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Elisabeth Hospital Essen – Medical Know-how and modern Infrastructure

The Elisabeth Krankenhaus Essen was established in 1841 as the town’s first hospital. Nowadays the long-standing facility has gained its reputation for the pooling of medical and technical know-how and for a modern infrastructure. 26,000 inpatients and 40,000 outpatients are attended to each year.

The optimal care for patients is the central assignment, which is based on a professional business management and the current level of knowledge of diagnostics and therapy. 613 beds and 14 departments at two locations are provided to guarantee general care, and also to offer maximum care in the fields of the heart and vascular system, woman and child, geriatrics, diabetes and kidneys, and diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract. The offers are topped off by a versatile cooperation with other service providers at the Elisabeth Hospital location.

Knowledge is vital – Research in the Elisabeth Hospital Essen

As an academic teaching hospital of the University of Duisburg-Essen and one of the most modern and capable hospitals in Germany, the Elisabeth Hospital Essen has made a point of passing on knowledge by lecturing, tutoring students in their practical year, or by offering students to attend our work and special training courses.

The departments take part in various studies and initiate research projects themselves, and they also contribute to the development of technical procedures. The Clinic for Cardiology and Angiology is equipped with its own center of studies to implement clinical application research, and it also participates in numerous national and international multicenter studies. Some of the research focuses are pacemaker therapy, electrophysiology, and most of all cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. The scientific work is endorsed by a considerable number of publications and lectures.