Special Clinical Focus

  • Minimally invasive bowel surgery
  • Tumour surgery
  • Transanal rectal wall resection
  • Extracorporeal rectal resection (Altemeier)
  • Rectal surgery (proctology)
  • Emergency surgery (intestinal obstruction, perforated intestine, circulatory disorders of the bowel, etc.)

About us

General and Abdominal Surgery is a department which stands out. We are synonymous with the following foci: major tumour surgery, gastro-intestinal surgery, proctology, thyroid surgery and the Hernia Centre where over 1,400 hernia operations have taken place since its founding in 2012.

In the last five years we have performed just under 7,000 bowel procedures! The intensive-medical therapy options at our major hospital with many specialised departments all under one roof are meant to impart a sense of security even with the most complex surgical procedures.

Diagnostic Services

  • Detailed physical examination
  • Ultrasound examination (sonography, with contrast media if required)
  • Endorectal ultrasound (TRUS)
  • Laboratory
  • X-ray (gastro-intestinal tract, Sellink, etc.)
  • CT
  • MRT
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Balloon enteroscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy

Therapeutic Services

We conduct all the modern and established procedures of small intestine surgery, colon surgery, rectal surgery and anal/proctological surgery.

  • Tumour conference
  • Stoma therapy
  • Care by ILCO
  • Nutrition counselling
  • Psycho-oncological care
  • Pastoral care
  • Pelvic floor exercise
  • Biofeedback

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

Privita comfort ward (accommodation in single-bed rooms with the ambience of a hotel and a variety of services and conveniences for Comfort Plus)
Leading Medicine Guide

Selected expert in the specialist field Intestinal surgery

Other services

  • Colon carcinoma
  • Rectal carcinoma
  • Anal carcinoma
  • Diverticulitis
  • Chronic-inflammatory bowel disease
  • Proctology


Airports near

  • Hamburg airportapprox. 6 km

Railway stations in the vicinity

  • Hauptbahnhof Hamburgca. 16 km