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Düsseldorf University Hospital (UKD) - Health Tourism

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. 

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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.



  • No. of beds approx. 1.200

  • Patients per year 330.000

  • International office

Special areas

  • Interdisciplinary oncology with haematology

  • Operative medicine

  • Transplant medicine

  • Gynaecology and urology

  • Hepatology and infectiology High risk infections and tropical medicine

Medical departments

  • Cardiology

  • Dermatology

  • ENT (ear, nose and throat)

  • Gastroenterology

  • General dentistry

  • Gynaecology andreproductive medicine

  • Hand surgery

  • Internal medicine

  • Metabolic medicine and endocrinology

  • Neurology

  • Neurosurgery

  • Oncology

  • Ophthalmology

  • Orthopaedics

  • Paediatrics

  • Pathology

  • Radiology

  • Respiratory medicine

  • Rheumatology

  • Surgery

  • Transplant surgery

  • Urology

  • Vascular medicine



Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf (UKD)

40225 Düsseldorf

Phone +49 211 81 16 132
Fax +49 211 81 19 631