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General & Visceral Surgery in Germany

From the thyroid to the rectum, a variety of diseases are treated in our departments in a particularly gentle and innovative way according to the latest standards. Since our patients are always the focus, our specialists work together with patients to develop individual and tailor-made treatment concepts for better results.

Visceral & General Surgery

Our experts in visceral & general surgery


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.

Successful Interventions with DaVinci Robots

Robot DaVinci has assisted visceral surgeons and urologists in more than 100 interventions at St. Johannes Helios Hospital. in Duisburg The result for the patients is unambiguously positive. Currently, the next departments, such as gynaecology and thoracic surgery, are being trained to operate the panel.

High-tech medicine against cancer: a new robotic surgeon helps with operations

He has four arms, is much more mobile and can see ten times better than a human: meet the new colleague — da Vinci Xi. The robotic surgeon supports medical doctors at the Amper Hospital. Thus, Dachau now houses the most modern robotic system of its kind in the whole of Upper Bavaria.

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.

New endoscopic procedure at Helios Duisburg-Homberg

New endoscopic procedure at Helios Duisburg-Homberg - Removing tumors in the stomach wall without surgery

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.

Helios Wuppertal: Prof. Florian Gebauer new Director of Clinic for General & Visceral Surgery

The Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery at Helios University Hospital Wuppertal is now under new management: Prof. Dr. med. Florian Gebauer has been Clinic Director since December 1, 2022, replacing Prof. Dr. med. Hubert Zirngibl, who will remain with the hospital as Chief Physician until the end of the year and as Senior Consultant from the new year.

Helios Krefeld: 1 hospital, 3 locations - Best treatment options through specialization and network

Helios Hospital Krefeld, Helios St. Josefshospital Uerdingen and Helios Cäcilien-Hospital Hüls will operate as one hospital under the umbrella of Helios Hospital Krefeld GmbH from January 2023. In terms of the number of inpatients, Krefeld thus currently has the largest hospital in North Rhine-Westphalia.

New chief physician at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch: Prof. Dr. med. Roger Wahba

With Prof. Dr. med. Roger Wahba, the Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch has a new chief physician since August 14, 2023. He succeeds Prof. Dr. med. Martin Strik. Prof. Dr. med. Wahba was most recently Managing Senior Physician at the Clinic for General, Visceral, Tumor and Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital of Cologne and from now on will be applying his extensive expertise and many years of experience at Berlin's most modern hospital.

Helios Hospital Emil von Behring: German Cancer Society Confirms High Quality of Treatment

The Visceral Oncology Center of the Clinic for General, Visceral and Minimally Invasive Surgery headed by Prof. Dr. med. Marc H. Jansen consists of a certified colorectal cancer center and a certified pancreatic cancer center. There are only eight of these specialized facilities in Berlin. With the renewed successful systematic review by the German Cancer Society (DKG), the clinic demonstrates - in the truest sense - excellent treatment quality.

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms in women

Almost every tenth woman suffers from hypothyroidism. This means that women are affected by this disease significantly more often than men. Our head physician at the Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery at the Helios Hospital Rottweil explains which symptoms apply to women in particular and what patients should look out for.

Back to everyday life with a stoma

Life with an artificial bowel outlet seems unimaginable to many, but for around 200,000 people, a stoma is part of their everyday life. It is usually the result of a serious bowel disease. To mark World Stoma Day on October 2, the Visceral Oncology Center at Helios Park-Hospital Leipzig is providing information about life with a stoma and insights into the emotional world of stoma patients.

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