin-Buch is now part of the European Reference Network for Rare Tumors in Adults (EURACAN). After a two-year application...
ENT at Helios Hospital Erfurt certified as cochlear implant-supplying facility
Treatment quality for severe hearing loss and deafness - ENT at Helios Klinikum Erfurt certified as cochlear implant-supplying facility The Department of Otolaryngology at Helios Hospital Erfurt has been certified for the first time as a "cochlear implant-supplying facility...
Branch of the renowned ENDO-Klinik Hamburg opens at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
As of June 1, Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch will be a partner hospital of Europe's largest specialist clinic for endoprosthetics, sports orthopedics and spine surgery - ENDO-Klinik Hamburg. After two years of preparation, endoprosthetic care at the highest medical level...
Helios St. Josefshospital Krefeld establishes competence center for complex urethral surgery
With the center for reconstructive urological surgery for children and adults, which focuses on complex interventions, a medical beacon is being created in the region at Helios St. Josefshospital Uerdingen. "With Prof. Darko Kröpfl and Dr. Inga Kunz, we have been able to gain two...
New robotic technology for knee joint replacement at Helios Hospital München West
DIGITALIZATION IN ENDOPROSTHETICS Patients who receive an artificial knee joint at the Helios Klinikum in Pasing will in future benefit from human expertise and the latest technology. A new robotic arm-assisted surgical procedure now supports the medical team of the...
Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery in Krefeld - an interview with Prof. Dr. med. Michael Stoffel
Today we are talking to Prof. Dr. med. Michael Stoffel, head of the clinic for neurosurgery and spine surgery at Helios Hospital Krefeld, about neurosurgical procedures, modern surgical techniques as well as advancements in neurooncological surgery. There is already a...
Helios Hospital Duisburg: Colorectal Cancer Center receives highest award
The Colorectal Cancer Center at the Helios St. Johannes Clinic has been certified by the German Cancer Society. It certifies that the Hamborn site is of particularly high quality in the treatment of patients with colorectal tumors. Widespread, but often curable...
Less is more: Minimally invasive procedures facilitate complex heart operations
The Heart Center at Helios Hospital Siegburg is one of only a few specialized heart centers in Germany. For more than 20 years, heart specialists at the Heart Center Siegburg have been working to provide cardiological patients with the most up-to-date and highest-quality...
“Second opinion” of a German heart surgeon on why patients choose Leipzig Heart Center
Prof. Dr. med. Sergey Leontyev, medical director of the Helios private clinic in Leipzig and operating surgeon at the Leipzig Heart Center, one of the most recognized cardiac surgery hospitals in Germany, talks about minimally invasive heart surgery techniques that eliminate...
Neuroendocrine tumor: peptide radioreceptor therapy (PRRT) with Lutetium-177 DOTATOC
Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) is a molecular therapy used to treat a specific type of cancer called neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). For patients who are suffering from this tumor disease, a special therapy, peptide radioreceptor therapy (PRRT), can be offered as a...
Heart Center Leipzig is the first hospital in Europe to apply innovative catheter placement method
For the first time ever in Europe, medical professionals of the Helios Heart Center Leipzig have used ultrasound renal denervation to treat uncontrolled hypertension outside of clinical trials. Several studies show that the procedure lowers a patient’s blood pressure, making...
Helios Hospital Wuppertal certified as Interregional Heart Failure Unit
The cardiology department in the Helios University Hospital Wuppertal is certified as Interregional Heart Failure Unit by the German Cardiology Society (DKG). Following an intensive review, the German Society of Cardiology (DKG) has granted certification for the state-of-the-art...
New endoscopic procedure at Helios Duisburg-Homberg
New endoscopic procedure at Helios Duisburg-Homberg - Removing tumors in the stomach wall without surgery Until now, surgery was almost the only alternative for tumors located in the wall of the stomach or duodenum. But now a new endoscopic procedure is available....
Patient Story: Rohan was treated at the Helios Hospital Siegburg in cooperation with the Peace Villa
When Rohan (name changed) from an Afghan province near Kabul suffered a thigh injury in the spring, the 11-year-old certainly wouldn't have thought that a few weeks later this would take him almost 5,000 kilometers away, all the way to Germany. "In February, we received...
Colonoscopy is a disease prevention
Prof. Dr.med. Michael Bartels, the chief physician of the General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at the Helios Park Hospital Leipzig, answers the patients’ questions about colon, liver and pancreatic cancer. We would like to find out more about prevention, examinations...
The Ozaki procedure is a good alternative to a biological valve replacement
Today we are talking to PD Dr. med. Jaroslav Benedik, senior consultant at the Clinic for Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Vascular Surgery at Helios Hospital Krefeld, about heart valve diseases and the innovative Ozaki method Dr. Benedik, heart valve diseases are...
