You wish to receive medical treatment in Germany, why Helios?
Extensive network throughout Germany:
Helios is a company of Fresenius and is among the largest hospital groups in Europe. Our hospitals, centres and facilities offer first-class patient care in prevention, acute care medicine and rehabilitation from a single source.
Skilled medical staff with an excellent reputation worldwide:
Our doctors are experts in their specialities, ensuring the highest level of medical treatment by maintaining close collaboration with colleagues and attending regular continuing education courses.
We adapt our care services to your specific and personal needs:
We take care of our patients in their own language and are there for them before, during and after the treatment. At Helios, you can expect comfortable accommodation and excellent services in a modern atmosphere.
Medical equipment of the latest generation:
We constantly improve and renew our medical equipment, thus providing state-of-the-art standards of treatment and patient's quality of life.
Quality leadership in medicine and expertise:
The medical treatment is precisely tailored to every single patient. Owing to our large network, even rare conditions can be treated without any problems.
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The combination of medical diagnostics, medical state-of-the-art technology and plenty of time for a confidential discussion enables us to provide tailored advice on current complaints and existing health risks. If changes in lifestyle make sense, practical and easy-to-implement measures...
A checkup at the Helios Prevention Center provides an accurate picture of your state of health. Every participant is comprehensively examined - our experts check important health parameters and physical performance functions. In the event of any risk constellations, the prevention...
Acute Care Medicine
Helios is Europe's leading private hospital operator with more than 100,000 employees. In Germany, Helios operates 86 acute care hospitals, including seven maximum care hospitals in Berlin-Buch, Duisburg, Erfurt, Krefeld, Schwerin, Wiesbaden and Wuppertal, and 89 outpatient clinics....
17 rehabilitation clinics from all medical specialties of Fresenius Vamed work closely with Helios to enable our patients a well-prepared and smooth transition from acute medicine to rehabilitation. The particular areas of specialties of our rehabilitation hospitals include: neurological...
Our Top Hospitals
“Second opinion” of a German heart surgeon on why patients choose Leipzig Heart Center
Prof. Dr. med. Sergey Leontyev, medical director of the Helios private clinic in Leipzig and operating surgeon at the Leipzig Heart Center, one of the most recognized cardiac surgery hospitals in Germany, talks about minimally invasive heart surgery techniques that eliminate...
Colonoscopy is a disease prevention
Prof. Dr.med. Michael Bartels, the chief physician of the General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at the Helios Park Hospital Leipzig, answers the patients’ questions about colon, liver and pancreatic cancer. We would like to find out more about prevention, examinations...
The Ozaki procedure is a good alternative to a biological valve replacement
Today we are talking to PD Dr. med. Jaroslav Benedik, senior consultant at the Clinic for Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Vascular Surgery at Helios Hospital Krefeld, about heart valve diseases and the innovative Ozaki method Dr. Benedik, heart valve diseases are...
Diagnosis and therapy for prostate cancer with Lutetium-177 PSMA–DKFZ 617
A new procedure (the Lu-177 PSMA therapy) combines exact diagnostics with efficient therapy. This opens up additional treatment options for patients with advanced prostate cancer. The PSA helps with diagnosis and therapy In prostate cancer, the prostate-specific antigen (PSA)...
Knee replacement surgery: for your information
Routine surgery Knee replacement surgery usually lasts 1-2 hours. This is a so called routine surgery, which may still somewhat vary depending on the exact patient. Anaesthesia Knee replacement surgery is performed while patient is asleep, so that he or she doesn't feel pain...
Treating children with cancer at the Helios hospital: check list for parents
If your child is treated for cancer In the Pediatrics Department, professional physicians, nurses and specially trained medical staff treat children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases. If you have any questions, problems or concerns about treatment, please refer to...
Surgical treatment of thyroid, adrenal and pancreatic glands
Treatment of thyroid, adrenal or pancreatic diseases often requires surgery. The Center for Endocrine and Thyroid Surgery, together with specialists from other departments, develops the best individual treatment for each patient in order to restore normal organ function as soon as...
Fighting breast cancer
Every year in Germany there are exactly 60,000 new breast cancer cases. Around 12,000 of them are so-called HER2-positive breast carcinoma. Professor Michael Unch, MD, Chief Physician at the Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Helios Berlin-Buch Clinic, presented the results...
Breast reconstruction after MRM
Important surgery Removal of one breast, its part or even both breast glands is a vital solution in the treatment of breast cancer. In addition, the breast can dramatically change its shape due to trauma, radiation or medical manipulation. That’s why many women consider breast...
Mitral valve surgery
Mitral valve surgery is a method, which is used to treat a leaking or narrowed mitral valve leakage (regurgitation) or narrowing (stenosis). The mitral valve is one of four valves, also known as bicuspid valve, located in the heart. It consists of posterior and anterior valve flaps...
