Mainz, Germany

Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Centre

Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Center is in the top-20 best clinics in Germany and is a globally recognised scientific centre. The whole range of modern medical services is provided in its more than 60 clinics, institutes and departments.

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Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Center

Capacity — 1,662 beds.

Specialisations: physiology, pulmonology, oncology, radiotherapy, rheumatology, traumatology, urology, anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, diabetology, gastroenterology, visceral surgery, gynecology, neurology, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, palliative therapy, pediatrics, plastic surgery.

Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Centre, which is located in the city of Mainz, is a highly professional medical institution. It is located in the central part of the city (in the south-western part of Germany) and belongs to the federal states of Rhineland-Palatinate. Location of the Mainz University Hospital is very convenient: it is close to Frankfurt International Airport (about 15 minutes drive). A public organisation called "Körperschaft des Öffentlichen Rechts" manages the activities of a medical institution.

The full work of the medical institution is provided by:

  • 57 medical departments;

  • about 5,000 of medical staff, 1,300 of which are senior medical staff;

  • the outpatient and inpatient departments which provide medical care to about 306,000 patients, about 240,000 of which are outpatients.

  • highly effective diagnostic and therapeutic equipment;

  • research activities of medical institutions;

  • clinical research.

Specialist of Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Centre provide a full range of medical services at the highest level. Doctors apply innovative diagnostic and treatment methods, develop effective treatment programs for even the most serious diseases. During various procedures, modern technological equipment of the departments is used. The equipment helps perform all manipulations with high accuracy and thus to minimise possible negative effects on the healthy tissues and organs.

In addition to departments, clinics and research institutes, a multidisciplinary medical facility includes a blood transfusion station and a large certified pharmacy.

Research at the Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Centre

The clinic became famous, in particular, thanks to the work of the Center of Otorhinolaryngology, where surgical interventions in the head and neck, upper respiratory tract and esophagus are practised. The clinic also performs facial plastic surgeries. All operating rooms are fitted up with with modern equipment, such as microscopic surgical and laser equipment, computer navigation, robotic technologies, etc.

Priority directions in the activity of the medical centre are:

  • Center for Ophthalmology (laser vision correction, implantation of optical lenses, etc);

  • Department of Pediatric Surgery, whose specialists conduct sparing surgical interventions in the abdominal cavity and urological field. The clinic uses innovative robotic equipment that performs all procedures with maximum accuracy and does not affect the healthy tissues of the body;

  • Cardiothoracic surgery (artery bypass surgery and other endovascular surgical interventions);

  • The neurosurgical department, whose doctors practice microsurgical interventions aimed at removing tumours, treatment of various abnormalities of blood vessels, spine, etc;

  • Department of Neuro x-ray, equipped with modern magnetic resonance imagers;

  • Center for General and Abdominal Surgery. During surgical interventions, medical centre specialists use intrasurgical navigation, as well as 3D planning and other modern equipment.

The hospital's units are headed by qualified specialists and many of them are well-known in the scientific community, for example, Prof. Dr. med. Axel Haferkamp — the head of the urology department. Prof. Haferkamp takes part in medical conferences, takes scientific and practical research. He is also a specialist in organ-sparing surgical procedures for cancer, kidney transplants, radical cystectomy, pediatric and female urology, etc.

Prof. Dr. med. Florian Ringel, who practices at the Center for Neurosurgery, has gained worldwide recognition through unique surgical interventions designed to remove aneurysms of the brain. His scientific researches are printed in specialised medical journals.

The ophthalmological centre is managed by a qualified specialist Prof. Dr. med. N. Pfeiffer, who is internationally renowned for his significant contribution to the development of methods for treating eye diseases, including tumours, eyelid plastic surgery, etc.

All departments of the University Hospital Mainz are fitted up with high-tech equipment that meets modern standards of medicine. Thank to the availability of this equipment, specialists of the medical institution have the opportunity to conduct an examination of each patient attending the clinic, with maximum efficiency. The equipment is used in the treatment of various diseases, without affecting healthy tissues and organs. An individual approach to each patient is their core principle, thanks to which all methods of treatment are applied only depending on the individual indicators of the organism.

Patients have the opportunity to undergo a comprehensive rehabilitation course which will help consolidate the results obtained during treatment.

Mainz University Hospital — International Awards and Achievements

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