HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf

Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

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Overview

Overview

HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf is part of the HELIOS Hospital Group, which has a network of 111 hospitals. The combined group treats around 4.5 million patients each year, with over 34,000 beds and 68,000 staff.

HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf departments include general surgery, pediatrics, anesthesiology, orthopedics and traumatology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and thoracic surgery amongst others. In addition to its 13 departments, the hospital has 7 certified centers, more than 500 beds, a cardiac catheterization laboratory, and an ICU.

The hospital works with a number of international insurance companies, such as AXA PPP, Allianz World Wide Care, and International SOS. Services provided by the hospital include airport and hotel pick-up and drop-off, visa assistance, interpreter services, and medical record translation.

Location

HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf is located 14 km from Berlin Tegel Airport and 23 km from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport. Both airports are accessible via public transport or taxi. The Berlin-Zehlendorf S-Bahn station is located less than 2 km away from the hospital.

The hospital is close to Grunewald, a large forested area located 5 km away, which can be reached via the S-Bahn. Wannsee lake, a popular lake in Berlin, is located just 7 km away.

Patients can also easily access Berlin city center, which offers a range of historical and cultural attractions. The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin’s famous landmark, is located just 16 km away and is accessible via public transport.

Accreditations

IQM initiative qualitätsmedizin

Languages spoken

English

Services

Health insurance coordination
Medical records transfer
Translation services
Interpreter services
Airport pickup
Hotel booking
Free Wifi
Phone in the room
TV in the room
Special dietary requests accepted
Family accommodation
Parking available
Café
Pharmacy
Visa / Travel office
Laundry
Dry cleaning
Mobility accessible rooms
International newspapers
Procedures

Procedures

415 procedures across 27 specialties

>Anesthetics

(3 procedures)

Anesthesia

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  • Anesthesia is administered to patients to numb a specific area or to make a patient unconscious while performing a procedure. The main types of anesthesia are local, regional, and general anesthetic. They are sometimes given in combination with one another, as well as in combination with oral or intravenous (IV) sedation.

  • 1 - 2 days

    Patients can travel immediately after local anesthetic. After a general anesthetic, patients can travel as soon as the effects have worn off and their condition is stable.

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Epidural Pain Relief

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Sedation

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>Bariatric Surgery

(7 procedures)

Bariatric Surgery Consultation

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Gastric Balloon Treatment

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  • Gastric ballon treatment involves inserting a deflated ballon into the stomach and then inflating it, in order to help lose weight. The balloon serves the purpose of limiting food intake by taking up space in the stomach and thus creating a sense of fullness after eating small amounts of food.

  • 1 - 5 days

    Patients may experience some pain, nausea or discomfort in the first days after insertion, therefore may need to rest before traveling.

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Gastric Band Surgery

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  • Gastric band surgery is a weight-loss surgery which uses an inflatable silicone band to create a small gastric pouch in the stomach, slowing down food consumption and limiting food intake. The surgery is performed to help patients with weight-loss after non-surgical methods such as change of diet and regular exercise, have failed to produce results.

  • 2 weeks

    The doctor should ensure that the patients condition is stable enough to travel.

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>Cardiology

(17 procedures)

Angina Pectoris Treatment

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Cardiac Assessment

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

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>Colorectal Medicine

(18 procedures)

Anal Abscess Drainage

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Anal Cyst Removal

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Anal Fissure Treatment

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>Diagnostic Imaging

(14 procedures)

Abdominal CT Scan

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Abdominal Ultrasound

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Chest X-Ray

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>Endocrinology

(5 procedures)

Diabetes Consultation

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Endocrinology Consultation

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Endocrinology Testing

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>Gastroenterology

(28 procedures)

Cholecystectomy

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  • A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located below the liver, which serves the function of collecting and storing bile, which is the fluid produced by the liver, before breaking it down and releasing it into the small intestine.

  • 1 - 2 weeks

    Some patients will have dissolvable stitches, whereas others return after 7 days to have them removed. Patients who have open surgery will need a longer recovery time.

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Choledochotomy

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Colonoscopy

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  • A colonoscopy is an examination of the large intestine, the colon and rectum, using a small camera.

  • 3 - 4 days

    Patients should arrive at least 2 days before the colonoscopy, as the bowel needs to be cleared the day before the procedure. Patients who have interventional treatment during the colonoscopy, e.g. removal of a polyp, may need slightly longer to recover.