Aortic Valve Surgery
The aortic valve connects the left ventricle with the aorta. This is the largest artery in the human body. The aortic valve consists of three valve leaflets which open during the contraction of the heart and close after contraction to prevent the blood from flowing back from the aorta...
Bypass surgery In order to restore the proper blood supply in the heart, damaged with narrowed coronary vessels, the doctors at Helios perform a special surgery. Bypass surgery is used to treat narrowing of the coronary arteries when treatment with drugs or stents and a change...
Transcatheter valve surgery (TAVI/MitraClip)
During these procedures, heart specialists replace or repair damaged heart valves with catheters. During transcatheter valve surgery heart valves are replaced or repaired with a catheter, that is usually inserted through the inguinal vessels and guided into the heart. These procedures...
Being able to smile again: the Olympic Games as a goal
Katsiaryna Halkina is 23 years old, and she has been active in sports since she was five years old. As well as for many professional athletes, the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted Katsiaryna's plans to attend the Tokyo Olympics 2020, which have been postponed to 2021. However, besides...
Bariatric surgery is not only about weight loss
Dr.med. Oliver Stumpf, the Chief Physician of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Department at Helios Berlin-Buch, tells about wide-spreading obesity problem and about bariatric surgery as the most effective solution. The pandemic turned the world upside down. Have you noticed...
The Fontan principle is a long-term treatment solution for children with congenital heart disease
Today we are here together with Prof. Dr. Ingo Dähnert, Director of the University Clinic for Pediatric Cardiology at the Helios Heart Center in Leipzig, talking about congenital heart defects and the most common types of surgical treatment in pediatric heart surgery including...
Male breast cancer: detection at an advanced stage
In spite of the fact that breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and sounds like a purely female disease, about 1% of 70,000 new breast cancer cases are diagnosed in men each year. May breast cancer be developed in men? Should you suddenly detect a fixed lump in the...
The patient story: innovative joint surgery brings new hope to a dancer
Denise Ludwig cannot imagine her life without dancing, but her right knee is no longer able to withstand vigorous physical activity. When she was 21, she suffered from chronic joint pain. For five years, the girl had unsuccessfully tried various treatment methods until she underwent...
Customized knee joint prosthesis
Artificial knee joint should fit the bone like a tailor-made suit because each knee joint is unique. To ensure an exact fit to the patient's anatomy, Helios Hospital Krefeld works with customized templates for the placement and stabilization of the implant components - PSI...
Coronavirus: exacerbating heart attack
Doctors at Helios Hospitals note that with the growth of the coronavirus pandemic, the severity of heart attacks has increased, while the number of patients undergoing treatment for heart attacks in hospitals has decreased dramatically. Prof. Dr. Holger Thiele, Director of...
Robotic surgical systems set new standards
A robot behind the operating table: at first glance, this sounds weird. However, statistics show that robotic surgical systems are of great benefit to patients and doctors. Helios Hospitals are implementing the state-of-the-art da Vinci system. Human-robot teamwork The da Vinci...
Neuroendocrine tumor: peptide radioreceptor therapy (PRRT) with Lutetium-177 DOTATOC
Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) is a molecular therapy used to treat a specific type of cancer called neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). For patients who are suffering from this tumor disease, a special therapy, peptide radioreceptor therapy (PRRT), can be offered as a...
The patient story: Frank Wernicke talks about a stem cell transplantation
Quite by accident, Frank Wernicke was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Malignant blood disease is the third most common type of blood cancer and results in bone loss and bone defects. Frank Wernicke decided to go for a stem cell transplant – and told us how he is today. From preventive...
Our comfort Departments
Doctors at Helios
Doctor of your choice, Orthopedics Department at Helios Emil von Behring
Pd Dr. Med. Holger Mellerowicz
Chief Physician Nuclear Medicine at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Dresel
Chief Physician Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. Med. Robert Krempien
Chief Physician Oncology and palliative medicine & Head of the Sarcoma Center Berlin-Brandenburg at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
PD Dr. med. Peter Reichardt
Chief Physician Pediatric Surgery at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
PD Dr. med. Stefan Gfrörer
Chief Physician Obstetrics & Gynecology at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. med. Michael Untch
Chief Physician at Helios Park Hospital Leipzig
Prof. Dr. Med. Michael Bartels
Visceral & General Surgery
Senior Physician, University Clinic for Cardiac Surgery at Heart Center Leipzig
Prof. Dr. Med. Sergey Leontyev
Chief Physician Hematology & Stem Cell Therapy at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Prof. Dr. med. Bertram Glaß
Hematology & Oncology
Chief Physician Orthopaedic Oncology at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Per-Ulf Tunn
ENT & Facial Plastic Surgeon at Helios Hospital Berlin-Buch
Dr. med. Joachim Quetz
Ear, Nose & Throat