University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf in Hamburg - Specialized in Neurology

Top clinic in Hamburg with top treatments in Neurology

Get to know more about University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf and their specialisation in Neurology and their leading doctors with academic information and personal CVs.


The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) is one of the leading hospitals in Europe and the largest health center in Hamburg. Having been completely renovated in 2009, the UKE offers diagnostics and treatment to its patients in one of the most modern medical facilities in Europe.

Around 80.000 in-patients and 260.000 out-patients are treated at the UKE medical center annually. The services of the medical center are also increasingly in demand among international patients, due to the recognised quality of the center’s staff, equipment and facilities.

As a university hospital, the UKE offers leading professional expertise in a comprehensive range of disciplines. Specialists from diverse fields of medicine work together in the center’s modern premises.

This collaborative atmosphere facilitates the application of new research and cutting-edge techniques, and allows patients to receive an extremely high standard of care, beginning with the initial diagnosis to post-treatment after-care.

Clinical diagnosis is supported by highly specialized laboratories as well as state-of-the-art endoscopic and radiological techniques. Patients benefit from this interdisciplinary approach in the 80 clinics of the center dedicated to the treatment of complex, rare and chronic diseases such as cancer, blood disorders, heart rhythm disorders, endocrinological disorders, impaired vision or TTTS syndrome.

In the region, the UKE is the sole provider of a large number of complicated surgical procedures that require extensive experience and expertise, offering treatment particularly in the field of transnasal removal of pituitary gland, removal of brain tumors, surgical correction of neurogenic bladder or implantation of an electronic bladder stimulator, urethra stricture, EndoBarrier® Gastrointestinal Liner und further more.

In addition to the internationally-recognized medical expertise among doctors, nurses and therapists, the UKE offers its patients modern, patient-friendly architecture and excellent customer service.

To serve the needs of international patients, the University Medical Center has formed an administrative unit International Office, responsible for all inquiries of patients from abroad.



  • Spine

    spinal disc herniation / spinal fusion

  • Dentistry

    • Jaw surgery

      jaw malformation / jaw augmentation / cleft lip / palate

    • Heart diseases

      • Cardiology

        coronary heart disease / heart rhythm disturbance / heart failure / coronary stenting / pacemaker implantation / ICD implantation

      • Heart surgery

        valvular transplant / coronary bypass / Mitraclip

      • Urology

        • Prostate

          prostate removal / prostatectomy with DA-VINCI

        • Bladder

          therapy of bladder dysfunction / incontinence treatment

        • Reconstructive surgery

          Urethra stricture

        • Gynaecology

          • Cancer

            cervical cancer / ovarian cancer / endometrial cancer

          • Uterus

            uterine myoma / uterine prolapse / endometriosis / abnormal oestrous cycle

          • Ovaries

            ovarian cysts / polycystic ovary syndrome / minimal invasive surgeries

          • Vascular surgery

            • Venous surgery

              varicosis treatment / spider vein removal

            • Aorta / carotid artery / peripheral artery

              aortic aneurysm / carotid artery stenosis / peripheral vascular disease / Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)

            • Dermatology

              • Skin cancer

                melanoma / basal cell carcinoma / diagnostics of atypical moles / actinic keratosis

              • Auto-immune disease of the skin

                psoriasis / systemic sclerosis / bullous pemphigoid

              • Ophthalmology

                • Eye diseases

                  glaucoma / cataract / hypertensive retinopathy / treatment of myopia / eye laser therapy

                • Obesity

                  • Overweight

                    bariatric surgery / gastric banding / gastric bypass surgery / weight reduction therapy / Certified obesity university center

                  • Gastroenterology

                    • Stomach

                      gastritis / helicobacter pylori infection / gastric ulcera / gastroscopy

                    • Gallbladder

                      gallbladder stones / gallbladder infection / gallbladder removal

                    • Liver

                      chronic liver infection / liver cirrhosis / liver haemangioma

                    • Pancreas

                      pancreatic cysts / pancreatitis

                    • Bowel

                      inflammatory bowel disease / chronic diarrhoea / colonoscopy

                    • Neurosurgery

                      • Vascular

                        cerebral aneurysm / cerebral cavernoma / arteriovenous malformation

                      • Tumor

                        cerebral dermoid cyst / cerebral epidermoid cyst / craniopharyngeoma / pineal gland cyst / pineocytoma / chordom / pituitary gland surgery: minimal invasive procedure / one of the leading centers in Germany

                      • Brain tumors

                        • Glioblastoma

                          fluorescence supported glioblastoma surgery / glioblastoma chemotherapy / glioblastoma radiation

                        • Astrocytoma

                          pilocytic astrocytoma / low-grade (fibrillary) astrocytoma

                        • Meningioma

                          surgical meningioma resection

                        • Lung tumors

                          • Small-cell lung carcinoma

                            chemotherapy of small-cell lung carcinoma / radiation therapy of small-cell lung carcinoma

                          • Non-small cell lung carcinoma

                            surgery of non-small cell carcinoma / chemotherapy of non-small cell lung carcinoma

                          • Pancreatic tumors

                            • Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

                              chemotherapy of pancreatic cancer / pancreatic carcinoma resection (Whipple surgery)

                            • Precancerous pancreatic cyst

                              cyst surgery

                            • Stomach tumors

                              • Gastric cancer

                                gastric cancer resection / chemotherapy of gastric cancer

                              • MALT lymphoma

                                radiotherapy of MALT lymphoma

                              • Esophageal tumors

                                • Squamous-cell carcinoma

                                  esophageal tumor surgery / radiation of esophageal cancer / chemotherapy of esophagus cancer

                                • Barrett’s esophagus

                                  Reflux - LINX therapy

                                • Bowel tumors

                                  • colon cancer

                                    colon surgery / chemotherapy of colon cancer

                                  • rectal cancer

                                    rectal cancer resection / radiation of rectal cancer

                                  • Breast tumors

                                    • Inflammatory breast cancer

                                      hormonal cancer therapy / breast cancer chemotherapy

                                    • Ductal breast carcinoma

                                      mastectomy / hormonal or chemo therapy of breast cancer / radiation of breast cancer

                                    • Lobular breast carcinoma

                                      breast cancer mastectomy / hormonal and chemo therapy of breast cancer / breast cancer radiation

                                    • Prostate tumors

                                      • Prostate cancer

                                        radical prostatectomy

                                      • Prostate brachytherapy

                                        HDR prostate therapy / LDR prostate therapy

                                      • High-intensity ultrasound

                                        prostate ultrasound therapy / PSMA PET CT

                                      • Lymphoma

                                        • Hodgkin-lymphoma

                                          Hodgkin lymphoma radiation therapy / Hodgkin lymphoma chemotherapy / hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Hodgkin disease

                                        • Non-Hodgkin-lymphoma

                                          follicular NHL / diffuse large B-cell lymphoma / Non-Hodgkin chemotherapy

                                        • Multiple myeloma

                                          myeloma chemotherapy / stem cell transplant in multiple myeloma

                                        • Bone marrow neoplasm

                                          • Acute lymphocytic leukemia

                                            stem cell transplantation in ALL / leukemia chemotherapy

                                          • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

                                            bone marrow transplantation in CLL

                                          • Chronic myeloid leukemia

                                            bone marrow transplant in CML / stem cells transplant in CML


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