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>General Medicine

(10 procedures)

Abdominal Examination

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Bone Marrow Transplant

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  • A bone marrow transplant is performed to replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow. Bone marrow may stop functioning as a result of diseases such as aplastic anemia or sickle cell anemia, or from being destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation therapy used to treat cancer or other diseases.

  • 4 - 8 weeks

    The length of hospital stay required varies with each type of transplant performed and with each patient.

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Doctor Consultation

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>General Surgery

(23 procedures)

After Surgery Care

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Appendectomy

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  • An appendectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the appendix. The appendix is located where the small and large intestine meet and its function is not known. The appendix is usually removed as an emergency procedure when the patient has appendicitis, which is the inflammation of the appendix.

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Cervical Sympathectomy

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>Laboratory Medicine

(4 procedures)

Blood Tests

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Genetic Testing

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Laboratory Tests

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>Neurology

(4 procedures)

Cerebral Palsy Management

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Neurological Rehabilitation

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Pain Management

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>Oncology

(59 procedures)

Adrenal Cancer Treatment

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Anal Cancer Treatment

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Bile Duct Cancer Treatment

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>Orthopedics

(98 procedures)

Abscess Debridement

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

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Acromioclavicular Joint Repair

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>Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

(22 procedures)

Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

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Bone and Joint Screening

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Treatment

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>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

(47 procedures)

Areola Reduction

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Arm Lift

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  • An arm lift, also referred to as a brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure to firm and reshape the upper arms. The surgeon may use liposuction to remove excess fat and skin and reposition the remaining skin to tighten it.

  • 1 weeks

    The patient might have to stay until the sutures can be removed, and should ask the surgeon. It should be possible to fly home within 7 to 10 days.

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Belt Lipectomy

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  • Belt lipectomy is a circumferential removal of skin and fat that wraps around the whole body at the waist.

  • 1 weeks

>Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

(11 procedures)

Bronchoscopy

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Lung Biopsy

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Lung Fluid Drainage

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>Spinal Surgery

(21 procedures)

Artificial Disc Replacement

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Cervical Disc Disease Treatment

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Cervical Spondylosis Treatment

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>Vascular Medicine

(11 procedures)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

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Angiography

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  • Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images.

  • 1 - 2 days
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Angioplasty

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>Dentistry

(2 procedures)

Dental Checkup

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  • A dental checkup enables a dentist to inspect the teeth and gums, and identify any problems before they get worse.

  • 1 - 2 days

    Patients may wish to stay longer if the checkup highlights problems, such as cavities that need fillings.

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Dentistry Consultation

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  • Dentistry consultations are meetings between potential patients and dentists in which specific issues are discussed. In these meetings, the patient discusses their individual problems and the dentist presents possible treatment options. The dentist might also perform a routine checkup.

  • 1 - 2 days
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>Neurosurgery

(2 procedures)

Brain Tumor Surgery

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  • Brain tumor surgery is performed by a neurosurgeon to remove all or part of a tumor from the brain.

  • 6 - 8 weeks

    This depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient needs rehabilitation, and on how well the patient recovers.

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Peripheral Nerve Surgery

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>Pediatrics

(2 procedures)

Pediatric Surgery Consultation

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Pediatrics Consultation

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>Sleep Medicine

(2 procedures)

Sleep Medicine Consultation

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Sleep Study

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>Drug Rehabilitation

(1 procedure)

Smoking Cessation

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>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

(1 procedure)

Thyroidectomy

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  • A thyroidectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove either part of, or all of the thyroid. The thyroid is a gland located over the larynx, around the trachea and functions to produce hormones which are released into the blood stream to regulate the body's metabolism.

  • 12 - 14 days

    Patients will need to return to the hospital to have the incision site checked and should not fly for around 2 weeks after the surgery to allow time to heal.

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>Pathology

(1 procedure)

Bone Marrow Aspiration

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>Rheumatology

(1 procedure)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

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  • Rheumatoid arthritis treatment aims to alleviate symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis through medication, therapy, or surgery. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder that is characterized by pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints in the body. It mainly affects the joints in the hands and feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. Areas of the body may become deformed as a result of the condition, and this is commonly seen in the hands and feet.

  • weeks

    The amount of time spent abroad depends on the type of treatment the patient undergoes.