Diagnosis and therapy for prostate cancer with Lutetium-177 PSMA–DKFZ 617
A new procedure (the Lu-177 PSMA therapy) combines exact diagnostics with efficient therapy. This opens up additional treatment options for patients with advanced prostate cancer. The preliminary costs of 1 cycle (excluding PET/CT , scintigraphy of the kidneys) are around 8.500,00...
The "Ortho-Campus" in Hüls: A modern treatment concept for hip and knee replacement surgeries
“All-in-one”: The "Ortho-Campus" in Hüls as part of Helios Hospital Krefeld offers joint replacement and rehabilitation under one roof. There is no need anymore to switch between the hospital, where the surgery is carried out, and a rehabilitation center. The same surgeon and...
Helios Hospital Krefeld recognized as one of the best national hospitals again
For the third time in a row, Helios Klinikum Krefeld has been included as a TOP national hospital in the list of Germany's 100 best hospitals recommended annually by Focus Gesundheit. Helios Klinikum Krefeld is one of the 100 best hospitals in Germany: this is the conclusion...
Knee replacement surgery: for your information
Routine surgery Knee replacement surgery usually lasts 1-2 hours. This is a so called routine surgery, which may still somewhat vary depending on the exact patient. Anaesthesia Knee replacement surgery is performed while patient is asleep, so that he or she doesn't feel pain...
Treating children with cancer at the Helios hospital: check list for parents
If your child is treated for cancer In the Pediatrics Department, professional physicians, nurses and specially trained medical staff treat children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases. If you have any questions, problems or concerns about treatment, please refer to...
Surgical treatment of thyroid, adrenal and pancreatic glands
Treatment of thyroid, adrenal or pancreatic diseases often requires surgery. The Center for Endocrine and Thyroid Surgery, together with specialists from other departments, develops the best individual treatment for each patient in order to restore normal organ function as soon as...
Fighting breast cancer
Every year in Germany there are exactly 60,000 new breast cancer cases. Around 12,000 of them are so-called HER2-positive breast carcinoma. Professor Michael Unch, MD, Chief Physician at the Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Helios Berlin-Buch Clinic, presented the results...
Breast reconstruction after MRM
Important surgery Removal of one breast, its part or even both breast glands is a vital solution in the treatment of breast cancer. In addition, the breast can dramatically change its shape due to trauma, radiation or medical manipulation. That’s why many women consider breast...
Mitral valve surgery
Mitral valve surgery is a method, which is used to treat a leaking or narrowed mitral valve leakage (regurgitation) or narrowing (stenosis). The mitral valve is one of four valves, also known as bicuspid valve, located in the heart. It consists of posterior and anterior valve flaps...
Aortic Valve Surgery
The aortic valve connects the left ventricle with the aorta. This is the largest artery in the human body. The aortic valve consists of three valve leaflets which open during the contraction of the heart and close after contraction to prevent the blood from flowing back from the aorta...
Bypass surgery In order to restore the proper blood supply in the heart, damaged with narrowed coronary vessels, the doctors at Helios perform a special surgery. Bypass surgery is used to treat narrowing of the coronary arteries when treatment with drugs or stents and a change...
Transcatheter valve surgery (TAVI/MitraClip)
During these procedures, heart specialists replace or repair damaged heart valves with catheters. During transcatheter valve surgery heart valves are replaced or repaired with a catheter, that is usually inserted through the inguinal vessels and guided into the heart. These procedures...
Being able to smile again: the Olympic Games as a goal
Katsiaryna Halkina is 23 years old, and she has been active in sports since she was five years old. As well as for many professional athletes, the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted Katsiaryna's plans to attend the Tokyo Olympics 2020, which have been postponed to 2021. However, besides...
Bariatric surgery is not only about weight loss
Dr.med. Oliver Stumpf, the Chief Physician of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Department at Helios Berlin-Buch, tells about wide-spreading obesity problem and about bariatric surgery as the most effective solution. The pandemic turned the world upside down. Have you noticed...
The Fontan principle is a long-term treatment solution for children with congenital heart disease
Today we are here together with Prof. Dr. Ingo Dähnert, Director of the University Clinic for Pediatric Cardiology at the Helios Heart Center in Leipzig, talking about congenital heart defects and the most common types of surgical treatment in pediatric heart surgery including...
Male breast cancer: detection at an advanced stage
In spite of the fact that breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and sounds like a purely female disease, about 1% of 70,000 new breast cancer cases are diagnosed in men each year. May breast cancer be developed in men? Should you suddenly detect a fixed lump in the...
