Prof. - Johannes T. Heverhagen - Neuroradiology -

Prof. Dr. rer. physiol. Dr. med. Johannes T. Heverhagen

Specialist for Neuroradiology, Radiology in Bern

Prof. - Johannes T. Heverhagen - Neuroradiology -
Prof. Heverhagen is a respected radiologist who always focuses on individually designed therapies in cancer treatment. In this way, he develops his own radiation therapies, whereby his areas of expertise include procedures for lung cancer or tumors in the abdominal cavity. His patients also benefit from his strong involvement in research and teaching.

Special Clinical Focus

  • Image guided, minimally invasive tumor therapy
  • Non-invasive cardiac assessment (MRI, CT)
  • Specialized breast diagnostics
  • Specialized diagnostics in suspicion of prostate cancer
  • Chemoembolization of tumors
  • Radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteomas and bone metastases

About us Prof. Dr. rer. physiol. Dr. med. Johannes T. Heverhagen

Medicine has made vast progress in the last few years, and research and progress are still going strong. Notably, this also applies to the technically highly developed field of radiology. The equipment at hand allows for rapid and better diagnostics on one hand and gentle and less troublesome examinations on the other. Today, different examination procedures according to the affected organ or kind of disease are possible which require experience and specialized knowledge. Therefore, patient care demands a specialized team of differently trained personnel such as experts in radiology, specialists in medical technical radiology, qualified nurses and physicians. With their outstanding knowledge and their technical know-how, they make sure that your exam and treatment at the University Hospital is executed successfully.

Diagnostic Services

  • Angiography of all arteries and veins by duplex, MRI or CT
  • Heart: stress MRI and cardiac CT
  • Gastro-intestinal tract: examination of act of swallowing, functional MRI of the rectum
  • Prostate: specialized MRI with MR spectroscopy, tumor assessment and biopsy
  • Female breast: digital mammography, tomosynthesis, MR mammography, biopsy
  • Expert and second opinion of all imaging procedures
  • Fetal MRI
  • Lung cancer screening

Therapeutic Services

  • Arterial and venous angioplasty
  • Chemoembolization of tumors
  • Radiofrequency ablation of liver, lung and kidney tumors or metastases
  • Radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteomas and bone metastases
  • Stent grafts and stenting of all vascular regions
  • Uterine myomas: minimally invasive assessment and treatment (uterine fibroid embolization, UFE)
  • Expert and second opinion for diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology treatment

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • Single and double bedroom as an option
  • TV, radio, phone, internet, safe, complimentary mineral water and tea, laundry service
  • Several restaurants and cafés. Restaurant on the top floor with view of the Bern Alpine panorama
  • Flower shop, post office, bank, kiosk
  • Comprehensive service for international patients – Insel International Center
    Services at the Insel Hospital are also offered to foreign patients. Insel International Center organizes travel, visa and accommodation and takes care of all administrative formalities. The IIC team speaks several different languages and is familiar with the cultural peculiarities of other countries.
    Phone: + 41 (0)31 632 44 33
    Fax: + 41 (0)31 632 07 65
    Email: iic(at)
  • Interpreting services
  • Social counseling in conjunction with preparation and organization of rehab and home care
  • Overnight accommodation (for parents and families with children who undergo long-term treatment at the Insel Hospital): Ronald McDonald House, Jennerweg 5a, 3008 Bern



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