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>Thoracic Surgery

(1 procedure)

Thoracic Surgery Consultation

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More about available treatments at HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf

The 3 most popular procedures performed at the hospital include treatment of neoplasms of the respiratory system, ligation and stripping of veins, and treatment of non-complex cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disturbances.

HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf is a multispecialty hospital that is equipped with modern technologies such as a CT (computerized tomography), EEG, endoscopic ultrasound, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), PET (positron emission tomography), tilting table, dialysis machine, and a sleep laboratory.

Staff

Staff

HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf has a large team of over 800 employees, including 221 qualified doctors and 442 registered nurses. Various members of the team have received international training and are members of medical associations such as the German Society for Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery (DGOOC).

Languages spoken at the clinic include German, English, and Russian. Interpreter services are available for patients if necessary.

Prof. Dr. med. Marc H. Jansen

  • Graduated with a degree in medicine from the Technical University Aachen in 1994
  • Between 1994 and 2000, completed specialized training in general surgery at the University Hospital Aachen
  • Between 2000 and 2005, completed specialized training in oncology surgery at the University Hospital Aachen
  • Completed a clinical internship at Keio University Tokyo on minimally invasive surgery of gastric cancer in 2007
  • Specializes in visceral & general surgery
  • Chief physician of the department of general, oncological, and minimally invasive surgery at HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf
  • Particular expertise treating colorectal and upper GI cancer, and performing minimally invasive surgery, hernia surgery, and liver Surgery
Visceral Manipulation

Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Pfannschmidt

  • Graduated from Cologne University in 1989
  • Specializes in thoracic surgery
  • In 1995 became a thoracic and vascular consultant in Bremerhaven
  • Professor at Heidelberg University since 2010"
Thoracic Surgery

PD Dr. med. Michael Barker

  • Graduated from the Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University of Aachen with a degree in medicine in 1992
  • Completed medical training in Germany, Ireland, and the US
  • Completed specialized training in pediatric medicine in 1999 at the Children's University Hospital of Aachen
  • Furthered his specialization in pediatric pneumology and allergology
  • Completed a research stay at the University of California in Irvine, USA in 2002
  • Became senior physician of the clinic for pediatric pneumology and allergology at HELIOS Hospital in 2007
  • Particular expertise treating allergic diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, tuberculosis, and autoimmune diseases
Pediatrics

PD Dr. med. Holger Mellorowicz

  • Completed training in orthopedics, pediatrics orthopedics, arthroscopy and microsurgery between 1980 and 1985
  • Awarded a diploma in sport medicine from the German Association of Sport Physicians in 1985
  • Specializes in pediatric orthopedics
  • Winner of the MOT Award from the International Society of Prosthetics & Orthotics (ISPO) in 2002
  • Former editorial board member of the Arthroscopy and Related Research magazine, in New York, between 1992 and 1996
Orthopedics Pediatrics

PD Dr. med. Stephan W. Tohtz

  • Graduated from Humboldt University Berlin with a degree in medicine in 1997
  • In 2003, completed specialized training in orthopedics
  • In 2004, became a senior consultant at the Charite University Hospital Berlin
  • Appointed as the assistant director of the orthopedic and traumatology department at the Charite University Hospital Berlin
  • Became chief physician for orthopedics and trauma surgery at HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf in 2013
  • Particular expertise performing spinal column surgery, knee arthroscopy, and cruciate ligament surgery
  • Member of the German Society for Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery (DGOOC) and the Federal Association of Specialists for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (BVOU)
Orthopedics

Dr. med. Uwe von Fritschen

  • Graduated from the University of Hamburg with a degree in medicine in 1991
  • Assistant doctor for plastic surgery at the University of Pernambuco, Brasil between 1994 and 1996
  • Specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Chief physician of the Clinic for Plastic and Aesthetic surgery, HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf
  • Particular expertise treating facial paralysis and performing microsurgery, hand surgery, breast surgery, and reconstructive surgery
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
Reviews

Reviews

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  • An excellent experience overall
    Gheena Jordan Congenital Hip Dislocation Treatment

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  • An excellent experience overall
    Gheena Jordan Congenital Hip Dislocation Treatment

    Verified Review This review was provided by a patient that booked using the MEDIGO platform. It was submitted through our internal review system and is 100% genuine

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    April 2018

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