The patient story: innovative joint surgery brings new hope to a dancer
Denise Ludwig cannot imagine her life without dancing, but her right knee is no longer able to withstand vigorous physical activity. When she was 21, she suffered from chronic joint pain. For five years, the girl had unsuccessfully tried various treatment methods until she underwent...
Customized knee joint prosthesis
Artificial knee joint should fit the bone like a tailor-made suit because each knee joint is unique. To ensure an exact fit to the patient's anatomy, Helios Hospital Krefeld works with customized templates for the placement and stabilization of the implant components - PSI...
Coronavirus: exacerbating heart attack
Doctors at Helios Hospitals note that with the growth of the coronavirus pandemic, the severity of heart attacks has increased, while the number of patients undergoing treatment for heart attacks in hospitals has decreased dramatically. Prof. Dr. Holger Thiele, Director of...
Robotic surgical systems set new standards
A robot behind the operating table: at first glance, this sounds weird. However, statistics show that robotic surgical systems are of great benefit to patients and doctors. Helios Hospitals are implementing the state-of-the-art da Vinci system. Human-robot teamwork The da Vinci...
Patient Story: Frank Wernicke talks about a stem cell transplantation
Quite by accident, Frank Wernicke was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Malignant blood disease is the third most common type of blood cancer and results in bone loss and bone defects. Frank Wernicke decided to go for a stem cell transplant – and told us how he is today. From...
The facial reconstruction and the first nasal replantations in modern medicine
UPDATE: Prof. Dr.Med.Reinhard Bschorer is no longer employed by Helios Group. Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prof. Dr.Med. Reinhard Bschorer - about one of the first nasal replantations in modern medicine, about the facial reconstruction and, finally, about...
Patient Story: After Surgical Intervention: Levent Cukur Has to Take Care of His Wrist
This weight bearing has been too much, even for the trained wrists of a former world boxing champion: Levent Cukur suddenly felt pain during a training session with his son Emre, current European champion in super middleweight. "First I didn't take it seriously and just...
TrueBeam® linear accelerator at Helios Hospital Krefeld
New linear accelerator: Highly precise, convenient and fast A new linear accelerator is in use at the Clinic for Radiotherapy and Radiological Oncology at Helios Klinikum Krefeld. The modern large-scale 'TrueBeam'® unit shortens the duration of irradiation while offering...
German oncology society recommends Leukemia and Lymphoma Center in Wuppertal
Wuppertal University Hospital, part of the Helios hospital chain, offers optimal structures for leukemia and lymphoma treatment, which are the fourth most common type of cancer. In the recently certified center, all malignant diseases of the blood, lymph nodes and bone...
Helios St. Josefshospital Uerdingen: After an untreated jaw fracture, Amir can chew again
Amir (name changed by the editors) comes from Afghanistan. Due to an incorrectly healed and as yet untreated fracture of the temporomandibular joint, the boy came to the Helios St. Josefshospital in Uerdingen for treatment via Friedensdorf International. Helios St. Josefshospital...
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Physicians at Helios
Chief Physician Nuclear Medicine at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Dresel
Chief Physician at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. med. Frank Kolligs
Internal Medicine & Rheumatology
Chief Physician Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. Med. Robert Krempien
Chief Physician Dermatology & Allergology at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Dr. Med. Kerstin Lommel
Chief Physician Oncology and palliative medicine & Head of the Sarcoma Center Berlin-Brandenburg at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
PD Dr. med. Peter Reichardt
Chief Physician Pediatric Surgery at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
PD Dr. med. Stefan Gfrörer
Chief Physician Obstetrics & Gynecology at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. med. Michael Untch
Chief Physician at Helios Park Hospital Leipzig
Prof. Dr. Med. Michael Bartels
Visceral & General Surgery
Senior Physician, University Clinic for Cardiac Surgery at Heart Center Leipzig
Prof. Dr. Med. Sergey Leontyev
Chief Physician neurosurgery and spine surgery at Helios Hospital Krefeld
Prof. Dr. Med. Michael Stoffel
Chief Physician Pneumology, sleep and respiratory medicine at Helios Hospital Krefeld
Dr. Med. Manuel Streuter
Chief Physician general, visceral and minimally invasive surgery at Helios Hospital Krefeld
PD Dr. Med. Christoph Wullstein
Visceral & General Surgery
Chief Physician Hematology & Stem Cell Therapy at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. med. Bertram Glaß
Hematology & Oncology
Chief Physician Orthopaedic Oncology at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Per-Ulf Tunn
ENT & Facial Plastic Surgeon at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Dr. med. Joachim Quetz
Ear, Nose & Throat