Medical Treatment Opportunities

Düsseldorf enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide as a medical location. In addition to around 2,000 registered doctors the city is also home to numerous specialist clinics with internationally renowned professors, who provide the highest standard of medical care for around 180,000 inpatients per year. 


The Rhine metropolis also hosts MEDICA, the world’s biggest medical trade fair with more than 4,000 exhibitors per year, as well as COMPAMED – the specialist trade fair for medical engineering suppliers – which takes place at the same time. Furthermore, the trade fair REHACARE INTERNATIONAL is also the annual venue for rehabilitation and care.

Knowledge creates quality of life

The Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf (UKD) stands for international excellence in health care, research and teaching. National and internationally renowned experts guarantee modern medical treatment at the highest level. A special strength lies in the interdisciplinary treatment of patients and the close interlocking of clinical practice and research. 

The UKD offers all disciplines and is a maximum care hospital. It comprises 28 clinics and 32 institutes. More than 50,000 inpatients and 280,000 outpatients are treated annually. The UKD employs almost 6,000 people making it one of the most important medical centres in North Rhine Westphalia and the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in Düsseldorf. The university medical research at the UKD comprises fundamental, disease and patient related research. Innovative methods for diagnostics and therapy arise from it which are quickly put into clinical practice.

In addition to top medical care and research, academic teaching is the third cornerstone of the competence of the UKD, as it helps to ensure the quality of university medicine in the long term.

Sana Hospital Group is a group of world-class, award-winning private hospitals, outpatient and diagnostic centers spread across Germany. Sana is owned by the 25 leading German private health insurance companies, including Alliance Insurance Group, DKV and Signal Iduna. Founded in 1976, Sana is one of the leading providers of state-ofart healthcare services in the world, focused on providing clinical excellence and superior patient outcomes. It is an integrated healthcare delivery system with 53 hospitals and over 34.300 employees serving more than 2.2 million patients annually. 

Sana Hospitals Duesseldorf are centrally located close to the international Duesseldorf Airport. These Hospitals have acquired excellent reputation and appreciation with their patients serving appx. 25 300 stationary and more than 65.000 ambulant patients annually. Additionally, Sana Hospitals Duesseldorf offer 490 beds including special comfort wards on demand. At Sana we are able to assist international patients with arranging medical appointments and hospital admission in all our hospitals and medical centers. Culturally trained multilingual staff acts as a first point of contact for all questions about medical treatment in Germany. Due to the patient-oriented approach our Patient Coordinators and Case Managers can guarantee: – delivery of the cost estimates within 48 hours – transparent statement of costs for the medical procedures.

Please contact us for information and treatment inquiries.

The St. Martinus-Krankenhaus in Düsseldorf is dedicated to improving the health of its patients with dedication, heart and expertise – together and for each other!

Boasting state-of-the-art technology, experienced doctors, highly-qualified nursing staff and a whole lot of empathy, the hospital’s 400 enthusiastic staff members provide basic and standard medical care in Düsseldorf. With its specialist medical fields and centres, the hospital’s reputation extends well beyond Düsseldorf itself, and it has received a number of accolades honouring its medical expertise. Its high quality standards are based on a century-old tradition, and they still guide the quality of care and treatment today.

236 beds are divided between six different departments:
• General surgery
• Internal medicine
• Geriatrics, including neurogeriatrics and the geriatric day clinic
• Ophthalmology
• Anaesthesia and intensive care
• Trauma surgery

In addition, the hospital’s specialist medical fields and centres combine the expertise of individual departments to provide an extensive range of targeted medical services:
• Obesity centre
• DDG diabetes centre
• Geriatric day clinic

The St. Martinus-Krankenhaus Düsseldorf is an institution of Katharina Kasper ViaSalus GmbH, a DERNBACHER GRUPPE KATHARINA KASPER company.

The radprax Vorsorgeinstitut (prevention institute) in Düsseldorf, located directly near the Düsseldorf international airport, offers private individuals modern full-body checkups at the highest medical and technical level in a pleasant ambience. 

A special feature of the radprax Vorsorgeinstitut is the high-tech whole-body diagnostics (organs, vessels, spine) with a modern 3-Tesla MRI (Siemens MAGNETOM Vida), paired with eight extensive state-of-the-art internal and cardiology services. This enables a comprehensive picture of the health status and the early detection of vulnerabilities with generally understandable recommendations for action to be achieved in a single day. In May 2019, the radprax Vorsorgeinstitut received an award in the top group “Checkup centres” in the Handelsblatt ranking “Germany’s Best Healthcare Provider”.

Dermatologie am Luegplatz is one of the largest and most modern dermatology and laser centres in the region. Under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Gerber, a team of highly specialised consultants offers you the most effective and innovative methods for the comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all skin diseases at the highest level and in sophisticated surroundings. From acne and rosacea to eczema and psoriasis, to skin cancer and its precursors. 

A special focus of the practice is on modern laser medicine, with which warts, tattoos, scars, stains or veins can be gently and effectively removed. Operative dermatology, allergology and aesthetic treatments with botulinum and fillers complete the range. All doctors were trained at German university hospitals. Due to the different specialisation of dermatologists and state-of-the-art technical equipment, we can guarantee you the best possible care for your personal concerns.

“Health is not everything, but without health everything is nothing!” A. Schopenhauer 

Personalised medicine is offered at the European Prevention Centre (EPC) and Nixdorff Cardiology Private Practice. Using state-ofthe-art tomography and functional diagnostics (including whole-body MRI, cardio-CT, stress echo, ergospirometry, etc.), diagnosis and early detection with comprehensive risk stratification are carried out with non-invasive procedures. Differentiated therapy and consultation (dialogue-based medicine) takes place based on this. 

I guarantee this with my own reputation Prof. Dr. med. U. Nixdorf