Special Clinical Focus

  • Treatment of venous conditions
  • Treatment of rectal and large intestine conditions
  • Gastric and intestinal examination
  • Treatment of umbilical and inguinal hernias
  • Removal of skin changes of all types

About us

The Heidelberg Phlebology and Colorectal Surgery Centre at the ATOS Hospital, Heidelberg is a joint surgical practice, with an emphasis on phlebology (vascular conditions), proctology (rectal conditions) and endoscopy (gastric and intestinal examination). We also perform surgery on umbilical and inguinal hernias, as well as on skin changes of all types. The practice specialises in the treatment of vascular conditions such as varicose veins, rectal and large intestine conditions such as haemorrhoids, performing gastric and intestinal endoscopy, including the ablation of polyps and hernias such as umbilical and inguinal hernias.   Your specialists at the PPC at the ATOS Hospital, Heidelberg:  

 

 

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Dr Jens M. Hecker

Specialist surgeon, abdominal surgeon

Additional qualifications
Proctology, phlebology &
emergency medicine



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Dr Martin A. Thome

Specialist surgeon

Additional qualifications
Proctology, phlebology &
emergency medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The experienced physicians and practice proprietors, Dr Jens M. Hecker, MBA, and Dr Martin A. Thome, care for their patients at the joint practice competently and sympathetically in order to be able to treat their medical conditions individually and comprehensively. As a first step, they invariably perform a thorough diagnosis and then discuss the various treatment options in a detailed patient interview in order to develop a therapeutic strategy attuned to the individual requirements of the respective patient. In selecting the treatment and its performance, Dr Hecker, Dr Thome and their colleagues at the Heidelberg Phlebology and Colorectal Surgery Centre rely exclusively on effective and safe treatment techniques, with which they are able to have good success, thanks to their long years of experience and continual advanced training.

The welfare of the patient as a whole is always the focus of the specialists at the Heidelberg Phlebology and Colorectal Surgery Centre. For this reason, Dr Hecker and Dr Thome collaborate with other centres, specialist practices and departments within the ATOS Hospital, Heidelberg, in a collegial and interdisciplinary manner, whenever this is useful for the recovery of their patients. The ATOS Hospital, Heidelberg, which has enjoyed an outstanding reputation, both nationally and internationally, for over 25 years, stands for top medical performance of the highest scientific standard. The ATOS Hospital, Heidelberg, is distinguished by a variety of highly specialised departments with the highest competence in diagnostics and treatment, as well as by a patient-friendly and stylish atmosphere.

The physicians at the Heidelberg Phlebology and Colorectal Surgery Centre at the ATOS Hospital, Heidelberg, have long years of experience and wide specialist expertise in their respective fields. Dr Jens M. Hecker, MBA, is a specialist surgeon and abdominal surgeon. His specialist fields are coloproctology, vascular surgery, hernia surgery and dermatosurgery. Dr Martin A. Thome is a specialist surgeon and as such, also specialises in the treatment fields of coloproctology, vascular surgery and dermatosurgery. Dr Thome’s emphases also include gastric and intestinal examination with polyp ablation within the context of endoscopy.

Diagnostic Services

  • Colour duplex ultrasound of the veins of the legs
  • Doppler sonography of the blood vessels of the legs
  • Proctoscopy
  • Rectal endoscopy
  • Gastric and intestinal examination (gastroscopy and colonoscopy)
  • Bowel cancer prevention
  • Ultrasound for umbilical and inguinal hernias

Therapeutic Services

  • Treatment (conservative and surgical) of venous conditions of all types
  • Treatment (conservative and surgical) of large intestine and rectal conditions of all types
  • Ablation (endoscopic and surgical) of intestinal polyps (adenomata)
  • Treatment (surgical) of umbilical and inguinal hernias.
  • Treatment (surgical) of skin changes of all types
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Other services

  • Adenomata
  • Anal abscesses
  • Anal carcinoma
  • Anal fibromata
  • Anal fissures
  • Anal fistulas
  • Anal skin tags
  • Anal venous thromboses
  • Anal warts (condylomata)
  • Atheromata
  • Bowel cancer
  • Carcinoma of the colon
  • Chronic inflammatory intestinal conditions
  • Condylomata
  • Constipation (Obstipation)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Cryptitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Diverticuli
  • Fibromata
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Inguinal hernias
  • Intestinal polyps (adenomata)
  • Lipomata
  • Moles
  • Obstipation
  • Phlebectasia
  • Pilonidal abscess (pilonidal sinus)
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Proctitis
  • Rectal carcinoma
  • Skin changes
  • Sphincter deficiency
  • Spider veins
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Umbilical hernias
  • Varices
  • Varicose veins (varicosities)
  • Varicosis
  • Warts

Directions

Airports near

  • Frankfurtam Main airportApprox76 km

Railway stations in the vicinity

  • HeidelbergCentral railway station1.7km

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