Special Clinical Focus

  • Bypass surgeries
  • Aortic and peripheral aneurysm surgeries, endovascular and open
  • Vascular dilatations with stents
  • Reconstruction and replacement of arteries of extremities and organs (like mesenterial or renal arteries or aorta)
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Placement of dialysis shunts

About us

The Clinic for Vascular Surgery and Phlebology of the Elisabeth Hospital was established in 1984 as the first independent clinic of its kind in Essen.
It has 50 beds, three of which are in the ICU, and two operating rooms. The clinic performs a total of approximately 1,800 operations in vascular surgery each year. All required measures (conservative, surgical, interventional) are undertaken to treat congenital and acquired diseases of the arterial and venous systems.
A special focus are interventions on the arteries supplying the brain, therapeutic measures in stenotic or aneurysmatic arterial diseases, as well as peripheral reconstructions.

Diagnostic Services

  • Non-invasive procedures (Doppler ultrasound examinations and duplex examinations, plethysmography, light reflection rheography, treadmill)
  • Invasive procedures (angiography and phlebography, MRI, MRI angiography, computed tomography, CT angiography, CO2 angiography)

Therapeutic Services

  • Bypass surgeries
  • Aneurysm operations of the aorta and the periphery, endovascular and open
  • Vascular dilatations with stent implantations
  • Reconstruction and replacement of the arteries in the extremities and organs (e.g., intestinal or renal arteries or the aorta)
  • Endarterectomy of the neck arteries
  • Placement of dialysis shunts
  • Port implantation (to perform chemotherapy)
  • Treatment of acute and embolic venous thromboses, vena cava thrombosis
  • Treatment of chronic leg ulcers (ulcus cruris)
  • Elimination of varicose veins

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • Room with separate toilet/shower, comfortable beds, safe, refrigerator, television, telephone and laundry service
  • The hospital has a cafeteria, hair stylist, kiosk, religious facilities and parking garage
Leading Medicine Guide

of selected experts in the specialist field Vascular Surgery

Other services

  • Acute and embolizing venous thrombosis
  • Chronic venous insufficiency,
  • Leg ulcer
  • Varices


Airports near

  • Flughafen Essen/Mülheimca. 10 km
  • Airport Düsseldorfapprox. 27 km

Additional staff

Dr. med.
Heinrich Beckmann

Senior Consultant in Charge, Acting Medical Director

Dr. med.
Ahmed Soliman

Senior Consultant

Dr. med.
Anette Pühler

Senior Consultant

Dr. med.
Jens Schulte-Herbrüggen

Senior Consultant